Fighting Fraud

rand1Without diligent investigation, illegal activities and schemes to hide assets and income go unnoticed and cost individuals and businesses their liquidity and wealth. It is important to move quickly, safeguarding assets and income. McClanathan, Burg & Associates, LLC (MBA) assists attorneys and their clients to discover fraudulent schemes and thoroughly document findings. MBA’s multidisciplinary team has keen investigative and analytical skills, broad knowledge of industry segments, and the ability to apply common sense to the most complicated schemes.

Experienced Litigation Assistance

McClanathan, Burg & Associates provide authoritative expert testimony, strengthening our clients’ positions to win their cases. Working with attorneys, insurance companies, accountants, individuals, business owners, and financial institutions, MBA forensic accounting team members assist with all phases of the pre- and post-litigation process including gathering of background information and evidence, formulation of case strategy, financial analysis, settlement negotiation / mediation, preparation for trial / arbitration, expert witness testimony, and assistance in claims for award and reimbursement of legal and accounting fees.

Highest Standards

McClanathan, Burg & Associates, LLC work-product, valuations, and expert testimony adhere to the highest standards. These include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) statement on standards for valuation services and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Our forensic accounting team members include Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).


We provide forensic accounting and related advisory services for a broad range of purposes including:

Marital Dissolution

Ensuring Fair and Equitable Results

  • Discovery of Hidden Assets and Liabilities
  • Identification of Undisclosed Employee Benefits
  • Identification of Undisclosed Retirement Assets
  • Identification and Allocation of Non-marital and Marital Assets and Liabilities
  • Discovery of Undisclosed Income
  • Documentation of Lifestyle
  • Discovery
  • Mediation / Settlement Negotiations
  • Expert Witness Testimony

Civil and Criminal Litigation

Accurately Determining Fair Compensation and Protection to Individuals and Businesses

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Embezzlement
  • Financial Reporting Fraud
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Insurance Claims Fraud
  • Securities Litigation
  • Lost Profits and Economic Damages
  • Misappropriation of Corporate Assets
  • Money Laundering
  • Post Acquisition Disputes
  • Mediation
  • Expert Witness Testimony / Arbitration