Governance Expert Witnesses

Governance 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 governance. The governance expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Business Operations, Cannabis, Financial, Real Estate, and Securities & Investments.

James F. Davidson, CPA, CFE, CFF, CGMA, CM&AA, CM&AP, CIRA, CTP, CBA Avant Advisory Group

Newport Beach, California
Accounting, Business Operations - Financial, operational turnarounds, restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, CEO, CFO, CRO, governance, forensic, fraud, corporate investigations, certified, turnaround, insolvency, restructuring, CPA, chartered global management accountant, credentialed, fraud examiner, board, best practices
Industry, accounting, auditing, consulting. M&A, distressed, insolvency, bankruptcy, financial restructurings, operational turnarounds, performance/profitability. Forensics, fraud, dispute resolution, diligence, strategic planning, governance, quality of earnings. Board of Directors OC Forensic Expert Witness Association, Board Directors LA Chapter Association Certified Fraud Examiners. Consumer products, services; franchising; retail, wholesale distribution; food processing, packaging; restaurants; agribusiness; real estate; engineering, construction; industrial manufacturing, assembly; trucking, transportation; aerospace, defense; waste management; energy – oil & gas, shale, mining; chemicals; fertilizers; lending; dealerships, service, repair; education; telecom, media, technology. Distressed Asset Acquisitions; Underperforming; Due Diligence; Capital Stack, Structure; Strategic Planning; Post-Acquisition, Working Capital Disputes; Quality of Earnings; Best Practices; Buyou...

Peter John Ingersoll, CCIM Safe Harbour Equity, Inc.

Oceanside, California
Cannabis, Securities & Investments - Cannabis, marijuana, banking and financing, receiverships, bankruptcy, FINRA, syndication, 1031 exchanges, investor disputes, securities fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, investor lawsuits, unregistered securities, investor fraud, shareholder disputes, governance, compliance
Cannabis real estate and investment thought leader. Managing director and cannabis product chair for Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, the first national real estate firm to embrace cannabis as legitimate investment sector. Expertise in cannabis including breach of contract issues, breach of fiduciary duty, financing & private equity, governance documents, 1031 exchanges, sale-leasebacks, broken development deals, partner disputes, receiverships (bankruptcy is not available for cannabis enterprises), investor disputes, and unregistered securities litigation. Former Series 65 registered investment advisor. Graduate of Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania - BS of Economics. Co-Captain of the wrestling team

Tucker Twitmyer

Wayne, Pennsylvania
Securities & Investments, Financial - Securities, Investments, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Family Businesses, Governance, Shareholder Agreements, Investor Agreements, Due Diligence, Valuation, Board of Directors, Mergers, Acquisitions, M&A, Limited Partners, General Partners, Fundraising, Fiduciary Duty, Business Judgement
I am an expert with twenty-five years of practical experience in private securities, stock, and debt transactions, private company directorships, and private company operations. I have been there, and I have done it, and I continue to be involved in private companies, firms, and funds as an investor, board member, and operator. I use this real-world experience and my consulting-trained communications skills to translate evidence into simple, straightforward, compelling analyses and reports. Previous clients commented that my insights and perspectives are highly differentiating and powerful. I have proven skillful at developing rare insights and counter-arguments to opposing witnesses that can help you optimize your efforts. Please get in touch with me if you want someone to help you understand private equity, venture capital, and family businesses. I provide value at all phases of a case, from initial strategic formulation through to testimony. I work with defendants and plaintif...

Richard Bruce Chess Chess Law Firm, PLC

Richmond, Virginia
Real Estate, Securities & Investments - 1031, DST, TIC, REIT, Partnerships, Opportunity Zones, Acquisitions, Business Brokerage, Apartments, Taxation, Local Government, Real Estate, Flex Industrial, Office, Retail, Law, 721 Election, Value Allocation, Audit, Governance, Property Assessment, Wholesaler, Investments, College, Private Firms
Acquired 50,000 apartments (UDR) Acquired 10 retail centers (UDR) Owned apartment complex directly Engaged in 721 elections (FPO and personally) Lead conversation property assessment program (Pittsburgh) Former State Legislator (PA) Former Marine Engaged as expert on 9 cases Former Adjunct Professor (VCU) Wholesaler of over $100,000,000 of TICs Wholesaler of over $100,000,000 of DSTs Chair, Audit Committee, NYSE REIT (FPO) Chair, Investment Committee, NYSE REIT (FPO) Chair, Governance Committee, NYSE REIT (FPO)