Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support

Carter & Hatcher Consulting, LLC* offers its clients the experience of its founding directors, Ms. Lara A. Carter and Ms. Shelley L. Hatcher. Ms. Carter and Ms. Hatcher have over 25 years of combined service in the fields of accounting and finance with extensive experience providing clients with fraud investigation, forensic accounting and litigation support solutions. Prior to forming Carter & Hatcher Consulting, both Ms. Carter and Ms. Hatcher were Directors in the Forensic and Litigation Practice of a leading public consulting firm.

We have assisted our clients in numerous engagements involving the identification and evaluation of complex economic and financial matters in both identified expert and privileged consultant capacities. Our case experience includes the application of financial, economic and accounting analyses in litigation and accounting investigation matters. We have investigated claims of internal and external financial fraud or theft and have been involved in tracing assets in cases of proven fraud or theft to assist with recovery. We have assisted with all aspects of the litigation process including discovery, expert report preparation, deposition preparation and trial preparation. We have created financial and scenario models and have performed data analysis, market research, economic damages calculations, detailed accounting reconstructions and other litigation support analysis for purposes of settlement and trial. We have provided expert reports and deposition/trial testimony in a number of matters. Our experience includes but is not limited to the following types of engagements:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Loss Profits Calculations
  • Accountants’ Malpractice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Fraud
  • Bankruptcy
  • Product Liability
  • Securities Class Actions
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Oil & Gas Disputes

Carter & Hatcher seeks to provide our clients accurate, professional and reliable assistance with the accounting and finance requirements of their litigation engagements. Carter & Hatcher has the technical experience needed to calculate, analyze and interpret the economic aspects of your current or potential litigation project.