Accounting Firm Prevails Against Disgruntled Seller

Matt Gass and Joe Kingma won a motion to dismiss against a seller after a deal fell through. The seller alleged malpractice, misrepresentation and intentional interference; essentially that the purchaser wanted to get out of their agreement and used the accountant to achieve that result. Joe and Matt filed an early motion to dismiss and prevailed on all the claims.

Claims arising from the accountant’s role in mergers and acquisitions are definitely on the rise, and we are handling several more of those now, so check back for updates.


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