HP Accounting

HP Accounting

Robert Bates, CPA, CFO, CVA, CFE

San Francisco, CA

About the Expert

Bob Bates is a CPA, CFE, CVA and CFO and has worked with dozens of lawyers on over 50 cases in various states. Sometimes he provides financial support for a client in litigation, or pre-litigation, and other times he provides a report, such as a damages calculation, which can be used in litigation. He also has experience providing testimony in depositions and trials.

Areas of Expertise

Appraisal & Valuation General
Business Valuations
Economic Damages
Forensic Accounting
Lost Profits

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Expert's Profile

Mr. Bates expertise also include:
Unbiased Case Analysis
Discovery Review & Recommendations
High-Impact Demonstrative Exhibits
Strategy and Tactics Conferences
Damage Calculations
Cash Flow Analysis Reports
Profit and Loss Analysis
Commercial damages, business interruption and lost profits

He has been involved in depositions/interrogatories and testifying with multiple court cases including:
Embezzlement- Discovered $300k fraud/consultant for counsel Massachusetts
Creditor- NY. $1.6m debentures, usury/breach
Creditor- NY. $1.7m debentures, usury/breach
Creditor- LA, CA $1.7m debentures
Creditor- Orange County, CA. $400k debentures
Creditor- Orange County, CA. $1.3m debentures
Alter ego-California $1m
Alter ego- Nevada $1m
Alter ego-Ongoing California (interrogatories). $1m
Adversarial bankruptcy- Massachusetts/consulted. $300k
Employment- Related to Massachusetts $300k embezzlement
Employment- Washington, DC case
Personal injury- testified in Massachusetts Superior Court. $100k
Breach/Misrepresentation/Fraud/Negligence California $200k
Collections: Nevada
Rackateering/Fraud/False personation/unfair competition/breach/negligence California $1m
Usury NY

Personal Achievements


  • CPA

Listed in the Following States

HP Accounting is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, US Pacific Islands