I Need an Experienced Testifying Expert
You need an expert who will work closely with you to clearly and effectively present testimony and defend challenges to testimony from opposing counsel and opposing experts. The Litigated Business Valuation specialists at FSS are regularly called upon to testify as experts on an array of business valuation issues. Our professionals are equally adept at defending their own valuations and reviewing the work of others.
We understand that communicating complex facts in a compelling and easily understood way can be one of the biggest challenges counsel faces in presenting a case. We pride ourselves on our ability to convey information about business valuations in a way that is both authoritative and easy to understand for attorneys, litigants, and triers of fact.
Our experts have testified in:
- United States Tax Court
- Various Federal courts
- Various State Courts
- Mediations and Arbitrations
Our Business Valuation Credentials
Our testifying experts hold a variety of professional designations and certifications including:
- Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
- Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation
- Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
- Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF)
Our team is knowledgeable about the standards for vetting and admitting expert witnesses set out under Daubert and Frye, as well as other state-level requirements. We work closely with counsel to anticipate and defend challenges to our testimony from opposing counsel and opposing experts.
Along with our experience and credentials, we undertake valuations with rigorous analysis and utilize recognized and reliable principles and methodologies. We work closely with counsel to defend challenges of our testimony from opposing counsel. Our diligence, credentials, and experience are the reasons why we are regularly qualified to testify as business valuation experts in courts.
For more information about our business valuation expert witness services, schedule a call with a member of our Litigated Business Valuation team.
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