Stuart Landsverk Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Automotive and Financial

Specialty Focus: Automotive, Automobile dealerships, Theft, Best Practices, Property and Security, Insurance, Diminished Value Cases, Dealership Policies & Procedures, Auto Financing, Subprime Auto Lending, Automobile Sales Finance Act, Improper Disclosures and most New & Used Automobile Transactions not listed here

Education: Bachelors of Science, Northern Illinois University; Certified Master Dealer, NIADA/Northwoods University

Years in Practice: 35

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 2

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Mr. Landsverk is a veteran of the automotive dealership industry since 1982 and holds the designation of certified master dealer, one of the highest designations available to an automotive dealer. In his 35+ year automotive career, he has worked his way through the business in sales, sales manager, finance director, used vehicle manager, general sales manager, general manager, managing partner and dealer principal. Stuart has worked with clients like hedge funds, law firms, peer groups and venture capitalists that want to learn more about the automobile business or automotive finance business. Stuart has been deposed as an expert witness, provided counsel, expert reports and testimony regarding: Automobile theft, property security, P&L, pay plans, property damage, auto dealer security measures, auto dealership best practices, F&I, consumer fraud auto dealer inventory practices, diminished value claims, dealership policies and procedures, Automotive financing and sales and most aspects of the automotive business. He is the author of many automobile industry articles in the space and has been interviewed on many occasions with the ability to provide candid expert automotive industry background in a plaintiff or defense case. Mr. Landsverk can easily consult with attorneys, dealers, or banks/financial firms on a one on one level and is a valuable resource for anyone wanting to learn more about the automotive industry, auto financing or operations in plain English without using excessive industry jargon. Through his background, training, and 35+ years of experience in the automotive dealership industry, Mr. Landsverk has gained an expert knowledge of the policies, procedures, and practices of automobile dealerships, including policies, practices, and procedures pertaining to every aspect related to automotive sales, service and finance. With his extensive automotive dealer, classroom and onsite training experience, he would be an excellent resource.