Litigation Support Services Resolve the dispute Fairly

ORBA’s Litigation Support Group is a team of seasoned accounting professionals with the financial acumen and service agility to assist attorneys and their clients through the many facets of dispute resolution — from the early stages of litigation through post-trial matters. Advising on matters that have financial impacts to both individuals and businesses, we work on cases that range from family and matrimonial law to commercial and shareholder disputes.

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Qualified and experienced in all financial matters, ORBA provides clients with comprehensive, well-documented reports. We are respected advocates of our conclusions and deliver expert testimony in depositions and trials. Our team includes Certified Public Accountants, as well as professionals with specialized credentials, such as Certified Fraud Examiners and Certified Valuation Analysts.

Fair-minded and focused support

ORBA’s advisors assist clients and attorneys in identifying and quantifying the true scope of assets and liabilities in matrimonial dissolution and divorce proceedings.

  • Valuation of closely-held businesses
  • Calculation of income and expenses for maintenance and child support
  • Identification and separation of marital and non-marital funds
  • Separation of commingled funds
  • Asset tracing and identification of missing assets
  • Assistance in preparation for deposition and trial
  • Mediation and assistance in settlement negotiations
  • Expert witness testimony

ORBA provides expert services in the area of economic damages in a variety of cases, including wrongful termination, breach of contract and lost-profit analysis.

  • Lost profits or value due to business interruption or tortuous interference
  • Lost income due to wrongful termination
  • Economic damages from breach of contracts
  • Damages occurring from fraudulent transactions
  • Mitigation of damages
  • Expert witness testimony

ORBA’s professionals offer clients a number of services designed to unravel the financial complexities associated with litigious shareholder actions.

  • Investigation and quantification of fraudulent activities
  • Identification and quantification of diversion of income
  • Valuation of businesses and the determination of appropriate discounts
  • Analysis of buy/sell agreements or shareholder provisions
  • Analysis of damages caused by violation of various contracts such as non-compete agreements
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Inside Public Accounting Recognizes ORBA as a 2022 Top 200 IPA Firm
ORBA, one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, has been recognized as a 2022 IPA 200 Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). Debuting on the list in 2013, this is the eight year that ORBA has made the list of the country’s Top 200 Firms. ORBA is ranked #119 on the list in the annual report – up from #131 the previous year. 

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ORBA will gladly provide you with hard copies of the useful guides listed below. Select which guides you would like to receive and submit the form below.

  • Tax Pocket Guide
  • Tax Planning Guide
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Auto, Travel & Business Log

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