Peter M. Craig
Bay Sherman Craig & Goldstein
11845 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles CA, 90064
Many years of consulting in the publishing business include mergers and acquisitions, expert witness and litigation support services and valuations.
He graduated from UCLA in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
At that time he joined J.K. Lasser & Company which merged, in 1977, with Deloitte & Touche. In 1980 he formed his own consulting business which merged with , LLP in June of 1984.
In addition to his other responsibilities, he is a highly specialized financial consultant. His many years of consulting in the publishing business include mergers and acquisitions, expert witness and litigation support services and valuations. He is the author of numerous articles on various financial aspects of the publishing business and a book on financial management and accounting for the publishing industry. He has presented dozens of seminars on management, buying and selling and valuations of publishing companies.
A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, on the Board of Directors of the Western Publications Association and is also an advisor to Publishers Marketing Association, a national book publishers association.
Many legal disputes involve financial, accounting and income tax considerations. At , LLP, we work together with counsel throughout the entire litigation process to prepare for the resolution of these conflicts. In addition to expert witness testimony, we provide the following:
Services Prior to Trial
- Financial, accounting and income tax issues defined
- Records analysis
- Economic fact finding and analysis
- Deposition preparation assistance
Prepare reports reflecting financial and income tax consequences of settlement alternatives
Assist in analyzing settlement proposals