Scott Van Meter
• BS Business Administration and Accounting
• Juris Doctorate
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• American Bar Association
• Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
Scott Van Meter
Mr. Van Meter has over 30 years of diverse professional experience in bankruptcy and restructuring, accounting, law, management, forensic and investigative accounting, and litigation consulting. Prior to his career in consulting, Mr. Van Meter practiced bankruptcy law at Bracewell in Houston and Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson in Tampa and Miami. His legal experience includes corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Mr. Van Meter began his career at Arthur Andersen where he provided auditing and accounting services.
During his career, Mr. Van Meter has provided legal and financial advisory services to clients, in litigation, arbitration and other disputes. Clients include plaintiffs, defendants, corporate and individual, as well as debtors, creditor and equity committees, trustees and other constituents in bankruptcy matters. His experience includes testifying as an expert witness in complex commercial litigation matters involving intellectual property, accounting/auditing malpractice, valuation and economic damages. In addition, he has managed investigations in “who killed the company” matters, where issues of corporate governance, breach of fiduciary duty and malfeasance were prevalent. He has testified as an expert witness in bankruptcy matters, including avoidance matters, solvency, and claims litigation. Mr. Van Meter also has substantial experience consulting with clients on antitrust, accounting malpractice, director and officer malfeasance, and economic damage issues.
Mr. Van Meter has been as an expert in numerous disputes throughout North America and Europe. He has testified in US Federal and State Courts as well as in arbitrations (under ICC, AAA and JAMS rules) as an independent expert on matters of economic damages/quantum, Antitrust/Competition, accounting and auditing standards, corporate governance and forensic accounting.