Alcohol Expert Witnesses

Alcohol expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on alcohol. The alcohol expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Dram Shop & Alcohol Services, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Family Medicine, Forensic Science, Hotel & Restaurant, Neuropathology, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine, Pathology, Personal Property Appraiser, Pharmacist, Pharmacology, and Pharmacology- Clinical.

Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP The Mackenzie Group, LLC

Searcy, Arkansas
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Nursing homes, geriatric pharmacist, alcohol, recreational drugs, drug interactions, opioid pain management, hospital pharmacy, drug levels, medication errors, pharmacy law, toxicology, pharmacy standards of care
Pharmacy Standards of Care (nursing home/long-term care, acute care, hospice, home health); Pain Management; Geriatric Drug Therapy Management (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psychoactive medications, psychotropic drug reactions, polypharmacy); Clinical Pharmacy Services (drug information services, patient assessment & counseling); Drug Safety/Misadventure (interactions, adverse reactions, medication errors, death/overdose, product liability); Pharmacology (causal relationship between drug exposure and subsequent effects, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics); Pharmacy Operations (3rd-party payment, managed care, controlled substance/narcotics, drug distribution systems, pharmacoeconomics). Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice (2011- ) Harding University College of Pharmacy Clinical Consultant Pharmacist (1995-2011) The Mackenzie Group, LLC Assistant Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (1992-94) University of Pittsburgh Clinical Assistant Professor (1991-92) Yale University Sch...

Gary R. Coburn Restaurant Concept Innovations

San Juan Capistrano, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Slip Trip & Fall - Slip, trip & fall, burns, choking, food safety, dram shop, alcohol, negligent security, employee safety, commercial kitchen, customer injuries, operations, management, franchise, ownership, permitting, training, investing, accounting, premises liability, OSHA, ADA, procedures, equipment design.
Award-winning restaurant executive. Helped create, open, run, and advise hundreds of full-service restaurants, limited-service, quick-service, bars and nightclubs. Additional expertise in restaurant franchising and commercial kitchen design/build from remodels to ground up including conceptual development, viability, and business interruption. Over 40 years in the restaurant industry as owner, operator, franchisor, consultant, President, Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager of numerous restaurant and food service establishments. Experienced restaurant investor and developer. Active restaurant owner with consulting business developing restaurant concepts and turning around existing establishments. Concepts worked on include: Joe's Crab Shack, Cask ‘n Cleaver, Lord Charlie’s, El Gato Gordo, Pizza Pronto, Safari Bar Restaurant, Shark Club, Bull Dog Grill, Stronghouse, Pangea, The Ballroom, Juarez Grill, Dickerson’s Club 29, Yucatan Liquor Stand, Zepp’s Atomic Tex Mex, Cab...

Michael J Kosnett, MD, MPH, FACMT

California
Toxicology, Occupational Medicine - Lead poisoning, cannabis, drug testing, alcohol, marijuana, environmental toxicology, arsenic poisoning, forensic toxicology, DUI,, risk assessment, aviation toxicology, medical monitoring
2016 Recipient of the American College of Medical Toxicology Matthew J. Ellenhorn Award [career achievement award in recognition of “extraordinary contributions to the field of medical toxicology”] Diplomate, American Boards of Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine), and Medical Toxicology Active Medical Licensure in Colorado and California Professional activities have included: • Past President, American College of Medical Toxicology • Committee on Toxicology of the National Academy of Sciences • NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors • CDC Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention • EPA Science Advisory Board panels (lead in air, water, dust) • ATSDR expert panels (lead biomonitoring, hair analysis) • WHO consultant and temporary advisor (arsenic in drinking water, chelation of heavy metals) • Consultant to US Air Force Science Advisory Board (F-22) • Consultant to the US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (F-18) • US Army Public Health Command (c...

Mario F. San Bartolome, MD, MBA, MRO, FASAM Arete Health

Roseville, California
Addiction Medicine, Family Medicine - Opioids, opiate, methamphetamine, overdose, alcohol, hallucinogens, cocaine, cannabis, club, drugs, illicit, drug rehabilitation, utilization management, drug policy, alcohol and drug treatment, drug intoxication, drug withdrawal, detoxification, drug testing appropriateness, pain
Dr. San Bartolome is board certified in addiction medicine and family medicine. He has extensive experience as a medical director at all levels of care in addiction treatment including detoxification. As a medical director, Dr. San Bartolome has been involved in policy making, setting protocols, utilization management and direct patient care in addiction medicine. Due to the nature of addiction, Dr. San Bartolome is experienced in pain management, mental health and use of psychotropic medications, and in other co-morbidities involving addiction. Dr. San Bartolome is a national expert, serving on committees for the American Society of Addiction Medicine and on the board of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. His experience in addiction medicine spans settings like hospitals, psychiatric units, emergency departments, outpatient clinics and as an administrative medical director of substance use disorders for a large health plan. In all of these settings and at various medical...

Michael J Kosnett, MD, MPH, FACMT

Denver, Colorado
Toxicology, Occupational Medicine - Lead poisoning, cannabis, drug testing, alcohol, marijuana, environmental toxicology, arsenic poisoning, forensic toxicology, DUI,, risk assessment, aviation toxicology, medical monitoring
2016 Recipient of the American College of Medical Toxicology Matthew J. Ellenhorn Award [career achievement award in recognition of “extraordinary contributions to the field of medical toxicology”] Diplomate, American Boards of Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine), and Medical Toxicology Active Medical Licensure in Colorado and California Professional activities have included: • Past President, American College of Medical Toxicology • Committee on Toxicology of the National Academy of Sciences • NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors • CDC Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention • EPA Science Advisory Board panels (lead in air, water, dust) • ATSDR expert panels (lead biomonitoring, hair analysis) • WHO consultant and temporary advisor (arsenic in drinking water, chelation of heavy metals) • Consultant to US Air Force Science Advisory Board (F-22) • Consultant to the US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (F-18) • US Army Public Health Command (c...

Patrick Maroney Maroney Consulting Services LLC

Platteville , Colorado
Dram Shop & Alcohol Services - Liquor, Alcohol, Liability, Compliance, Dram Shop, Accidents, Injury, Retail, Accident, Investigations
Patrick Maroney is the President of Maroney Consulting Services LLC, which provides expert witness testimony related to dram shop cases. He provides training and consultation for Colorado liquor laws and rules; trade practices laws and rules; retail, wholesale and supplier compliance and licensing in Colorado and is certified as a Colorado Responsible Vendor Trainer. He has over 33 years of law enforcement experience and was the Chief of Investigations and the Director of the Colorado Liquor Enforcement Division. Mr. Maroney's experience includes working for the Larimer County Sheriff's Office (Fort Collins, Colorado), Arapahoe County (Colorado) Coroner's Office, and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Patrick instructed numerous training classes on Colorado liquor laws and rules and provided official interpretations of Colorado liquor laws and rules to liquor stakeholders, legislators and licensees. He testified before the Colorado Legislature on numerous occasions as an e...

William Edgerton, ASA/AAA, DipWSET, CS, CSW, CSS

Darien, Connecticut
Personal Property Appraiser - Wine, Spirits, Alcohol, Liquor, wine cellar, wine collection, counterfeit wine, counterfeit spirits
With over 50 years of combined experience, the father-daughter team of William and Annie Edgerton are internationally-recognized wine and spirit appraisers and authenticators. William has been certified as an Accredited Senior Wine Appraiser by the American Society of Appraisers. Annie is an Accredited Member of the Appraisers Association of America, she holds the Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits (Wine and Spirit Education Trust,) is a Certified Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers,) and is a Certified Specialist of Wine and Certified Specialist of Spirits (Society of Wine Educators.) Both Edgertons work extensively with private clients on insurance claims, estate matters, divorce, and both have been heavily involved in the identification of counterfeit wines. They have worked with 19 major insurance companies and over 20 law firms and governmental agencies. Both Edgertons have attended and presented many wine seminars for the public and trade, and have authored articles or b...

Andrew Perugini, Pharm.D.

Watertown, Connecticut
Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical - Clinical Pharmacist, Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Overdose, Opioid Overdose, Adverse Drug Events, Anticoagulation, Medication Error, Pharmacist Medical Malpractice, Drug Interaction, Pharmacokinetics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Alcohol,
Dr. Perugini is a pharmacist with 11 years of experience. He initially started his career in retail pharmacy and eventually moved to the hospital setting as a clinical pharmacist. He is an adjust assistant professor at several pharmacy schools in his state. He has worked his way up to the position of Pharmacy Supervisor/Clinical Coordinator at his practice site. He is a member of several system-wide committees to help establish new protocols or therapies and to investigate medication error events and ways to reduce future errors. His knowledge is extensive, encompassing a wide range of areas, including infectious disease, emergency medicine, critical care, anticoagulation, neurology, oncology, cardiology, extravasation and more. As mentioned before, he serves as the clinical coordinator at his hospital, ensuring that any new clinical initiatives are properly executed at his practice site. This includes providing education and participating in committees to discuss ways to improve pa...

Alexandra Funk, PharmD, DABAT Funk Rothstein Toxicology Consulting

Tampa, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Postmortem toxicology, overdose, poisoning, drugs of abuse, opioids, street drugs, prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, medication errors, ethanol, alcohol, DUI, marijuana, breastmilk drug transfer
Dr. Alexandra Funk is a board certified clinical toxicologist and licensed pharmacist with experience in toxicology, poison center management, pharmacology, emergency medicine, and hospital pharmacy practice. Dr. Funk regularly consults on toxicology cases in the state of Florida involving drugs of abuse, prescription medications, and over-the-counter medications in persons of all ages. Dr. Funk provides educational opportunities for both healthcare professionals and the lay public. Dr. Funk is actively involved as a member and in leadership roles within the organizations of American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, America's Poison Centers, and American Board of Applied Toxicology.

Sudheer Potru, DO, FASA, FASAM

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - opioids, opioid prescribing, overdose, addiction, suboxone, MAT, alcohol, alcohol use disorder, anesthesiology, pain medicine, chronic pain, interventional pain, spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation
Dr. Potru is triple-board-certified in anesthesiology, interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine; he is one of less than 25 clinicians across the country with this combination of certifications and has unique expertise as a result. Dr. Potru is a nationally recognized and well-published expert in the treatment of chronic pain and addiction as well as the treatment of the substance use disorder patient in the perioperative period; he sits on and is an active contributor to numerous national anesthesia/pain committees and working groups. Dr. Potru has given invited at multiple national conferences, including that of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine, as well as multiple invited grand rounds presentations on anesthesiology, chronic pain and addiction, including at highly reputed institutions such as Vanderbilt, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, and others. He has ...

Leon M Gussow, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Toxicology, Emergency Medical Toxicology - Alcohol, Poisoning, opiates, opioids, Marijuana, Overdose, Cannabinoids, cannabis, intoxication, Drug Screening, Dram Shop, Drug Testing, Carbon Monoxide
Over 20 years experience providing consultation and expert witness testimony in cases involving topics including alcohol, marijuana, carbon monoxide, adverse drug effects, drug tests, and urine drug screens. Extensive teaching experience with the Toxikon Consortium Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program in Chicago. Fellow, American College of Medical Toxicology; Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine; Medical Consultant, Illinois Poison Control Center; Peer Reviewer, Clinical Toxicology; Peer Reviewer, Journal of Medical Toxicology; Peer Review, Emergency Medicine Journal; Peer Reviewer, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.

Arthur V. Prancan, PhD

Minooka, Illinois
Pharmacology, Toxicology - Alcohol, drugs of abuse, drug adverse events, medication errors, academic integrity
Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1973-2009. Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor. Acting Chairman, Associate Chairman in Pharmacology, 1995-2005; Assistant Dean, The Graduate College, 2004-2009; Founding Director, Pharmacology PhD Program, 1977-1997; Founding Director Biotechnology MS, 2005-2009. Course Director: Medical Pharmacology, Advanced Topics in Pharmacology, Experimental Models in Research, Advanced Nursing Pharmacology, Introduction to Physiology and Pharmacology, Advanced Pharmacokinetics, Toxicology. Committees: Institutional Review Board (IRB), Senior Faculty Appointments and Promotions, Research, Educational Appraisal, Student Evaluation and Promotions, Investigation/Authorship Guidelines, Development of Faculty as Teachers, Curriculum Committee, Admissions Committee. Research: Prostaglandins, Alcohol, Acetaldehyde, Endotoxin Shock, Platelets, Thromboxane, Platelet Activating Factor. Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, 2008-present. ...

Richard A Stripp, Ph.D. American Scientific Consultants Corp

Huntington, New York
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Forensic toxicology, alcohol, drugs of abuse, dui, dwi, dram shop, prescription pain drugs, cocaine, heroin, pcp, amphetamine, overdose, carbon monoxide, lead, heavy metals, opiates, marijuana, THC
Dr. Richard Stripp is a nationally recognized expert in toxicology providing services in all aspects of a clinical and forensic toxicology. He has served as an expert consultant in 100’s of cases in the field of toxicology and pharmacology for attorneys, investigators, and physicians involved in forensic and clinical toxicological evaluations associated with ethanol, drugs of abuse, prescription medications and chemical exposure. Dr. Stripp provides unbiased expert case reviews involving drug effect on human performance, toxicity of iatrogenic/ therapeutic agents, lead and other toxic metals, carbon monoxide and environmental/occupational hazards. These services include, impartial evaluations involving drug impairment, overdose, toxic chemical exposure, medical issues associated with drug therapy, poisoning, and the role of drugs, alcohol, or chemical exposure in civil and criminal litigation. This covers a full breath of forensic medical-legal cases

Bethany Pridgen, MFS The DEVAUS Group, LLC

Wilmington, North Carolina
Forensic Science, Toxicology - Controlled substances, DWI, DUI, retrograde extrapolation, driving while impaired, alcohol, drunk driving, cannabis, THC, marijuana, CBD, hemp, quality assurance, ISO 17025, laboratory management, laboratory accreditation, dram shop, back extrapolation, SFST, DRE, forensic lab policy, drug chemistry
Bethany has worked in the forensic science industry since 2005. Early in her career, she had the opportunity to open a new regional forensic science laboratory in southeastern NC. She began an 11 year journey and gained a career’s worth of experience as a laboratory director, quality assurance manager, laboratory scientist, grant writer and manager. She is a trained lead and technical assessor for ISO 17025:2017. She is extremely passionate about truth and justice and has learned that the legal system is not always fair. She has a strong desire to see people held accountable to high standards for their work when it affects the lives and freedom of others. She maintains high integrity in her work and interactions. She became very interested in the growing cannabis industry while working in the forensics world. She believes the cannabis testing industry has a lot to learn from the forensic science industry about how to self-regulate in a world where you are not regulated. She believe...

Margaret Jarvis, MD; DFASAM

Tunkhannock , Pennsylvania
Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry - ASAM Criteria, drug testing, clinical policies, professionalism, board certification, Suboxone, buprenorphine, opiates, alcohol, toxicology, drug screening, addiction treatment, drug treatment, alcohol treatment, overdose, stigma, medical director, addiction medicine, overdose, methamphetamine.
Dr. Jarvis has been holding leadership positions in addiction medicine for decades, in clinical, academic and policy positions. She has led clinical teams at ASAM levels 3.7 (medically managed inpatient) and 1.7 (medically managed outpatient). She has designed clinical programs and overseen their implementation and maintenance. The programs she has designed and worked with include both medication management and counseling therapies. She has taught at all levels of medical education, helping to start an addiction medicine fellowship program that was in the first groups to receive accreditation from the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American College of Graduate Medical Education. She has served on the committee that has written the Addiction Medicine certifying board examination since 2000. She has held numerous leadership positions with the American Society of Addiction Medicine, serving both as a member of the board and as an officer of the board. She has long...

Suzanne M de la Monte, MD, MPH Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School-Brown University

East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Neuropathology, Pathology - alcohol, dementia, trauma, perinatal brain damage and disease, pediatric brain disease
I have consulted on civil and criminal cases involving brain injuries, dementia, substance abuse leading to neuropathological processes, medical errors, birth trauma, perinatal brain damage, as well as complex medical problems that lead to death. Most of my practice has been on the side of the plaintiff/complainant. Last 2 cases (2022): 1) against a plastic surgeon who failed to examine the patient for deep vein thrombosis--patient died from pulmonary emboli shortly after surgery; 2) defense- stillbirth with a complicated medical course exacerbated by congenital brain anomalies. I have testified in court and given depositions.

Michael Moss, MD, FAACT

Salt Lake City, Utah
Toxicology, Addiction Medicine - Drugs of abuse,Methamphetamine,Cannabis,Marijuana,Heroin,Fentanyl,Urine drug screen,DUI,Adverse drug reaction,Overdose,Poisoning,Impairment,Intoxication,Alcohol
Dr. Moss is a physician in Utah with board certification in medical toxicology, addiction medicine, and emergency medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. He serves as medical director of the Utah Poison Control Center and has faculty appointments in Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Pharmacy at the University of Utah. He provides adult and pediatric toxicology consultation at the University of Utah Hospital and Primary Children's Hospital. He also practices addiction medicine at the University of Utah treating substance use disorder including alcohol, methamphetamine, opioids, and benzodiazepines. Dr. Moss consults on both civil and criminal cases related to toxicology testing, interpretation, impairment, intoxication and the effects of drugs and medications: -Drugs of abuse (e.g. heroin, opioids, fentanyl, methamphetamine, marijuana) -Alcohol (ethanol) impairment, intoxication and BAC interpretation -DUI/DWI -Urine drug screen testing interpre...

Marc A LeBeau, PhD, F-ABFT LeBeau Forensic Toxicology Consulting

Fairfax, Virginia
Toxicology, Forensic Science - alcohol, drugs, rape, driver, injury, insurance, fbi, standards, osac, speaker, poison, testing, drug-facilitated, assault
Marc A. LeBeau, PhD, has worked as a Forensic Chemist and Toxicologist for 35 years and has testified in federal, state, and county courts throughout the United States. As a Fellow of the American Board of Forensic Toxicology, Dr. LeBeau has been an active leader in numerous scientific organizations. He serves as the immediate Past-President of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). Additionally, Dr. LeBeau is a member and Past-President of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT). Dr. LeBeau has spent much of his career helping to advance the forensic sciences. He has served as a Commissioner on the National Commission on Forensic Science, the chairman of the Scientific Working Group on the Forensic Analysis of Chemical Terrorism (SWGFACT), and co-chair to the Scientific Working Group on the Forensic Analysis on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Terrorism (SWGCBRN). He w...

Jennifer E Souders, MD Souders Independent Medical Consultations PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - toxicology, impairment, prescription, drugs, opioids, cannabis/marijuana, alcohol, criminal, DUI/DWI, felony, civil, personal injury, dram shop, overdose
I am a physician (M.D.) who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. As a consultant in forensic/legal cases, my main area of focus involves the clinical toxicology of prescription medications, recreational drugs and substances of abuse, marijuana/cannabis, and alcohol. My training and education include the interpretation of clinical and forensic toxicology test results in multiple matrices, including blood, urine, serum, hair, and nails. In addition, my training and education include safe opioid prescribing procedures, interpretation of prescribing records, assessment of patient responses to prescribed opioids, and overdose prevention education and practices. Unlike non-physicians who review toxicology test results in forensic cases, as a clinician I am able to read, interpret, and testify on the contents of medical records. I understand that the presence of a positive test result does not necessarily constitute the presence of impairment or obs...