Legal Malpractice Expert Witnesses

Legal malpractice 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 legal malpractice. The legal malpractice expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Banking, Business Damages, Business Valuation, Dispute Resolution, Financial, Insurance, Legal, and Real Estate.

Mitchell L. Lathrop, CArb Law Office of Mitchell L. Lathrop

San Diego, California
Insurance, Legal - Bad faith, insurance coverage, legal malpractice, reinsurance, legal ethics
Mitchell L. Lathrop is a lawyer licensed in California, New York and the District of Columbia. After over 40 years in trial courts throughout the United States, he today restricts his practice to arbitration, mediation, and expert consulting and testimony in matters involving insurance, reinsurance, and lawyers’ professional responsibility and ethics. He is a former Presiding Referee of the California State Bar Court, with over 20 years experience in lawyer disciplinary matters. He has served in over 100 cases as an expert in insurance, reinsurance. and legal malpractice matters.

Michael G Watters, Esq. O'Brien Watters & Davis, LLP

Santa Rosa, California
Legal, Dispute Resolution - Standard of Care of Attorneys, Attorney Fee Disputes, Attorney Ethics, Legal Malpractice, Litigation Strategy/Tactics, Litigation Coach/Consultant, Litigation Trainer, Major Trial Assistance and Augmentation, Expert Witness Depositions
Extensive jury trial and court trial experience as well as extensive appellate court experience. In trial for more than 250 days (2009 - 2014). Worked on appeals in areas of attorney conduct including two California Supreme Court cases: Flatt v. Superior Court (my firm) and Musser v. Provencer (trial counsel and my firm). See Hall v. Harker (trial and appellate counsel), Gregori v. Bank of America (trial and appellate counsel), Asman v. Revlon (trial counsel and writ counsel) plus other reported as well as non-published appeals. Expertise in complex civil litigation including professional liability, defense of professional licenses, fraud in the sale of a business, fraud in the sale of real property, employment litigation, high-end divorce, personal injury, construction defect, professional liability, etc.

Robert W Berliner, Jr., Esq.

Chicago, Illinois
Real Estate, Legal - Legal Malpractice, Real Estate Legal Malpractice, Standard of Care
Robert Berliner has practiced law for over 45 years, with experience in nearly every area of the law, including litigation, but with particular emphasis on real estate transactions and mediation and arbitration of real estate and other commercial disputes. Among other things, he was retained as a "third party professional qualified in financial and economic analysis" and, as such, adjudicated a dispute between the Illinois State Lottery and its then outside management company. He was general counsel and shareholder of a national real estate investment and development company which developed and owned apartments, retail centers, hotels and office buildings throughout the United States. He has been a principal in many real estate and other business ventures and taught Real Estate Investment Analysis as an adjunct professor at the Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, as well as being a guest lecturer and teacher in courses involving real estate an...

Allison L Wood Legal Ethics Consulting PC

Chicago, Illinois
Legal - Legal Malpractice, Expert Witness, Legal Ethics, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Professional Responsibility, Conflicts of Interest, Reasonable Fees, Attorney Misconduct, ARDC, Lawyer Liability, Ethics Rules
Allison L. Wood has 20+ years of experience interpreting and working with the Professional Rules of Conduct that govern attorneys. Her qualifications include: · Former Litigation Counsel, Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission · Former Hearing Board Chair, Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission · Investigated over 200 ethics complaints against attorneys · Prosecuted nearly 50 cases against attorneys accused of professional misconduct · Representing attorneys accused of professional misconduct since 2011 · Frequent presenter on legal ethics and professional responsibility for MCLE programs · ABA Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee Member · Illinois Supreme Court Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility Member · Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers Board member · Taught professional responsibility at both DePaul College of Law and The John Marshall Law School · 30 years experience as a practi...

Peter W. Leibundgut, Esq. PD&J Associates, LLC

Marlton, New Jersey
Banking, Financial - Banking, loans, contract disputes, commercial and consumer finance, mortgages, derivatives, lender liability, legal malpractice, public finance, fraud, bankruptcy, debtor and creditor's rights, banking regulations, lending compliance, bank policies and procedures.
Peter has thirty years of transactional, public and private commercial and real estate finance, legal and bank consulting experience. He serves as an expert in cases involving public, commercial and real estate financing transactions. He provides litigation support in cases involving contract disputes and complex public and commercial finance matters centering on debtor and creditor rights. Based upon his experience representing banks, finance companies, borrowers, investors and public entities in conventional and innovative financings, Peter provides litigation support and expert services in contract disputes, commercial and residential real estate, lender liability, legal malpractice, public finance, complex lending and credit facilities, and financial fraud cases. His experience spans thirty years of due diligence, structuring, closing and restructuring public and commercial financial transactions on behalf of lenders; county, state and federal authorities and issuers;...

John D Agogliati III, CFA, ASA Marshall & Stevens, Incorporated

New York, New York
Business Valuation, Business Damages - business interruption, lost profits, lost value shareholder oppression, shareholder dissention, appraisal rights, product liability, legal malpractice, accountant malpractice, financial analysis
Mr. Agogliati began his valuation career in 1998 as a consultant in the valuation group of a ‘Big-4’ accounting firm. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, Mr. Agogliati was a member of the business valuation and litigation group of a New York based regional accounting firm for over 13 years; he co-led the group for the last six years of his tenure. Mr. Agogliati is a senior managing director and currently the National Practice leader for the Dispute Resolution & Litigation Support Practice and National Lead for the Transaction Advisory Practice at Marshall & Stevens.