Patrick Smith

Patrick M. Smith



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Patrick Smith is a partner with Baker Tilly’s forensic, litigation and valuation services practice. He provides business valuation, litigation support/dispute resolution, forensic accounting and expert witness testimony services and has been disclosed as an expert witness in various federal and state court legal proceedings. He was previously the financial controller for the North American operations of a global automotive parts manufacturer and was also the chief financial officer of a coal mining venture.

  • Valuation of closely held businesses and business interests
  • Economic damage analyses involving businesses and individuals
  • Forensic accounting
  • Federal, state, and local tax compliance and consulting for individuals, corporations, and pass-through entities, including representation before taxing authorities on these matters
  • Financial statement preparation, analysis, forecasting and budgeting
  • Design and implementation of accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (WVSCPA)
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of West Virginia (ABCWV)
  • Charleston Area Tax Group
  • Marshall University Lewis College of Business Division of Accountancy and Legal Environment, Advisory Board
  • Value is in the Eyes of the Beholder, July 2020 and October 2019
  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness – What You Need to Know, June 2020
  • The IRS and Attorneys' Fees: The Tax Law You Need to Know, June 2020
  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Forgiveness Defined, May 2020
  • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Will You Forgive Me?, May 2020
  • Success(ion)! Build a Winning Exit Strategy, January 2020
  • What Attorneys Should Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), September 2019
  • West Virginia State & Local Tax Update: Corporation Net Income Tax, December 2018
  • The Buy/Sell Agreement – A CPA's Perspective, September 2018
  • Anatomy of a Fraud, September 2018 and July 2018


Charleston, WV


Master of Science in accounting and information systems

Bachelor of Science in accounting

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University