Litigative provides fraud investigative services, litigation support, and specialized consulting focusing on intellectual property disputes and complex financial transactions.

Litigative regularly assists regulators and investors in detecting and investigating financial fraud and preparing litigation.

Investigations in multiple financial frauds have produced robust evidence in civil and administrative proceedings at various stages of investigation and enforcement by multiple securities agencies and federal courts.

American Bar Association: Entertainment & Sport Lawyer

April 28, 2023
James Huddleston
Anatomy of a Multimillion-Dollar Film Fraud: The untold story and aftermath of one of Canada’s largest Ponzi schemes that bilked over a thousand investors out of millions predicated on a fraudulent portfolio of film loans.

Current Investigations and Engagements

  • Multiple financial frauds involving registered shares and private placements in portfolios of motion pictures

  • Several Pump-and-Dump schemes fueled by no-risk convertible debt from unregistered brokers

  • Manipulation in the procurement of Department of Energy grants

  • Securities violations in the sale of trust units by BlackRock

  • Copyright infringement involving Apple and YouTube and related fraud




Services and Expertise

Litigative LLC consults with private litigants and their counsel, companies, accountancies, and governmental agencies in North America.

Litigation Support

Litigative consults on legal actions that have resulted in damages exceeding a quarter billion. These matters involve offering frauds, financial misrepresentations, auditor negligence, and breaches of fiduciary duties.

Expert Testimony

Delivers expert witness testimony in multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration by leveraging fifteen years of expertise in fraud investigations, motion picture finance, data analysis, and international private equity.

IP Valuations

Litigative performs intellectual property valuations, lost profit reports, damage analysis, revenue recreations, and rights acquisition research in disputes involving filmed entertainment distributed around the world.

Media Intelligence

Constructs and substantiates evidence by leveraging several proprietary databases that include millions of past, present, and future data points of media licensing financials, contracts, and transactions.


1801 Century Park West
Los Angeles, CA 90067


+1 310-601-8319