Elise Scoles

Elise Scoles is a Manager at the Griffing Group. Ms. Scoles provides valuation and damages analyses for purposes of commercial litigation and estate and gift taxation. Ms. Scoles has provided litigation support in a number of high-profile matters in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Ms. Scoles’ experience covers a wide range of industries, including software, technology, energy, distribution, real estate, food services, and others.

  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, DePaul University, 2017


State of Delaware

Court of Chancery

In Re Appraisal of Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. C.A. No. 12736-VCL / 2018

  • Provided analysis regarding the fair value of Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. in connection with appraisal litigation related to its acquisition by TransCanada Corporation.

Earl P. Galleher, III, et al. v. Georgetown Basho Investors, LLC, et al., C.A. No. 11802-VCL / 2017

  • Provided analysis regarding economic damages caused by breaches of fiduciary duty at Basho Technologies Inc., a distributed database provider.

Blueblade Capital Opportunities LLC, et al. v. Norcraft Companies, Inc. C.A. No. 11184-VCS / 2016-2017

  • Provided analysis regarding the fair value of Norcraft Companies, Inc., a cabinet maker that was acquired by Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.

United States Bankruptcy Court

Western District of Wisconsin

In re: First Phoenix-Weston LLC Case No. 16-12820-cjf / 2017

  • Provided interest rate “cram down” analysis regarding debtors First Phoenix-Weston LLC and an assisted living / skilled nursing facility which served as collateral for a loan.

United States District Court

Eastern District of New York

Moses, et al. v. Apple Hospitality REIT Inc. Case No. 1:14-cv-03131 / 2017

  • Provided analysis regarding economic damages caused by the unfair pricing of shares purchased through the REIT’s dividend reinvestment program.