Post-Acquisition Disputes and Related Damages
It is not uncommon for parties to an otherwise smooth transaction to find themselves mired in disagreements post-closing. Disputes commonly arise related to...
Ken is a Vice President in CRA’s Forensic Services Practice. He provides forensic accounting, damages quantification, and valuation services for both public and private companies as well as governmental agencies.
He performs analyses for dispute-related damages involving complex GAAP/ accounting disputes, business valuation, mergers and acquisitions, breach of contract claims, theft of trade secrets, unjust enrichment, lost profits, diminution in value claims, reasonable royalty, earn-outs, fraudulent conveyance claims, lost earnings, and indemnity claims. He also conducts investigations related to asset misappropriation, corruption, accounting irregularities, and management conduct. He has served as the expert witness or consulting expert in numerous disputes involving valuation, GAAP, and damages.
The results of his analyses have been included in presentations and reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Department of Justice, law enforcement agencies including the FBI, boards of directors, investors, arbitration panels, mediators, and insurance companies.
He has co-authored chapters in both the Business Valuation Resources, LLC book entitled Guide to Lost Profits for Experts and Attorneys and The Litigation Services Handbook, and published an article on damages and valuation in the Journal of Accountancy published by the AICPA.
He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance, management and strategy from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He has instructed on the topic of damages, investigations, and valuation in numerous venues, including industry conferences.