As a litigation consultant, Ms. Zouzias has managed a variety of business valuation assignments and complex financial analysis of commercial litigation engagements including breach of contract, shareholder dispute, fiduciary self-dealing, retaliatory discharge and business interruption, as well as patent infringement and trade secrets litigation. Ms. Zouzias has also executed collaborative dispute resolution and mediation services, formulating settlements and financial scenarios that minimize and resolve conflict between parties, avoiding costly litigation through the court system.
Ms. Zouzias has testified as an expert with respect to damages, lost profits, and self-dealing in business interruption, shareholder dispute, and guardianship cases. She has assisted counsel in providing litigation management including discovery, deposition and cross-examination assistance, and preparation of trial testimony and trial exhibits.
Ms. Zouzias has assisted organizations in operational and financial risk management analysis and internal controls development and implementation. She has identified the underlying weaknesses in internal controls creating the opportunity for dishonest acts, analyzing risk tolerance, and developing solutions to manage and curtail risk. Ms. Zouzias has designed and presented continuing education seminars in the prevention and detection of financial fraud for the Illinois CPA Society.
Ms. Zouzias has managed financial fraud investigations and quantified embezzlements via payroll fraud, cash/check substitution schemes, account receivables lapping/hiking, misappropriation of funds, collusion, bank fraud, financial statement misrepresentation, corruption, self-dealing, licensing revenue misstatements, and other accounting irregularities. She has performed fraud and licensing revenue investigations for biotechnology, manufacturing, insurance, retail, and various service clients.
Our principals have over 40 years experience as financial advisors and forensic accountants, helping individuals, businesses and attorneys on their accounting, tax and litigation matters. Our principals have been hired by Fortune 500 companies to help them identify losses, disclose business value and safeguard their assets. We unlock the mystery behind the numbers and that is invaluable to our clients. In fact, we are so well-respected that we were hired by our state's CPA Society to teach our peers how to interview suspects and how to detect possible fraud. Further, our litigation principal has been hired by several governmental bodies to audit units of the government and identify any misconduct or mismanagement of funds.
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Our Litigation Support Services:
COMPLEX FINANCIAL MODELING
FORENSIC ACCOUNTING SERVICES
COMMERCIAL LITIGATION DAMAGE ANALYSIS
FINANCIAL FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS
INSURANCE CLAIMS ANALYSIS
DEPOSITION PREPARATION ASSISTANCE
EXPERT REPORT REVIEW AND REBUTTAL