Firm Overview

What We Offer

Piedmont Valuation Advisors, LLC is an independent financial advisory firm that offers financial expert services for litigation  in North Carolina and Virginia.


Our practice emphasizes financial issues that arise in litigation, including lost profits and business valuation. We also provide forensic analysis in family law matters.

  • Financial Expertise.  Our firm's principal, Russel B. Duckworth, CFA, JD, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and has over 20 years of financial experience.
  • Litigation Knowledge.  Mr. Duckworth, a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and a member of the North Carolina State Bar, has experience as both a litigator and a transactional lawyer (M&A and corporate finance).
  • Service.  We offer institutional level expertise combined with the personal service of a boutique firm.
  • Integrity.  Attorneys are advocates. We are not. Our reputation is based on providing rigorous and objective financial analysis that is helpful to the judge or jury.


Russel B. Duckworth, CFA, JD

Managing Director