Hemming Morse, LLP Forensic and Financial Consulting Services Partner Steven Boyles has been appointed co-chair of the Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support Specialty Group of The International Accounting Group (TIAG), a worldwide alliance of independent accounting firms.
TIAG is a global accounting industry organization boasting membership of more than 115 firms in more than 65 countries. TIAG members are recognized leaders in their field, marked by standards of deep experience and dedication to client service. The organization is part of the broader TAG Alliances, which includes: TAGLaw, one of the five largest global legal alliances; TAG Strategic Partners (TAG-SP), whose membership is made up of an international group of businesses; and TAG Foundation, a charitable entity. The role of TIAG’s Forensic Accounting & Litigation Support Specialty Group is to promote the forensic accounting expertise of its members to all TIAG and TAGLaw members and to set up a network of forensic experts.
Boyles works with clients and counsel on the investigation, evaluation and quantification of economic damages related to complex business disputes. He also has extensive experience performing valuations of closely-held businesses and business assets in both litigation and consulting settings. His experience encompasses a diverse range of litigation matters, including those involving intellectual property infringement and misappropriation, shareholder and partnership disputes, post-acquisition claims, securities litigation, royalty disputes and other forensic and fraud investigations stemming from contract and tort claims.
Boyles maintains a number of professional designations, including Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA). In addition to his involvement with TIAG, Boyles serves on the steering committee for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants Forensic Services Section and is chair of the San Francisco Chapter. He earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of South Florida.