HKA has substantial experience advising clients on the economic impact of complex commercial disputes and forensic accounting matters.  Our clients choose us because of our ability to develop “outside the box” solutions to complex commercial disputes.  Our experts develop high quality financial and economic analyses in order to deliver credible opinions and persuasive testimony to the trier of fact.

We have been engaged on a variety of projects around the world, including both construction and non-construction related matters. We have regularly consulted on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and others in various industries, including mining, gaming, real estate development, homebuilding, shipbuilding, manufacturing, oil & gas, software, healthcare, grocery, automotive, transportation, specialty finance, non-profit, financial institutions, and agriculture.

Our experts have served our clients on many large matters including the ASARCO bankruptcy, one of the largest fraudulent conveyance matters in U.S. history, and the Era v. Airbus matter related to damages associated with Era’s acquisition of alleged defective aircraft from Airbus.

Our commercial damages expertise includes:

  • lost profits analyses related to business interruption claims, including construction delays where consequential damages are permitted, as well as breach of contract claims
  • business valuations to resolve partnership/shareholder disputes, complex divorce matters, and diminution in value claims
  • forensic accounting and funds/asset tracing in matters involving allegations of fraud and/or embezzlement
  • bankruptcy matters involving fraudulent transfer claims, analyses of creditor preference payment claims, and solvency analyses
  • intellectual property matters involving allegations of trademark, trade dress, or trade secret infringement, as well as patent infringement claims

Forensic Accounting & Commercial Damages Projects