Business Litigation



Though court cases involving accounting issues don’t regularly make it onto episodes of Law & Order, they are certainly important nonetheless. If a problem has arisen regarding your business or taxes that require you to go to court, James D. Anderson CPA can provide you with help. We have been working with several lawyers in the Newport Beach area for a number of years and we can give you the litigation support you need.


At James D. Anderson, CPA, our team has the experience required to research a business’s balance sheets, tax returns, and all related paperwork. We have been expert witnesses in many trials and are continually called on to complete Forensic accounting work.
We can give you and/or your legal team insight as well as guidance when it comes to a business’s financials pertaining to the accounting dispute.


  • Assistance with pre-trial and trial issues
  • Forensic accounting
  • Acting as an expert witness
  • Information, document, and exhibit creation and collection
  • Clear explanations of the facts regarding accounting, business, and tax
  • Strategy development, data analysis, witnesses preparation
  • Assessment of damages, losses, earnings, profits, disputes, and business value
  • Rebuttal of opposing expert testimony and cross-examination questions
  • Assistance with settlement negotiations
Resolving legal disputes can be time-consuming and tedious but you don’t have to deal with the unpleasantries alone. Having an experienced Certified Public Accountant in your corner along with your legal team gives you a much better chance of success.


James D. Anderson, CPA has a proven track record when it comes to litigation support in Newport Beach. Whatever legal issues your business is experiencing, our experts are here to help.

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