Justin M. Nielsen

Justin M. Nielsen



111 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900
Portland, Oregon 97204

Justin M. Nielsen is a director with Willamette Management Associates.

Justin has performed the following types of valuation and economic analyses: post-acquisition purchase price allocations, gift tax valuations, estate tax valuations, employer stock valuations (ESOP’s), marital dissolution valuations, business and stock valuations, forensic analyses, merger and acquisition valuations, intangible asset valuations, lost profits/economic damage calculations, benchmark sensitivity analyses (for bank risk models), and appraisal reviews.

Justin has prepared these valuation and economic analyses for the following purposes: transaction pricing and structuring (merger, acquisition, and restructuring), forensic analysis, fraud, and dispute resolution (including dissenting shareholder appraisal actions and marital dissolutions, as well as breach of contract, lost profits and economic damages, and breach of fiduciary duty), taxation planning and compliance (federal income, gift, and estate tax), employee corporate ownership, strategic information and planning, regulatory compliance, solvency/bankruptcy and reorganization, and fiduciary advice and financial counseling.

Justin has valued the following types of business entities and securities: closely held corporation business enterprises, closely held corporation noncontrolling interests, fractional ownership interests, complex capital structures (various classes of common/preferred stock, options, warrants), general and limited partnership interests, proprietorships, professional services corporations, professional practices, and LLP’s and LLCs.

Justin has managed business valuation, forensic accounting, and securities litigation engagements, or directly performed business, stock, and intangible asset valuations in the following industries: construction and contracting, steel varnishes, coatings, and allied products, legal cannabis, public relations, advertising, printing and publishing, heavy equipment manufacturing, entertainment content, hospitals/ambulatory surgery centers, back-dated stock options, commercial and individual brokerage holdings, computer software/online portals, banks and depository institutions, medical and dental practices, oil development and production, ranching and farming, food and retail stores, insurance, real estate holding companies, wholesaling (including grocery wholesaling), food manufacturing, ultra-premium wineries, regional cable television and internet providers, automotive parts, railroads, hardware manufacturing, and U.S. chartered wholesale funding organizations.

Justin has testified in court as well as in private arbitration settings.

Previous Experience

Before joining Willamette Management Associates, Justin served as a senior director for FTI Consulting, Inc., a publicly traded global expert witness consulting firm. While at FTI Consulting, Inc., Justin provided consulting and testimony services, and managed complex business valuation and forensic accounting engagements, for clients both small and large (including Fortune 500 companies and large international law firms). Justin also previously served as a managing consultant for LECG and Bates Group LLC, expert witness services firms that provide independent expert testimony, produce authoritative studies for industry, conduct economic and financial analysis on disputes and issues, and provide strategic advisory services to clients.


Master of Business Administration, concentration in finance, University of New Mexico

Bachelor of Science, business administration, concentration in finance, Northern Arizona University

Professional Designations & Affiliations

Justin has earned the certified valuation analyst (“CVA”) designation from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (“NACVA”).

Justin is also a BV candidate, active member of the American Society of Appraisers.

Justin also previously served as a board member for Dress for Success Oregon (as well as serving on the Dress for Success Oregon finance committee).

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