Litigation Support


When accounting issues are involved in litigation, it is important that these issues be presented clearly, independently, and accurately.  The professionals at Smith Dickson provide knowledgeable, objective opinions based on many years of experience and technical knowledge.   We work with attorneys to analyze financial information, calculate damages, evaluate claims, prepare expert reports and render expert testimony.  Our professionals can interpret the complicated financial information that is often needed to support a case.

Our forensic accounting specialists have logged thousands of hours of forensic accounting, deposition and trial experience, both as expert witnesses and consultants in matters ranging from economic damages to fraud and embezzlement.  Smith Dickson’s forensic accounting specialists will support your case with the highest level of expertise available.

Services Provided

  • Asset accounting and tracing; document review
  • Assistance in case strategy development
  • Assistance with deposition – preparation, attendance, testimony
  • Audits, reviews, evaluations of companies
  • Business economic damages
  • Business economic lost revenues and lost profits
  • Business valuation analysis
  • Cash flow, trends, budgets and forecasts
  • Corporate/LLC investigations
  • Court appointed referee
  • Damage calculations
  • Document requests and management
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Financial data analysis
  • Financial statement profitability analysis
  • Forensic accounting
  • Fraud and embezzlement analysis
  • Internal control analysis
  • IRS, FTB, EDD, SBE tax controversy/negotiations
  • Litigation consulting
  • Lost profits analysis
  • Participation in settlement negotiations
  • Reconstruction of accounting/tax records
  • Special audit procedures
  • Tax issues  

Types of Engagements

Courts where testimony has been given

If you would like to learn more about any of our Litigation Support services, contact Smith Dickson today.