Appraisers Continue to Be Excluded Most Under Daubert, Per PwC Study

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 28 No. 12
December 2022
expert testimony
expert witness, litigation, daubert, expert testimony, admissibility, reliability


Under Daubert, appraisers were excluded more often in 2021 than any other type of financial expert witness, according to the latest edition of an annual PwC survey. Of the three most common financial experts (economists, accountants, and appraisers), appraisers had a 38% exclusion rate in 2021, followed by accountants (32%) and economists (27%). The article gives more insights into the survey and some ways to avoid a Daubert challenge.