Recent Cases


Nader Subaru v. Subaru of America, Inc.


Mr. Altstadt consulted for the respondent in a franchise termination matter before the California New Motor Vehicle Board.  Services included analyzing financial issues related to vehicle and parts buy-backs.

In Re: Temple Beth Sholom


Mr. Altstadt consulted on business interruption and other insurance claims for this temple in Santa Ana, CA due to a fire loss. 

In Re: Hardin Auto Group


Mr. Altstadt performed a valuation of the Honda, Buick-GMC, Hyundai and Kia franchises in Anaheim, Garden Grove and Irvine, CA. 

Peterson , Chapter 7 Trustee v. Imhoff, et al.


Mr. Altstadt consulted for the defendants in a breach of guaranty matter in a United States District Court (New Jersey) action.  Services included a complete accounting of $3 million in maintenance payments related to a residential/golf course development in Colorado.

Keenan, et al. v. Souza, et al.


Mr. Altstadt testified in a breach of fiduciary duty matter on behalf of the plaintiffs in a Superior Court (Los Angeles) action.  Services included an analysis of the financial disclosures of the defendants in a real estate development in Hemet, CA. 

In Re: Burger Auto Group


Mr. Altstadt performed a valuation of the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram franchises in La Mesa, CA for estate tax purposes. 

Timothy Beatty v. Catalina Island Yacht Club


Mr. Altstadt consulted for the defendant in a libel and slander matter in a Superior Court (Orange County) action.  Services included evaluating the profitability of plaintiff's business.

Gayle McGuire v. Automobile Club of Southern California


Mr. Altstadt consulted for the defendant in an age discrimination matter in a Superior Court (Los Angeles) action.  Services included evaluating the potential damage claims of the plaintiff.

Jeffrey Evans v. Martin Project Management


Mr. Altstadt testified in a breach of contract matter on behalf of the plaintiff in a AAA arbitration action.  Services included an analysis of the financial condition of the defendant company. 

Ganzer, et al. v. Hansen, et al.


Mr. Altstadt consulted for the plaintiff in an elder abuse matter in a Superior Court (Orange County) action.  Services included discovery assistance related to investments made by the plaintiff.

Richard M. Guess, M.D., Inc. v. Downey Acute Medical Group


Mr. Altstadt provided an expert deposition on behalf of the plaintiff in a breach of contract matter in a AAA Arbitration.  

Tutor Perini Corporation v. Elizabeth Lucido


Mr. Altstadt testified in a breach of contract matter on behalf of the defendant in a JAMS arbitration action.  Services included assessing damages from an earn-out regarding the sale of a construction company.   

Alta Mira Investments v. Payam Jahangiri


Mr. Altstadt testified in a breach of contract matter on behalf of the defendant in a Superior Court (Orange County) action.  Services included an analysis of amounts due on loan between the parties.

Jaye Brown v. Min-E-Con LLC


Mr. Altstadt testified in a breach of contract matter on behalf of the defendant in a Superior Court (Orange County) action.  Services included a a critique of damage claims related to the termination of a 50% interest in the LLC.

Brion v. Lieberman


Mr. Altstadt provided an expert deposition on behalf of the plaintiff in a breach of contract matter in Superior Court (Orange County).