Litigation and Dispute Advisory

Helping you present a strong case.

RSM’s litigation and dispute resolution services provide critical support to businesses involved in complex disputes. Whether your dispute involves lost profits, reasonable royalties or diminution in asset and business valuation, our litigation and dispute advisory specialists have decades of experience assisting counsel and evaluating the impact on business value. From damages assessments to expert witness testimony, we provide the financial insight and analysis necessary to help you build a credible case.

Services include:

Litigation and Dispute Advisory Insights


Successful use of financial experts in litigation matters

What is the financial expert’s role in litigation and how do their findings assist in reaching an understanding of the key issues in a case.

  • David Bart


The earnout provision: A tool for mitigation, or a path to litigation?

Understand how earnout litigation can affect the value of a bankruptcy estate and where common areas of dispute may arise.

  • Boris Steffen
Understanding post-closing disputes to avoid costly litigation


Understanding post-closing disputes to avoid costly litigation

In a hot deal market, speed often trumps detail. Learn how experienced M&A advisors can help you avoid post-closing litigation.

  • John Tira, Scott Walti


Understanding the purchase-price-adjustment clause

Businesses must understand how post-closing purchase-price-adjustment clauses can create costly disputes and reduce a transaction’s value.

  • Boris Steffen


Valuation issues in dissenting shareholder cases

Learn how the definition of fair value and case law in numerous jurisdictions affects valuation issues in dissenting shareholder cases.

  • Brad Koranda


Avoiding costly post-acquisition disputes over portfolio companies

Post-closing disputes can be complex and costly, but PE firms can follow several steps to reduce the likelihood of their occurrence.

  • Patrick Chylinski, John Tira


Data analytics is a powerful tool to prevent fraud and manage risk

Data analytics should be a key weapon in every company’s fraud protection arsenal. Learn how companies can use that data to identify fraud.

  • Victor Padilla


Workplace fraud: Categories, threats and key steps to reduce risk

Learn the categories of workplace fraud and five quick steps to reduce the potential harm of fraudulent activity to your organizations.

How can we help you?

To discuss how our team can help your business, contact us by phone 800.274.3978 or

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Events / Webcasts


Litigation in the transaction setting

  • June 03, 2014


Detecting fraud in consumer products companies

  • January 22, 2014