Brian Dies, CFA, ASA


Brian Dies has over twenty years of experience in the Litigation and Valuation practice area focusing on financial damages and business valuation consulting engagements.  Mr. Dies has testified as an expert witness in arbitrations and at trial on issues related to damages, business valuation, and other financial matters.  He is a Principal at Hoffman Alvary and has been with the firm since it was founded in 1996.

Mr. Dies evaluates financial damages in a variety of litigation contexts including intellectual property infringements, breach of contract matters, legal malpractice claims, antitrust and general commercial litigation.  His practice commonly includes the quantification of damages claims for lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalties, and other damages theories. 

Mr. Dies also performs business valuations in connection with strategic transactions and as part of litigated matters.  He has particular experience in valuing intellectual property and other intangible assets, as well as valuing companies that derive large portions of their value from intangible assets.  He also has specific experience in the business valuation issues surrounding shareholder freeze-out litigation and breach of fiduciary duty matters.

In addition to his role at Hoffman Alvary, Mr. Dies also teaches graduate-level classes in Business Valuation as part of the Management and Finance graduate degree program at Harvard’s Extension School.  Prior to joining Hoffman Alvary, Mr. Dies gained experience as a consultant for Price Waterhouse LLP.

Mr. Dies holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser in the Business Valuation Discipline.  He earned a master’s in finance from Boston College and graduated with majors in economics and government from Cornell University.

Brian Dies, CFA, ASA
D: 617.209.5110 T: 617.758.0500 F: 617.758.0510
Hoffman Alvary & Company LLC
Seven Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459 US

Education & Certifications

Boston College
Masters in Finance

Cornell University
Magna Cum Laude
B.A. in Government
B.A. in Economics

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)
Business Valuation

Professional Memberships

CFA Institute
CFA Society of Boston

American Society of Appraisers
ASA Boston Chapter

Licensing Executive Society
International Trademark Association