Fiduciary Duty Expert Witnesses

Fiduciary duty 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 fiduciary duty. The fiduciary duty expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Banking, Bankruptcy , Business Damages, Financial, Fraud, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Premises Liability, 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 ...

Marty Dirks Investment Strategy & Analysis

San Francisco, California
Securities & Investments, Business Damages - Materiality of Information, Damages, Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Hedge Funds, Insider Trading, Stock Options, Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Pension Plans, Ponzi Scheme, Short Selling, Suitability, Business Valuation
Marty Dirks has more than 30 years of institutional investment experience with expertise in hedge fund management, valuation and analysis of securities, analysis of corporate accounting fraud, and other complex investment-related issues. As an analyst and short selling hedge fund manager from 1989 through 2010, he has special expertise in the analysis of fraud and misrepresentation by publicly-traded companies. Mr. Dirks is a Senior Adjunct Professor of Finance at Golden Gate University (2006-present). He was the director of research at McCullough, a value equity manager, from 2010-2012. He was a board member for the San José pension plan from 2011-2019. From his roles as an Adjunct Professor and Investment Consultant he has proven his ability as a confident public speaker with the ability to convey technical concepts to diverse audiences. His corporate industry experience includes working at Cooper Industries (1987-1989), a Fortune 100 manufacturing company, and at Texas Instrume...

Daniel M Reser, JD Fiduciary Services, Inc.

San Rafael, California
Financial - Independent Fiduciary, Corporate Retirement Plans, ERISA, ESOP, Trusts, Benefits,Mergers,Acquisitions,Valuation, Fiduciary Duty
Mr. Reser has been a corporate fiduciary for securities and reorganization transactions as well as trustee and custodian of retirement plans for over 30 years. Much of this time was as an officer of large national and international banks. Since 2003 he has served as the President of Fiduciary Services, Inc. (“FSI”), a registered investment advisor located in San Rafael, California. Mr. Reser and FSI focus on providing trustee and fiduciary services for transactions and ongoing administration related to Employee Stock Ownership Plans or ESOPs. An ESOP transaction involves purchasing company stock from business owners who are looking for an exit or liquidity plan for their businesses where the shares are placed in a trust for the employee/participants. There can be significant tax and incentive advantages for selling to and maintaining an ESOP owned company. Besides holding an undergraduate and law degree from Southern Methodist University Mr. Reser graduated from the UCLA John ...

Brad Roth

Encino, California
Real Estate, Fraud - real estate agent, residential real estate, disclosures, short sales, foreclosures, MLS, listings, offers, pricing, negotiation, staging, single family homes, hard money loans, open houses, distressed properties, closings, conflicts of interest, fiduciary duty, standards of care, market evaluations
Multiple award-winning residential real estate agent. Thought-leader. Over $300M in sales. Active consulting practice mentoring and training agents. Founder and host of “All Things Real Estate” podcast. 25+ years part-time acting experience including “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “General Hospital,” and “Saved by the Bell.”

Andrew R. Zimbaldi, MBA Kidder Mathews

Irvine, California
Real Estate, Premises Liability - Property management, brokerage, agent, apartment, commercial, HOA, slip and fall, premises liability, maintenance, standards of care, disclosure, owner and broker disclosure, personal injury, mold, bedbugs, water intrusion, health and safety, personal injury, fiduciary duty, fraud, receivership.
Currently active as the Senior Vice President of Asset Management Services for Kidder Mathews: one of the largest commercial and property management brokerage firms in the western United States. In excess of seventy million square feet of assets under management. Serves as an expert witness in property management, standards of care, brokerage, owner and agent disclosure, premises liability, water intrusion, mold, bedbugs, personal injury, health and safety, fiduciary duty, and most all aspects of the real estate industry.

William R Legier, CPA, CFE, CFF Legier and Company, apac

New Orleans, Louisiana
Accounting, Bankruptcy - Fraud, Lost Profits, Forensic Accounting, Business Valuation, Business Damages, Damages, Shareholder Disputes, Corporate Veil Piercing, Business Interruptions, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, White Collar Crimes, Fiduciary Duty
Certified Public Accountant; Certified in Financial Forensics; Certified Fraud Examiner; Extensive forensic accounting and complex commercial litigation experience with testimony in Federal and State Courts throughout the US for leading national law firms and Fortune 100/500 companies in areas including, calculating lost profits, fraud detection and recovery, mismanagement, bankruptcies, appointment of receiver, business valuations, shareholder disputes, evidence of ownership, identification of hidden assets, corporate veil piercing, business interruptions, single business enterprises, analysis and explanation of complex financial transactions, forensic accounting, accounting malpractice, marital dissolutions, including separate and community property, spousal support and tracing, lost earnings, personal injury, intellectual property and reasonable royalties, including patent, trademark and copyright infringement and trade secrets, investigative accounting, breach of contract, breac...

Alan J Besnoff, CFP, ChFC, CLU Securities Expert Witness & Litigation Support, LLC

Fremont, New Hampshire
Securities & Investments, Insurance - Mutual Funds, Annuities, Financial Planning, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, FINRA, Misrepresentation, Asset Allocation, Retirement Plans, Unauthorized Trading, Suitability, churning, Supervision, Employment, U-5, Variable Annuities, Alternative Investments, CFP, Fiduciary Duty, IRAs
Alan J. Besnoff, CFP, ChFC, CLU is the founder of Securities Expert Witness & Litigation Support, LLC, and provides litigation consulting services and expert testimony for matters involving customer disputes and employment issues within the financial services industry. Mr. Besnoff’s expert engagements typically involve sales practices and violations of rules and industry standards in the areas of securities, life insurance and annuities, supervisory, and U-5/employment matters. Mr. Besnoff has been engaged as an expert in more than 100 cases and has testified approximately 25 times. Alan Besnoff has 30+ years of experience within the industry, primarily in supervisory and leadership positions. Mr. Besnoff has passed FINRA registration examinations for Series 6, 63, 65, 7, 26, and 24, as well as state licensing examinations for Life Insurance & Annuities, Disability Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Variable Life Insurance and Variable Annuities. Professional designations...

Barclay T. Leib, CFE, CAIA Sand Spring Advisors LLC

Morristown, New Jersey
Financial, Fraud - Hedge Funds, Alternative Investments, Derivatives, Trading Practices, Security Manipulation, Fiduciary Duty, Forensic Audit, CFE, CAIA , Options, Foreign Exchange, Precious Metals
Barclay Leib, CFE, CAIA is an accomplished alternative asset due diligence professional who has been conducting due diligence and asset allocation on a variety of alternative investments (hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, alternative direct lending) for the majority of the past 20 years. He previously was a senior derivatives trader at firms including JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Bank, and Societe Generale for the first 20-years of his career. He also ran Alternatives Research for Fortigent LLC ($70 bln of assets advised) for two years. Mr. Leib has testified in AAA arbitration matters related to hedge funds, due diligence, fiduciary duty, and market manipulation, and has assisted the SEC, CFTC, SDNY, and FBI, as well as several law firms, in various financial investigations that have resulted in successful criminal prosecutions. Mr. Leib holds an active FINRA Series 65 license, as well as a Series 7 & 63 (and prior Series 3). He has the analytical expertise to...

Kerry Campbell, CFA®, CFP®, AIFA® Kerry Campbell LLC

Staten Island, New York
Securities & Investments, Financial - Uniform Prudent Investor Act, UPIA, Prudent Investor Rule, Trust and Estates, Trustee Duty of Impartiality, Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Damages, Investment Suitability, Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Asset Allocation, Investment Due Diligence, Hedge Funds, FINRA, Annuities.
Mr. Campbell has over 30 years of financial industry experience. He is the principal of a financial litigation and investment management consulting firm, Kerry Campbell LLC, where he serves as a financial expert witness during litigations and provides consulting services to financial institutions and investors. He has worked in investment research and portfolio management, as a Managing Director at Arden Asset Management, and as a Senior Vice President at Guggenheim Partners. He has worked in prime broker risk management as a Managing Director at Bear Stearns. Prior to that he worked as a commissioned registered representative, a funding officer and as a credit analyst/loan officer. Mr. Campbell received a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Finance Summa Cum Laude from Fordham University Gabelli School of Business. He is an Approved FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator, a Cha...

Barclay T. Leib, CFE, CAIA Sand Spring Advisors LLC

New York
Financial, Fraud - Hedge Funds, Alternative Investments, Derivatives, Trading Practices, Security Manipulation, Fiduciary Duty, Forensic Audit, CFE, CAIA , Options, Foreign Exchange, Precious Metals
Barclay Leib, CFE, CAIA is an accomplished alternative asset due diligence professional who has been conducting due diligence and asset allocation on a variety of alternative investments (hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, alternative direct lending) for the majority of the past 20 years. He previously was a senior derivatives trader at firms including JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Bank, and Societe Generale for the first 20-years of his career. He also ran Alternatives Research for Fortigent LLC ($70 bln of assets advised) for two years. Mr. Leib has testified in AAA arbitration matters related to hedge funds, due diligence, fiduciary duty, and market manipulation, and has assisted the SEC, CFTC, SDNY, and FBI, as well as several law firms, in various financial investigations that have resulted in successful criminal prosecutions. Mr. Leib holds an active FINRA Series 65 license, as well as a Series 7 & 63 (and prior Series 3). He has the analytical expertise to...

Nancy D Terrill, MBA, CTP Inglewood Associates

Fairport Harbor, Ohio
Banking, Business Damages - lender liability, foreclosure, banking standards, banking regulation, bankruptcy, receivership, fiduciary duty, fraud, insolvency, mergers and acquisition due diligence, quality of earnings, valuation and damages
Nancy D. Terrill is a former Banking Executive with over twenty-five years of progressive lending and management responsibility with a regional bank and a money center bank. Her Banking expertise was built in Commercial Lending. Ms. Terrill spent 15 of her 25 year banking career in the Special Assets Division working on resolution of the problem loan portfolio. During that time, she was involved in hundreds of litigation matters including foreclosure and other collection litigation, bank fraud matters and lender liability cases. She progressed to the level of National Manager of the Special Assets Division of KeyBank NA where she had management responsibility over 130 employees serving a loan portfolio of $3 billion at the peak. Since then she has worked for a major public accounting firm (transaction due diligence work) and Turnaround/Restructuring firms, providing consulting advice to underperforming companies. In addition, over the past 10 years since leaving banking, Ms. Te...

Paul A Rodrigues Trace Forensic Experts LLC

North Lake, Wisconsin
Accounting, Intellectual Property - Economic, Intellectual Property & Commercial Damages, Infringement, Lost Profits, Royalty, Forensic Accounting, Breach of Contract, Fiduciary Duty, Fraud Investigations, Embezzlement, Construction, Bankruptcy, Malpractice, Analytics, ediscovery, special master, Ponzi schemes, Theft of Trade Secrets
Paul Rodrigues is a Managing Member of Trace Forensic Experts LLC. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant with a Master's Degree in Taxation and is Certified in Financial Forensics. Paul has more than 30 years of experience in the accounting profession. He began his practice with a big four public accounting firm and has served as an expert witness or consultant in numerous forensic, fraud, and litigation engagements with damage claims ranging from $1 million to $250 million. He has testified in Federal and State courts, arbitrations and mediations. Paul has been involved with civil and criminal litigation (on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants) including but not limited to: accounting & auditing standards; improper accounting entries, the determination of lost profits, income, assets, or damages; internal investigations and fraud investigations, securities, civil RICO; bribery and other litigation claims requiring ac...