Litigation Support

Van Conway is uniquely qualified to provide expert testimony on lost profits, economic damages, business valuation and related matters. As a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner he also offers assistance with fraud related issues, including detection, investigation, and quantification.   

ACTIVE PROFESIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

CPA – Certified Public Accountant
ABV – Accredited in Business Valuation
CFF – Certified in Financial Forensics
CTP – Certified Turnaround Professional
CFE – Certified Fraud Examiner
CDBV – Certified in Distressed Business Valuation
CIRA – Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor
CPVA – Certified Patent Valuation Analyst
CVA – Certified Valuation Analyst
Fellow – American College of Bankruptcy

 

 

Select Testimony Experience:

–    United States v. Toyobo, False Claims Act, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2014.
–    U.S. ex rel Westrick v. Second Chance, False Claims Act, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2014.
–    South Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    Schaumburg Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    Priority Auto Group v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2014.
–    Plastipak v. American Healthways, Breach of Contract, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2014.
–    North Palm Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    New Capitol Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, United States District Court for the District of Vermont, 2014.
–    Napleton Park Ridge Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    Napleton Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    Napleton Autowerks v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    Muhlenberg Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, Virginia: in the Department of Motor Vehicles, 2014.
–    JAC Products v. Lexington Insurance, Fraud, American Arbitration Association, 2014.
–    Gate City Motor Co. v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    Francis Scott Key v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 2014.
–    Forresters Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2014.
–    Dave Sinclair Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, 2014.
–    Cooley Law School v. Kurzon Strauss, Defamation, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Ingham, 2014.
–    Bob Wade Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, Virginia: in the Department of Motor Vehicles, 2014.
–    Berglund Ford Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, Virginia: in the Department of Motor Vehicles, 2014.
–    Aetna v. Blue Cross Blue Shield, Antitrust, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2014.
–    Bob Smith v. Ally, Breach of Contract, Circuit Court, County of Talbot, Maryland, 2014.
–    Stevens v. Stevens, Divorce Valuation, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Oakland, 2013.
–    Local 807 Pension Fund v. Avis, Breach of Contract, United States District Court of New Jersey, 2013.
–    Cooley Law School v. Kurzon Strauss, Defamation, United States District Court Western District of Michigan, 2013.
–    East West Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 2012.
–    Pierce v. GroupeStahl, Shareholder Dispute, State of Michigan, Oakland County Circuit Court, 2012.
–    Kalter v. Doner, Wrongful Termination, State of Michigan, Oakland County Circuit Court, 2012.
–    John Boone v. ReCellular, Business Valuation, State of Michigan, Washtenaw County Circuit Court, 2012.
–    Nissan v. Johnson Electric, Breach of Contract, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division, 2012.
–    First Choice v. Toyobo, Breach of Contract, United States District Court, for the District of Massachusetts, 2012.
–    Chrysler v. TWS, Breach of Contract, American Arbitration Association, 2012.
–    Pomoco Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, Virginia: in the Department of Motor Vehicles, 2012.
–    Magic City Lincoln Mercury v. Ford, Valuation/Breach of Contract, Virginia: in the Department of Motor Vehicles, 2012.
–    BP v. DDR, Breach of Contract, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Oakland, 2012.
–    Point Blank v. Toyobo, Breach of Contract, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2011.
–    Martinez v. Atlantis, Breach of Contract, In the Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2011.
–    Second Chance v. Toyobo, Breach of Contract, United States District Court Western District of Michigan, 2011.
–    ESSROC v. CP Recycling, Breach of Contract, United States District Court, Western District of Michigan, Southern Division, 2010.
–    Minority Shareholders v. Guggenheim, Valuation, State of Illinois, Circuit Court, County of Cook. 2010.
–    Collins & Aikman v. Stepp, Fraudulent Transfer, United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2010.
–    SEC v. Delphi, Improper Accounting Practices, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2009.
–    Quixtar v. Woodward, et al, Tortious Interference, Theft of Trade Secrets, JAMS Arbitration, 2009.
–    Quixtar v. Signature Management Team, Breach of Contract, Tortious Interference, Theft of Trade Secrets, State District Court, District of Nevada, 2009.
–    TheraMatrix v. Blue Cross Blue Shield, Breach of Contract, State of Michigan, Oakland County Circuit Court, 2009.
–    IBOAI v. Woodward, Tortious Interference, Theft of Trade Secrets, United States District Court Western District of Michigan, 2009.
–    Guzzardo v. Quixtar, Breach of Contract, United States District Court, District of Utah, Central Division, 2009.
–    Hesco Parts v. Ford and Visteon, Breach of Contract, United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky, Louisville Division, 2008.
–    Guy C. Vining, Trustee for MTG, Inc v. Comerica Bank, et al., Lender Liability, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Southern Division, 2008.
–    Wilbur Gardner v. Hempel Trans, Lost Earnings, State of Michigan, Wayne County Circuit Court, 2008.
–    SNAPP v. Ford, Lost Profits, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2008.
–    Ford v. Navistar, Lost Profits, State of Illinois, Circuit Court, County of Cook, 2008.
–    Floorgraphics v. Kmart, Breach of Contract, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, 2008.
–    Alpha Capital v. Dykema Gossett, Legal Malpractice, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Wayne, 2008.
–    OOIDA v. Comerica, Enforcement of Judgement/Return of Maintenance Escrow Funds, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Columbus Division, 2007.
–    Morrison v. Exxon Mobil, Breach of Contract, Georgia, 2007.
–    Yolton v. El Paso Tennessee, Pension Accounting, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2007.
–    Wilson v. Tyco (Earthtech), Breach of Contract, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2007.
–    Kelly Services v. Pinstripe, Lost Profits/Trade Secrets, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2007.
–    Giovanni Piccinini v. National Precast, Valuation, American Arbitration Association, 2007.
–    Engenius v. Ford, Lost Profits, American Arbitration Association, 2007.
–    Detroit Diesel, Pension Accounting, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2007.
–    International Truck and Engine Corp. v. Caterpillar, Inc., Breach of Contract, State of Illinois, County of Peoria, 10th Judicial Circuit Court, 2006.
–    Mennen v. Onkyo, Fraudulent Misrepresentation, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, West Palm Beach Division, 2006.
–    GTI v. Onkyo, Fraudulent Transfer, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2006.
–    Sims v. Ford, Wrongful Termination, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Wayne, 2006.
–    Palmer v. DaimlerChrysler, Wrongful Termination, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Wayne, 2006.
–    Paciocco v. Masciulli, Shareholder Dispute, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Wayne 2006.
–    Chrysler International Corp. v. John Chemaly, et al., Request for Accounting, Miami, 2005.
–    Tower v. Lamb, Lost Profits, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Kent, 2005.
–    Banco Lavra v. Comerica Bank, Failed Business Acquisition, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2005.
–    In re: Outboard Marine Corporation, Valuation, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2005.
–    EX3 v. FANUC, Lost Profits, American Arbitration Association, 2005.
–    Robotic Production Technology v. Flow International, Breach of Contract, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2004.
–    Ahan v. Grammas, Legal Malpractice, State of Maryland, Prince Georges County, 2004.
–    Richard Davis Bankruptcy, Valuation, United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Michigan, 2004.
–    AON v. George Lane, III and Marsh USA, Breach of Employment Agreement, Circuit Court of Arlington County, 2002.
–    Strumbos v. Strumbos, Divorce Valuation, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Oakland, 2002.
–    Syntel, Inc. v. Metier Inc., Breach of Asset Purchase Agreement, Michigan, 2002.
–    Silber v. Wade Shows, Lost Profits, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Oakland, 2002.
–    Elder v. Mike Dorian Ford, Lost Earnings, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Oakland, 2002.
–    Syron & Associates v. AAF-McQuay, Breach of Contract, Wayne County Circuit Court, 2001.
–    City of Pontiac v. Detroit Lions, Breach of Contract, Oakland County Circuit Court, 2001.
–    Nash Finch Company v. George Yono, Damages, State of Michigan, Wayne County Circuit Court, 2001.
–    SRS v. Miller Canfield, Professional Malpractice, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Wayne, 2001.
–    MCA v. Dykema, Legal Malpractice, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Wayne, 2001.
–    J.H. Marsh v. Williams, Breach of Employment Agreement, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2001.
–    AON v. Molloy, Breach of Employment Agreement, United District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2001.
–    Clawson Tank v. Ameritech, Lost Profits, Michigan Public Service Commission, 2001.
–    SMS Holding/Clevenger Estate, Estate Valuation, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Oakland, 2000.
–    Lingenfelter v. Lingenfelter, Valuation, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Livingston, 2000.
–    Sunshine v. Kmart, Breach of Contract, In the District Court of the Virgin Islands, Division of St. Croix, 2000.
–    Wacker Silicones v. Abaco, Breach of Contract, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2000.
–    Harper Avenue v. Ameritech, Lost Profits, Michigan Public Service Commission, 2000.
–    Coast to Coast v. Rochester, Lost Profits, Michigan Public Service Commission, 2000.
–    Coast to Coast v. Birmingham, Lost Profits, Michigan Public Service Commission, 2000.
–    Michigan Insurance Commissioner v. Confederation Life Insurance Company, Forensic Accounting/Valuation, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1999.
–    Oak Beach Inn v. Town of Babylon, Lost Profits, New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, Suffolk County, 1999.
–    Merry-Go-Round v. Ernst & Young, Lost Profits, United States District Court of Maryland, Baltimore Division, 1999.
–    Eaton Corp v. Mineral Technologies, Lost Profits, United States District Court Western District of Michigan, 1999.
–    City of Dearborn v. Ameritech, Lost Profits, Michigan Public Service Commission, 1999.
–    MCI v. Ameritech, Lost Profits, Michigan Public Service Commission, 1998.
–    Schwartz et al. v. Sun Company, Breach of Contract, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1998.
–    Oakland County Road Commissioners v. Rodney Karol, Condemnation, Michigan, 1998.
–    BRE v. Ameritech, Lost Profits, Michigan Public Service Commission, 1998.
–    Howting – Robinson v. Plastech, Breach of Contract, United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1998.
–    Michigan Insurance Commissioner v. American Way, Fraud, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Oakland, 1996.
–    Peoples State Bank v. Coopers & Lybrand, Accounting Malpractice, State of Michigan, Circuit Court, County of Wayne, 1993.
– Leo Calhoun Ford, Inc., et al. v. Ford Motor Co., Tortious Interference, Business Valuation, Wayne County Circuit Court, 1988.