Jim is the Group Managing Partner of Plante & Moran's Litigation, Valuation and Investigative Services Group. Jim has over 25 years of experience in litigation support, business valuations, valuations of intellectual property, securities disputes, project management and consulting clients on a wide array of valuation and litigation related issues.
Jim's experience includes expert testimony in Federal and State Courts on litigation support and business valuation issues. Jimhas performed valuations of businessesand intellectual property/intangible assets for corporate, M&A, income tax and financial reporting purposes. He has given numerous speeches and has published articles on those topics.
In addition to his duties at Plante & Moran, Jim serves on the Appraisal Issues Task Force, working with appraisal industry members, the SEC and FASB on FAS141 and 142 valuation issues. He also serves as a Senior Member in the Business Valuation Section of the American Society of Appraisers, the Chicago Business Valuation Association, the National Funding Association and the Association for Corporate Growth.