Representative Experience

The Seale & Associates Litigation Support group leverages decades of experience in financial services, law, and industry to successfully support law firms, and their clients, with expert testimony and economic and financial analysis for complex litigation and regulatory proceedings. Our experts and support staff have substantial expertise in the fields of accounting, audit, economics, finance, law and tax, as well as strong business acumen and a keen understanding of the litigation process.

Representative firm experience as either expert witness or author/co author of report:

Expert witness for plaintiff (Gary, Williams, Parenti et al; Bassman Mitchell & Alfano; law offices of Geoffrey Gitner ) in DAG Enterprises, Inc. et al v. ExxonMobil Corp. et al in connection with issues of financing feasibility and credit rating analysis. United States District Court for the District of Columbia. (2003-2005)

Expert witness for plaintiff (Kirby McInerney & Squire), In re AT&T Corp. Securities Litigation, AT&T Wireless Shareholder Litigation in connection with IPO issues, tracking stock issues, and disclosure issues. In the United States District Court District of New Jersey. (2003-2006)

Expert witness for City of Houston (Epstein Becker Green Wickliff & Hall) regarding application of CenterPoint Energy and Texas Genco to determine “stranded costs” and other true up balances (potential $4 ––$5 billion rate case), before the Public Utility Commission of Texas; Many issues were involved, including valuation, fairness, and minority issues. PUC Docket No. 29526. (2004-2005)


Expert witness for defendant ( Jenkens & Gilchrist; Troutman Sanders) in Highland Capital Management v. Leonard Schneider et al v. RBC Dominion Securities in connection with terms and standards of a certain private transaction and the authority of an advisor. United States District Court Southern District of New York. (2004 2008)


Expert witness for third party defendant, Bank of America Securities, in Bank of America et al v. J.P. Morgan (Chase) Securities et al in connection with due diligence, disclosure, securitization (Commercial Financial Services, Inc.) and good faith issues (Helms Mulliss and Day Edwards). In the District Court of Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma. (2004-2005)


Expert witness for plaintiff (Padova & Lisi ) in Joseph A. Robinson et al v. Berwind Financial Securities et al in connection with engagement contract, best efforts, proper advice and other issues. In the Court of Common Pleas Philadelphia County. (2004-2006)

 

Valuation support for private company client (Ballard Spahr) in IRS gift tax dispute (2018)

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