Marc Derouen

Mr. DeRouen is the managing partner of a certified public accounting firm (DeRouen and Wells) with offices in Baton Rouge, LLP, a forensic accounting practice. He has practiced as an accountant since 1977, and is presently licensed as a CPA in Louisiana and Mississippi. Mr. DeRouen is also certified as a business appraiser and forensic accountant by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA).

Mr. DeRouen’s practice is concentrated in the following areas:

  • Tax Issues
  • Business Valuation
  • Mediator in divorce and business valuation matters
  • Litigation Support (Forensic Services)
    • Business/Partner Disputes
    • Business Valuation
    • Community Property Valuation/Quantification Issues
    • Derivative Actions
    • Errors and Omissions (CPA defense)
    • Insurance Claims (civil)
    • Income Tax Cases
    • Lost Profits
    • Lost Wages
    • Product Liability

Memberships, Honors, and Professional Associations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • The Louisiana and Mississippi Societies of CPAs
  • The Management Advisory Services section of the American Institute of CPAs
  • The National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • The Business Valuation Research Institute
  • The American Society of Appraisers
  • The Institute of Business Appraisers
  • The National Association of Forensic Economists

Qualified as an expert witness in Accounting/Financial Issues or Business Valuation in the following Jurisdictions:

  • Louisiana
    • Ascension Parish District Court, 23rd JDC (accounting expert)
    • Avoyelles Parish District Court, 13th JDC (business valuation, lost profits, insurance loss claims)
    • East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court (accountancy expert, divorce issues)
    • East Baton Rouge Parish District Court, 19th JDC (business valuation, accountancy expert, divorce issues, lost profits)
    • E. Feliciana Parish District Court, 20th JDC (lost wages)
    • Iberville & Pointe Coupee Parish District Courts, 18th JDC (business valuation, divorce issues, lost profits)
    • Jefferson Parish Civil District Courts, 24th JDC (business valuation)
    • Orleans Parish Civil District Court (business valuation)
    • St. Tammany Parish District Court, 22nd JDC (business valuation, lost wages, divorce issues)
  • Mississippi
    • Chancery Court (business valuation and accountancy)
  • Texas
    • Bankruptcy Court-Federal Eastern District (La.) (accountancy, business valuation)
    • Bankruptcy Court-Federal Middle District (La.) (accountancy)
    • District Court-Federal Eastern District (La.) (lost wages)
    • District Court-Federal Middle District (La.) (accountancy, lost wages, business valuation, insurance loss claims)
    • District Court-Western District (La.) (accountancy, lost profits, insurance loss claims)

Lectures and Articles

In addition, Marc has been a frequent lecturer to business and professional groups on a wide range of taxation and business valuation topics and an author of business valuation and accountancy articles.

Published articles by Marc R. DeRouen, 1998-2008

“How Did You Reach Your Conclusion Regarding Normalized Compensation?” 1998, The Valuation Examiner, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts

Lectures by Marc R. DeRouen, 1998-2008

Extensive, and made to both trade and professional groups. Professional lectures topics have included business valuation, operation of S corporations and LLC’s, M&A analysis, and Section 1031 tax deferred exchanges.