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This page contains financial expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on financial and related issues. Financial expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these financial expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Financial, Valuation, Fraud, Wrongful Death, Business Damages, Business Interruption, Economic Damages, Economics, Fiduciary Duty, Forensic Accounting, Lender Liability, Personal Injury, Accounting, Banking, and Bankruptcy.

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Bryan L. Parker, CPA, FCPA Bryan L. Parker, CPA, LLC

Pelham, Alabama
Accounting, Business Valuation - Divorce, Financial, Business Damages, Forensic CPA, Earning Capacity
Areas of Expertise:  Accounting: personal and corporate  Valuation: personal and corporate  Business Interruption/lost earnings/lost profit  Analysis: earnings, lost profit, and businesses  Forensic Accounting  Financial Statements  Mergers & Acquisitions  Appraisals: business and personal net worth  Personal and Corporate Tax  Matrimonial Business Valuation Bryan Parker CPA is an expert in accounting with over 35 years in corporate and private practice. His specialty is Forensics Accounting and is certified as a Forensic CPA (FCPA). He has assisted clients with consultation, mediation, or testimony in divorce cases concerning but not limited to business or retirement valuation and pre-nuptial agreements. He has experience in all aspects of accounting and finance pertaining to Federal and state income taxes. He is also certified as a Financial Planner (CFP, PFS, and ChFC) and in this capacity, he advises clients regarding their personal and business finances. During his ...

Nora C Ostrofe, MBA, CEA, AVA Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC

Alaska
Economics, Financial - Economic Loss, Valuation Of Economic Loss, Valuation Of Wrongful Death, Business Interruption, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Business Valuation, Employment Laws
Professional, detailed valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: personal injury / wrongful death (including maritime and medical malpractice); employment law; business interruption; and marital dissolution (including business and pension valuation). Reasonable rates.

Stuart Landsverk NorthStar Partners

Mesa, Arizona
Automotive, Financial - 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
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 a...

Christopher G Linscott, CPA, CFE, CIRA Keegan Linscott & Associates, PC

Tucson, Arizona
Fraud, Accounting - Financial, Insolvency, Forensic Accounting, Bankruptcy, Business Damages, Economics, Mining, Business Operations, Accounting investigations, Forensic investigations, Litigation support, Litigation services
Chris Linscott is the Director of Keegan Linscott & Associates consulting practice with more than thirty-five years of experience. His background includes eight years with KPMG Peat Marwick in the New York City and Boston offices, two years with Coopers & Lybrand in Tucson, two years as a CFO in industry and twenty-six years with Keegan Linscott & Associates. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor. Chris has served as an expert witness and consultant to attorneys involved in litigation throughout the country. He has also served as a Financial Advisor to Debtors and Creditor Committees in Chapter 11, served as a Chapter 11 Trustee, court appointed Receiver, Financial Fiduciary, Special Master and Examiner in various court cases. Chris is adept at analyzing allegations of fraud in civil, criminal, and bankruptcy matters and working with counsel to understand the financial aspects of litigation. He has testified ...

Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Banking, Financial - Banking operations, checking, fraud, trusts & fiduciary, credit underwriting, lending, loan administration, mortgage banking, foreclosures, lender liability
Banking & financial services consulting group (est. 1973). Experts include senior bankers, lenders, consultants, accountants, trust & investment managers, regulators. Check policies; credit / debit cards, deposit & ATM transactions, funds transfer; Lending (construction, real estate, sub prime, corporate, asset-based, leasing, consumer); Securitizations; Compliance (TILA, RESPA); Servicing; Hard money; Bank, S&L, Credit Union management, corporate governance.

Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Securities & Investments, Financial - Broker/dealer standards & compliance, investment advisor duties, securities suitability, stock trading, options/futures, investment banking, trustee duties
Banking, financial services & finance consulting group (est. 1973). Experts include investment, trust & fiduciary specialists, investment bankers, brokers, brokerage managers, compliance officers, accountants, economists, statisticians. Stocks / Bonds / Commodities / Hedge funds / Mortgage securities; Trading & portfolio management; Supervision, Operations & settlement; Syndications; Capital markets; NASD / FINRA arbitration; Damages, Economic / Statistical analysis, Valuations, Forensic accounting.

Antonio Avalos, PhD Valley Economics Associates, Inc.

Fresno, California
Economics, Financial - economist, forensic economist, forensic economics, economic damages, personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination, loss of earnings, discrimination, defamation, loss of household services, life care plan valuation, loss of earning capacity, economic losses, tax neutralization
Dr. Avalos is a Professor of Economics at California State University, Fresno, where he has served as a faculty member since 2003. Dr. Avalos’ research and publication record relevant to forensic economics includes the following: • Avalos, Antonio, R. Sean Alley, and Philip T. Ganderton, “Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of New Mexico”, Journal of Forensic Economics, 28(1-2):211-226, 2019. • Avalos, Antonio, “General Guidelines for the Conversion of Damages Calculated in Foreign Currency: Tort Claims”, Journal of Forensic Economics 28(1):1-14, 2019. • Avalos, Antonio and Sean Alley, “Use and Limitations of Purchasing Power Parity for the Conversion of Damages Calculated in Foreign Currency: An Updated Look”, Journal of Legal Economics 21(2): 1-25, 2015. • Avalos, Antonio and Sean Alley, “Are Mexican Net Discount Rates Stationary? An Application for Lost Earnings Damages Involving Undocumented Workers”, Journal of Forensi...

Robert Bates, CPA, CFO, CVA, CFE

san francisco, California
Accounting, Financial - Business Litigation, Due diligence, Forensic accounting, Fraud investigations, Litigation support, Lost earnings, Valuation, CFO, CPA, Bankruptcy, Acquisitions
Bob Bates is a CPA, CFE, CVA and CFO and has worked with dozens of lawyers on over 50 cases in various states. Sometimes he provides financial support for a client in litigation, or pre-litigation, and other times he provides a report, such as a damages calculation, which can be used in litigation. He also has experience providing testimony in depositions and trials. Unbiased Case Analysis Discovery Review & Recommendations High-Impact Demonstrative Exhibits Strategy and Tactics Conferences Damage Calculations Cash Flow Analysis Reports Profit and Loss Analysis Commercial damages, business interruption and lost profits He has been involved in depositions/interrogatories and testifying with multiple court cases including: Embezzlement-2009 Discovered $300k fraud/consultant for counsel Massachusetts Creditor-2013 NY. $1.6m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-2013 NY. $1.7m debentures, usury/breach Creditor-2013 LA, CA $1.7m debentures Creditor-2012 Orange County, CA. $400k debentures...

Mark O. Falkenhagen JS Held, LLC

Los Angeles, California
Economics, Financial - Economic Damages, Economic Loss, Business Interruption, Employment Laws, Class Action Damage Models, Business Valuation, Wrongful Death, Wage and Hour Analysis, Construction Defect, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Net Worth Calculations
Professional valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: wrongful termination, class action, wage and hour, wrongful death, business interruption, construction defect, marital dissolution, stock options. Experienced testimony in state and federal courts. Mediation preparation. Clear and concise work product for deposition and trial presentation. Case intake across the country.

Christopher Hawk Small Business & Retirement Plans

Beverly Hills, California
Insurance, Financial - Qualified Retirement Plans, NonQualified Retirement plans, Annuities, Self-Directed IRAs, NonQualified Deferred Compensation, Charitable Retirement Plans, Life insurance, Disability Insurance, Pre-Tax Health Insurance, Long Term Care, Supplemental Health plans, Health Savings Accounts
30 years licensed as Life & Health and Retirement Plans agent. Research & Reports Specialist, in Tax-Deferred & Tax-Exempt Income plans Servicing the general consumer markets since 1989, for those seeking the purchase of individually or family owned life, disability, long term care and health insurance plans. 15 years of annually assisting third party brokers and custodians, whom contract with corporate business owners for group-sponsored employee payroll deduction services; during their open-enrollment seasons. Among the HIPPA compliant services provided as an agent and benefit counselor include: Pre-Tax Health Insurance, Disability Insurance, Long Term Care Life insurance, Supplemental health plans & Social Security options Health Savings Accounts, Prepaid Legal services & Wellness Benefits Personally, have worked with over twenty-five fortune 500 companies, including county and municipal government workers; also, meeting with over 5,000 employees and union members 1 on 1 ...

Jay Hibert JBH Real Estate Experts Inc

Carlsbad, California
Real Estate, Financial - SBA Loans, Hard Money Loans, Lending Customs and Practice, Title Insurance, Broker Standards of Care, Banking Operations, Lender Liability, Construction Lending, Private Money Lending, Bank Finance, Expert Reports adherent to Federal Rule 26, Collateral Review, Broker Fiduciary
Active lender with over 30 years of experience in Banking, Finance, and Real Estate Lending. Licensed with the California Bureau of Real Estate. CalBRE#01523075 Jay Hibert was in the commercial banking industry for 25 years before leaving to form his own company, a real estate lending and consulting company. Jay is licensed with the California Bureau of Real Estate and for over 10 years his company was a licensed California Finance Lender. The company provides services to banks, non-banks, and individuals in need of creative financing solutions. With now over 30 years of experience in banking and real estate, Jay's market knowledge and transactional experience has allowed him to work in a consulting and expert witness capacity for many clients over the years. Still an ACTIVE lender in the industry, Jay stays updated on current customs and practices and has transacted hundreds of real estate and non-real estate loan negotiations in times of economic growth as well as downturns i...

Nora C Ostrofe, MBA, CEA, AVA Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro Accountants PC

Emeryville , California
Economics, Financial - Economic Loss, Valuation Of Economic Loss, Valuation Of Wrongful Death, Business Interruption, Marital Dissolution, Pension Valuation, Business Valuation, Employment Laws
Professional, detailed valuation of economic loss in the following practice areas: personal injury / wrongful death (including maritime and medical malpractice); employment law; business interruption; and marital dissolution (including business and pension valuation). Reasonable rates.

Joseph J Penbera, Ph.D. PenberaParis Forensic Economics & Litigation Services

Friant, California
Economics, Financial - Forensic Economics, Arbitration & Mediation, Financial Analysis, Business & Personal Income Loss, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment, Insurance Claims, Property Loss, Business & Financial Plans, Technology Assessments
Identified as one of the best economists in the nation by Knight Kiplinger (editor/publisher, Kiplinger's Magazine); Identified as one of the top economists in the world by the Invest in the U.S.A. Summit; Chairman of Dept. of Homeland Security designated regional investment firm with projects in several states; Appointed Senior Fulbright Scholar in Economics; Designated Financial Expert under NYSE-SEC regulations; Member, National Association of Forensic Economists; Member, Financial Executives Institute; Completed Senior Finance and Audit Programs, Harvard University; Served as Board Member and Audit Committee Chairman of companies that are leaders in their industry (Rug Doctor, Vendo); Former University Business School Dean and Eaton Fellow of Economics; Consultant assignments have included White House Consortium of Cabinet-Level Agencies, law firms, major corporations, financial institutions, universities and foundations, among others; Publications include a Bookwatch ...

Daniel M Reser, JD Fiduciary Services, Inc.

San Rafael, California
Financial - Independent Fiduciary, Corporate Retirement Plans, ERISA, ESOP, Trusts, Benefits,Mergers,Acquisitions,Valuation, Fiduciary Duty
Mr. Reser has been a corporate fiduciary for securities and reorganization transactions as well as trustee and custodian of retirement plans for over 30 years. Much of this time was as an officer of large national and international banks. Since 2003 he has served as the President of Fiduciary Services, Inc. (“FSI”), a registered investment advisor located in San Rafael, California. Mr. Reser and FSI focus on providing trustee and fiduciary services for transactions and ongoing administration related to Employee Stock Ownership Plans or ESOPs. An ESOP transaction involves purchasing company stock from business owners who are looking for an exit or liquidity plan for their businesses where the shares are placed in a trust for the employee/participants. There can be significant tax and incentive advantages for selling to and maintaining an ESOP owned company. Besides holding an undergraduate and law degree from Southern Methodist University Mr. Reser graduated from the UCLA John ...

Maurice Robinson Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC

Manhattan Beach, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Economic Damages, Business Interruption and Lost Profits, Appraisals, financial & investment analysis, National Parks, Hospitality, Resorts, Timeshare, Gaming, Spas, Golf, Ground Leases, Public-Private Partnerships, Finance, Development Planning, Acquisition due diligence, franchises
30-year hotel and real estate development consultant, author, speaker, appraiser, arbitrator, mediator, expert witness, economic & investment analysis, deal structuring, historic renovations, development feasibility, acquisitions, concession, management agreements, franchise contracts, branding & repositioning, complex leases, loan documents, underwriting criteria

Thomas G. Taliaferro, CIMA®, AIF®

San Diego, California
Securities & Investments, Financial - Breach of fiduciary duty, Uniform Prudent Investors Act, churning, suitability, broker/dealer standards and compliance, investment advisor, portfolio management, asset allocation, unauthorized trading, elder abuse, FINRA, financial advisor, financial planning, branch management, securities fraud
Financial advisor/portfolio manager with over 30 years’ professional experience including serving as a Senior Vice President for both Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Advisors. Extensive experience with high net-worth and ultra-high-net worth clients. Supervisory experience includes managing 55 financial advisors with accounts totaling in excess of $4 billion and addressing numerous employment issues at broker/dealers. Spotless compliance record. Have testified as an expert witness in AAA, FINRA and Superior court venues and deposition. Member of Securities Experts Roundtable and public speaker. Professional Designations: Wharton School Executive Education)-- Certified Investment Management Analyst Senior Financial Advisor Senior Branch Manager FINRA--Dispute Resolution Arbitrator Center for Fiduciary Studies--Accredited Investment Fiduciary IMCA--Certification--Fiduciary Best Practices Licenses Held: Series 7—General Securities License--1985 Series 3—National Commodities ...

Gary M. Tenzer, BA, MBA, MSBA George Smith Partners, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Real Estate, Financial - Commercial, Mortgage, Debt, Lender, Borrower, Interest Rate, Loan Terms, Bankruptcy, CMBS, Bank, Alter Ego, Lender Liability, Loan Underwriting, Loan Origination
I am an expert in commercial real estate finance with over 40 years of experience. I have arranged over $11 Billion in financing for my developer and investor clients. I work as an active professional arranging capital placement for my clients, and I am therefore well-versed in commercial real estate finance and related issues as well as the current and past state of the capital markets. Over the past 25 +/- years, I have served as an expert witness or consultant on over three hundred matters, given deposition testimony over 150 times, and trial testimony 100 +/- times in Federal, State, and Bankruptcy courts as well at ADR proceedings. Expert testimony has included: Chapter 11 Interest rate determination, partnership disputes, lender/borrower disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, alter ego issues, lender liability matters, lender approval process, the suitability of financing, forensic determination of market-rate and terms of financing, economic feasibility, market impacts on le...

Charles E. Holmes 180 Financial, LLC

Boulder, Colorado
Banking, Financial - Lending and Collections, Workout Expert, Lending Practices and Procedures, Consideration, Compliance with Bank Agreements, Improper Collection Methods, Good Faith Issues, Disclosure, Hidden Assets and Liabilities, Credit Underwriting
Charles Holmes started his career with the U.S. Treasury Department and moved to the other side as a commercial banker. He co-founded two de novo banks in Boulder, Co. The first was started in 1995, went public in 1999, and recently sold to an out of state bank. In 2011, he started another bank which sold in 2016. Both banks had rapid growth and success. Holmes spent much of his banking career managing credit issues and collection efforts. He was chairman of loan committee approving up to $12Million per credit relationship. He has been involved in structuring and collecting relationships up to $25million. Holmes took great pride in working through the collection issues and learned firsthand the pitfalls banks and borrowers make when trying to protect themselves under stressful situations. The outcome can often be a material conflict where one side, or both, act improperly. His hands-on experience these past 40 years has made him an excellent and confident expert witness. He has be...

Joseph I. Rosenberg, MBA, MA, CFA, CDFA Joseph I. Rosenberg, CFA, LLC

District Of Columbia
Economics, Financial - 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;
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 fo...

Chuck N. Schilke, JD George Washington University Business School

Washington, District Of Columbia
Real Estate, Public Health - Arbitration, Mediation, Architecture, Banking, Construction, Economics, Education, Schools, Environmental, Financial, Hotel, Restaurant, Legal, Management, Securities, Investments

Deepa Sundararaman, CPA, MBA Berkeley Research Group

Washington, District Of Columbia
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - Accounting, Valuation, Economics, Financial, Dispute Resolution, Damages, Breach, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, Section 337 matters, ITC, International Trade Commission
Deepa Sundararaman focuses her practice in the areas of intellectual property and commercial litigation matters. She has significant experience performing complex financial and accounting analyses in quantification of damages. Her experience includes disputes brought to federal courts and matters brought before the US International Trade Commission (ITC); and covers a range of disputes involving breach of contract, intellectual property, including allegations of patent, trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets. Ms. Sundararaman has evaluated and quantified damages involving lost profits, reasonable royalties, and unjust enrichment. At the ITC, she has analyzed economic and financial issues in Section 337 investigations related to public interest, domestic industry, commercial success, remedy, cease and desist, and calculation of the appropriate bond rate. Her experience spans industries including semiconductors, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, toys, de...

Lea Anne Groover Groover Law

Orlando, Florida
Banking, Financial - professional fiduciary, trust administration, probate administration, fiduciary duty, complex estate plans, executor
Lea Anne Groover possesses over 30 years of experience in fiduciary, legal, wealth management, business, and personal finance services. She is recognized for her exceptional proficiency in estate planning, trust administration, and fiduciary litigation support. Ms. Groover most recently served as the Vice President and Senior Fiduciary Advisor for PNC Bank in Orlando. During her tenure, she was responsible for engaging in fiduciary decision making by executing the terms of any plan or document in which PNC served as trustee. She successfully managed complex, litigious relationships involving various assets, multiple internal departments, and outside counsel. Before joining PNC Bank in 2017, Ms. Groover acted as an Attorney with Shuffield, Lowman, and Wilson. Prior to this position, she held an executive officer position at Seaside National Bank & Trust, a de novo bank, as Chief Fiduciary Officer, where she developed policies and procedures by working with the Office of the Compt...

James W. Lovely, BBA, MBA, JD

Lakeland, Florida
Securities & Investments, Financial - Derivatives, Swaps, Futures, ISDA/SIFMA/NAESB Documentation, UCC Article 8, Foreign Currency, Financial Products, Municipal Bonds, Hedge Funds, Securitization, CFTC and SEC Compliance, LIBOR/SOFR transition issues.
James Lovely provides expert witness, litigation support, and consulting services concerning all types of derivatives and other capital markets products. His expertise encompasses both academic training and extensive legal and financial work experience involving the regulation, structuring, hedging, documentation, execution, management and termination of financial products, including futures, options, swaps, derivatives, and bonds, ISDA, NAESB and SIFMA documentation, repurchase agreements, liquidity facilities, structured financial products, commercial paper programs, TOB programs, securitizations, commodity financing, and prime brokerage arrangements. He also advises clients on LIBOR/SOFR transition issues. He is experienced with the U.C.C., including particularly Article 8 of the UCC related to securities and financial asset transfers and Article 9.

William (Bill) J. Abernathy, Jr. Abernathy Bank Consulting, LLC (ABC)

Atlanta, Georgia
Banking, Financial - Bank Analysis, Banking Law & Regulation, Banking Industry Standards, Board & Management Responsibilities, Governance, Bank Policy & Procedures, Regulation & Supervision, Contract Disputes, BSA/AML, Fraud, Ponzi Scheme, Credit Policy & Administration
Bill Abernathy is CEO, Expert Witness & Executive Consultant for Abernathy Bank Consulting, LLC (ABC). ABC provides services across a broad spectrum and specializes in assisting Attorneys as an Expert Witness in Litigation. As a Banking Expert Witness, Mr. Abernathy works closely with Retaining Counsel and brings his broad base of Regulatory & Banking Expertise to the case. He has a successful track record as Expert Witness utilizing strong Expert Analysis & Written Reports and effective Depositions. Bill has worked with Plaintiffs & Defendants in Federal & State Court Cases with NO Daubert Issues. Bill has had a long (45 years) and varied career as a federal bank regulator, senior-level banker (Chief Risk Officer), and bank consultant. He served in six different District Senior Management positions with the Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). His OCC roles included serving as Assistant Deputy Comptroller (#2 Executive) for the 9 Southeastern states. He also led superv...

David L Peterson i7strategies

Valdosta, Georgia
Financial, Computers - Electronic Banking, Virtual Banking, Internet Banking, Virtual Branch, Correspondent Banking, Payments, Financial, ACH, Check, Wire, Card, Audio
31 years experience in banking technology, 25 years experience in payments, 22 years experience with internet/online banking, 21 years experience in correspondent banking. Original co-founder of Treev and founder of Goldleaf Technology. Member National Speakers Assoc. Have worked as sr. operations officer of a community bank with compliance and computer operations experience. Extremely qualified in electronic banking, payments and general banking operations. Self-motivated and will take necessary initiative for investigations, but will take direction from retaining counsel.

Scott D Gilbert, PhD Gilbert Economics

Carbondale, Illinois
Economics, Financial - economic damages, wrongful termination, contract disputes, valuation (divorce), statistical evidence, regression analysis, personal injury, wrongful death
Scott Gilbert is a PhD economist who provides expert witness and litigation support services on economic matters in tort and contract law, via the consulting firm Gilbert Economics. He lives in southern Illinois, where he is associate professor of economics at Southern Illinois University. Since 1998 he has served as economics expert on a range of legal matters, in cases filed in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, and Mississippi. As an expert witness he serves all midwest states, and does not charge clients for travel time or expenses. Scott received his PhD degree in economics in the year 1996, and before that worked as economics research associate at the nation's central bank on the west coast -- the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He serves as associate editor of The American Statistician, and his academic research has been published in high-quality peer-reviewed journals in the fields of economics, statistics, and finance. Scott is an active researcher and edu...

Joseph I. Rosenberg, MBA, MA, CFA, CDFA Joseph I. Rosenberg, CFA, LLC

Kensington, Maryland
Economics, Financial - 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;
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 fo...

Jonathan Stern, MBA, M.Arch, LEEP AP, PMP Cornerstone Real Estate Consulting

Baltimore, Maryland
Real Estate, Financial - banking, financial analysis, underwriting, asset management, debt, equity, real property, valuation, development, construction, architecture
Jonathan Stern is an expert in real estate financial analysis, economic feasibility, and development planning - having worked and consulted on projects valued at up to $500 million for global developers, private investors, Fortune 500 companies, national financial institutions and public agencies. Mr. Stern has worked as a commercial real estate loan officer with Bank of America, real estate strategist at global architecture and engineering firms, and capital projects manager for the U.S. Federal government. Mr. Stern has dual MBA / Master of Architecture degrees from Washington University (in St. Louis) and is uniquely positioned to opine and advise clients on matters relating to the development feasibility of real estate projects, as well as the economic impacts, financing, investment returns and industry standards. Notably, Mr. Stern provided expert witness services and testimony to nationally renowned DC-based law firm Covington & Burling, in 2018 and 2019, providing expert...

Robert D. Church Jr., CPA,CFF,CFE,AHFI White Collar, LLC

Oxford, Mississippi
Fraud, Financial - Healthcare Fraud, Financial Forensics, Forensic Accounting, Fraud, Medicare, Medicaid, Whistleblower, Expert Witness, Investigation, Accounting

Michael B Vaughn Golden Age Advisory, LLC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Financial, Real Estate - Mortgage, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, HUD FHA, Multifamily, Commercial Real Estate, Seniors Housing, Partnerships, Suitability, Valuation, GSA, EB5
Expert on issues related to commercial mortgage banking, real estate partnerships and investment suitability, Valuation of closely held businesses and partnerships. Seniors Housing including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, HUD FHA Multifamily, Healthcare, Public and Section 8 Housing, EB5 Investments, residential Cooperatives,. Expert Witness experience includes financial and document analysis, report preparation, deposition, assistance in deposition and cross examination of opposing witnesses, and Federal and State Supreme Court testimony . Mr. Vaughn served as Director of the Office of Residential Care Facilities, part of the Office of Healthcare Programs in the Office of Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Vaughn was directly responsible for origination and asset management activities related to the $20 billion portfolio of Section 232 Insured Mortgages on Skilled Nursing and As...

Charles W. Bowden, CLU, ChFC FSP

Smithville, New Jersey
Insurance, Financial - Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Disability Insurance, Financial Planning, Life Insurance Funding, Policy Valuation
Following graduation from Lehigh University, Charlie entered the insurance industry as an Employee Benefit Specialist. In addition to his thirty plus years of experience, he has achieved both industry recognized designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). As a Qualified Continuing Education Instructor, he teaches other licensed insurance professionals about the changing structure of the income and estate tax code, and planning strategies. Additionally, Charlie uses his experience to provide expert testimony in State and Federal Court. Charlie is a member of the Society for Financial Service Professionals, as well as a past member of their Board Authority of Directors. He maintains registration with the Financial Industry Regulatory FINRA). He is an investment Advisor Representative (IAR).

Ed Hannon, CFA Alternative Strategy Institute

Mahwah, New Jersey
Financial - Hedge Fund, Hedge Funds, Investment, Fixed Income, Stock, Bond, Managed Futures, Fiduciary, MBS, Securities, Long/Short Equity, Fund of Funds, Funds of Funds, Risk Management, Valuation, Pricing, Trading, Operational Risk, Investment Risk, Commodity
Ed Hannon, CFA uses his decades of top-tier experience as a portfolio manager, trader, and alternative investments and manager due diligence expert to provide expert testimony and consulting services. He has provided expert reports and testimony before the American Arbitration Association and others involving hedge fund arbitrage, mortgage-backed securities valuation, and insurance damages. Ed specializes in equity, fixed income, and hedge fund investment strategies emphasizing arbitrage strategies such as long/short equity, managed futures, fixed income, credit, and convertible bond arbitrage. He is also an expert in investment strategies involving esoteric and illiquid securities such as MBS, ABS, and CLO securities. Ed consults hedge funds and traditional investment management clients on investment strategy, manager selection, and operational process optimization. He was Head of Hedge Fund Investment Due Diligence, Manager Selection, and Operational Due Diligence at Stamos ...

Barclay T. Leib, CFE, CAIA Sand Spring Advisors LLC

Morristown, New Jersey
Financial, Fraud - Hedge Funds, Alternative Investments, Derivatives, Trading Practices, Security Manipulation, Fiduciary Duty, Forensic Audit, CFE, CAIA , Options, Foreign Exchange, Precious Metals
Barclay Leib, CFE, CAIA is an accomplished alternative asset due diligence professional who has been conducting due diligence and asset allocation on a variety of alternative investments (hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, alternative direct lending) for the majority of the past 20 years. He previously was a senior derivatives trader at firms including JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Bank, and Societe Generale for the first 20-years of his career. He also ran Alternatives Research for Fortigent LLC ($70 bln of assets advised) for two years. Mr. Leib has testified in AAA arbitration matters related to hedge funds, due diligence, fiduciary duty, and market manipulation, and has assisted the SEC, CFTC, SDNY, and FBI, as well as several law firms, in various financial investigations that have resulted in successful criminal prosecutions. Mr. Leib holds an active FINRA Series 65 license, as well as a Series 7 & 63 (and prior Series 3). He has the analytical expertise to...

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;...

Frank Seigel, CPCU Ringwood Consulting Group, Inc.

Allamuchy, New Jersey
Insurance, Financial - Agent/Broker, Broker Duties, Agent/Broker Duties & Responsibilities, Agent/Company Relations, Bad Faith, Errors & Omissions, E&O, Coverage Disputes, Excess/surplus, Surplus Lines, Casualty, Property, Life, Health, Disability, Coverage, Contractual Disputes, Arbitration, Mediation, Standards of Care
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES • Past President, New Jersey Chapter Society of CPCU • Current and Past President, Independent Insurance Agents of Essex County, Inc. • Past President, Surplus Lines Association of New Jersey, Inc. (NJSLA) • Former Member, New Jersey Department of Insurance Committee Education • Former Member, Grading Panel for the Insurance Institute of America • Former Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. • Panelist, ABA Conference on Banking and Insurance • Attendee, New Jersey Conference on ECRA • Guest Speaker and Presenter for various professional, academic, and civic groups including New Jersey Chapter CPCU, Independent Insurance Agents, Seton Hall University Continuing Education Department, National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW), Local Rotaries, and Insurance Service Office (ISO) • NJ State Approved Volunteer Mediator for Municipal Court Matters • Member, Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) • Member, National Association of Prof...

Kerry Campbell, CFA®, CFP®, AIFA® Kerry Campbell LLC

Staten Island, New York
Securities & Investments, Financial - Uniform Prudent Investor Act, UPIA, Prudent Investor Rule, Trust and Estates, Trustee Duty of Impartiality, Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Damages, Investment Suitability, Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Asset Allocation, Investment Due Diligence, Hedge Funds, FINRA, Annuities.
Mr. Campbell has over 30 years of financial industry experience. He is the principal of a financial litigation and investment management consulting firm, Kerry Campbell LLC, where he serves as a financial expert witness during litigations and provides consulting services to financial institutions and investors. He has worked in investment research and portfolio management, as a Managing Director at Arden Asset Management, and as a Senior Vice President at Guggenheim Partners. He has worked in prime broker risk management as a Managing Director at Bear Stearns. Prior to that he worked as a commissioned registered representative, a funding officer and as a credit analyst/loan officer. Mr. Campbell received a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Finance Summa Cum Laude from Fordham University Gabelli School of Business. He is an Approved FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator, a Cha...

Gregory A Clark MUNICIPAL CREDIT CONS LLC

Somers, New York
Securities & Investments, Financial - municipal bonds, municipal bond credit analysis, public finance, municipal bond disclosure, state government, local government, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, rating agencies, bond rating agencies
I understand municipal bonds and can tell you and your client what you need to know about them in a clear and thorough way. My expertise results from 41 years as a municipal bond analyst, a role that requires knowledge of municipal law and accounting, demographics, and project feasibility. During my career I have held positions at a rating agency, hedge fund, broker-dealers, commercial banks, and municipal bond insurers. I have studied probably every type of bond that's issued in the municipal market. For fourteen years I served in leadership positions in the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA) and the Municipal Analysts Group of New York (MAGNY), eventually serving as chairman of each. At NFMA I was also co-chair of both the Disclosure and Industry Practices Committees and served on a task force formed by the National Association of Bond Lawyers that addressed disclosure of pension information. In late 2015 I was retained as an expert witness in a case involving mun...

Michael J. Garibaldi, CPA,ABV,CFF,CGMA Garibaldi Group

Garden City, New York
Business Valuation, Accounting - Appraisal, Valuation, Forensic Accounting, Business Damages, Fraud, Business Operations, Financial, Economics, Management, CPA, Accountant, Tax, Business Divorce, Appraisal & Valuation

Kelly T Hickel Expert Witness Consulting Services

New York, New York
Technology, Economics - Financial, advertising, business damages, business operations, business valuation, computers, dispute resolution, information technology, internet, management, marketing, accounting
Expert Witness Consulting Services, LLC (“EWCS”) has recently been established to provide a range of services to independent professionals and professional service firms engaged in expert witness and related activities. EWCS has incremental, litigation-experienced human resources and national recognition within the legal community to significantly enhance the positioning and “throw weight” of affiliated expert witness firms.

Michael B Vaughn Golden Age Advisory, LLC

New York
Financial, Real Estate - Mortgage, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, HUD FHA, Multifamily, Commercial Real Estate, Seniors Housing, Partnerships, Suitability, Valuation, GSA, EB5
Expert on issues related to commercial mortgage banking, real estate partnerships and investment suitability, Valuation of closely held businesses and partnerships. Seniors Housing including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, HUD FHA Multifamily, Healthcare, Public and Section 8 Housing, EB5 Investments, residential Cooperatives,. Expert Witness experience includes financial and document analysis, report preparation, deposition, assistance in deposition and cross examination of opposing witnesses, and Federal and State Supreme Court testimony . Mr. Vaughn served as Director of the Office of Residential Care Facilities, part of the Office of Healthcare Programs in the Office of Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Vaughn was directly responsible for origination and asset management activities related to the $20 billion portfolio of Section 232 Insured Mortgages on Skilled Nursing and As...

Frank Seigel, CPCU Ringwood Consulting Group, Inc.

Pennsylvania
Insurance, Financial - Agent/Broker, Broker Duties, Agent/Broker Duties & Responsibilities, Agent/Company Relations, Bad Faith, Errors & Omissions, E&O, Coverage Disputes, Excess/surplus, Surplus Lines, Casualty, Property, Life, Health, Disability, Coverage, Contractual Disputes, Arbitration, Mediation, Standards of Care
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES • Past President, New Jersey Chapter Society of CPCU • Current and Past President, Independent Insurance Agents of Essex County, Inc. • Past President, Surplus Lines Association of New Jersey, Inc. (NJSLA) • Former Member, New Jersey Department of Insurance Committee Education • Former Member, Grading Panel for the Insurance Institute of America • Former Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. • Panelist, ABA Conference on Banking and Insurance • Attendee, New Jersey Conference on ECRA • Guest Speaker and Presenter for various professional, academic, and civic groups including New Jersey Chapter CPCU, Independent Insurance Agents, Seton Hall University Continuing Education Department, National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW), Local Rotaries, and Insurance Service Office (ISO) • NJ State Approved Volunteer Mediator for Municipal Court Matters • Member, Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) • Member, National Association of Prof...

Harold Evensky

Lubbock, Texas
Financial, Securities & Investments - Investment suitability, retirement planning, wealth management, fiduciary investing
40+ years practice Founder Evensky & Katz $2billion fee only practice Professor, Texas Tech Personal Financial Planning PAST PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Chair CFP Board of Governors Chair International CFP Council Editorial Advisory Board Journal of Financial Planning Research Columnist Journal of Financial Planning Editorial Advisory Board Journal of Retirement Planning Standard & Poor SPIVA Award Judge S&P Dow Jones Indices US Advisory Panel AWARDS Kemp Fain Award (Financial Planning Association) 2018 Committee for the Fiduciary Standard) 2018 Frankel Fiduciary Prize 2019 TD Ameritrade First Advocacy Leadership Award, 2017 IMCA’s J. Richard Joyner Wealth Management Impact Award, 2017 Investment Advisor Magazine, May 2015, listed in Investment Advisor’s IA 35, The Insider's Forum Leadership Award September 2014 Charles Schwab Trailblazer IMPACT Award®. 2013 Investment News “15 transformational advisers,” 15 people who have changed the industry, 2013 Financial Planning Association “...

Timothy Carpenter, PhD Carpenter Financial, LLC

Roanoke, Virginia
Economics, Financial - Forensic Economics, Financial Consulting, Valuation, Economic Loss, Damages, Personal Injury, Life Care, FELA, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination and/or Discrimination, Divorce, Business Interruption
Dr. Tim Carpenter is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Roanoke College with over 10 years of teaching experience covering topics including Corporate Finance, Investments, Valuation, Forensic Economics, and more. He is qualified as an expert in Forensic Economics in the state of Virginia and has worked on a variety of case types including: personal injury (including FELA cases and life care plan valuation), medical malpractice, wrongful death, wrongful termination and discrimination, divorce (including spousal support calculations, asset valuation, and business valuation), and business interruption. While his current casework comes primarily from Virginia, he is happy to accept cases outside the state as well.
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