Discrimination Expert Witnesses

Discrimination 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 discrimination. The discrimination expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Business Damages, Business Operations, Disability Evaluation, Economics, Education & Schools, Employment, Financial, Forensic Psychology, Hotel & Restaurant, Investigation, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Legal, Management, and Police Practices & Procedures.

Melissa Kovacs, Ph.D., PStat FirstEval

Scottsdale, Arizona
Statistics - Statistician, Data Analytics, Criminal Justice Data, Police Data, Neighborhood Association Data, Gun Death Data, Public Health Data, Opioid Overdose Data, Census Data, Medical Data, Biostatistics, Proportions, Discrimination
Ph.D. in public policy and econometrics from the University of Maryland in College Park. Holder of the PStat certification from the American Statistical Association, their highest designation, indicating professional statistician. Statistician with extensive experience in the social sciences and public health sectors. This includes, but is not limited to, criminal justice data experience regarding police stops, traffic stops, large jail data, prosecution data, and risk assessment tool validation. Other experience entails expertise with Violent Death Reporting System data including gun death data, drug overdose death data, accidental death data, and violence prevention. Homelessness data experience. Experience in biostatistics research methodology for various medical topics including brain tumors, effectiveness of neurological medical devices, hospital trauma department research, and gynecological diagnoses such as endometriosis and pudendal nerve damage. Litigation support e...

Bradford H Taft, MBA, CMF, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CFLC Taft Vocational Experts LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation - Human Resources, Vocational Evaluation, Earning Capacity, Labor Market, Employability, Wrongful Termination, Divorce, Job Search Effectiveness, Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Workers' Compensation
Brad Taft has over 35 years experience in the recruiting, outplacement, career transition, and organizational development fields. He has provided expert consulting, reports, and/or testimony in over 200 cases involving wrongful termination, divorce, personal injury, wrongful death, and workers compensation. Brad is also the Chief Career Strategist of Taft Career Group, a career management consulting firm that supports individuals in planning and implementing effective job search campaigns. Prior experience includes recruiting and consulting with firms such as Korn/Ferry International, Lee Hecht Harrison, Right Management Consultants, and Spherion. He has provided recruitment, talent management, and organizational development services for companies in a large number of service and manufacturing industries; and he has provided career consulting to individuals in all functions and all levels of organizations. Brad holds certifications in the human resources, career consulting, and lit...

Antonio Avalos, PhD Valley Economics Associates, Inc.

Fresno, California
Economics, Financial - economist, forensic economist, forensic economics, economic damages, personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination, loss of earnings, discrimination, defamation, loss of household services, life care plan valuation, loss of earning capacity, economic losses, tax neutralization
Dr. Avalos is a Professor of Economics at California State University, Fresno, where he has served as a faculty member since 2003. Dr. Avalos’ research and publication record relevant to forensic economics includes the following: • Avalos, Antonio, R. Sean Alley, and Philip T. Ganderton, “Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of New Mexico”, Journal of Forensic Economics, 28(1-2):211-226, 2019. • Avalos, Antonio, “General Guidelines for the Conversion of Damages Calculated in Foreign Currency: Tort Claims”, Journal of Forensic Economics 28(1):1-14, 2019. • Avalos, Antonio and Sean Alley, “Use and Limitations of Purchasing Power Parity for the Conversion of Damages Calculated in Foreign Currency: An Updated Look”, Journal of Legal Economics 21(2): 1-25, 2015. • Avalos, Antonio and Sean Alley, “Are Mexican Net Discount Rates Stationary? An Application for Lost Earnings Damages Involving Undocumented Workers”, Journal of Forensi...

Kaycea T Campbell, PhD

San Pedro, California
Economics, Business Damages - Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment, discrimination, Wages, Hours, Loss of Business Profits, Healthcare Loss Analysis, civil litigation, finance, business valuation, economics, statistics, valuation, accounting, and trademark/patent infringement damages.
As an experienced career Economist specializing in economic theory, analysis and policy, Long Beach, California-based Kaycea is an educator with extensive training in economics. With a Ph.D. degree in Economics and Management, Campbell is also an experienced researcher whose analyses have been published in authoritative journals. Kaycea has been teaching for over ten years and has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in economics. Kaycea is a tenured Associate Professor at Pierce College, teaching Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and related Economic Theory courses as required. She is also the Department Chair for a division housing the disciplines of Political Science, Economics, Administration of Justice, and Chicano Studies. She also teaches economic courses at other colleges within the Los Angeles Community College District (Mission College and West Los Angeles College). She also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of La Verne...

Maureen A. Clark, M. Ed, SPHR-CA Three Sixty HR, Inc.

Menlo Park, California
Employment, Management - HR, human resources, employment, investigation, policies, hiring, negligent, termination, wrongful, discrimination, harassment, retaliation
I have been consulting with organizations of all sizes and types for more than three decades. My deep understanding of employment issues and track record of developing practical, workable HR solutions makes me invaluable to our clients and a rich resource for counsel. Each aspect of my work informs and continually improves the others. As a consultant, I create HR infrastructure and provide day-to-day guidance to keep our clients running smoothly. When called to investigate a workplace dispute, I also assess what could have avoided the problem or resolved it at a much lower level. What I learn informs my consulting. Expert case consultation and testimony offer the most in-depth analysis of when and how a situation went wrong, as well as missed opportunities for setting it right. I am active in professional associations and have numerous HR certifications, as well as a CA private investigator's license. I have been retained many times to evaluate the adequacy of a workplace H...

Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

California
Psychology, Employment - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified to perform examinations in 28 states. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Industrial Medicine, S...

Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Income and Economic Impact, Business Interruption Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, branded and franchised, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Prov...

Marshall L Hennington, Ph.D. Hennington and Associates

Beverly Hills, California
Employment, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Employment, Harassment, Human Resources, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Workplace violence, Race, Personal injury, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Trial Consulting, Jury Consulting
Employment Law Expert, Expert Witness and Litigation Consultant Current President and CEO of Hennington and Associates Psychological Group, Inc. Offices: New York, Miami, Beverly Hills, Sacramento University of California Berkeley and Columbia University Educated, Ph.D. Consulted in over 100 civil and criminal cases in 25 year career. Helped Plaintiff Lawyers obtain over 20 million dollars in Jury Verdicts in 2019. Helped Defense Lawyers obtain 10 Jury verdicts in 2019. Marshall L. Hennington, Ph.D. received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from the University of California Berkeley. Received his Educational Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University in New York City, received his Master’s degree and Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology with honors. Dr. Hennington has extensive experience administering psychological personality test and he has a thorough understanding of the EEOC labor employment related practices and proce...

Jacquie Hughes

San Diego, California
Employment, Business Operations - Human Resources, CA Law, Harassment, Termination, Retaliation, Conflict, Resolution, Leave of Absence, ADA, FMLA, CFRA, Dispute, Hiring Practices, Salary and Compensation, Benefits, Discrimination, Training, Development, Organizational Structure, Management.
SPHR, SHRM - SCP Certification, Over 20 years focused Human Resources experience and training, in both Corporate and Creative cultures with proven results and measurable success. Working with executive teams to fulfill company cores, values and visions. Experience in CA and National Compliance. Board and advisory member in HR Community. Currently in a VPHR role. Strong experience, education and expertise in California HR Compliance and Benefits, Employee Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Organizational Development, Efficiencies Improvements, Recruiting and Retention, Employee Relations - Conflict & Resolution, Benefits Development & Administration, Compensation Strategies, Navigating FMLA, CFRA, PDL, LOA, ADA, EEO, OSHA and Worker’s Compensation. 25 Years Accomplished Accounting, Budgeting, Business, Payroll Processing and Management, Superior knowledge of HRIS and accounting systems, Administrative software and graphic design programs. In addition, a lifetime of learning, creat...

Andrea Kelly Smethurst Andrea Kelly Smethurst Law P.C.

Walnut Creek, California
Employment, Investigation - Workplace Investigation, Independent Investigation, School Investigation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Bullying, Employment Policies/Practices, EEO, HR, Human Resources
Andrea is an attorney investigator who conducts independent investigations for public and private employers and educational institutions. She has conducted hundreds of investigations involving complex and varied allegations, employees at all levels, in all kinds of workplaces. Andrea also serves as an expert on investigations, training, and other employment-related matters. Andrea has served as an Equal Employment Opportunity Monitor and Decree Monitor for employers required to implement a monitoring program. As a monitor, Andrea has overseen employer compliance with harassment and discrimination training requirements, developed complaint procedure policies, and overseen employer response and investigation of employee complaints. Prior to forming her own firm, Andrea was an employment attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton and Dillingham & Murphy. Andrea holds the Association of Workplace Investigator's Certificate, and received a certificate from AtIXa to conduct Title I...

Brian H Kleiner, PhD Brian H. Kleiner, Ph.D.

FULLERTON, California
Employment, Safety - ADA, Compensation, Discrimination, FMLA/CFRA, Harassment, Hiring, Human Resources Management, Investigation, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Workplace Violence, Wrongful Termination
Brian H. Kleiner is a Professor (Emeritus) of Human Resource Management at a prestigious California University following his having earned a MBA degree and PhD in Management degree, each from UCLA. He has over 40 years of human resource management experience and has served as a human resource management expert witness in over 1,000 cases, for both plaintiffs and defendants. Dr. Kleiner was a former human resource manager for Ford Motor Company and has provided consulting services to over 100 business and government clients. He has trained thousands of managers and taught three 36-hour courses on KLCS TV. Dr. Kleiner has over 500 publications and has given trial or arbitration testimony over 80 times. He has been favorably featured in Employment Law Verdicts and Bender’s California Labor & Employment Bulletin. Dr. Kleiner has received many honors, awards, and commendations as a result of his numerous achievements. Additional employment-related topics for which Dr. Kleiner has provi...

Regina Levison Levison Search Associates

El Dorado Hills, California
Employment - Physician, advanced practitioner, healthcare executive recruitment and compensation (all specialties). Cases involved wrongful termination, defamation, sexual harassment, discrimination, privilege termination, demotion, contract dispute, whistleblower, divorce, malpractice, and business practices.
Recruitment Experience: Founder and President of Levison Search Associates with 39 years of physician, executive, and advanced practitioner recruitment services; compensation, benefit, and recruitment incentive consulting; and provider recruitment strategic planning to meet community needs. Clients: Nationwide clients include hospitals and hospital systems, medical groups, academic institutions, hospice and palliative medicine organizations, health plans, independent physician associations (IPAs), community and rural health facilities, and other healthcare entities. Provide contracted client development services to search firms. Serve as recruitment and compensation advisor to clients of national healthcare consulting firm. Writer/Speaker: Published writer and invited speaker on healthcare recruitment, physician compensation, benefits, recruitment incentives, and interviewing. Expert Witness: Provide expert witness services (1994-pesent) for cases requiring report, retroact...

James W. Potts, JD Potts & Associates, Inc.

Pasadena, California
Legal, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Human Resources, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Orientation, Discrimination, Violence in the Workplace, Age, Wage & Hour, Active Shooter Training, Hiring & Firing, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, workplace investigations
Jim, as CEO of Potts & Associates, has been in the business for over 42 years assisting and representing employers in all aspects of human resources. Jim holds 2 degrees, a B.A. and a J.D.. Jim was a Master teacher for the University of Phoenix for 13 years and taught a number of subjects on the graduate and undergraduate levels including Employment Law, Legal Aspects of Supervision, Ethics, Business Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. Jim is also a Certified Mediator through the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and was formerly a certified Terrorist Investigator with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department Jim retired as a Captain. Jim also writes a Blog for employers every Monday for the last 11 years called "Listen Up" (www.pottsandassociates.com). Jim is also a published author of 4 books. Jim published his first book In July 2008 (Right to Counsel) and a second one in November 2013 entitled “Walking on Eggshells, Managing Minorities in the Workp...

Nina T Rodd, PhD Nina Rodd, PhD

Newport Beach, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, wrongful Death, Police Misconduct, severe injury accidents, PTSD,
I have been a licensed mental health professional for approximately 40 years. My forensic practice began in 1990s and as expert witness since 2000. I have worked in outpatient inpatient settings. I have evaluated over 1000 cases. I have approximately 12 years of teaching experience in graduate. Schools of psychology. I have served as medical affiliate in a number of psychiatric hospitals.

Dr. Jessica Rowe Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center

FOLSOM, California
Forensic Psychology, Employment - PTSD, depression, anxiety, retaliation, employment, discrimination, treatment, termination, labor, sexual harassment, whistleblower, ADA, FMLA, FEHA, constructive, workplace, age, wages, labor relations, workers rights, employee, best expert, EEOC, hostile, unlawful, workforce, bullying, race
Jessica Rowe, PsyD, is in private practice in Northern CA. Her practice is also known as Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center. She helps attorneys around CA with trial and deposition testimony preparation and participation. She conducts mental health treatment with attorneys' clients who need help with emotional distress and mental health injury. She conducts psychological examinations and forensic evaluations for employment and personal injury attorneys in CA. Further, Dr. Rowe conducts treatment with worker's compensation patients who have endured a psychiatric injury at work. She treats work comp patients who have experienced physical injuries that require psychological assistance. She works with a variety of mental health conditions, including, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, somatic complaints, chronic pain, and several other illnesses. She has treated individuals within state prisons and with many government entities. She has worked with individuals who have exper...

Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Psychology, Employment - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified to perform examinations in 28 states. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Industrial Medicine, S...

Philip J Cross, PhD Kenyon Consulting LLC

Washington, District Of Columbia
Economics, Statistics - Lost wages, Antitrust, Class action, Mergers and acquisitions, Damages, Liability, Survey design, Big data, Machine learning, Privileged consulting, Discrimination, Personal Injury, Wrongful termination, Wrongful death, Industrial espionage, Fraud detection.
Dr. Philip Cross has over 20 years of experience as an economist in academia, government, and consulting. His consulting experience includes testifying as an expert in class-action litigations, lost profits matters, lost wages matters and employment discrimination matters. Dr. Cross holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Wisconsin, and a B.Com.(Hons.) from the University of New South Wales. Dr. Cross’s experience includes: Being retained as an economic and statistical expert in litigation matters in both U.S. District courts and state courts. He has opined in antitrust, class action, employment discrimination, regulatory, and personal injury matters. Working on litigation matters involving antitrust issues, class certification, statistical sampling, survey design, conjoint analysis, health care reimbursement, wage and hour cases, product liability, economic damages, and environmental damages. Supporting economic and statistical analyses for various industries and gover...

Mary Adams, JD The Employee Relations Group

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Investigation, Employment - Certified EEOC Investigator and HR Generalist expert. Including: compensation, discrimination, wrongful discharge, background checks, classifications, retaliation, harassment, benefits, handbooks, worker’s compensation, timekeeping, severance, overtime, payroll, auditing , risk assessments
Mary is an expert investigator who conducts independent investigations for private and non-profit businesses. She has conducted hundreds of investigations involving complex workplace allegations in fortune 500, medium, small and startup companies. Mary is an Expert Witness, HR Consultant, Employment Law Expert, Certified EEOC Investigator Expert and Supreme Court Mediator. Mary has served as Mediator, to mitigate, for employer’s Equal Opportunity Commission and Title XI Claims. She is an expert in compliance of overseeing employer compliance with harassment and discrimination requirement through training, development of compliant policies and procedures and oversee employer responses and investigation of employee complaints. Mary has a Juris Doctorate degree. Prior to forming her own consulting firm, Mary worked in management level Human Resources roles, primarily in the technology industry for large and pre-ipo companies. SUMMARY OF CV – HUMAN RESOURCES AND BUSINESS ACUMEN TO B...

Jean L. Seawright, CMC Seawright & Associates

Maitland, Florida
Employment, Management - Negligent hiring, negligent retention, discrimination, harassment, termination, HR practices, HR policies & procedures, Title VII, background checks, compensation, ADA, ADAAA, FMLA, overtime, FLSA, EEOC, investigations, employee handbooks, employment regulations, & HR practices.
As a highly professional and credible human resource consultant; since 1987, Jean Seawright has offered expert consultation to employers in multiple industries nationwide. She is available to provide case analysis and expert witness services in cases involving negligent hiring, negligent retention, discrimination, ADA, harassment (all types), terminations, Title VII/EEOC compliance, HR practices, investigations, wage and hour/FLSA/overtime matters, policies and procedures, and state/federal employment laws/regulations. Ms. Seawright is also a highly regarded speaker at state/national conferences and has published numerous articles in the field of human resources. She is a Certified Management Consultant, a designation credentialed by the Institute of Management Consultants. The CMC designation is the preeminent mark of achievement obtained by less than one percent of all consultants.

Melissa Kovacs, Ph.D., PStat FirstEval

Massachusetts
Statistics - Statistician, Data Analytics, Criminal Justice Data, Police Data, Neighborhood Association Data, Gun Death Data, Public Health Data, Opioid Overdose Data, Census Data, Medical Data, Biostatistics, Proportions, Discrimination
Ph.D. in public policy and econometrics from the University of Maryland in College Park. Holder of the PStat certification from the American Statistical Association, their highest designation, indicating professional statistician. Statistician with extensive experience in the social sciences and public health sectors. This includes, but is not limited to, criminal justice data experience regarding police stops, traffic stops, large jail data, prosecution data, and risk assessment tool validation. Other experience entails expertise with Violent Death Reporting System data including gun death data, drug overdose death data, accidental death data, and violence prevention. Homelessness data experience. Experience in biostatistics research methodology for various medical topics including brain tumors, effectiveness of neurological medical devices, hospital trauma department research, and gynecological diagnoses such as endometriosis and pudendal nerve damage. Litigation support e...

Julie A. Moore, JD Employment Practices Group

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Investigation, Legal - workplace investigation, independent investigation, internal investigation, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, EEO, human resources, HR, employment practices, termination, performance management, layoff, disability accommodation, hiring, firing
Julie founded EPG, a legal and Human Resources consulting firm, in 1998. As an attorney, she is admitted to practice law in MA and NH, and she has HR certifications as SPHR and SHRM-SCP. She is a frequent author, lecturer, counselor, and trainer on workplace issues. Recent Professional Highlights: • Elected Fellow to College of Labor and Employment Attorneys • Elected to be a Board Member and Annual Conference Chair for the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), 2013-2015 • Member of AWI’s 2020 Guiding Principles Task Force • New England and MA Super Lawyer each year from 2010 to 2020. • Named Top Women Attorneys in MA, as published in Boston Magazine, from 2016 to 2020 • Certified trainer by the MCAD on harassment prevention and conducting investigations • Received certificates from T9 and ATIXA training seminars • Vice Chair of the HR Board for the Town of Wellesley, 2014 to present. • Elected to be 2010-2011 Chair of the NHBA Labor & Employment Section • Faculty memb...

David Wolowitz, J.D. Wolowitz JD Consulting LLC

Greenland, New Hampshire
Education & Schools, School Safety - School standard of care, educator misconduct, educator sexual abuse, coaching misconduct, trusted adult misconduct, molestation, child sexual abuse, grooming, boundary violations, school investigations, student misconduct, negligent supervision, harassment, bullying, hazing, discrimination, Title IX
David Wolowitz, J.D., serves as an expert witness on the standard of care for schools and other youth-serving organizations to safeguard children from misconduct by trusted adults. He has been retained by plaintiffs and defendants on matters throughout the country in over a dozen states both a consulting and a testifying expert. In addition to being retained for current matters, Mr. Wolowitz can testify on the evolution of the standard of care for child safeguarding over the past decades. He has followed social science research and literature about the prevention of and response to child sexual abuse since the 1970s. He has been retained for multiple matters involving historical abuse claims dating back to the 1970s and 1980s. Mr. Wolowitz has served as an expert in cases around the country involving current and past school standards of care for protecting the health and safety of students, as well as the adequacy of school policies, training, and investigations. He is knowledge...

Michael J Ramer, M.A., C.P.C., C.S.P. Ramer Group

Livingston , New Jersey
Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation - vocational, employability, earning capacity, economic loss, wrongful termination, discrimination, personal injury, divorce, career assessment, executive compensation, labor market studies, job search best practices
Dually qualified as a vocational/employability and economic/damages expert. Experienced in employment-related matters involving; earning capacity, economic loss, personal injury, matrimonial/divorce, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, discrimination, executive compensation. Retained on more than 130 matters nationwide for plaintiffs and defendants. Testified in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, and the District of Columbia. Background includes over 25 years' experience in corporate and staffing industries. Certified Personnel Consultant (C.P.C.) and Certified Staffing Professional (C.S.P.). Founder and owner of executive recruitment and staffing firm. Professional speaker, job search consultant, and recruiting industry trainer. Excellent research, case analysis, and testimonial skills. Full C.V. and expedite service upon request.

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, PhD Disaster Avoidance Experts

Columbus, Ohio
Procurement/Purchasing, Employment - bias, decision making, cognitive biases, blindspots, public procurement, procurement, discrimination, implicit bias, unconscious bias, hiring, recruitment, personnel, promotion, racism, sexism, employment law, wrongful termination, jury selection, police practices & procedures, criminal justice
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is a world-renowned thought leader and expert in bias and decision making. As the CEO of the boutique consultancy Disaster Avoidance Experts, he helps evaluate and address bias in decision making in companies and other organizations, including via litigation consulting. His globally-renowned expertise was featured in over 550 articles and over 450 interviews in prominent venues. They include USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company, CBS News, Time, Scientific American, Psychology Today, Business Insider, Government Executive, Inc. Magazine, and NPR. He wrote the global best-sellers Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters (Career Press, 2019) and The Blindspots Between Us: How to Overcome Unconscious Cognitive Bias and Build Better Relationships (New Harbinger, 2020). His writing was translated into Chinese, Korean, German, Russian, Polish, and other languages. Dr. Tsipursky’s expertise comes from 22 years of...

Trent T Pettigrew, MSM Pettigrew Consulting Solutions LLC

Yukon, Oklahoma
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - K9 use, Criminal/Drug Interdiction, Search and Seizure, Pursuits, Lie Detection, Police policy and procedures, Racial Profiling, Retaliation, Interview and Interrogation, Fail to Promote, Traffic Stops, Discrimination
I am currently employed as a State Trooper with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, holding the earned rank of Captain/Troop Commander. I hold degrees in both Criminal Justice and Business, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Management. I am also an expert in Criminal/Drug Interdiction, K-9 use, Search and Seizure, Racial Profiling, Body Language/Statement Analysis, Police Policy and Procedures and pursuits. I also have extensive experience with police employer retaliation, discrimination and failure to promote issues . I am an Adjunct Instructor in the Oklahoma City metro area – Instructing courses in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Leadership, Criminal Justice and Ethics.

Aaron T. Olson, M.Ed. A.T. Olson Consulting, L.L.C.

Beavercreek, Oregon
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police Procedures, Police Policies, Police Investigations, Police Arrests, Police Use of Force, Officer Involved Shootings, Police Pursuits, HR Practices, Workforce Investigations, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Retention, Failure to Supervise, Failure to Train, Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation
*U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) as a Verified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) *Published co-writer of Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society, 7th Edition by Pearson *Published co-writer of Multicultural and Diversity Strategies for the Fire Service by Pearson *Retired Oregon State Police Sergeant with 26 years of police service *Former Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Instructor on Background Investigations, Internal Affairs Investigations and Report Writing *Former Local Government Personnel Institute HR Investigator: Investigated police chiefs, county commissioners, city council members, and employees *Current adjunct professor at Eastern State Oregon University, teaching Multiculturalism in Emergency Services *Current adjunct professor at Portland Community College teaching Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice Professions and Civil Liabilit...

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...

Michelle Aliff, Ph.D, CRC, CVE

Keller, Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation - Loss of earning capacity, vocational evaluation, worker's compensation, disability, family law, wrongful termination, employment, discrimination, disability access.
Dr. Aliff is a certified rehabilitation counselor with experience in personal injury, discrimination, special education services Social Security disability, workers compensation, and divorce cases. She provides vocational evaluation, earning capacity evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, labor market research, job analysis, job placement, workplace accommodation assessment, and consultation, and vocational expert testimony in state and federal systems. She is also a regional district manager for two Department of Veteran's Administration contracts that provide services to veterans and their families seeking employment and independent living services. Dr. Aliff has participated in numerous cases and has 1000's of hours in case preparation. Her experiences include 16 years in teaching future rehabilitation counselors as a professor in a CORE accredited Masters Program, providing vocational evaluations, and providing testimony. She has published several articles on minimum qualifica...

David T. Sweeney DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police pursuits, Use of force, Less lethal weapons, De-escalation, Crisis intervention, Rapid intervention, Police supervision, Early intervention, Police training, Civil rights, US 1983, Legal standards for police, Best practices for police, EEO, EVOC, Discrimination, Harassment,
I have trained thousands of officers in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Performance Reviews for Employees, Early Intervention for Police Officers, Early Intervention for Police Supervisors, Effective Supervision of Police Personnel, Tactical De-Escalation, Care Under Fire, Integrated Tactics and Use of Force, Active Shooter/Rapid-Intervention, Crisis Intervention Training, Post-Academy Training for New Officers, Taser Instructor, CPR Instructor, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, & Legal Standards for Police. I have received hundreds of hours of training myself in a variety of police disciplines. I will provide you with an unbiased review of your case and then determine how I can best help you with your case.