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Mr. McAnally specializes in the financial analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) disputes, firm valuation, and bankruptcy and solvency.

Mr. McAnally has consulted on valuation issues related to M&A disputes, appraisal actions, and breaches of fiduciary duty in the Delaware Court of Chancery, various state courts, and the Cayman Islands.  He has also assessed solvency likelihood in “ability-to-pay” claims. Mr. McAnally’s case experience covers a wide range of industries including financial services, education, consumer products, health care, and telecommunications. He has worked with numerous high-profile financial experts and is experienced in all phases of legal proceedings, including deposition, mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeal.

Recent cases have involved analyzing valuations of target companies in M&A transactions, determining whether the economic evidence supported a claim to terminate a merger agreement under the Material Adverse Effect clause in a merger agreement, and determining the amount of a fine a company could afford to pay the US government for violating federal laws.

Prior to joining Brattle, Mr. McAnally was a senior vice president at an international economic consultancy.

News & Events
May 11, 2021
Delaware Chancery Court Upholds $550 Million Acquisition of Brattle Client DecoPac in MAE Dispute

In one of the few contested mergers to be adjudicated by trial over a material adverse effect (MAE) claim related to COVID, the Delaware Chancery Court ruled that Kohlberg & Company’s $550 million acquisition of DecoPac must be completed. The post-trial opinion “resolved all issues in favor of” Brattle’s clients, DecoPac and Snow Phipps.

January 31, 2020
M&A, Valuation, and Bankruptcy Expert Timothy McAnally Joins The Brattle Group's Chicago Office

The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that Timothy McAnally – an expert in the financial analysis of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), firm valuation, and bankruptcy and solvency – has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a principal.