About Atchley & Associates LLP

Atchley & Associates, LLP voted best place to work in Central Texas 2009!


Atchley & Associates, LLP is a full-service, CPA firm, located in Austin, TX, offering attestation, tax, business consulting, accounting services, political campaign reporting and litigation support services. We serve thousands of clients in both the public and private sectors.

We are among the largest locally-owned accounting firms in Austin. We have professionals from diverse backgrounds, who possess in-depth experience within private and public sector organizations. Today we leverage this strength to provide a full range of services, complimented by the personal responsiveness our clients expect and deserve.

We are a member of the McGladrey Alliance, a premier affiliation of over 90 independent accounting and consulting firms with offices in 42 states and Puerto Rico.

As a member of the Alliance, the firm has access to the resources of national and international CPA firms, plus access to the expertise provided by all the other Alliance members. This affiliation providues us with the benefits of a national and international network, while allowing the firm to maintain the qualities of personal service and close relationships that only a locally owned CPA firm can provide.


Atchley & Associates, LLP seeks to provide exceptional services to our clients by developing long-term relationships, enabling us to assist our clients in anticipating and proactively managing their most important business challenges. In doing so, we seek to provide opportunities for our people to grow and to be rewarded.


  • Individually and as a firm, we share the following values:
  • Exhibit personal and professional integrity
  • Provide service with care and concern for others
  • Commit individually and collectively to work to the best of our abilities
  • Develop relationships that will benefit our people and our clients
  • Encourage open and honest communication that results in positive outcomes
  • Provide career opportunities for challenge, growth and rewards
  • Create and participate in an environment of trust and respect

Michael Keeley Cornerstone Research: PRACTICE DETAILS


Corporate Transactions

Cornerstone Research has worked on valuation matters involving such issues as mergers and acquisitions of public or private companies, initial public offerings, private placements, and going-private transactions.

Specific Securities and Stakes

We have experience in the valuation of warrants, options, debt instruments, and convertible and preferred securities. Cornerstone Research staff have also evaluated specific interests in both public and private firms, such as minority shareholder interests.

Specific Business Assets

With our expertise in areas such as securities and intellectual property, we can provide our clients with practical approaches to the valuation of specific assets, including patents, product lines, operating divisions, and subsidiaries.

Agreements and Contracts

Our consultants have used sophisticated techniques, such as Monte Carlo simulations, to value non-compete agreements, technology development agreements, joint venture agreements, and supply and purchase agreements, among others.

Corporate Restructurings

Cornerstone Research’s valuation expertise encompasses matters arising from corporate restructurings, such as reorganizations, bankruptcies, solvency opinions, divestitures, and buyouts.

Michael Keeley provides economic, financial, and statistical consulting and expert testimony.