Harassment Expert Witnesses

Harassment 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 harassment. The harassment expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Business Operations, Education & Schools, Employment, Forensic Psychology, Hotel & Restaurant, Investigation, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Legal, Legal Medicine, Management, Mental Health, Police Practices & Procedures, Psychiatry, and Psychology.

Darriell J Bone

Independent Workplace Solutions LLC

Queen Creek, Arizona
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of Force, Excessive Force, Civil Rights, Police, Misconduct, Consulting, Internal Affairs, Harassment, Policy, Constitutional Policing, Compliance
Darriell Bone is a retired 20-year law enforcement professional with extensive experience in internal investigations, having investigated or managed more than 3,000 internal investigations. He served as a commander for the Professional Standards Bureau at a large law enforcement agency, where he managed high-volume complex investigations and provided innovative guidance and supervision to internal investigators. After Mr. Bone’s retirement with law enforcement, Mr. Bone worked on the executive team as the External Force Investigation Team Lead Supervisor for DLG Consulting & Advisory Services, providing constitutional policing/police reform services to the Albuquerque Police Department. Mr. Bone has received various certifications and training in areas such as use of force, deadly force, OIS investigations, force encounters analysis, advanced interview and interrogation, internal affairs, general instruction, firearms instruction and detective certification. Mr. Bone's exper...

Laura Ingegneri, SPHR, IPMA-SCP, SHRM-SCP

HR ExecPro, LLC

Mesa, Arizona
Employment, Management - Hiring, 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. During those 30+ years, she gained extensive knowledge in hiring practices, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, workplace investigations, progressive discipline, terminations, performance management, and employee-related policies, procedures and 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 certifications require successful completion of exams and continuing recertification. Laura also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administratio...


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...

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...

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...

Pamela J Hall, PhD

Forensic MED Experts

Fontana, California
Forensic Psychology, Legal Medicine - PTSD, Forensic Psychology, Trauma, Sexual Assault, Discrimination, Warzone, Harassment, Standard of Care, Product Liability, Co-Occurring disorders
Dr. Pamela Hall is a licensed psychologist in the State of California with 40 years of clinical expertise and 15 years of forensic expertise regarding the impact of psychological injury on social and occupational functioning. Because consultees and examinees deserve to return to their highest abilities after a psychological injury, a restorative justice narrative infuses her forensic work. As a psychotherapist, Dr. Hall became trauma-informed from 1981 to 2013 through listening to people with lived experience and following trauma-related research. Dr. Hall has been committed to consultation in the workplace as a requested speaker and employee assistance provider to improve occupational mental health. While operating her own private practice from 1997-2013, Dr. Hall collaborated with community providers and law enforcement in family violence cases, conducting a diversion education program for convicted offenders. Dr. Hall was a member of the Domestic Violence Intervention Consorti...

Marshall L Hennington, Ph.D.

Hennington and Associates Psychological Group, Inc.

Beverly Hills, California
Employment, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Work Place Discrimination, Harassment, Human Resources Policies & Procedures, Wrongful Termination, Constructive Discharge, Retaliation, Hostile Work Environment, Racial-Gender & Age Bias, Workplace violence, Personal & Psychological Injury, Expert Declarations - Expert Reports & Trial Testimony.
Employment Law Independent Expert Witness Employment Law Expert 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. Highly Skilled Organizational Psychologist that conducts research to identify solutions to problems that improve the well-being and performance of organizations and their employees. Helped Plaintiff Lawyers and Defense Lawyers prevail at Trial. 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 a thorough understanding ...

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...

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...

Dr. Jessica Rowe, PSYD

Expert Witness Legal Psychologist

Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center

FOLSOM, California
Forensic Psychology, Employment - Consultant, PTSD, depression, anxiety, retaliation, employment, discrimination, termination, harassment, peer reviewer, medical, workplace, labor, workers, abuse, employees, legal expert, unlawful, emotional distress, workforce, bullying, defendant, plaintiff, psychologist, military, civil, federal
Jessica Rowe, PsyD, is in private practice in Northern CA. Her practice is also known as Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center. She is involved in psychlegal practice and helps attorneys around the nation with trial and deposition testimony preparation and participation. She conducts psychological examinations, mental health assessments, and forensic evaluations for employment and personal injury attorneys. Dr. Rowe conducts peer review work for organizations. She works with a variety of mental health conditions as well, including, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, somatic complaints, and several other problems. She has treated individuals within state prisons and with government entities. And she evaluates veterans for disabilities and conducts fit for duty assessments etc. She always strives to be the best at her expertise. She is astute, a hard worker, confident, a great critical thinker, professional, and very personable. Don't hesitate to call if you have questions or...

Diane J Weiss, MD, MPH

Independent Medical Expert in Psychiatry-40 years

Beverly Hills , California
Psychiatry - Sexual Harassment & Discrimination, PTSD, Employment Law, Harassment, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Depression, Personal Injury, Personality Disorders, Litigation Support, Consultation, Psychotherapy integrated with Psychopharmacology, IME, Eggshell Plaintiff, Worker’s Compensation
Dr. Weiss received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Boston University School of Medicine, then completed her four year psychiatry residency at the San Fernando Valley training program, as part of the UCLA (at that time) Neuropsychiatric Institute. She became Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1990, and, after many years, a Life Fellow of that Board. In the medical-legal context, Dr. Weiss has provided expert witness consultation and litigation support in personal injury, employment law, and Workers’ Compensation cases during her 36 years in private practice. She has also worked as an IME, AME, Defense QME, Applicant (Plaintiff) QME, and Panel QME. Dr. Weiss’ specializations have been predominantly related to the psychiatric aspects of sexual, gender, or racial harassment and discrimination; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; anxiety; depression; personality disorders; employment law; as well as general civil and personal injury litigat...

Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH

Employment Practices Specialists

Pacifica, California
Employment - Workplace Investigations, Employment Discrimination, Harassment, ADA/FMLA, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Employers Policies/Practices, Hiring/Termination, Sexual Harassment,
Allison specializes in delivering customized in-house employment law and human resources training programs to companies of all sizes serving a variety of industries. She conducts workplace investigations in the areas of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower claims, theft and other misconduct. Her expertise also includes delivering one-on-one sensitivity training to executives, managers and employees concerning harassment, discrimination, and disciplinary and/or behavioral issues, providing expert witness assistance, assessing the adequacy of workplace investigations, evaluating policies and procedures, conflict resolution. Allison is a nationally recognized and sought after speaker around the country on workplace investigations, employment law and human resources related topics. Allison West is a member of the State Bar of California and holds a SHRM-SCP certification (HR) and an AWI-CH certificate (AWI is the Association of Workplace Investigators, CH is a cer...

Joseph L.J. Schwartz, Psy.D

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Psychology, Mental Health - School Psychology, Criminal Forensic Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Forensic Psychology, Psychological Injury, Custody Evaluation, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Mental Status Review, Harassment, Capacity Evaluation, Competency Evaluation, Stalking
Dr. Joseph Schwartz has specialized in school, clinical and forensic psychology for over 30 years. He has conducted over 1000 Mental Health Evaluations and over 500 Independent Medical Exams. He has assisted attorneys addressing legal questions pertinent to high conflict co-parenting difficulties, domestic violence and abuse, violence and sex offender risk assessment, psycho-sexual issues, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, head injury, neuropsychological functioning, cognitive ability, psychological/emotional damages for Family Law, Criminal and Civil Court. He has provided expert advice and legal consultation regarding various parenting and psychological issues including: Psychological and Neuropsychological testing, Parenting Plans, Expert Witness testimony, School and Home evaluations. Currently, Dr. Schwartz maintains a Private Practice in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Since 1993 he has been Licensed in New York and Delaware where he was frequently called and asked to tes...

Mary Adams, JD


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...

Gregory Riehle, JD

Riehle Hospitality Consulting - Legal and Operations

Wesley Chapel, Florida
Hotel & Restaurant, Legal - Resort asset management, hotel operations, standard of care, condominium hotels, captive insurance, bad faith, business interruption, risk purchasing, discrimination, harassment, ADA, sale of resort, receivership, sports academies, boarding schools, hotel security, premises liability
Mr. Riehle’s decades of experience in resort and sports academy operations, hospitality law, and insurance, uniquely qualify him as an expert in a variety of hospitality subject matter areas. During his career as a chief executive, general manager, and attorney, he has successfully managed and developed mid-sized companies and organizations. Mr. Riehle’s diverse professional background thus provides him insight into resolving and advising on a wide range of complex disputes. Most recently, Mr. Riehle oversaw all aspects of the sale of a large complex destination resort. Background. For 30 years, Mr. Riehle was a leader of one of the largest family-owned and operated resorts, Saddlebrook Resort, as well as its affiliated sports training, academic programs, and property management company. He served in a variety of capacities, including GM, EVP, and General Counsel. During this time, Mr. Riehle was instrumental in the development of Resort Hotel Association, a $9B collective of 150 in...

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.

Pamela J Hall, PhD

Forensic MED Experts

Forensic Psychology, Legal Medicine - PTSD, Forensic Psychology, Trauma, Sexual Assault, Discrimination, Warzone, Harassment, Standard of Care, Product Liability, Co-Occurring disorders
Dr. Pamela Hall is a licensed psychologist in the State of California with 40 years of clinical expertise and 15 years of forensic expertise regarding the impact of psychological injury on social and occupational functioning. Because consultees and examinees deserve to return to their highest abilities after a psychological injury, a restorative justice narrative infuses her forensic work. As a psychotherapist, Dr. Hall became trauma-informed from 1981 to 2013 through listening to people with lived experience and following trauma-related research. Dr. Hall has been committed to consultation in the workplace as a requested speaker and employee assistance provider to improve occupational mental health. While operating her own private practice from 1997-2013, Dr. Hall collaborated with community providers and law enforcement in family violence cases, conducting a diversion education program for convicted offenders. Dr. Hall was a member of the Domestic Violence Intervention Consorti...

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...

Randy M. Stedman, Esq.

Workplace Practices Group

Powell Butte, Oregon
Employment, Legal - Investigations, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Harassment, Recruiting, Compensation HR Policies & Practices, Handbooks, Negligent Hiring/Retention/Negligent Supervision, Severance, Title VII, Labor Relations, Negotiations, Employee Benefits, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, EEOC, AA
Randy Stedman is an expert witness, human resources and labor relations executive, labor and employment lawyer, and HR consultant. He has over 25 years of C-level human resources experience in large organizations with over 35 years total experience in all facets of human resources and labor relations. He adds value as labor and employment lawyer with both in-house and private practice experience. Randy has broad public and private sector experience, including public transportation, electric utilities, retail, business process outsourcing, professional services, financial services, and software and IT processing companies. He is known as a skilled strategist, exceptional negotiator, persuasive presenter, wise counselor, and a keen-eyed developer of talent. His Clifton Strengths Signature Themes are: Strategic, Analytical, Relator, Achiever, Command. Randy has appeared in dozens of civil and administrative trials, both as an expert and fact witness, and he has been deposed many ...

Sharon L Sellers, SHRM-SCP

SLS Consulting, LLC

Santee, South Carolina
Management, Employment - discrimination in employment, harassment, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, sex discrimination, age discrimination, race discrimination, complaint investigations, employment investigations, Title VII, human resources, employee training, quid pro quo, hostile work environment
Business executive with over thirty years' experience in the human resources and management field, Subject matter expert in the areas of employee staffing, training, employment investigations, discrimination and harassment. Certified as a Senior HR Professional through the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP). Taught Human Resources courses and certification preparation courses for 12 years at Trident Technical College, Charleston SC. Experience conference Presenter and Author. Listed as a subject matter expert regarding harassment in the workplace in publications and media such as the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and National Public Radio "All Things Considered," Named South Carolina Human Resources Professional of the Year by the SC State Chamber of Commerce and SC SHRM State Council in 2016. Nominated by Governor Henry McMaster (SC) as a Commissioner on the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission (SCHAC) representing the 6th District. She is currently Vice-Ch...

David T. Sweeney

DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Law Enforcement, 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.
Seattle Police Lieutenant (ret.) with 34 years of experience. I am easy to reach, and I return calls and email promptly. I will provide you with an unbiased review of the evidence and then we can determine how I can best help you with your case. I enjoy helping both defense and plaintiff attorneys. Currently, I have assisted attorneys 41 times, (16 defense, 25 plaintiff). This mix comes from my ability to examine the evidence and provide you with an honest assessment so that I can help you with your needs, whether it be an evaluation, a report, testimony, advice, etc.