This morning our distribution payment was received. I know how important your collaboration has been and I need to thank you very much for your help. We are a small family owned company and I don't know what would have happened without your help. With this payment we can look at the future in a more optimistic way.
- President & CEO of aeronautical parts producer

(We) settled today at mediation... Our side is very pleased with the terms of the resolution. (We) appreciate your help on this matter and believe the fact that you were working on our side - and opposing counsel knew and respected your abilities - was a factor in reaching the resolution.
- Attorney, Texas-based commercial litigation firm

The professionalism, commitment to detail and 24/7 approach demonstrated consistently by the Lain, Faulkner team helped solidify a victory for our client.
- Lead commercial litigation attorney

I wanted to express my appreciation for the efforts made by LainFaulkner in this chapter 11 case. All parties acknowledged that with proper cash management procedures, this could be a successful business. With your firm’s intervention, the trust was able to confirm a feasible plan. Without your firm’s intervention, this would have been a chapter 7.
- United States Trustee

LainFaulkner is my first choice as a trustee. They get to the heart of things fast, plan well, and then push hard for resolution and closure.
- Bankruptcy attorney

If you want to know, this splatter [graph] tells a lot to me … this chart I find fairly compelling …
- U.S. bankruptcy judge

I hire LainFaulkner because they do what they say they will do, when they say they will do it, at a reasonable price.
- Trustee, claims, preference and forensic services

I'm pleased with the results...for the cost and result...obtained in this one, this one hits it out of the park...I would be delighted to see this firm being used in other cases.
- U.S. bankruptcy judge

We have worked with LainFaulkner on many cases ...and they've always...given good value
- Bankruptcy attorney

From the Court's perspective, this is a textbook case illustrating how schedules and statements of financial affairs should be prepared.
- U.S. bankruptcy judge

The court has not detailed here the data from which Mr. French derived his numbers. Suffice it to say that his research was extensive and well-planned. The court is satisfied that his opinions are defensible under the most rigorous Daubert analysis.
- U. S. bankruptcy judge

They are great to work with and have this [claims resolution and preference analysis] down to a science. When all was said and done, the Trustee ended up with approximately a 50% distribution rate for unsecured creditors – much better than predicted early on in the case.”
- Attorney, user of claims and preference services

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Forensic Accounting & Litigation Consulting

Analysis, Interpretation and Effective Communication

LainFaulkner provides a broad spectrum of forensic accounting and litigation services. These areas require the ability to interpret and communicate financial information in a clear and effective manner—often in a court of law. Our professionals draw from their extensive experience in private industry and public practice to collect, evaluate, interpret and communicate complex financial information. Our experienced professionals provide invaluable support throughout the entire process, from the early stages of investigation and fact development to providing clear and compelling expert testimony.

Large or small, every case benefits from our considerable knowledge of the legal process and hands-on shareholder involvement throughout the engagement. We apply our advanced, proprietary software solutions to address the unique requirements of every case.

LainFaulkner is:

  • Well-versed in many significant aspects of litigation services, from investigative accounting to detailed computation of damages to providing expert witness testimony.
  • Staffed for rapid response. We perform well in the high-pressure, dynamic litigation environment. LainFaulkner professionals anticipate requirements and adapt quickly to changing needs.
  • Expert in data presentation. We create compelling data graphics, revealing patterns and interrelationships that result in high-impact courtroom presentations.
  • Recognized for our objectivity and good judgment. We are well-respected in the legal community for applying the same standards of integrity to every case.
  • Committed to excellence. Every document we prepare for a client is reviewed for quality and clarity. Work is assigned to the shareholder with the appropriate level of specific expertise.  All of our shareholders have between 20 and 40 years of experience.  

Forensic and Litigation services include:

  • Expert witness testimony
  • Reconstruction of books and records
  • Forensic accounting, such as:
    • Tracing cash flow information to determine sources and uses of cash
    • Search for hidden assets or diversion of funds
    • Fraudulent conveyance analysis
    • Review propriety of transactions
  • Investigation of improper or fraudulent practices and assessment of their financial impact
  • Solvency analysis
  • Computation of damages or lost profits
  • Analysis and compilation of response and remedial costs and other expenses in environmental Superfund litigation
  • Court appointed fiduciary such as receiver, disbursing agent or trustee
  • Class action claim resolution and distribution
  • Defense of preference actions

For nearly three decades, LainFaulkner has been a trusted source of bankruptcy accounting, forensic accounting and litigation services.