Richardson & Associates, Inc. provides a wide variety of litigation support services. We provide both financial consulting and expert testimony services to counsel and their clients engaged in conflict resolution, including both formal litigation and alternative methods of dispute resolution such as arbitration. In addition, our firm reports to the officers and directors of client organizations on suspect internal accounting practices and matters requiring forensic and investigative accounting techniques.
On litigation support engagements, our firm assists in all phases of conflict resolution from early case assessment through trial. Typical services we render include:
Initial case assessment including assistance with the development of case strategy, from a financial standpoint, and preliminary claim assessment.
Discovery of business facts including assistance with the production and analysis of business records, preparation of document and similar discovery requests, and the development of questions for use through interrogatory or deposition.
Financial analysis including assessment of proper damage theory, quantification of financial and economic damages, preparation of expert reports and the rebuttal of opposing party damage claims.
Expert testimony including preparation of trial exhibits and rendering of expert testimony at deposition and trial.
Our professionals have assisted in a wide variety of commercial disputes including fiduciary liability claims against directors and officers, securities actions and professional malpractice claims against accountants, numerous breach of contract matters, preference actions and fraudulent conveyance claims, patent infringement and intellectual property disputes, royalty disputes, claims for lost profits, purchase price, earnout and other forms of acquisition disputes, business interruption claims, alter ego claims, wrongful termination claims, construction claims, dissenting shareholder actions, claims requiring economic and statistical analyses, and large, complex litigation requiring document management services.
In addition, our firm assists client management and their directors with forensic and investigative accounting matters including court ordered accountings, tax fraud claims, employee embezzlement and other forms of white-collar crime.