Walter E. LaCoste

Senior Manager | Los Angeles

Professional Experience

Walter LaCoste is a Senior Manager in the Advisory Department of Prager Metis CPAs, LLC, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He has been in the accounting industry since 1967.

Walter specializes in royalty and licensing examinations, and profit participation examinations in the entertainment and music industry. He works closely on behalf of business managers and lawyers to review contracts for any possible concerns relating to royalties, reviewing royalty statements for any area of under-payment.

Walter has performed examinations for clients in a wide range of the entertainment industry including recording artists, record producers, music publishers, song writers and profit participants. He also has an expertise in valuations of music publishing catalogs, including financial due diligence for prospective buyers of music publishing catalogs.


  • BS, accounting, California State Polytechnic College