Due Diligence Expert Witnesses

Due diligence 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 due diligence. The due diligence expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Architecture, Banking, Construction, Financial, Fraud, Insurance, Real Estate, and Securities & Investments.

Craig Cherney, Esq.

Phoenix, Arizona
Real Estate, Fraud - Real Estate Funds, Syndicated Real Estate Investments, Land, Due Diligence, Fiduciary Duty, Standards of Care, Real Estate Fund Management, Real Estate Acquisition, Real Estate Entitlements, Land Development, Land Use, Land Valuation, Management Fees, Commissions, Pre-Acquisition Diligence, Title
Have deep experience in acquisition and disposition of hundreds of millions of investment capital in residential land, master plan communities, real estate development projects and entitlement and zone change opportunities throughout the United States. Joint Venture expert between institutional capital, private investors and local real estate operators or real estate sponsors. Pooled real estate funds, real estate syndication and private equity real estate fund management and duties of care to investors. Expert in fiduciary standards of care that relate to real estate managers' fiduciary duty and operating protocol when executing a real estate business plan or pooled investment scheme. Can conduct multiple financial models and sensitivity analysis showing present value and projected IRR rates of return and equity multiples that a real estate project should have delivered in the open market. Single family residential, attached residential, and multifamily Licensed attorney ...

Robert Bates, JD, CPA, CFO, CVA, CFE

san francisco, California
Accounting, Financial - Business Litigation, Due diligence, Forensic accounting, Fraud investigations, Litigation support, Lost earnings, Valuation, CFO, CPA, Bankruptcy, Acquisitions
Bob Bates is a JD, CPA, CFE, CVA and CFO and has worked with dozens of lawyers on over 50 cases in various states. Sometimes he provides financial support for a client in litigation, or pre-litigation, and other times he provides a report, such as a damages calculation, which can be used in litigation. He also has experience providing testimony in depositions and trials. Unbiased Case Analysis Discovery Review & Recommendations High-Impact Demonstrative Exhibits Strategy and Tactics Conferences Damage Calculations Cash Flow Analysis Reports Profit and Loss Analysis Commercial damages, business interruption and lost profits He has been involved in depositions/interrogatories and testifying with multiple court cases including: Embezzlement-2009 Discovered $300k fraud/consultant for counsel Massachusetts Creditor-2013 NY. $1.6m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-2013 NY. $1.7m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-2013 LA, CA $1.7m debentures Creditor-2012 Orange County, CA. $400k debent...

James H Cantrell, CPM, CAM Cantrell Associates

San Francisco, California
Real Estate - Property management, Broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, Condominiums, office, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, water intrusion, mold, personal injury,security, management standard of care, due diligence, real estate property management, real estate disputes,
Mr. Cantrell is currently active in day to day property management. He is a California Real Estate Broker, a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a Condominium Association Manager (CAM) in the state of Florida. He is an expert in all aspects of Real Estate including Property Management of Residential, Commercial, Condominiums and Homeowners Associations, Shopping Centers. Expert in Standards of Care, property damage, personal injury, habitability, landlord/tenant, maintenance, air quality and mold issues, receiverships, lease interpretation, partnership agreements, trust properties, child molestation. An IREM instructor teaching throughout the US , Russia and Poland. Recipient 1987 Frank Lyons award-CPM of the year, CPM Emeritus 2011, President IREM San Francisco, IREM SF instructor of the year 2001, 2007 nd 2013 Lloyd Hanford Jr Distinguished Faculty award IREM. Featured speaker National Facility Management and Technology Conference-Chicago 2007 and Baltimore 2008, 2009. C...

Mason A Dinehart III, RFC FEND - Financial Education Network Development

San Ramon, California
Securities & Investments, Insurance - Due Diligence, Suitability, Supervision, Standards of Care, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Variable and Fixed Index Annuities, TIC's, Non-Traded REIT'S, Broker Dealer Compliance, Portfolio Analysis,Private Placements, Elder Abuse, Damages, Misrepresentation, Material Omission and Fraud,
I am celebrating 5 decades in the securities Industry. I am both a FINRA Arbitrator and the designated securities expert witness for the CA State Bar. I am a consulting expert in litigation and arbitration having testified in 25 states involving securities, insurance and annuities. Since 1991, I have been retained over 1000 times and have testified in 365 arbitrations before NASD, FINRA, JAMS, PSE, AAA and PSE along with attending and testifying in over 100 mediations. In addition, I have qualified and testified before the L.A. Federal Court along with State Courts in L.A., Orange, Fresno and San Diego. My case track record stands at 328 wins and 37 losses. From a long-standing banking background in corporate finance to underwriting and investment banking and real estate experience, I bring a strong knowledge of modern portfolio theory through the teaching of hundreds of retirement financial planning seminars at the corporate level. It is my goal to bring a refres...

James H Cantrell, CPM, CAM Cantrell Associates

Florida
Real Estate - Property management, Broker, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, Condominiums, office, slip/trip/fall, maintenance, water intrusion, mold, personal injury,security, management standard of care, due diligence, real estate property management, real estate disputes,
Mr. Cantrell is currently active in day to day property management. He is a California Real Estate Broker, a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a Condominium Association Manager (CAM) in the state of Florida. He is an expert in all aspects of Real Estate including Property Management of Residential, Commercial, Condominiums and Homeowners Associations, Shopping Centers. Expert in Standards of Care, property damage, personal injury, habitability, landlord/tenant, maintenance, air quality and mold issues, receiverships, lease interpretation, partnership agreements, trust properties, child molestation. An IREM instructor teaching throughout the US , Russia and Poland. Recipient 1987 Frank Lyons award-CPM of the year, CPM Emeritus 2011, President IREM San Francisco, IREM SF instructor of the year 2001, 2007 nd 2013 Lloyd Hanford Jr Distinguished Faculty award IREM. Featured speaker National Facility Management and Technology Conference-Chicago 2007 and Baltimore 2008, 2009. C...

Jim Eshleman, AIA, CCIM REDCON Consulting

Sandy Springs, Georgia
Architecture, Construction - Standard of Care, Construction Defects, Delay Claim Analysis, Cost Analysis, Contracts, Change Orders, Construction Drawings and Details, Shop Drawings, Real Estate, Due Diligence, Purchase and Sale Agreements, Leases, Owner/Tenant Disputes, Owner/Contractor Disputes, Owner/Architect Disputes
With 30 years in the Real Estate, Design and Construction Industries, I bring my unique credentials, perspective and extensive industry experience to every client engagement. As both an Architect and a General Contractor, I understand the responsibilities and obligations of both parties to the Owner to bring resolution to the issues quickly. My credentials include: Licensed Architect - Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Licensed General Contractor (GA), LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Licensed Real Estate Broker (GA), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Vaughn Pearson

Dallas, Texas
Banking, Financial - commercial lending, bank governance, commercial credit underwriting, collections, loan workouts, regulatory response, credit review and examination, due diligence, consent orders, lender liability, breach of good faith, wrongful defaults, control and interference, duress and coercion
Professional Experience More than 25 years in four mid-sized regional and community banks, serving in senior and executive management roles including Chief Credit Officer and Chief Lending Officer, as well as 15+ years in financial institution managing consultant roles that include major organizations: Hewlett-Packard (formerly EDS), Deloitte, and Computer Sciences Corporation. Activities included five years serving as a special agent for the Commissioner of the Texas Department of Banking overseeing troubled banks, typically under consent orders resulting from poor lending and credit practices. Litigation Support Experience Serving both plaintiff and defense attorneys in banking and insurance industries in the following: loan structuring issues; credit underwriting, processes, and controls; and best practices in originating, servicing, and collection of commercial and industrial loans and commercial real estate credits. Expert witness activities include consultations, written r...

Jason Koontz, CRC JD Koontz, LLC

Charleston, West Virginia
Banking, Real Estate - commercial loans, residential mortgages, mortgage loan servicing, predatory lending, truth in lending, RESPA, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, USPAP compliance, appraisal review, lending operations, foreclosures, disclosure, due diligence, lender liability, risk
Former Senior Vice President with over 20 years of lending, cash management, and bank operations experience. Vast hands-on experience in bank lending practices, deposit accounts, and matters involving residential real estate and mortgage loan servicing. Certified Residential Appraiser. Certified in credit risk. Extensive, coast-to-coast, experience as an expert witness (retained in more than 200 matters). Expert witness engagements have involved commercial loans, residential mortgages, predatory lending, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, fraud, truth in lending, lender liability, mortgage loan servicing, deposit accounts, residential property valuation, and USPAP compliance. Clients include individuals, small business owners, mortgage loan servicers, and some of the largest lenders in the US. Experienced in both state and federal cases (including class actions). Extensive testifying experience at deposition and trial.