In the face of adversity, get the right team on your side
The prospect of litigation can be an unnerving distraction for businesses. Bringing in litigation support consultants to work with your legal counsel can help you minimize the risk of loss and maximize the opportunity for recovery.
Litigation support consulting from Wipfli
Our professionals work seamlessly alongside your lawyers, consultants, experts and other parties — giving you greater confidence. Depending on your needs, we offer a comprehensive range of litigation support consulting, from pre-litigation strategy up to and including expert witness testimony at trial.
Our litigation support consultants are well versed in business valuation, calculation of lost profit and other forms of economic damages for a variety of situations in many forums, including:
- Breach of contract
- Business interruption
- Class action defense
- Construction disputes
- Intellectual property infringement
- Personal injury
- Professional malpractice
- Shareholder disputes
- Wrongful termination
When facing litigation or the threat of litigation, don’t put profits at risk. We’re here to help you and your legal counsel navigate litigation in an efficient manner so you can remain focused on managing your core business.
Featured Thought Leader
Christopher Volz, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA
With more than 30 years of experience working with closely held, middle-market companies and their owners, Chris Volz, partner, brings vast knowledge of accounting, valuation and general business principles to help businesses and individuals faced with unanticipated legal challenges. Whether it’s the value of a business, intellectual property rights, shareholder disputes, class action lawsuits, construction project complications or business interruption claims, he and his team work alongside litigations team to provide credible and supportable financial perspectives.
Alex McBride, PE
Alex McBride is a construction litigation senior manager who focuses on forensic delay and damages analyses and project advisory services. As a civil engineer, his client portfolio includes contractors and subcontractors as well as joint ventures, government contractors, owners, architects and engineers. Alex has testified as an expert in arbitration proceedings, attended dispute review board and mediation proceedings, and prepared expert reports and related analyses in support of litigation, mediation and settlement negotiations. Alex is knowledgeable about project data analysis, forensic accounting and document review.
Patrick M. DeLangis, CPA, MAFF, CFE, CFF, CVA, EnCE
Patrick DeLangis is senior manager of forensic accounting with more than 25 years of experience in forensic accounting and litigation. He brings extensive experience in calculating damages in disputes, including construction disputes, employment disputes, shareholder disputes, personal injury, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, breach of contract, product liability, fiduciary breaches, and purchase and sale agreements. Patrick also has investigated fidelity claims, fraud and employee theft matters and assisted clients in fraud prevention and internal control studies.
Allen E. Jacque, CFA, CFE
Allen Jacque is a director in the valuation, litigation and transaction support services practice. He provides financial, accounting and economic analyses to attorneys in connection with disputes involving contractual breaches, infringement of intellectual property assets, professional malpractice, fraud/misrepresentation, and personal injury-related losses. Allen has served as an expert witness in federal court regarding financial damages and specializes in consulting matters requiring skills in econometrics, statistics, corporate finance, electronic discovery, and forensic accounting. He also provides assistance to counsel and academic experts in the defense of class action allegations.