Litigation Support & Expert Witness Services
FORVIS is often called to provide advice and expert witness testimony in litigation involving financial institutions or financial matters. Since its founding in 1978, FORVIS professionals have provided litigation support services on a select basis to law firms and litigants throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
Our knowledgeable professionals can offer essential support to counsel and management in financial institution litigation matters. We are trusted by both counsel and executive management for having the specialized knowledge to serve as qualified expert witnesses. Our services can include investigations, verifying and organizing facts, or providing testimony at trials.
Experienced advisors and expert witnesses play a vital role in litigation and in some instances, they can be the determining factor in a case. Our professional staff includes former federal regulators, bankers, and investment bankers, as well as CPAs and financial analysts. Our experience in corporate governance, industry standards, safety and soundness, IT, loan and deposit operations, BSA, and consumer compliance can contribute to understanding the merits of a case. With our industry knowledge, we can help support litigation teams as either consultants or testifying expert witnesses.
Litigation consulting services can include one or more of the following:
- Review of litigation-related documents
- Advice on discovery materials
- Research studies
- Collection and analysis of empirical data
- Investigative services
- Preparation of charts and exhibits
- Specialized knowledge consultation with trial attorneys and senior staff related to particular issues
- Expert witness testimony
- Assistance in assembling a team of specialists
- Monitoring the testimony of witnesses
- Key strategy consultation with attorneys and clients
References and credentials on FORVIS Litigation Support and Expert Witness Testimony Services provided upon request.