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Forensic Accounting & Financial Reorganization
Asbestos Trust Management
The financial professionals of Gleason & Associates have completed hundreds of engagements, including many that have required litigation support services, documentation and expert testimony. For insight into Gleason's approach to engagements in a variety of practice areas, please peruse our case studies.
Valuing Shares of a Startup
Valuations of startup companies can change quickly, especially when the company is hot and in a rapidly developing industry.
Retained by counsel for the officers and directors of a privately owned supermarket chain, Gleason was asked to determine why the business failed and when it became insolvent.
Mining for Value
In an engagement that also required litigation and reorganization expertise, counsel for the sole proprietor of a coal mine in Chapter 7 hired Gleason & Associates to determine the company's value so the owner could evaluate acquisition offers.
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Forensic Accounting and Financial Reorganization
Driving the Sale of an Auto Dealership
As the interim financial manager, Gleason's expertise enabled a dealership to pay its obligations and remain open for business during the three months it took to identify a new buyer and management team, and close the sale.
Liquidation Leads to Turnaround
When a Pittsburgh subsidiary of a Japanese company declared bankruptcy and ceased operations, Gleason was retained by counsel for the largest shareholder and appointed as receiver to conduct an orderly liquidation of the assets.
A large, privately held company with about $50 million in annual revenue and offices nationwide hired Gleason to investigate an embezzlement - and to help make sure that it would never happen again.
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Learning About Copyright Damages
Lost profits of the copyright holder and unjust enrichment of the infringer were the two issues at stake in this dispute over copyrighted educational material.
Lost Profits or Reasonable Royalties?
Three alleged patent infringements involving a dozen different products created a complex assignment for Gleason & Associates' consultants.
How Much is a Patent Worth?
In this "bet the company" litigation, the counsel for a large company that manufactures and distributes medical products and devices worldwide hired Gleason to analyze a patent infringement damage claim, including lost profits and reasonable royalties.
Gleason's client in this patent infringement and antitrust case was counsel for a small venture capital-financed technology company that developed a successful patented product and customer base, and charged a competitor with giving the technology away for free.
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Thoughtful Financial Analysis Foils 'Textbook' Breach-of-Contract Case
Gleason's analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of several likely arguments enabled our client to authoritatively counter the plaintiff's financial claims and favorably settle this dispute.
If at First You Don't Succeed, Fly, Fly Again
An unconventional approach to what at first seemed like an ordinary construction dispute resulted in a smooth landing for two airport contractors that hadn't been paid for their work.
An Offensive Defense
In an attempt to avoid litigation, outside counsel for a multinational Fortune 100 firm contracted Gleason to analyze the client's exposure in a contract dispute.
Gleason was hired by counsel for a manufacturing company that was claiming economic losses, including lost profits and expenses, resulting from the construction of an adjacent apartment complex.
No Harm, No Foul
After an acquisition soured, Gleason & Associates was retained by counsel for the acquiring company to analyze whether the seller's Big Four accounting firm had negligently issued an unqualified audit opinion on the company's financial statements.
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