Bankruptcy Consulting and Analysis

Bates Group is uniquely positioned to assist Debtors, Creditors, and Committees in analyzing and valuing the various components of a business within a distressed environment.  Our team brings a range of experience to each engagement and includes experts with a broad range of technical expertise including former SEC and industry regulators, former senior in‐house legal and compliance officers, CFA® charterholders, Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs), and Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) with decades of experience assisting our clients.

Bates Group experts have undertaken engagements as broad as advising clients on the financial impact of every aspect of a case, and as narrow as testifying on a single valuation issue.  Covering the full spectrum of distressed business, our quantitative analysis and qualitative case strategy and expert testimony have been tested and accepted in numerous dispute resolution forums. 

Areas of industry expertise include, but are not limited to, the following:

Financial Valuation, Advice, and Consulting
  • Business Valuation
  • Limited Partnership Valuations
  • Liquidity Analysis
  • Profitability Analysis
  • General Market Decline
  • Lost Business Income Valuation
  • Mortgage and Rental Valuation
  • Property & Casualty Valuation 
Business Litigation Analysis
  • Management Bad Faith
  • Business Interruption
  • D & O Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Operational Complaints
Employee Litigation
  • Lost Wages Analysis
  • Unpaid Wages Analysis
  • WARN Act Liability Analysis
  • Employment Disputes
Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Preference Claim Analysis
  • Fraudulent Transfer Claim Analysis
Related Litigation Consulting


  • Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • Investment Advisory
  • Securities Law