For all phases of state and federal litigation, arbitration, and mediation
From discovery through trial, we assist counsel in identifying key issues, requesting documents, developing deposition questions, performing damages analysis, and providing expert testimony. We are also frequently called upon by both clients and their counsel to perform pre-trial analysis and consulting to help determine the value of a plaintiff’s claim or a defendant’s exposure to litigation. Time and again, our analyses have effectively withstood the scrutiny of opposing experts and seasoned litigation attorneys.
We review financial damages such as:
For private and public companies, attorneys, and individuals
More than 28 years of performing business valuations have taught us an important lesson: There is no such thing as a “cookie-cutter” solution. We believe each business is unique and requires expertise and diligence to arrive at conclusions that can withstand scrutiny – whether from the IRS, courts, potential buyers or sellers, or other adversarial parties. We specialize in a collaborative, cost-effective approach with results that hold up under intense professional scrutiny.
Our valuation service offerings include:
Specialized financial consulting services for attorneys, corporations, and others
Gleason’s team of CPA-credentialed professionals analyze complex scenarios related to forensic accounting, fraud investigations, and other related consulting matters – with ethical integrity and without independence conflicts. We bring deep industry insight, “Big Four” and C-suite experience, and technical sophistication to every forensic accounting and fraud investigation engagement.
While each engagement is tailored to a company’s unique circumstance, our service offerings include:
For attorneys, corporations, insurance carriers, individuals, and others
Assessing the personal economic impact of damages is a delicate and exacting task. Count on Gleason to deftly analyze complex scenarios related to personal injury, wrongful death, and employment matters. Many satisfied clients cite our extensive experience in legal rulings, trends, and guidelines that affect the calculation of personal economic damages claims.
We provide an array of financial and economic consulting services in matters such as:
While each personal economic damages case includes a uniquely different set of circumstances, our team considers the following claim components common in the industry:
For attorneys, corporations, and others
Gleason’s solid experience with bankruptcy matters complements our other financial consulting competencies to establish our firm as a “one-stop shop” for attorneys, creditors, and debtors. We excel at providing a full range of services, including advisory services, business valuation, forensic accounting, litigation support, and expert witness testimony.
Our specialists have practical and proven experience with turnaround management, valuation theory, accounting, intellectual property, and economics. In contentious matters, Gleason is frequently called upon to provide defensible expert testimony or reports supported by empirical data. We consistently deliver reliable analysis that can withstand professional scrutiny.
Our financial consulting services within business reorganization include, but are not limited to:
For clients and colleagues
As a Pennsylvania-accredited provider of the Continuing Legal Education Program, Gleason provides learning opportunities that can be customized to meet your firm’s needs. Our programs are flexible by design, so they can be offered in a single session or in a series; online or in your office. We develop CLE Program content in the areas of litigation support, valuation, intellectual property, mass torts, and financial/accounting services – all targeted to meet your specific needs.
Sample CLE Program offerings include:
On March 30, 2018, McKees Rocks-based Geo. V. Hamilton, Inc., a commercial and industrial insulation and distribution contractor, announced that it had exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy under a confirmed plan of reorganization. Gleason Experts acted as a financial consultant to the Future Claimants’ Representative and the Official Committee of Asbestos Personal Injury Claimants. As part... Read More
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania implemented Local Rule 16.2 in 2007, which requires parties involved in nearly all civil actions to agree upon some form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) during the litigation process. During the 18-month pilot period that tested Local Rule 16.2, the court found that 51% of... Read More