All the right questions: Is your expert — or the opposing expert — qualified?
Abstract: How does a business owner or attorney know whether the appraiser they’re about to hire has what it takes — or whether an opposing expert has the required expertise? This article discusses how to determine whether a valuation expert is on top of his or her game. The article notes that valid valuation credentials, clear areas of expertise, knowledge of valuation basics and report thoroughness are just some of the areas to consider in evaluating a valuation candidate. A sidebar explains what a "Daubert challenge" is.