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: Athletic Training, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Business Damages, Disability Evaluation, Economics, Education & Schools, Employment, Financial, Forensic Psychology, Hotel & Restaurant, Investigation, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Legal, Life Care Planning, and Management.

Palmer Morrel-Samuels, MA, MPhil, PhD, MSc in Law University of Michigan / Employee Motivation & Performance Assessment

Employment, Statistics - Opinion Surveys, Questionnaire, Skill Assessments, Workplace Assessments, Employee Surveys, Survey Design, Survey Validity, Survey Reliability, Attitude Survey, Discrimination, Personality Assessment, Statistics in the Workplace, Disparate impact, Retaliation in the Workplace, Performance Appraisal
Dr. Morrel-Samuels is one of the few expert witnesses in the country whose work occupies the intersection of three areas: the psychometrics of assessment design, statistical analysis of "big data" analytics, and workplace discrimination. He has more than 30 years’ experience designing and analyzing assessments for employees in government and large corporations. He often serves as a Lecturer at the University of Michigan, where he teaches graduate-level classes on survey design, statistics, and research methodology. Experience includes assessment services for non-profit organizations, (Blue Cross-Blue Shield), government agencies (e.g., the Department of Justice), and numerous Fortune 500 companies (e.g., FedEx, GM, California Edison, Bank of America, Xerox, Sprint, Coca-Cola, Sears, and Disney). Dr. Morrel-Samuels has testified to Congress on employee motivation and its linkage to objective performance metrics. He has served as an expert witness by providing statistical analysis ...

Jason P Imbrogno University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama
Economics, Statistics - Asset Valuations, Present Value Calculations, Pecuniary Damage Computations, Fraud Detection, Discrimination

Laura Ingegneri, SPHR, IPMA-SCP, SHRM-SCP HR ExecPro, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Employment, Management - Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Workplace Investigations, Progressive Discipline, Terminations, Public Sector Human Resources, Complex Human Resource Issues, Human Resources Policies, Human Resources Practices, Recruitment and Selection, Employee Handbooks
Laura Ingegneri has over 30 years of experience in HR in the public sector. During those 30+ years, she gained knowledge in recruitment, assessments for employee selection and development, interviewing, hiring, terminations, discipline, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, workplace investigations, labor relations, meet and confer, benefits, wellness, compensation, succession planning, HRIS, performance management, and employee-related policies/handbooks. She has completed numerous sexual discrimination and harassment investigations and has extensive experience reviewing, analyzing, and providing recommendations to management relating to sexual discrimination and harassment allegations and investigations. Laura has three HR certifications: Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), International Public Management Association for Human Resources' Senior Certified Professional (IPMA-SCP), and Society for Human Resource Management's Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). These ce...

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, Forensic Psychology - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination Claims, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Additionally available for assignments in all 50 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. 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 Ind...

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...

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

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...

Adrienne Meier, PhD

Pasadena, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Psychology, Independent Medical Examinations, IME, discrimination, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Emotional Damages, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Sexual Offending, Sexual abuse, Head Injury
Dr. Meier is a licensed psychologist specializing in clinical, forensic and neuropsychology. Dr. Meier is licensed in California, New York, New Jersey Illinois, Arizona, Florida and Hawaii. She has been retained and qualified as an expert on various civil and criminal forensic cases related to mental health (e.g., emotional damages / distress related to discrimination or injury), neuropsychology (e.g., Traumatic Brain Injury, stroke etc.), and sexual offending (e.g., risk of reoffending, sexual deviance, sexual abuse, and Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome). She received specialized training in forensic psychology during an APA-accredited internship at New York University's Bellevue Hospital Center, and she completed neuropsychological training during her post-doctoral fellowship at City of Hope Medical Center. She has also worked within the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the California Department of State Hospitals, New York Office of Mental Health (OMH) and...

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
Jim, as CEO of Potts & Associates, has been in the business for over 40 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 and is a published author of 3 books with a fourth and fifth book due out in the late fall. Finally, Jim has his own Radio Show on "L.A. Talk Radio" live on Sundays at 3pm. Jim has over 30,000 listeners and discusses domestic terrorism and other newsworthy events.

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

Larkspur, Colorado
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination Claims, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Additionally available for assignments in all 50 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. 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 Ind...

Philip J Cross, PhD Kenyon Consulting LLC

Washington, District Of Columbia
Economics, Statistics - Econometrics, Antitrust, Class action, Mergers and acquisitions, Damages, Survey design, Big data, Machine learning, Privileged consulting, Discrimination, Industrial espionage, Fraud detection.
Dr. Philip Cross has over 20 years of experience as an economist in academia, government, and consulting. He specializes in econometrics—combining statistical analysis with economic theory to draw inferences about economic outcomes. His consulting experience includes testifying as an expert in a major class-action litigation involving healthcare provision reimbursement, preparing expert opinions in an antitrust matter and in a lost wages matter, and analyzing the compensation structure for equity partners in a large professional services firm. 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 and wrongful death matters. Working on litigation matters involving antitrust issues, class certification, statistic...

Jeff G. Konin, PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA, FACSM The Rehberg Konin Group

Safety Harbor, Florida
Athletic Training, Physical Therapy - Rehabilitation, licensure, cannabis, CBD, marijuana, physical therapy, discrimination, Title IX, supervision, standard of care, documentation, privacy, sexual harassment
Dr. Jeff G. Konin is a Clinical Professor at Florida International University, in Miami, Florida. He has been a leading clinician, educator, and scholar for over 30 years. As a licensed and certified athletic trainer and licensed physical therapist, Dr. Konin is the author of over 25 academic textbooks and has delivered hundreds of professional presentations throughout the World. He is a recognized Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and a member of the NATA’s Hall of Fame. Dr. Konin is a Founding Partner of The Rehberg Konin Group, dedicated to providing expert advice in the area of sport safety, education, and other areas. Over the past 20+ years, he served in various expert roles for both the plaintiff and defendant. He has consulted with organizations, businesses, and academic institutions on various matters of risk management and prevention. Dr. Konin is a contributing writer for Sports Medicine...

Adrienne Meier, PhD

Florida
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Psychology, Independent Medical Examinations, IME, discrimination, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Emotional Damages, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Sexual Offending, Sexual abuse, Head Injury
Dr. Meier is a licensed psychologist specializing in clinical, forensic and neuropsychology. Dr. Meier is licensed in California, New York, New Jersey Illinois, Arizona, Florida and Hawaii. She has been retained and qualified as an expert on various civil and criminal forensic cases related to mental health (e.g., emotional damages / distress related to discrimination or injury), neuropsychology (e.g., Traumatic Brain Injury, stroke etc.), and sexual offending (e.g., risk of reoffending, sexual deviance, sexual abuse, and Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome). She received specialized training in forensic psychology during an APA-accredited internship at New York University's Bellevue Hospital Center, and she completed neuropsychological training during her post-doctoral fellowship at City of Hope Medical Center. She has also worked within the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the California Department of State Hospitals, New York Office of Mental Health (OMH) and...

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.

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...

Palmer Morrel-Samuels, MA, MPhil, PhD, MSc in Law University of Michigan / Employee Motivation & Performance Assessment

Chelsea, Michigan
Employment, Statistics - Opinion Surveys, Questionnaire, Skill Assessments, Workplace Assessments, Employee Surveys, Survey Design, Survey Validity, Survey Reliability, Attitude Survey, Discrimination, Personality Assessment, Statistics in the Workplace, Disparate impact, Retaliation in the Workplace, Performance Appraisal
Dr. Morrel-Samuels is one of the few expert witnesses in the country whose work occupies the intersection of three areas: the psychometrics of assessment design, statistical analysis of "big data" analytics, and workplace discrimination. He has more than 30 years’ experience designing and analyzing assessments for employees in government and large corporations. He often serves as a Lecturer at the University of Michigan, where he teaches graduate-level classes on survey design, statistics, and research methodology. Experience includes assessment services for non-profit organizations, (Blue Cross-Blue Shield), government agencies (e.g., the Department of Justice), and numerous Fortune 500 companies (e.g., FedEx, GM, California Edison, Bank of America, Xerox, Sprint, Coca-Cola, Sears, and Disney). Dr. Morrel-Samuels has testified to Congress on employee motivation and its linkage to objective performance metrics. He has served as an expert witness by providing statistical analysis ...

David Wolowitz, J.D. McLane Middleton Law Firm

Newington, New Hampshire
Education & Schools, School Safety - School standard of care, educator misconduct, educator sexual abuse and molestation, grooming, boundary violations, school investigations, school sports and physical education injuries, student misconduct, negligent supervision, harassment, bullying, hazing, discrimination
David Wolowitz, J.D., served for many years as outside counsel to some of the top schools in the country and has extensive experience dealing with a wide variety of school related legal issues in primary and secondary schools. He has consulted with dozens of schools nationwide and internationally on all aspects of student well-being and school safety. He is a frequent speaker on educational risk management and child safeguarding at national and regional school conferences. He has significant litigation experience and was invited for 29 years to teach at the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop. He has a B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, an M.A. from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is licensed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. 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 s...

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
Employment, Procurement/Purchasing - bias, decision making, cognitive biases, blindspots, public procurement, procurement, discrimination, implicit bias, unconscious bias, diversity, equity, inclusion, hiring, recruitment, personnel, promotion, racism, sexism, employment litigation, wrongful termination, risk, risk management
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.

Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA Barach Consulting Group, 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...

Robert H. Schram, D.P.A. Maximize Life

Levittown, Pennsylvania
Safety, Slip Trip & Fall - School safety, discrimination, wrongful death, workplace issues, guardianship, workplace safety, nonprofit, mental illness, mental retardation, intellectual disabilities, abuse, special education, risk management, group homes, employee handbook, personnel injury, policies, procedures, protocols
In addition to my formal education I have Certificates from: The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School in Finance; University of Penn Medical School in Medical Ethics and Decision Making; Ford Motor Company in Dispute Resolution; PA Department of Public Welfare and Desales University in Leadership. For forty-two years I have direct work experience with: vocational rehabilitation, standard of care, special education, risk management, workplace safety, workplace abuse, discrimination, wrongful death, policies and procedures, personnel matters, business operations, employment, exploitation, guardianship, early intervention, business operations, employee issues, residential long term care, production line management, marketing, writing, fundraising, new program start-up, long range and strategic planning, teaching and training, supervision, public speaking, arbitration, mediation, conflict management/dispute resolution; group and individual counseling, human resource management. I...

Sharon L Sellers, SHRM-SCP SLS Consulting, LLC

Santee, South Carolina
Management, Employment - sexual harassment, harassment, racial discrimination, recruiting, background checking, adverse impact, wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, workplace training, employee management, constructive discharge, workplace investigations,
Over 30 years experience in the human resources field. Founder of SLS Consulting, LLC, an HR services and training firm, since 2004. Recognized throughout the U.S. as a subject matter expert regarding workplace harassment, workplace investigations, and best business practices regarding employee management. Quoted as a subject matter expert on these topics in the Wall St. Journal, the Chicago Tribute, the Washington Post, the Atlanta Constitution, the NY Times and interviewed for "All Things Considered" on NPR. Testified before the national Equal Employment Opportunity Commission during their hearings regarding retaliation in the workplace in 2015. In 2018, Invited to meet with members of the U.S. House of Representatives Administrative Committee to discuss U.S. House policies and practices regarding harassment reporting and investigations and provide input. Meeting was held March 15 in Washington, D.C. College adjunct professor for 12 years teaching human resources courses as well a...

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...

Wade C. Roberts, Ph.D. Roberts Forensics

Kaysville, Utah
Economics, Business Damages - Forensic Economics, Personal Injury, Business Interruption, Wrongful Death, Economic Damages, Labor Markets, Loss of Household Services, Economic Analysis, Present Value, Earning Capacity, Lost Profits, Statistical Analysis, Economic Research, Discrimination, Litigation Support, Federal Court
Dr. Roberts specializes in expert witness testimony for litigation, arbitration, and mediation cases involving a wide range of economic loss scenarios. Dr. Roberts has extensive experience as a Financial Analyst, Professor of Economics, Labor Economist, and Statistician. Dr. Roberts has worked on assignments involving personal injuries, business interruptions, wrongful deaths, wrongful terminations, market analyses, discrimination disputes, and economic damages. His engagements regularly include calculations of damage awards stemming from a loss of earnings (past and future), reduced earning capacities, diminished employee benefits, and the loss of household services. As a Professor of Economics, Dr. Roberts has experience teaching at the University of Utah, Weber State University, Westminster College, and Western Governor’s University. He has taught over twenty courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, including Labor Economics, Statistics, Development Economics, Global...

Scott D. Sevart, M.A., MCRSP, CRP, CRC, ABVE/D, CLCP Sevart Vocational and Forensic Services

Merrifield, Virginia
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Earning capacity/loss of earning capacity in divorce, discrimination, personal injury, medical malpractice, liability, and worker's compensation cases. Life care plans for those who have experienced catastrophic injury or who have chronic health care needs.
Scott Sevart has over 22 years of experience as a bilingual (English/Spanish) vocational rehabilitation consultant in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), a member of the American Board of Vocational Experts/Diplomate, and a member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals. He has provided testimony in 19 hearings, depositions, and trials.