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Granite Capital & Asset Advisors LLC (GCAA) provides financial advisory services to government agencies, financial institutions, and counsel. These services include:


  • Directors' and Officers' (“D&O”) liability claims;
  • Calculation of damages, construction of claims, and economic modeling;
  • Commercial litigation services, including the preparation of schedules and graphic exhibits for trial, and expert testimony;

  • Troubled debt workouts, receivership, bankruptcy and insolvency consulting;
  • Negotiating settlements;
  • Audit and investigation of fraud and misappropriation;
  • Forensic audit and investigation of fraud and misappropriation;
  • Analysis and reconstruction of complex transactions and accounting records; and
  • Verification and compliance services.

GCAA is uniquely qualified to handle significant matters requiring large investigations and charting political minefields. Two of our associates were senior members with the investigation departments of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) during the 1980s and 1990s.

James R. Dudine was the senior executive of the RTC's Office of Investigations, responsible for directing the agency's nationwide investigative program, establishing its national policies, and overseeing regional and field staff throughout the country.

Gary S. Watts was a senior member of the Drexel Task Force - the government's litigation against Michael Milken and Drexel regarding their involvement in the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s - and co-manager of the RTC's Office of Special Investigations.

For a confidential consultation, please email or call us at 714-267-2578.