Retaliation Expert Witness

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Retaliation 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 retaliation. The retaliation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Employment, Forensic Psychology, Investigation, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Legal, Management, Psychology, Safety, and Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Laura Ingegneri, SPHR, IPMA-SCP, SHRM-SCP HR ExecPro, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Employment, Management - 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 in the public sector. During those 30+ years, she gained knowledge in recruitment, assessments for employee selection and development, interviewing, hiring, terminations, discipline, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, workplace investigations, labor relations, meet and confer, benefits, wellness, compensation, succession planning, HRIS, performance management, and employee-related policies/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 ce...

Bradford H Taft, MBA, CMF, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CFLC 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...

Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination Claims, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Additionally available for assignments in all 50 states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Ind...

Marshall L Hennington, Ph.D. Hennington and Associates

Beverly Hills, California
Employment, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Employment, Harassment, Human Resources, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Workplace violence, Race, Personal injury, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Trial Consulting, Jury Consulting
Employment Law Expert, Expert Witness 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. Helped Plaintiff Lawyers obtain over 20 million dollars in Jury Verdicts in 2019. Helped Defense Lawyers obtain 10 Jury verdicts in 2019. 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 extensive experience administering psychological personality test and he has a thorough understanding of the EEOC labor employment related practices and proce...

Andrea Kelly Smethurst Andrea Kelly Smethurst Law P.C.

Walnut Creek, California
Employment, Investigation - Workplace Investigation, Independent Investigation, School Investigation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Bullying, Employment Policies/Practices, EEO, HR, Human Resources
Andrea is an attorney investigator who conducts independent investigations for public and private employers and educational institutions. She has conducted hundreds of investigations involving complex and varied allegations, employees at all levels, in all kinds of workplaces. Andrea also serves as an expert on investigations, training, and other employment-related matters. Andrea has served as an Equal Employment Opportunity Monitor and Decree Monitor for employers required to implement a monitoring program. As a monitor, Andrea has overseen employer compliance with harassment and discrimination training requirements, developed complaint procedure policies, and overseen employer response and investigation of employee complaints. Prior to forming her own firm, Andrea was an employment attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton and Dillingham & Murphy. Andrea holds the Association of Workplace Investigator's Certificate, and received a certificate from AtIXa to conduct Title I...

Brian H Kleiner, PhD

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...

James W. Potts, JD Potts & Associates, Inc.

Pasadena, California
Legal, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Human Resources, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Orientation, Discrimination, Violence in the Workplace, Age, Wage & Hour, Active Shooter Training, Hiring & Firing, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation
Jim, as CEO of Potts & Associates, has been in the business for over 40 years assisting and representing employers in all aspects of human resources. Jim holds 2 degrees, a B.A. and a J.D.. Jim was a Master teacher for the University of Phoenix for 13 years and taught a number of subjects on the graduate and undergraduate levels including Employment Law, Legal Aspects of Supervision, Ethics, Business Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. Jim is also a Certified Mediator through the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and was formerly a certified Terrorist Investigator with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department Jim retired as a Captain and is a published author of 3 books with a fourth and fifth book due out in the late fall. Finally, Jim has his own Radio Show on "L.A. Talk Radio" live on Sundays at 3pm. Jim has over 30,000 listeners and discusses domestic terrorism and other newsworthy events.

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, Policies/Practices, Hiring/Termination
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, creating policies and procedures as well as and other HR consulting. 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 Senior Professional in Human Resources and SHRM-SCP certification. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and San Francisco Bar Associat...

Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

Larkspur, Colorado
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination Claims, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Additionally available for assignments in all 50 states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Ind...

Julie A. Moore, JD Employment Practices Group

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Investigation, Legal - workplace investigation, independent investigation, internal investigation, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, EEO, human resources, HR, employment practices, termination, performance management, layoff, disability accommodation, hiring, firing
Julie founded EPG, a legal and Human Resources consulting firm, in 1998. As an attorney, she is admitted to practice law in MA and NH, and she has HR certifications as SPHR and SHRM-SCP. She is a frequent author, lecturer, counselor, and trainer on workplace issues. Recent Professional Highlights: • Elected Fellow to College of Labor and Employment Attorneys • Elected to be a Board Member and Annual Conference Chair for the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), 2013-2015 • Member of AWI’s 2020 Guiding Principles Task Force • New England and MA Super Lawyer each year from 2010 to 2020. • Named Top Women Attorneys in MA, as published in Boston Magazine, from 2016 to 2020 • Certified trainer by the MCAD on harassment prevention and conducting investigations • Received certificates from T9 and ATIXA training seminars • Vice Chair of the HR Board for the Town of Wellesley, 2014 to present. • Elected to be 2010-2011 Chair of the NHBA Labor & Employment Section • Faculty memb...

Sharon L Sellers, SHRM-SCP SLS Consulting, LLC

Santee, South Carolina
Management, Employment - sexual harassment, harassment, racial discrimination, recruiting, background checking, adverse impact, wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, workplace training, employee management, constructive discharge, workplace investigations,
Over 30 years experience in the human resources field. Founder of SLS Consulting, LLC, an HR services and training firm, since 2004. Recognized throughout the U.S. as a subject matter expert regarding workplace harassment, workplace investigations, and best business practices regarding employee management. Quoted as a subject matter expert on these topics in the Wall St. Journal, the Chicago Tribute, the Washington Post, the Atlanta Constitution, the NY Times and interviewed for "All Things Considered" on NPR. Testified before the national Equal Employment Opportunity Commission during their hearings regarding retaliation in the workplace in 2015. In 2018, Invited to meet with members of the U.S. House of Representatives Administrative Committee to discuss U.S. House policies and practices regarding harassment reporting and investigations and provide input. Meeting was held March 15 in Washington, D.C. College adjunct professor for 12 years teaching human resources courses as well a...