Jim has more than 30 years of experience providing valuation, economic consulting, and litigation support services to public and private companies, investment firms, and law firms. He is a certified appraiser in oil and gas operations, and his specific expertise includes oil and gas reserve valuation and machinery and equipment valuation for clients in the energy industry. Jim’s valuations have supported purchase price allocations; federal, state, and international tax structuring; estate planning; mergers and acquisitions; bankruptcies; financial reporting and tax matters; insurance; fairness opinions; solvency; litigation purposes; and damage estimation.
Jim has also served as expert witness in courts of law, including US Federal and US Bankruptcy courts, and before the IRS and state tax appeals boards. He has worked in more than 30 countries serving clients that include global and domestic oil and gas companies, onshore and offshore drillers, royalty trusts, oilfield service companies, upstream and midstream MLPs, independent refiners, petrochemical companies, ethanol and ammonia manufacturers, power companies, mining companies, hedge funds, and private equity firms.
Prior to joining Moss Adams, Jim worked for a global consulting firm and led global oil and gas valuations for a Big Four firm. He has also worked in oil and gas drilling and production operations, including four years at Texaco.