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For Your Litigation Support Needs, Why Choose Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein?

The professionals at Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein, LLP know that insolvency and litigation matters require specially honed skills, not just technical talents. We offer you the special attitudes and instincts required to provide winning services, and we are ready to help you meet challenges you may be facing in the insolvency and litigation arenas.

Cash Flow Projections

We have worked with the special assets department of the major financial institutions in California. Our involvement has been on syndicated as well as smaller deals. Our work on behalf of the banks has been in various industries, including manufacturing, construction, agriculture, computers and distributor services.

What We Did:

On behalf of a major bank’s Special Assets Department, we analyzed cash flow projections prepared by a large construction company. We met with the project managers to determine how they accounted for the various construction projects. We prepared an analysis, which allowed the bank to work out a settlement of the outstanding debt with the company.

We visited a distributor of computer equipment that began depositing millions of dollars of customer checks that were returned for non-payment. Based on our work, the bank discovered that the company was falsifying financial information and diverting cash flow from the company to related parties. The case was eventually presented to the federal authorities for action.

Litigation Support

Frequently in both threatened and pending litigation, financial and other business information must be gathered, summarized and analyzed. Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein LLP professionals handle this process, often in very short time frames.

Once matters reach litigation, forensic accountants must be especially responsive. At Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein LLP, we are highly skilled in:

  • Providing expert witness testimony
  • Identifying appropriate financial, accounting and other business records
  • Gathering and analyzing pre-trial information
  • Developing damage calculations, including lost profits or wrongful profits
  • Assisting in the formulation of deposition questions and rebuttal testimony
  • Preparing trial exhibits
  • Reviewing accounting, tax and business aspects of the settlement

Defense of Malpractice

Financial and business advisors were defendants in a malpractice suit brought by their former client.

What We Did:

We obtained the appropriate business records of the five entities involved, analyzed these records for the relevant 10-year period and developed schedules which clearly showed the source and disposition of funds. Counsel used these schedules to demonstrate how the defendants did not misappropriate any funds.
The matter was settled favorably to our client.

Loss of Profit Entertainment Suit

A motion picture producer was pursuing a lost profits suit as plaintiff.

What We Did:

Using the defendant’s records, which were maintained in several locations in the U.S. and Europe, we computed the “profits” on the motion picture in question. Then, using that basic calculation, we recalculated profits with differing sets of assumptions to best conform the defendant’s results to the way our client did business. The result was a settlement in our client’s favor in tens of millions of dollars.

 

Simply call Irwin Nachimson at (310) 229-5161, Jill Goldstein at (310) 229-5112, or Kyle Uemura at 310-229-5172 to learn more about our services.

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