Womack Named Partner At Lattimore Black Morgan And Cain

Monday, August 12, 2013

Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, and the LBMC Family of Companies, one of the southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has named Scott Womack, ASA, CFFA, as partner in LBMC’s Valuation Advisory, Litigation Support/ Forensic Accounting and Business Transition Services. This team consists of professionals with experience that includes: valuations of companies, intangible assets, compensation arrangements for transactions and regulatory compliance purposes, and expert witness testimony regarding economic damages in disputes arising from breach of contract, unfair competition, infringement of intellectual property, fraud, and family law.

Mr. Womack concentrates his practice in family law litigation and valuation matters involving a variety of industries. He assists estate planning attorneys in federal and state valuation matters, family law attorneys in divorce matters (including business valuation, forensic accounting, division of marital estate, etc.), and small business owners involving the potential sale of their businesses.

“Scott’s expertise in litigation support in particular our family law and valuation matters, has been invaluable this year helping us keep up with the fast paced growth in our division,” says David Wood, lead partner for the LBMC Valuation  Litigation and Business Acquisition/Disposition team. “His significant experience in forensic accounting has been a huge asset as well as his demonstrated strong leadership skills in his respective practice area. It’s an honor to congratulate him as a 2013 new partner as I know he will be instrumental in our continued growth in the years to come.” 

Mr. Womack is an accredited senior appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers and a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Some specific valuation concentration includes: Gift, estate and income tax planning and reporting (valuation of businesses and business interests), Financial Reporting under FASB ASC 350 (goodwill impairment testing- formerly FAS 142), FASB 718 (valuation of stock-based compensation including stock options, restricted stock, stock appreciation rights, etc.- formerly FAS 123R), Holding Company Valuations (real estate/marketable securities), Undivided Interests in Real Estate and Automobile Dealership Valuations.

Mr. Womack is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.  In his free time he is giving back to his profession and community in a variety of areas including: treasurer of Middle Tennessee Chapter of American Society of Appraisers, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Nashville, and a Member of Events Advisory Committee with The Nashville Sports Council. Mr. Womack is a native of Franklin, Tennessee and currently resides in Nashville with his wife and son.


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