Faculty Profile: Wayne Brown

Wayne BrownCliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Previous Courses Taught (1)
  • Family Law 2023: Nashville

Wayne Brown focuses on business valuation and financial consulting engagements, and expert witness litigation support. Mr. Brown is currently a Principal for the Specialized Advisory Services and Valuation, Litigation, Forensics, and Investigation Services groups. He has 20 years of business experience, including business consulting, business valuation and expert witness testimony. He has been involved in a variety of valuation and litigation assignments such as financial reporting, tax-driven, shareholder dispute, damage claims, and lost profits analysis. His testimony has ranged from competition, use of confidential information, patent and trade secret damages to business valuation. Mr. Brown has performed financial analysis across many industries including financial services, healthcare, technology, manufacturing, and food manufacturing and processing.  In his practice, he applies accounting, financial and economic principles to provide solutions to financial issues primarily involving business and intangible asset valuation, as well as financial damages.  His experience includes:

  • Businesses and Securities - Valuation and financial analysis/modeling for a variety of purposes, including business development, mergers and acquisitions, strategic financial planning, shareholder value analysis, litigation, fair value disputes, fairness opinions/reviews, estates, succession, ESOPs, financial reporting, and tax purposes.
  • Intellectual Property/Intangible Assets - Valuation, analysis and modeling for R&D investments, licensing, joint ventures, financial reporting, purchase price allocation and litigation.
  • Litigation Consultant/Expert Testimony – Valuation of businesses/securities, marital dissolutions, economic damages, patent infringement, trade secrets, trademark disputes, financial analysis, lost profits, contract disputes; testimony in trial/deposition for state and federal court, including jury trials.  Example jurisdictions include California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, New Mexico, Virginia, and Wisconsin, and other jurisdictions, and serving as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice.