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Primary Area of Expertise

Economic Damages

Expert Witness Profile

J. Richard Claywell provides business valuations, litigation support and forensic accounting services to attorneys in cases involving Economic Damages, Fraud & Embezzlement / White Collar Crime, Shareholder Disputes, Business Interruption, Divorce - Personal or Business, Wrongful Termination, and specializes in providing rebuttal reports. He assists business owners with business valuation related services such as estate & gift tax, buy-sell agreements, merger & acquisition disputes, and exit planning. He has valued in excess of 1,000 businesses. Richard has written for many publications, including Business Today and The Texas Law Reporter, and has coauthored two books, Business Valuation Strategies and Capitalization and Discount Rates: The Value of Risk. He teaches extensively, both locally and internationally - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, International Association of Consultant valuators and Analysis, University of Houston School of Law, University of Houston Clear Lake, Internal Revenue Service, and more.

Education & Licenses

B.S. in Accounting; Certified Public Accountant-State of Texas; Accredited in Business Valuation; Accredited Senior Appraiser; Certified Business Appraiser; International Certified Valuation Specialist; Certified Valuation Analyst; Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor; Master Analyst in Financial Forensics; Certified in Fraud Deterrence; Accredited in Business Appraisal Review; Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser; Certified Value Growth Advisor.