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, Business Operations, Dram Shop & Alcohol Services, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Food, Forensic Science, Hotel & Restaurant, Marketing, Occupational Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine, 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, Business Operations - slip, trip & fall, burning, 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, construction, 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 consulting business developing restaurant concepts and turning around existing establishments. Concepts worked on include: 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, Cabo Grill, Angel Stadium, In Cahoots, The ...

Steven L. Duckor, MD

Tustin, California
Addiction Medicine - Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Prescription Drug Abuse, Detoxification, Medical Malpractice & Wrongful Death, Relapse Risk Prediction, Standards of Care, Absorption & Clearance of Alcohol/Drugs, Drugs/Alcohol, Testing Blood, Urine, Breath, Alcohol, Hepatological Effect of Alcohol, Alcoholism
Dr. Steven Duckor specializes in chemical substance and drug abuse and is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Duckor has extensive knowledge in prescription drug abuse, detoxification, relapse risk prediction, absorption and clearance of alcohol/drugs, testing and all aspects of drugs and alcohol. Dr. Duckor is experienced in medical malpractice and wrongful death.

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...

Steven P Raye Bevology, Inc.

California
Marketing, Food - Wine, spirits, alcohol, liquor, beverage alcohol, import wine, import spirits, wine and spirits trade shows, WSWA, three-tier system, 3 tier system, wine and spirits distribution, wine import contracts, TTB, author, journalist, celebrity brands, distributor contracts.
Steve is a U.S. wine and spirit industry consultant specializing in navigating the complexities of the U.S. market. He literally wrote the book and is the author of "How to Get U.S. Market-Ready", a comprehensive overview of how the beverage alcohol business in the U.S. operates. He has impeccable credentials including a B.S. from Cornell Univ., and as a lecturer at Cornell’s Hotel School and the Univ. of Bologna Business School. He hosts the Italian Wine Podcast which garners over 20K listens per month. He has consulted on industry issues for brands, regional promotion entities and bev. alc. industry clients from more than 24 countries. Steve has worked on three expert witness projects with the first one resolved with a Motion for Summary Judgement, the second one settled on favorable terms, and the third currently in process. He is a frequent speaker and seminar moderator at major trade shows around the world including Vinitaly, Wine2Wine, Vinexpo (Bordeaux and New...

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...

Steven P Raye Bevology, Inc.

Simsbury, Connecticut
Marketing, Food - Wine, spirits, alcohol, liquor, beverage alcohol, import wine, import spirits, wine and spirits trade shows, WSWA, three-tier system, 3 tier system, wine and spirits distribution, wine import contracts, TTB, author, journalist, celebrity brands, distributor contracts.
Steve is a U.S. wine and spirit industry consultant specializing in navigating the complexities of the U.S. market. He literally wrote the book and is the author of "How to Get U.S. Market-Ready", a comprehensive overview of how the beverage alcohol business in the U.S. operates. He has impeccable credentials including a B.S. from Cornell Univ., and as a lecturer at Cornell’s Hotel School and the Univ. of Bologna Business School. He hosts the Italian Wine Podcast which garners over 20K listens per month. He has consulted on industry issues for brands, regional promotion entities and bev. alc. industry clients from more than 24 countries. Steve has worked on three expert witness projects with the first one resolved with a Motion for Summary Judgement, the second one settled on favorable terms, and the third currently in process. He is a frequent speaker and seminar moderator at major trade shows around the world including Vinitaly, Wine2Wine, Vinexpo (Bordeaux and New...

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.

Lindsay Schaack Rothstein, PharmD, DABAT Funk Rothstein Toxicology Consulting

Jacksonville, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology- Clinical - Postmortem toxicology, overdose, poisoning, drugs of abuse, opioids, street drugs, prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, medication errors, alcohol, ethanol, DUI, marijuana, breastmilk drug transfer
Dr. Lindsay Schaack Rothstein is a board certified clinical toxicologist and licensed pharmacist with experience in toxicology, poison center management, pharmacology, emergency medicine, and hospital pharmacy practice. Dr. Schaack Rothstein 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. She has current experience in emergency medicine pharmacy practice as well. Dr. Schaack Rothstein provides educational opportunities for both healthcare professionals and the lay public. Dr. Schaack Rothstein is actively involved as a member and in leadership roles within the organizations of American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, America's Poison Centers, American Board of Applied Toxicology, and the Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

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. ...

Preston Rideout Rideout Nightclub and Bar Consulting

Greenwood, Mississippi
Dram Shop & Alcohol Services, Hotel & Restaurant - Nightclub, Bar, Alcohol, Bartender Training, Mechanical Bull, Intoxication, Dram Shop, Liquor Liability,
Preston Rideout is the CEO of Rideout Hospitality. He is a Nightclub and Bar Consultant with 25 years of experience and 75 alcohol safety certifications. While in Las Vegas, Preston operated multiple world-class nightclubs with a combined income of between 50 and 100 million annually In 2010, Preston launched Rideout Hospitality Consulting. His client list exceeds over 100 Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Nightclubs, Bars, Architects, and Attorneys. Preston's areas of expertise include alcohol awareness, alcoholic beverages, alcohol service, alcohol training, alcohol policies, alcohol procedures, bar operations, bar management, bartender training, bartender policies, bartender policies, customer intoxication identification, customer intoxication intervention, customer intoxication policies, customer intoxication procedures, industry-standard operations, mechanical bull operations, management training, management policies, management procedures, management oversight, nightclub manageme...

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

Kai Sturmann, MD

Massapequa, New York
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine, airway management, trauma, personal injury, workplace injury, pain control, analgesia, toxicology, alcohol, alcohol intoxication, alcohol withdrawal, opioids, opioid overdose, opioid addiction / dependence, opioid withdrawal, inter-facility patient transfer
EM residency trained and ABEM Certified. 30+ years full-time clinical and academic Emergency Medicine practice. Former EM residency Program Director (Mount Sinai / Beth Israel / Albert Einstein, NYC). Former Chairman / Director of high volume / high acuity emergency departments (NYC and Long Island). 30+ years experience/service in medico-legal consultation.

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
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...

Shannon C. Miller, MD, DFASAM, DFAPA, NCTTP Forensic Addiction & Psychiatric Services, LLC

Cincinnati, Ohio
Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry - Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Nicotine, Substance Use Disorder, Drug Testing, Detoxification, Intoxication, Drug Withdrawal, Addiction, Drug Abuse, Overdose
“FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION. Updated CV available at www.forensicaddictions.com. Consultation on issues relating to alcohol/drug use, addiction, gambling, etc. Active clinical practice for over 2 decades in Addiction Medicine, broadly experienced. Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, as well as Psychiatry. Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the American Psychiatric Association. Editor for major national Addiction Medicine textbook and medical journal. Roughly 60 scholarly medical publications. Co-Chair for major national Addiction Medicine medical conferences. Awards for clinical practice, teaching, research, military service. Opinions sought by Dateline NBC News, Pravda, U.S. News & World Report, etc. 20 years of service as a United States Air Force Officer; earned the Meritorious Service Medal twice, deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Certified in Buprenorphine treatment, and tobacco treatment. Previously deemed by the courts as an e...

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...