Dispute Resolution

Exceptional Valuation Skills and Industry Expertise

Summit Ridge Group’s professionals have extensive experience working with attorneys and other advisors in successfully supporting high-end dispute resolution efforts involving financial and industry issues for select situations in the telecom, media, and satellite sectors. We are experienced in supporting mediation, arbitration, and litigation processes including expert witness testimony. We punch above our weight. Clients frequently select us to work on large matters opposite large financial consulting firms - something we are very comfortable doing.

Legal teams do not need to decide between using a) a valuation expert who does not understand the industry; or b) an industry expert with imperfect valuation skills. Our deep financial valuation expertise, broad functional skills, and industry backgrounds allow Summit Ridge Group professional to quickly identify and hone in on the critical valuation-related issues and explain them to counsel in a clear, concise manner. We also coordinate with other experts as needed, and draft compelling expert reports also able to withstand the strongest levels of scrutiny.

The combined legal and financial backgrounds of Summit Ridge senior professionals allows us to understand the litigation process, efficiently digest legal documents, and identify the issues likely most relevant for the legal team.  Our dispute resolution experience includes:

Dispute Types and Formats

  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy, restructuring, and workouts
  • Mediation
  • Minority shareholder disputes and litigation
  • Partnership disputes

Industries and Functional Experience

  • Broadcasting
  • Cable
  • Broadband
  • Communications sectors industry standards and practices
  • Corporate Governance
  • Investment research methods and practices
  • Media
  • Satellite communications
  • Wireless spectrum and orbital slot valuation
  • Wireless telecommunications
  • Wireline telecommunications
  • Related areas of media and technology

Valuation Categories

  • Business valuation
  • Economic damage analysis
  • Intangible asset valuation
  • The valuation analyses described above are available in forms that meet Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2) guidelines

We also provide expert witness services and general litigation consulting services to counsel to assist in evaluating opposing experts’ testimony and prepare for depositions and cross-examinations. For more information about our litigation support services, please see our litigation support services page.