- Discounting Damage Awards Using Intermediate-Term Government Bond Funds vs. U.S. Treasuries Ladder: Tradeoffs in Theory and Practice
- Discounting Damage Awards Using the Zero Coupon Treasury Curve: Satisfying Legal and Economic Theory While Matching Future Cash Flow Projections
- Negative Net Discount Rates: When Are They Appropriate?
- Cross Examining the Plaintiff’s Economist: How Much Difference Can Economic Assumptions Make, and How Well Can the Economist Defend Them?
- Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of Maryland
- How your Economist’s Choice of Discounting Method Will Affect the Size of Your Damage Award
Contact this Expert Witness
- Additional States: District Of Columbia
- Company: Joseph I. Rosenberg, CFA, LLC
- Phone: 301-802-0617
- Website: www.joe-rosenberg.com
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
General Specialties:Economics and Financial
Specialty Focus:Damage Awards; Lost Profits; Loss of Earnings; Loss of Earning Capacity; Loss of Household Services; Divorce Financial Analysis; Annuity Valuation Analysis; Marital Property Division; Pension Valuation; Loss of Employee Benefits; Damaged Employment Prospects;
Education:MBA-Finance, Accounting & Statistics, University of Chicago; MA-Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; MPA-Public Administration, University of Massachusetts; BA-Political Science, Northeastern University
Years in Practice:30+
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:17
As a Forensic Economist, Mr. Rosenberg provides litigation support for both plaintiff and defense, in cases of personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination, professional/medical malpractice, business interruption, lost profits, mortgage fraud, damaged credit, and other torts within MD, DC, VA, NJ, DE, PA, and MA. His reports include the calculation of damage awards for the loss of past and future earnings/earning capacity, employee benefits, household services, life care plan needs, and other relevant losses, such as from non-medical professional malpractice/fraud involving financial services. He has been twice published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Forensic Economics and The Earnings Analyst. Mr. Rosenberg is a widely recognized expert in discounting damage awards. As such, he was asked to co-author an Expert Opinion article in The Forecast (the newsletter of the National Association of Forensic Economics) making the case for using the Current Interest Rate method for discounting damage awards to produce a lump sum present value. Mr. Rosenberg also has been invited on numerous occasions to make presentations to his peers or has been a chosen panel discussant at various forensic economics conferences in recent years: • Annual Conference of Collegium of Pecuniary Damages Experts (CPDE), in 2013, 2014, and 2015; • Eastern Economics Association Annual Conference/ National Association of Forensic Economists program (EEA/NAFE), in 2011, 2012 and 2016; • Allied Social Sciences Association Annual Conference/National Association of Forensic Economists program (ASSA/NAFE), in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and (scheduled for) 2019. Mr. Rosenberg also provides financial analyses to assist in divorce cases, including division of marital property/defined benefit pensions, child support, and alimony. In addition to his academic credentials, he also holds the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA).