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Jim Gorsline represents companies and accounting firms in government investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators.  As a former CPA, Jim brings accounting and auditing expertise to matters that require sophisticated financial analysis.  He spends much of his time on investigations that involve fraud or complex accounting issues. Jim is a Counsel in King & Spalding's Special Matters and Investigations practice.

Frequently, Jim also advises Big Four accounting firms and their senior professionals who are being sued for malpractice (both audit and actuarial claims) and for securities fraud – in actions brought by investors, creditors, lenders, bankruptcy trustees, and court-appointed receivers. Jim also counsels accounting firms in government inquiries and investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and other federal and state agencies.

As part of his practice, Jim represents businesses in contract disputes and business torts. As a former CPA, he has extensive experience analyzing financial statements and performing financial analyses; often these investigations and lawsuits involve sophisticated financial analysis or complicated damage calculations. Regularly, Jim represents clients in post-closing purchase price adjustment disputes and arbitrations arising from acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and companies.

In addition, Jim provides counsel and advice to senior management and general counsel at Fortune 500 companies, secured lenders, and large venture capital firms.

Jim graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina where he was a member of the Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif.

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Credentials

J.D., University of South Carolina, magna cum laude

B.S., Bob Jones University, magna cum laude

Georgia

South Carolina

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

South Carolina Bar

State Bar of Georgia

Credentials

J.D., University of South Carolina, magna cum laude

B.S., Bob Jones University, magna cum laude

Georgia

South Carolina

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

South Carolina Bar

State Bar of Georgia