Business Interruption Expert Witnesses

Business interruption 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 business interruption. The business interruption expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Appraisal & Valuation, Business Damages, Business Valuation, Economics, Financial, Fraud, Hotel & Restaurant, Intellectual Property, Manufacturing, Products Liability, Real Estate, and Real Estate Appraiser.

Nora C Ostrofe, MBA, CEA, AVA Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC

Alaska
Economics, Financial - Economic Loss, Valuation Of Economic Loss, Valuation Of Wrongful Death, Business Interruption, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Business Valuation, Employment Laws
Professional, detailed valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: personal injury / wrongful death (including maritime and medical malpractice); employment law; business interruption; and marital dissolution (including business and pension valuation). Reasonable rates.

Nolte Analytics, LLP Brian Nolte

Los Angeles, California
Appraisal & Valuation, Accounting - Damages, Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement, Patent Infringement, Lost Profits, Disgorgement, Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation, Business Interruption, Reasonable Royalties, Personal Injury, Employment Damages, Unjust Enrichment, Breach of Contract, Theft of Trade Secrets
Our Team includes experts with the highest and most respected professional credentials, including Certified Public Accountant and Accredited Senior Appraiser. Our Team includes experts with over 40 years’ experience performing damage analyses, valuation, economic studies, and financial investigations. Our experience prevents false starts and avoidable errors, delivering more cost-effective results. Our Team includes experts with over 200 trial testimonies. We typically present our conclusions graphically, using a proprietary presentation system. As a result, we have an unequalled track record of judges and juries accepting our conclusions.

Jason A Engel, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA, MAFF, ABV Engel & Engel, LLP

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Fraud Investigations, Tracing of Funds, Economic Damages, Alter Ego, Fraudulent Transfers, Business Appraisal & Valuation, Economics, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Employment Litigation, Business Interruption
Engel & Engel, LLP is a Los Angeles CPA firm engaged in the practice of forensic accounting for over 25 years. Mr. Engel has served as an expert witness in over 500 forensic accounting cases including expert testimony in connection with a jury award of $2.3 billion. Mr. Engel has authored 20 research publications on the subjects of economic damages, fraudulent transfers, intellectual property, alter ego, business valuation, and employment damages. Mr. Engel's professional credentials include those of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Mr. Engel has been engaged in the practice of forensic accounting and expert testimony for forty years including forensic experience at two of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mr. Engel has testified in federal courts, bankruptcy courts, state ...

Mark O. Falkenhagen JS Held, LLC

Los Angeles, California
Economics, Financial - Economic Damages, Economic Loss, Business Interruption, Employment Laws, Class Action Damage Models, Business Valuation, Wrongful Death, Wage and Hour Analysis, Construction Defect, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Net Worth Calculations
Professional valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: wrongful termination, class action, wage and hour, wrongful death, business interruption, construction defect, marital dissolution, stock options. Experienced testimony in state and federal courts. Mediation preparation. Clear and concise work product for deposition and trial presentation. Case intake across the country.

Barbara C. Luna, PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CFFA, CGREA, CREA, CMC White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, & Hunt, LLP

Sherman Oaks, California
Business Damages, Accounting - Forensic Accounting, Damages, Lost Profits, Lost Earnings, Lost Value of Businesses and Real Estate, Fraud. Extensive Expert Testimony in breach of contract, business interruption, dissolutions, intellectual property, construction, fraud, securities, personal injury, wrongful termination matters.
Barbara Luna is a Senior Partner in the accounting and litigation services firm of White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt. She has served as a forensic accounting, damages and valuation expert witness for over forty years in business and personal injury litigation and bankruptcy matters. She analyzes financial, accounting, economic, business, real estate and valuation issues relating to liability and damages in litigation matters and reorganization of businesses. She has testified on numerous occasions in U.S. District Court, Superior Court, Bankruptcy Court, arbitrations and depositions.

Nora C Ostrofe, MBA, CEA, AVA Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC

Emeryville , California
Economics, Financial - Economic Loss, Valuation Of Economic Loss, Valuation Of Wrongful Death, Business Interruption, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Business Valuation, Employment Laws
Professional, detailed valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: personal injury / wrongful death (including maritime and medical malpractice); employment law; business interruption; and marital dissolution (including business and pension valuation). Reasonable rates.

Zal Phiroz, PhD Harvard University, University of California

San Diego, California
Products Liability, Manufacturing - Product Manufacturing, Product Safety, Personal Injury, Storage, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Distribution, Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Product Testing, Product Recall, Business Interruption, Economic Damages, Production Standards
Dr. Zal Phiroz is a recognized supply chain expert; having served as an expert witness in over 20 cases, including expert testimony in connection with several Fortune 500 parties. In addition to several peer reviewed publications, Dr. Phiroz's latest book (Perspectives of Supply Chain Competitiveness) was released in June 2020. Dr. Phiroz has held academic appointments at Harvard, USC, MSU, UCSD; and provides expert witness testimony on areas involving supply chain (including manufacturing standards, quality control, product testing, packaging, inventory valuation product recalls, and consumer behavior patterns). As a practitioner, Dr. Phiroz has held senior appointments at Procter & Gamble, managing national projects in partnership with retailers (Wal-Mart, Target), and overseeing projects on billion dollar P&G brands (Iams, Tide). Various supply chain initiatives implemented by Dr. Phiroz relating to consumer behavior, demand simulation and manufacturing scheduling are stil...

Maurice Robinson Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC

Manhattan Beach, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Economic Damages, Business Interruption and Lost Profits, Appraisals, financial & investment analysis, National Parks, Hospitality, Resorts, Timeshare, Gaming, Spas, Golf, Ground Leases, Public-Private Partnerships, Finance, Development Planning, Acquisition due diligence, franchises
30-year hotel and real estate development consultant, author, speaker, appraiser, arbitrator, mediator, expert witness, economic & investment analysis, deal structuring, historic renovations, development feasibility, acquisitions, concession, management agreements, franchise contracts, branding & repositioning, complex leases, loan documents, underwriting criteria

Jack W. Harris, CPA, MBA, CVA, CFE, MAFF, CFF, CGMA, CIA Jack W. Harris, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Business Damages, Business Valuation - Commercial Litigation Damages, Construction Contract Damages, Construction Cost Audits, Lost Profits, Business Valuation, Construction Defect Damages, Forensic Accounting, Business Damages, Lost Profits, Business Interruption, Insurance Claims Analysis, Surety Claims Analysis, Internal Audits, Fraud
Jack W. Harris is a forensic accounting expert with 42 years professional experience in the areas of commercial litigation damages, construction claims, construction damages quantification, construction cost audits, lost profits analyses, business valuation, business interruption, financial management, accounting, internal auditing, and fraud investigations. Mr. Harris has worked on numerous domestic and international projects. Mr. Harris serves as an independent expert and consultant, and has held various management auditing and controller positions with major accounting, construction, financial services, and diversified firms. Mr. Harris is admitted as a Neutral with the American Arbitration Association for construction matters. Mr. Harris’ industry focus includes but is not limited to construction, mining, energy, real estate and land development, insurance, surety, and related industries. Other industry expertise includes but not limited to high technology, medical, retail, manu...

Stanley P. Stephenson, PhD Litigation Economics, LLC

Tampa, Florida
Intellectual Property, Economics - Damages Calculations, Lost Profits, Business Interruption, Intellectual Property Infringement, Products Liability, Earnings Loss, Lost Earnings, Patent Infringement, Trade Secrets, Trademark, Wrongful Death, Employment Disputes
Application of economic, accounting and statistical analysis tools to assess damages in products liability, contract breach, wrongful death, personal injury, business interruption, intellectual property, construction defects and employment disputes. Clients in manufacturing, airlines, real estate, oil and gas industry, hospitals, food services, and boat sale industries. Specialty is damages assessments in complex litigation.

John M Keeling, CRE, MAI, CHIA The Keeling Consultancy, LLC

Louisiana
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate Appraiser - Ad Valorem Tax, Arbitration, Bankruptcy, Business Interruption, Business Value, Condemnation, Damages, Economic Impact, Enterprise Value, Lost Profits, Management Agreement, Management Contract, Property Tax, Reorganization
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY The Keeling Consultancy, LLC – Principal Valencia Hotel Group - Executive Vice President Prior: PKF Consulting – Senior Vice President & Shareholder Laventhol & Horwath – Regional Managing Partner LICENSES Louisiana Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Real Estate Broker PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS The Appraisal Institute (MAI) The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) Certified Hotel Industry Analyst (CHIA) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (retired member) PUBLICATIONS Real Estate Market Analysis: Methods and Case Studies, The Urban Land Institute, 2009 (Contributing Author) Downtown Development Handbook, The Urban Land Institute, 1992 (Contributing Author) EDUCATION Completed the Appraisal Institute course “Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property and Intangible Business Assets” Completed all course work for a Certificate of Completio...

John D Agogliati III, CFA, ASA Marshall & Stevens, Incorporated

New York, New York
Business Valuation, Business Damages - business interruption, lost profits, lost value shareholder oppression, shareholder dissention, appraisal rights, product liability, legal malpractice, accountant malpractice, financial analysis
Mr. Agogliati began his valuation career in 1998 as a consultant in the valuation group of a ‘Big-4’ accounting firm. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, Mr. Agogliati was a member of the business valuation and litigation group of a New York based regional accounting firm for over 13 years; he co-led the group for the last six years of his tenure. Mr. Agogliati is a senior managing director and currently the National Practice leader for the Dispute Resolution & Litigation Support Practice and National Lead for the Transaction Advisory Practice at Marshall & Stevens.

Andrew T Clark, CPA, CFE, CFF Meaden & Moore, LLP

Cleveland, Ohio
Accounting, Business Damages - Litigation Support, Loss of Profits, Economic Damages, Expert Witness Testimony, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Interruption, Inventory & Contents Claims, Employee Dishonesty, Construction Contract Analysis, Financial Motive, Subrogation, Extra Expenses, Product Liability, Fraud
With over twenty years of public accounting experience, Mr. Clark specializes in forensic accounting services for the legal and insurance profession. He has been designated as an expert and testified in Federal and State courts on a variety of matters including commercial insurance claim evaluations, contract disputes, loss of profits, personal injury, wrongful death, professional liability, and white collar crime. Mr. Clark has also been appointed as an Appraiser on a variety of commercial property insurance disputes. Mr. Clark’s experience spans a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, energy, hospitals, retail, hotel and hospitality, construction, agriculture, transportation, colleges and universities, restaurants, stadiums and theatres. He evaluates damages related to loss of profits, economic damages, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, financial motive, business interruption claims, inventory and contents claims, extra expense claims, employee dishonest...

Rebecca Newman, CPA, CFE Forensic Accounting Services

Portland, Oregon
Accounting, Business Damages - Economic Damages, Commercial Damages, Business Interruption, Lost Earnings, Financial Elder Abuse, Fraud Investigations, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination
I have over 20 years of experience with forensic accounting, including personal injury, wrongful death, business interruption, and patent infringement cases. Clients have included civil plaintiff and defense attorneys, insurance companies, and criminal prosecution and defense attorneys. In addition to my training and substantial experience as a CPA, my background in communications allows me to effectively connect with clients, juries, and arbitrators, both in person and through my reports. I believe that clear, direct language is more understandable to the triers of fact -- and ultimately more convincing.

Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA BCG Forensics, LLC

West Chestser, Pennsylvania
Business Damages, Economics - fraud, business valuation, business interruption, lost profits, product recall, personal injury, employment cases, discrimination, contract disputes, dispute resolution, economic damages, construction defects, insurance claims, class action, shareholder disputes, bankruptcy, commercial litigation.
Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA, is the founder of Barach Consulting Group, LLC (f/k/a Barach & Company). The firm was established in 1976. He has been retained as a financial forensic and economic expert in over 3,800 cases. His experience in litigation includes business valuation; fraud investigation; bankruptcy; and determining economic damages arising from contract and shareholder disputes, recalled product, and construction defects. Mr. Barach is also a well established expert in economic damages arising from personal injury and discrimination litigation. Mr. Barach’s professional credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He has been qualified as an expert in federal, state, and local courts throughout the United States and has never been precluded from offering testimony as the result of a Daubert motion. Mr. Barach’s 40 years of experience include...

Nonna Sorokina, Ph.D.

Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Economics, Financial - Audit, Banking, Breach of Contract, Business Interruption, Compliance, Data Analytics, Divorce, Economic Damages, Employment Discrimination, Income Loss, Lost Earnings Profits Wages, Real Estate, Financial Regression Analysis, Risk Management, Statistical Analysis, Valuation, Wrongful Termination
Dr. Nonna Sorokina is a professor at the Pennsylvania State University. She holds a PhD in Finance and Applied Statistics. Her financial industry and consulting career of 25 years is complemented by more than 10 years of academic research and teaching. During the last 6 years, Dr. Sorokina consulted legal professionals on a variety of issues. Her core professional experience includes data analytics, valuation of cash flows, and risk modeling. Specific area of her banking expertise is in residential real estate lending, including loan product development, pricing, securitization, hedging, trading, advanced quantitative analysis, model validation, and compliance with audit and regulatory requirements/findings. Dr. Sorokina’s research interests span multiple topics related to bank stability, capital structure, organizational form decisions, various aspects of bank risk management and performance as well as selected topics in investments with a special attention devoted to advanced qua...

John M Keeling, CRE, MAI, CHIA The Keeling Consultancy, LLC

Houston, Texas
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate Appraiser - Ad Valorem Tax, Arbitration, Bankruptcy, Business Interruption, Business Value, Condemnation, Damages, Economic Impact, Enterprise Value, Lost Profits, Management Agreement, Management Contract, Property Tax, Reorganization
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY The Keeling Consultancy, LLC – Principal Valencia Hotel Group - Executive Vice President Prior: PKF Consulting – Senior Vice President & Shareholder Laventhol & Horwath – Regional Managing Partner LICENSES Louisiana Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser Texas Real Estate Broker PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS The Appraisal Institute (MAI) The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) Certified Hotel Industry Analyst (CHIA) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (retired member) PUBLICATIONS Real Estate Market Analysis: Methods and Case Studies, The Urban Land Institute, 2009 (Contributing Author) Downtown Development Handbook, The Urban Land Institute, 1992 (Contributing Author) EDUCATION Completed the Appraisal Institute course “Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property and Intangible Business Assets” Completed all course work for a Certificate of Completio...

David A. Macpherson, PhD Litigation Economics

San Antonio, Texas
Economics, Business Damages - Economic Damages, Lost Profits, Earnings Loss, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Business Interruption, Statistical Analysis, Contract Breach, Employment Discrimination
Dr. David Macpherson evaluates damages in personal injury, wrongful death, employment, and business loss cases, for plaintiffs and defendants. He has provided numerous independent reports and evaluation of opposing experts' reports since 2000, and testified often in Federal and State courts (FL, GA, KS, MI, MO, TX). Dr. Macpherson has conducted statistical analysis of discrimination claims. Clients have included the U.S. Attorney (Hartford and Oklahoma City). He is the E.M. Stevens Professor and Chair of Economics at Trinity University. Dr. Macpherson has served as vice president of the National Association of Forensic Economics and the vice president of the Southern Economic Association

Luke Fischer, CPA, MBA Veritas Forensic Accounting & Economics

Sammamish, Washington
Accounting, Fraud - Economic Damages, Wage Loss, Loss of Income, Wrongful Death, Fraud Examination, Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Business Interruption, Class Actions, Construction Defect, Builder’s Risk, Employee Dishonesty, Receivership, Bankruptcy, Property Damage, Intellectual Property.
Mr. Fischer has been with the Veritas team since June 2012. Mr. Fischer has amassed thousands of hours of experience in investigative accounting, financial analysis, and economic research. He has worked on economic loss, valuation, and investigative engagements in Alaska, across North America, in Mexico, and throughout the Gulf. He is also an accomplished leader and academic scholar. Additionally, Mr. Fischer is a guest speaker and lecturer on investigative accounting, internal control, and review practices.