Jason J. Ligon
Mr. Ligon has over thirteen years of professional experience in consulting, damages calculations and investigations. He specializes in the analysis of costs and damages related to complex commercial disputes, construction projects, and government contracts, and frequently provides forensic accounting services related to investigations. Mr. Ligon has experience working on matters in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. District Court, state courts and other ADR proceedings.
During his career, Mr. Ligon has testified in deposition and trial as an expert witness, authored investigative reports, and lectured on various topics including fraud risks and investigations. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and received his B.S. in Finance from Virginia Tech and his MBA from University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Areas of Expertise
Mr. Ligon has performed a wide range of analyses to quantify damages in cases involving breaches of contract, increased costs, contract terminations, lost profits, and fraud, among others. These matters span a wide range of industries including construction, defense, manufacturing, nuclear power, healthcare, and financial services. He works closely with counsel to examine and respond to opposing analyses, expert reports, and testimony.
Mr. Ligon has experience performing forensic accounting investigations of suspected embezzlement, asset misappropriation, conflicts of interest, and other integrity issues. His involvement includes conducting suspect and witness interviews and reporting findings to executives, counsel, and law enforcement. Mr. Ligon has conducted large data analytic projects to detect potential fraud and anomalies for investigation. He regularly speaks at conferences and as a guest lecturer on topics related to forensic accounting, fraud investigations, data analytics and fraud risks.