BMF Akron Office Closure Beginning May 1

Beginning May 1, our Akron Office will be closed to the public for renovations but will remain available to assist you. Contact your BMF Advisor or call 330.762.9785 to speak with someone who can help. We anticipate renovations taking several weeks, so stay tuned for updates!

Our Valuation Services are led by CPAs with achieved certifications in:

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

Even the best trial attorneys need expert assistance in addressing and presenting complex business, financial and accounting issues. Our experience in litigation support can be invaluable in gathering, organizing and interpreting financial data for lawyers, judges, and juries.

Our litigation support team has extensive experience serving as expert witnesses and consultants in disputes that lead to litigation, arbitration or mediation by a thorough investigation of the details.

We understand the process and are accustomed to working under the same conditions and time constraints as trial lawyers.

How we can help

  • Expert testimony
  • Review and analysis of financial statements and business records
  • Case strategy
  • Investigation and understanding of financial fraud
  • Settlement negotiation
  • Financial damages assessment
  • Discovery requests
  • Claims of lost profits
  • Financial counsel to bankruptcy attorneys and trustees
  • Wrongful termination
  • Divorce cases
  • Insolvency
  • Piercing the corporate veil
  • Lost wages
  • Business interruption
  • White collar crimes
  • Generally accepted accounting principle application disputes
  • Malpractice claims
  • M&A purchase price disputes
Pooling the resources of our financial, accounting, taxation and valuation experts, we analyze accounting records and interpret the results in a clear, straightforward manner that can be understood by a judge or jury.

Our professionals are frequently asked to provide opinions on the following:

  • Purchase Price Allocations
  • Goodwill and Asset Impairment
  • Valuation of Stock Options
  • IRC Section 409A
  • IRC Section 280G
  • Fairness and Solvency Opinions
  • SBA Loan Valuation Support
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Employee Stock Option Plans
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Economic Damages in Legal Disputes
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Domestic Disputes


Practice Leaders

Mark B. Bober

Partner and Executive Committee Member

Steve C. Swann

Partner and Executive Committee Member



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