Mr. Ligon has twelve years of professional experience in forensic accounting, economic damages, and investigations. His experience spans numerous industries including construction, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and defense contracting. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and holds degrees from Virginia Tech and the 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, lost profits, and construction disputes, among others. His work includes managing and analyzing large data populations to provide meaningful results for his clients. He works closely with counsel to examine and respond to opposing expert analyses, expert reports and testimony.
He has worked with numerous government entities as well as Fortune 100 and publicly traded companies. He regularly assists counsel with all phases of litigation including document discovery, depositions, and trial.
Mr. Ligon has both quantified and critiqued damages calculations on a variety of construction matters involving delays, changes in scope of work and breach of contract. In addition to his construction experience, he has prepared and assessed claims involving lost profits and contract disputes. He has also aided counsel in defending alleged violations of the False Claims Act and other federal statutes.
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.