Jeffrey M. Risius is Managing Director of the Valuation & Financial Opinions Group at Stout Risius Ross (SRR). He has extensive experience in the field of valuation, litigation advisory, and mergers & acquisitions. His advisory experience encompasses a broad range of industries and has been performed for numerous purposes including fairness and solvency opinions, estate and gift taxation, Employee Stock Ownership Plans, marital dissolution, shareholder disputes, fraudulent conveyance matters, breach of contract matters, intellectual property disputes, tortious interference cases, disputes related to business transactions, bankruptcy and reorganization, purchase price allocation, purchase and sale advisement, and other tax, corporate, and litigation related matters.
Among the many industries Mr. Risius has served are automotive, banks and thrifts, broadcasting, communications, computer software, construction, consumer products, entertainment, food and beverage distribution, food processing, graphics and printing, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, publishing, retailing, security systems, staffing, textiles, metal stamping, motion picture theaters, plastics, steel, technology, tire and rubber manufacturing, transportation, and wholesale distribution.
Among other publications, Mr. Risius authored a book titled Business Valuation: A Primer for the Legal Professional, published by the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Risius has lectured and presented numerous continuing education seminars on the subjects of valuation, litigation advisory services, succession planning, and transaction advisory services. In addition, Mr. Risius has testified as an expert witness at trial in state and federal courts, public service hearings, arbitration, and in deposition.
Prior to joining SRR, Mr. Risius was a senior manager with Price Waterhouse in its Valuation Services Group in Chicago. During his tenure with Price Waterhouse, he planned, performed, and supervised valuation and litigation consulting engagements.
Mr. Risius is on the Board of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit. Mr. Risius is also a past Vice President of the Michigan Chapter of The ESOP Association and a past member of the Valuation Advisory Committee of The ESOP Association. He is a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of CPAs (MACPA), the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago, and the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI).