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Scott Van Meter

Managing Director


Scott Van Meter specializes in the analysis of economic damages and valuations in complex commercial litigation matters. He has been recognized as an expert and has provided expert testimony in federal and state courts (included the bankruptcy courts) and in arbitrations across the country. He leads forensic accounting investigations and other consulting engagements in industries including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, telecommunications, and manufacturing. His experience includes matters involving accounting and legal malpractice, antitrust damages, bankruptcy, economic damages, intellectual property, officer and director malfeasance, and solvency. He has also served as financial advisor, chief restructuring financial officer, and post-confirmation trustee in bankruptcy matters.

Mr. Van Meter has more than thirty years of professional experience in accounting, law, and consulting. Before his career in consulting, he was in public accounting with Arthur Andersen and practiced law at Bracewell & Patterson (now Bracewell & Giuliani) in Texas and Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson in Florida. His legal experience includes commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and corporate restructuring. He was also general counsel and president of a temporary staffing company with operations throughout the United States. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, a licensed attorney, and a licensed private investigator.


Stetson University School of Law
JD, 1990 (cum laude)

Washington & Lee University
BS, Special Attainments in Commerce (Business Administration and Accounting), 1985

Employment History

Navigant Consulting
Managing director
2010 - 2013

Managing director
2008 - 2010

Aon Consulting
Managing director
2006 - 2008

Van Meter & Associates
Managing partner
2003 - 2006

KeyPoint Consulting
2000 - 2003

Peterson Consulting/Navigant Consulting
1998 - 2000

Labor Force, Inc.
1997 - 1998
Executive vice president/General counsel
1996 - 1997

Bracewell & Patterson
1994 - 1996

Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson
1988 - 1994

Arthur Andersen
1985 - 1987



Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
Zolfo Cooper/Randy Waits Gold Medal Award, 2001

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Professional Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute
Co-Chair, Southwest Regional Development Committee (2011 - present)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Forensic and Valuation Services section

Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors

The Florida Bar

The State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Professional Standards Committee (2004 - 2008); Member, Business Valuations, Forensic and Litigation Services committee (2008 - present); Litigation and Valuation Services committee (Houston Chapter) (2004 - present; Chair, 2006 - 2007)

Turnaround Management Association (Houston Chapter)
Board of directors, 2012 - present

Community/Civic Activities

Chaine des Rotisseurs (Houston Bailliage)
Vice Echanson, 2013 - 2014

Societe Mondiale du Vin USA

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Life member

Shady Lane Estates Homeowners Association
Board of Directors (2008 - present)