Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. is frequently called in on complex commercial disputes to perform damages quantification and accounting-of-profits analyses. Our clients range from external and in-house counsel to businesspeople and government agencies, but they all turn to us for the same reason. We do top quality work. Whether it’s a major contract dispute, an intellectual property infringement, a class-action lawsuit, a post-acquisition claim or any other complex commercial challenge, we have the credibility that comes from a long track record of getting to the right conclusions.
Accredited training is the starting point that lays the foundation for excellence, and when it comes to credentials our professionals have them. Our quantification experts consist of eight Chartered Business Valuators (CBVs) and five designated specialists in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (IFAs). That’s in addition to our foundation designations as Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs).
Experience is a great teacher and collectively our quantification experts have over 150 years of it. What that tells you is we have worked on a wide array of mandates across many different industries and jurisdictions. Our team has the depth of knowledge to tailor the proper approach and methodology to each situation, allowing us to conduct effective research, and analyze and organize the information for maximum impact and efficiency. We prepare clear, concise reports and affidavits and provide authoritative expert witness testimony in court as well as in hearings and mediations.
When your quantification expert is testifying as your expert witness, you want to be certain that the work will meet the standards of the court and is independent and objective. You need findings that are presented in a clear and compelling manner. We deliver. Our team members have experience testifying as experts in the Federal Court of Canada as well as in the courts of Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick. We have also provided testimony in the United Kingdom and the British Virgin Islands courts and have testified as experts in domestic and international arbitrations.