Litigation Support and Risk Advisory

Our Litigation Support and Risk Advisory professionals draw upon experience from a diverse set of disciplines and backgrounds to deliver creative solutions to address risks, whether in the boardroom, the audit room or the courtroom.  We deploy multi-disciplinary teams that work together seamlessly to guide individuals, businesses and legal counsel through the complexities of today’s global business environment.

We provide sophisticated and objective expertise and analysis to clients and their outside counsel to assist in the resolution of litigation, arbitration, mediation, contract disputes and claims arising in bankruptcies, insolvencies, M&A transactions and other circumstances. We bring keen business insight and deep-rooted analytical expertise to the most demanding situations, including:

Insolvency-Related:

  • Contested bankruptcy hearings
  • Avoidance actions (fraudulent conveyance and preference) and other adversary proceedings
  • Director and officer claims and other related litigation
  • Post-confirmation disputes
  • Board, independent director and special committee investigations
  • Examiner investigations.

M&A-Related:

  • Post-acquisition disputes
  • Purchase price adjustments
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Statutory appraisal.

Other matters:

  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Breach of contract/ tort claims
  • Accounting matters
  • Lender liability.

Corporate Fraud and Forensics Advisory

Mackinac’s professionals have served in roles that include CAO, CFO, Controller and Treasurer and are adept at performing detailed financial and accounting fraud and forensics analysis and developing relevant and effective recommendations for managing the complexities involved in corporate internal investigations across many disciplines. We can help improve financial and accounting processes, identify and evaluate fraud risk, and design appropriate controls to deter fraud before it occurs.

Investigations, Corporate Security and Background Services

Mackinac has Senior Advisors and personnel who have worked across leading security agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, local law enforcement agencies as well as private security consulting firms. In situations where corporate security is at risk of or has been breached, our team can help investigate, assess and respond to the crisis as well as help implement new security plans and controls to prevent future breaches and reduce corporate risk.

We also provide clients with dedicated background check services to support processes that include new hires, executive hires, overseas and new business partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and both internal and external investigations.