Lee D. Sanderson specializes in providing a wide range of business valuation and forensic accounting services for divorce cases, shareholder disputes and ownership transition planning. Mr. Sanderson is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and holds a Master of Science degree in Taxation. He is experienced as an expert witness offering expert testimony on business valuation, forensic accounting and tax matters nationwide.
Mr. Sanderson has been qualified as an expert in the Massachusetts Probate Court, the Massachusetts Superior Court, the Connecticut Superior Court and the New York Superior Court. In addition, he has previously been appointed directly the Court as the Court’s Independent Forensic and Valuation Expert and has successfully participated in mediations, settlement conferences, depositions, engagements as a jointly retained expert and arbitrations. Sanderson has been a frequent lecturer and contributing author for Continuing Legal Education courses including Trying Divorce Cases, Enhance your Family Law Financial IQ, Divorce Law Basics, Uncovering The Clever Ways Spouses Hide Money in Divorce, the Impact of the New Tax Law Changes on Divorce and Business Valuation / The Methods Used to Hide Money in Divorce (the 2019 Massachusetts Bar Association’s Annual Family Law Conference) He conducts training nationwide to attorneys and financial professionals on business valuation, forensic accounting and tax matters relating to litigation. In addition, Sanderson has been a guest speaker for various organizations including the Boston Bar Association, The New York City Bar Association, The New York Womens Bar Association, The Massachusetts Bar Association, The American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators, The National Association for Divorce Professionals, and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS / EDUCATION
(CPA) Certified Public Accountant
(ABV) Accredited in Business Valuation – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
(CFF) Certified in Financial Forensics – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
(CVA) Certified Valuation Analyst – National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
(MST) Master of Science Degree in Taxation – University of Miami School of Business
(BBA) Bachelors Degree in Business Administration – University of Miami School of Business
Mr. Sanderson has a industry specific experience with business valuation and forensic accounting in a broad range of industries including, but not limited to the following: law firms, partnership interests in law firms, medical practices, dental practices, financial services, architecture firms, agriculture, farms, design firms, engineering firms, manufacturing, medical billing, real estate management, real estate investment, restaurants, catering services, event planning and promotion, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, mail order businesses, commercial fishing, collection agencies, high-tech companies, software consulting, value-added software resellers, software distribution and sales, nursing homes, accounting and tax practices, retail stores, residential and commercial construction companies, broker dealer firms, auto dealerships, wealth management firms, fabricated and primary metal manufacturing, landscaping, construction, insurance, computer services, wealth management, advertising, newspaper, publishing, computer equipment sales, nanotechnology, hair salons, spas, employment agencies, medical devices, physical therapy, information security, box and container manufacturing, wholesale tools and equipment, anti-virus software production and sales, liquor stores, manufacturers representatives, grocery stores, manufacturing with foreign locations, training and education, managed services IT and other.
In addition, Mr. Sanderson has significant experience with analyzing and presenting expert opinions relating to income available for support purposes, the optimal allocation of child support and alimony, property division analysis of trusts, estates and unique investments.