When a client is facing a dispute, we work with them and their legal advisors on every aspect of the case continuum, from early case assessment discovery or disclosure phases, through to expert evidence and trial.

We have deep experience in arbitration, litigation and mediation settings throughout the world on issues that really matter.   

We are accountants, econ PhDs, and financial analysts with key credentials and certifications (Chartered Accountants (FCA, ACA and ACCA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)). Our professionals have successfully testified in international, state, federal and bankruptcy courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings. 

Our team of professionals provide expert consulting services in a variety of disputes, including:

  • Appraisal actions  
  • Bankruptcy recovery and valuation issues 
  • Breach of fiduciary duty cases 
  • Business interruption claims 
  • Contractual disputes 
  • Diminution of value claims 
  • ESOP disputes 
  • Estate and gift tax disputes 
  • Fraud claims 
  • Fraudulent conveyance claims 
  • Insurance claims 
  • Intellectual property disputes 
  • Investor-state disputes 
  • Patent infringement 
  • Purchase price disputes 
  • Retrospective solvency analysis 
  • Securities litigation 
  • Shareholder disputes 
  • Tax-related disputes 
  • Valuation disputes 

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Case studies

Data center operations company purchase price dispute

Providing technical accounting guidance to resolve a post-closing M&A arbitration dispute

Data center operations company purchase price dispute

IT implementation contractual dispute

Providing expert testimony and damages analysis as part of a breach of contract dispute

IT implementation contractual dispute

Media and entertainment: Contractual dispute

A large national media and entertainment conglomerate entered into a limited liability company agreement (LLCA) memorializing the rights and obligations of its interest in a jointly owned company. A JAMS dispute arose based on an alleged breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Our engagement involved two phases of arbitration in which AlixPartners provided opinions regarding certain valuation terms of art included in the LLCA agreement, performed technical valuation research, calculated damages based on a diminution in value damage theory, rebutted damages theories put forward by the opposing expert witness, assisted counsel with fact witness depositions, prepared multiple expert reports, provided deposition and arbitration hearing testimony, and assisted in the development of the financial and damages aspects of the case strategy.

Mortgage real estate investment trust: Dissenting shareholder dispute

A publicly traded mortgage investment real estate investment trust (mREIT) acquired/internalized its external manager. A breach of fiduciary duty dispute and derivative claim arose in the Delaware Court of Chancery based on the alleged unfair price of the internalization transaction.

Our engagement included comprehensive industry and economic research and analysis, an independent valuation of the external manager, rebuttal analysis, preparation of expert reports, and deposition testimony. Through collaboration with our ultimate client’s outside legal counsel, AlixPartners prepared expert reports, provided deposition testimony, and assisted in the development of the financial aspects of the litigation strategy.




Meet the team

AlixPartners’ professionals work closely with several Academic Affiliates who bring deep subject matter expertise in niche areas of economics, financial accounting, and corporate governance. Learn more about our Academic Affiliates.