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Thomas Neches & Company, LLP

Thomas Neches & Company, LLP

633 West 5th Street
Suite 2800

Los Angeles, California 90071-2039

Phone(213) 624-8150


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Thomas Neches provides accounting, financial, business valuation and statistical analyses to assist attorneys in litigation. Mr. Neches has testified as an expert on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York and Oregon. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics. He received his BA in Mathematics and Literature from UC San Diego and his MS in Operations Research from UCLA.


Thomas Neches & Company LLP, provides support in cases related to:

· Antitrust
· Breach of contract
· Business valuation
· Entertainment industry
· Fraud
· Intellectual property
· Lender liability
· Personal injury/Wrongful termination/Wrongful death
· Professional malpractice
· Real property
· Securities fraud
· Statistical and computer database
· Lost profits
· Wage and hour class action

Litigation Support Services

Mr. Neches has testified to juries on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lender liability, personal injury and wrongful termination cases. Examples of the litigation issues he has addressed include lost profits, lost business value, determining a reasonable royalty and piercing the corporate veil. Representative industries include banking, entertainment, insurance, manufacturing, retail, securities and wholesale. Mr. Neches specializes in applying computer database and statistical techniques to assemble and analyze voluminous and complex data.

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Royalties, Wage and Hour Class Action

Areas Served

All States

Professional Experience

Mr. Neches has over thirty years of professional experience. During the past twenty-three years he has provided litigation services exclusively. Prior to forming Thomas Neches & Company in January 2000, he was Senior Partner of Simpson & Company, a firm of certified public accountants specializing in litigation services. Previously, he was a partner at Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) in its litigation services practice in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Coopers & Lybrand he was a manager in the management consulting group of Arthur Young & Company (now known as Ernst & Young), where he specialized in operations improvement, systems analysis and litigation consulting. Before that he was head of the technical staff at The Assessment Group, a consulting firm which conducted economic and cost analysis for the U.S. Navy. Mr. Neches has acted as a Judicial Arbitrator of the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles.


· Certified Public Accountant
· Accredited in Business Valuation
· Certified Valuation Analyst
· Certified Fraud Examiner
. Certified in Financial Forensics

Legal Experience & Services

Mr. Neches has testified as an expert in state and federal courts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York and Oregon.


· American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
· National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
· Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
· American Statistical Association
· American Bar Association

Seminars & Training

Mr. Neches was an Adjunct Professor at Loyola Law School during 2003 to 2013. He has been an instructor in numerous regional and local courses on litigation services. Mr. Neches is an approved provider of Minimum Continuing Legal Education.


Among other publications he has authored, Mr. Neches the co-author of "Use of Expert Witnesses" in Prosecuting and Defending Insurance Claims (John Wiley & Sons, 1989).

Professional References

· Maxwell M. Blecher - Blecher & Collins
· David M. Chernek - Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe
· Vito A. Costanzo - Holland & Knight
· Ronald B. Coulombe - The Coulombe Law Firm
· Jeffrey H. Dasteel - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
· Paul J. Hall - DLA Piper
· Dominic J. Fote - Chapman, Glucksman & Dean
· Holly J. Fujie - Buchalter, Nemer, Fields & Younger
· Perry L. Hirsch - Law Offices of Perry L. Hirsch
· Sherrill L. Johnson - City National Bank
· Kathy A. Jorrie - Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps
· Theresa A. Kristovich - Gordon & Rees
· Walter J. Lack - Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack
· Rebecca B. Moccario - Farmer & Ridley
· David J. Noonan - Post Kirby Noonan & Sweat
· Luan K. Phan - The Phan Law Group
· Jeffrey A. Schwab - Abelman, Frayne & Schwab
· Charles E. Slyngstad - Burke, Williams & Sorensen
· William W. Steckbauer - Steckbauer Weinhart Jaffe
· John A. Sturgeon - White & Case
· Brian A. Sun - Jones Day
· Gregory A. Wedner - Lozano Smith
· Richard T. Williams - Holland & Knight


· BA, Mathematics and Literature, University of California at San Diego (summa cum laude) (1976)
· MS, Operations Research, University of California at Los Angeles (cum laude) (1980)

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