Legal Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of legal expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on legal and related issues. Legal expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these legal expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Legal, Legal Malpractice, Attorney Ethics, Attorney Fee Disputes, Construction, Discrimination, Human Resources, Investigation, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Active Shooter Training, Age, Agency, Alleged Billing Disputes, and And Fraudulent Conveyance Matters.

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Scott Greene Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Computers, Telecommunications - Cell Phone Forensics, Digital Forensics, Technology, EDR, ECM, Triangulation, Location, Black Boxes, Electronic Medical Records, Investigation, Legal, Communication, Email, Text messages, Cell phone apps, information Technology, intellectual property, internet, electronics, cyber security, Documents
• Accounting Systems • Black Boxes • ECU, EDR, ECM, Etc. • Cell Phones • Call Data Records (CDRs) • Computer Systems • Databases • Digital Cameras • Digital Fraud • Digital Media • Digital Security • Documents • Electronic Logging Devices • Electronic Medical Records (EMR / EHR) • Email / E-mail • Fax Machines • Google Data • GPS Systems • GPS Records • Hacking Events • iCloud data • Intellectual Property • Internet Browsing History • Intrusions • Medical Systems • Other Electronic Devices • Password Cracking • Photo Copiers • Photos and Images • Printers & Fax Machines • Software Applications Custom & Commercial • Software Design & Development • Social Media • Source Code Analysis • Spreadsheets • Telematics Systems • Websites • And More Evidence Solutions, Inc. 2008* – Present Principal and Senior Digital Forensics Examiner. • Full-Service Computer, Technology & Digital Forensics. • Senior Computer and Technology Evidence Examiner. • Responsible for overall management of the Digi...

Bashar Malkawi, SJD University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Legal, Intellectual Property - corporations, business law, agency, patents, copyright, trademarks, international trade, bankruptcy, Islamic law, safeguard measures, antidumping measures, WTO
Consultant and expert for international organizations and international law firms. These include the International Trade Center, World Trade Organization, American Bar Association, USAID, the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development. Experience working for government providing legal advice on employment law and intellectual property. Active member of several associations: London Court of International Arbitration's Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), Austrian Arbitration Association

Guy O Kornblum Guy O. Kornblum, A Professional Law Corporation

San Francisco, California
Insurance, Legal - Insurance Claims Handling, Insurance Compliance with Good Faith Claims Principles, Standard of Care in Civil Litigation, Civil Litigation, Case Evaluation, Negotiation and Settlement
GUY O. KORNBLUM is a principal in Guy O. Kornblum, a professional law corporation, with offices in San Francisco and San Ramon, California. He has specialized as a trial and appellate lawyer for over 45 years. The firm specializes in a wide range of civil litigation, including serious injury and wrongful death, financial and physical elder abuse, and all aspects of insurance including “bad faith” claims. Mr. Kornblum himself has handled over 4000 litigated matters to conclusion and has several million dollar plus cases to his credit. He has represented hundreds of clients, small businesses, individuals, and large Fortune 500 corporations during his over 40 years of practice. He is highly regarded for his courtroom and appellate skills, and his representation of his clients in mediations, where he has a strong track record of successful settlements. Mr. Kornblum is certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the prestigious National Board of Trial Advoc...

John D. O'Connor O'Connor and Associates

San Francisco, California
Legal - Attorney Fee Dispute, Legal Fee Dispute, Legal Billings, Legal Fee Consultant, Fee Review, Legal Billing Review, Legal Fee Review, Legal Fee Auditing, Fee Litigation, Legal Fee Expert, Attorney Fee Expert, Fee Shifting,
John O’Connor has over 48 years of experience in a wide variety of litigation matters, ranging from personal injury to civil rights and employment to complex business cases. A significant part of that experience is the trial of over 70 cases in both state and federal Courts throughout the country, and the preparation for and settlement of many more, as well as a substantial number of arbitrations. Additionally, for 20 years, O’Connor functioned as managing partner of a substantial litigation firm. His law firm experience includes partnerships in small boutique firms, a substantial mid- sized firm, and larger nationally known firms. A significant portion of his work for over 40 years has been the evaluation, litigation and resolution of attorney fee issues. First as an Assistant United States Attorney, and later representing county and municipal governments, O’Connor has represented potential fee payors under “fee shifting” statutes. He, as well, has worked extensively for fee peti...

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.

Janice A. Ramsay, Esq. Janice A. Ramsay ALC

Irvine, California
Insurance, Legal - Bad Faith, Property Insurance Claims, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Industry Custom and Practice,
Ms. Ramsay has been retained as an independent expert on the custom and practice of the insurance industry in commercial and residential property insurance claims in over 150 matters. She was previously a lawyer practicing law in the field of property insurance and for over 35 years, she had given coverage advice in thousands of claims to insurers, advised insureds as to their rights and coverage, handled insurance coverage and bad faith litigation for insurers and insureds, litigated coverage, bad faith, subrogation, and defense cases. Ms. Ramsay has worked with claims that have involved arson, insurance fraud, business interruption, landslides, earthquakes, floods, other water losses, underwriting issues, broker and agent error, insurable interest issues, appraisal rights and procedures, examinations under oath, suit limitation, subrogation and mortgagee rights.

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.

Alan C. Youngs, Esq. The Youngs Group

Denver, Colorado
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice, Police Practice & Procedure, Legal, Use of Force, Police Training, Police Academies, Crisis Intervention, Field Training Program, Police Use of Firearms, Baton, Taser Discipline, Internal Affairs, Jail Operations, Gangs
Chief Alan C. Youngs retired after 33 years with the Lakewood Colorado Police Department, a suburb of Denver. He held command positions within every division of the department. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 166th Session. He is currently a technical compliance adviser to the Department of Justice consent decree in Puerto Rico. Chief Youngs is a practicing attorney, and is a law enforcement expert witness in police policies, procedures and police academies. Mr. Youngs is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Investigative Operations Committee and the IACP Professional Standards Committee. He is a certified instructor for the recognition of Excited Delirium and Agitated Chaotic episodes, by the Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Deaths, Inc. He is also certified in Fraud Prevention. He is an Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE) certified Litigation Specialist and a member of the Board of Directors for AELE.

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

Robert W Berliner, Jr.

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 17+ 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 malfeasance · 10 years of representing attorneys accused of professional malfeasance · 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 · Taught professional responsibility at both DePaul College of Law and The John Marshall Law School · 30 years experience as a practicing litigator

Britta M Moss, CPCU, SCLA, AIC-M Britta M. Moss

Kentucky
Insurance, Legal - Property & Casualty, Claims, Bad Faith, Industry Standards, Claim Handling, Coverage, BI, PD, MP, PIP, UM/UIM, CGL, Liability, Unfair Claims Settlement Practices, Extra-contractual, Claim Investigation
Property & Casualty Insurance Industry claim consultant with over 25 years’ experience. Consultation in industry standards, practices and norms for personal and commercial claim handling procedure, supervision, and management. Experienced expert witness for both insurer defense and plaintiff cases involving allegations of bad faith.

Alex Babitsky, MBA SEAK

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Legal, Marketing - expert witness marketing, expert witness training

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...

R Craig Williams, PE, BSME, MSAE, PhD(abd), CFEI, CFII Canney Brook Forensic Engineers

Boston , Massachusetts
Mechanical Engineering, Fire - Origin and Cause, Legal, Failure Analysis, Electrical Engineering, Equipment and Machinery, Forensic Science, HVAC, Construction Defects, Construction, Forest, Slip, Trip, and Fall, Products Liability, Premises Liability, Laboratories & Testing, Plumbing, Manufacturing, Investigation, OSHA, IBC
R. Craig Williams, PE BSME MSAE PHD(abd) CFEI CFII Principal Professional Engineer Serving All New England, New York, New Jersey, and Midwest Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator Mechanical, Electrical, Materials, HVAC, Fires, Explosions, Injuries & Death Licensure in: MA, CT, RI, ME, NH, VT, NY, NJ, FL, MI, OH, MO Mr. Williams is a mechanical, electrical, materials engineer with 38 years’ of practice in consulting, research, manufacturing, operations, product design, business development, failure analysis and forensic engineering. Over his many years of licensed experience, he designed, specified, maintained, operated, and evaluated mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and mobile equipment. He is an outstanding forensic investigative expert. His extensive heat transfer. fluid dynamics, fire dynamics, and materials science background allows superior failure, incident, fire, and explosion analysis. Experience in professional engineering consulting, engineering research , construct...

Susan J Koss, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA O'Keefe

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan
Accounting, Legal - Litigation support in breach of contract, lost profits, economic damages, and fraudulent conveyance matters, business valuations utilized in estate tax resolutions, shareholder disputes, marital dissolutions, and merger and acquisition transactions.
Additionally, Ms. Koss prepares complex financial analyses utilized in business turnarounds and bank workout assignments for clients. Her restructuring expertise includes a variety of industries including but not limited to distribution, real estate and manufacturing. Ms. Koss is also involved in the quantification of economic damages for large product recalls and warranty matters. Ms. Koss holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, with departmental honors, from Oakland University and is licensed by the State of Michigan as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is accredited by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) as a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and has been awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credentials by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She is a past Recording Secretary and past Chair of the Michigan Chapter of IWIRC (International Women’s Inso...

Bruce H. Podrat, MBA, MHA Practical Healthcare Solutions, LLC

Voorhees, New Jersey
Medical Management, Legal - Physician credentialing, hospital policies/procedures, hospital standards of care, JCAHO, alleged billing disputes, valuations
Pertaining to litigation support, Mr. Podrat has more than fifteen years of extensive involvement in complex healthcare-related litigation including, identification of breach of standards of care in the operation of hospitals, nursing homes and ambulatory care environments, physician credentialing in both hospital and managed care organizations, third party billing disputes, hospital and medical staff bylaws, interpretation of Joint Commission Standards, negligent hiring, managed care contracting, administrative and billing compliance, and economic analysis related to enterprise value.

Gregory D. Saputelli, Esq. Gregory D. Saputelli, Esquire

Moorestown, New Jersey
Legal - Legal Malpractice, Attorney Professional Liability, Attorney Ethics, Attorney Standard of Care, Attorney Fee Disputes, Litigation Strategy, Jury & Trial Consulting
For more than 30 years, Mr. Saputelli represented many individual, corporate and governmental plaintiffs and defendants in complex, high profile cases. Between 2005 and 2016, he was designated for ten consecutive years as a New Jersey Super Lawyer®. From 1987 through 2019, he was continuously certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, and since 2012 he has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, teaching Trial Advocacy. Mr. Saputelli now limits his practice to providing expert witness testimony and consulting services for plaintiffs and defendants, primarily in NJ and PA, in legal malpractice, professional liability and legal ethics cases, as well as providing jury and trial strategy consulting services in civil matters. He is currently an active member of the New Jersey Bar. Website: www.njlegalmalpracticeexpert.com/

R Craig Williams, PE, BSME, MSAE, PhD(abd), CFEI, CFII Canney Brook Forensic Engineers

New York
Mechanical Engineering, Fire - Origin and Cause, Legal, Failure Analysis, Electrical Engineering, Equipment and Machinery, Forensic Science, HVAC, Construction Defects, Construction, Forest, Slip, Trip, and Fall, Products Liability, Premises Liability, Laboratories & Testing, Plumbing, Manufacturing, Investigation, OSHA, IBC
R. Craig Williams, PE BSME MSAE PHD(abd) CFEI CFII Principal Professional Engineer Serving All New England, New York, New Jersey, and Midwest Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator Mechanical, Electrical, Materials, HVAC, Fires, Explosions, Injuries & Death Licensure in: MA, CT, RI, ME, NH, VT, NY, NJ, FL, MI, OH, MO Mr. Williams is a mechanical, electrical, materials engineer with 38 years’ of practice in consulting, research, manufacturing, operations, product design, business development, failure analysis and forensic engineering. Over his many years of licensed experience, he designed, specified, maintained, operated, and evaluated mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and mobile equipment. He is an outstanding forensic investigative expert. His extensive heat transfer. fluid dynamics, fire dynamics, and materials science background allows superior failure, incident, fire, and explosion analysis. Experience in professional engineering consulting, engineering research , construct...

Britta M Moss, CPCU, SCLA, AIC-M Britta M. Moss

Delaware, Ohio
Insurance, Legal - Property & Casualty, Claims, Bad Faith, Industry Standards, Claim Handling, Coverage, BI, PD, MP, PIP, UM/UIM, CGL, Liability, Unfair Claims Settlement Practices, Extra-contractual, Claim Investigation
Property & Casualty Insurance Industry claim consultant with over 25 years’ experience. Consultation in industry standards, practices and norms for personal and commercial claim handling procedure, supervision, and management. Experienced expert witness for both insurer defense and plaintiff cases involving allegations of bad faith.

Bruce H. Podrat, MBA, MHA Practical Healthcare Solutions, LLC

Pennsylvania
Medical Management, Legal - Physician credentialing, hospital policies/procedures, hospital standards of care, JCAHO, alleged billing disputes, valuations
Pertaining to litigation support, Mr. Podrat has more than fifteen years of extensive involvement in complex healthcare-related litigation including, identification of breach of standards of care in the operation of hospitals, nursing homes and ambulatory care environments, physician credentialing in both hospital and managed care organizations, third party billing disputes, hospital and medical staff bylaws, interpretation of Joint Commission Standards, negligent hiring, managed care contracting, administrative and billing compliance, and economic analysis related to enterprise value.

Gordon A. Kamisar, Esq. Kamisar Legal Search, Inc.

Seattle, Washington
Legal, Employment - attorney employability, executive employability, attorney compensation, executive and attorney marketability, executive earning capacity, career assessment, job search analysis, job placement, executive recruiter, search consultant, wage loss, mitigation of damages, executive compensation.
Mr. Kamisar has been a search consultant for attorneys for over 25 years and has served as an expert witness on the subjects of attorney compensation, attorney marketability, attorney employability, attorney earning capacity, attorney job search analysis, mitigation of damages. He has been deemed qualified as an expert in trial court, and was found in a recent court opinion to be a “credible and knowledgeable” expert on the subject of attorney compensation and attorney placements. Mr. Kamisar has experience testifying in depositions and at trial. Recently served as expert witness for plaintiff on the subject of attorney job search analysis and mitigation of damages in the federal district court in San Francisco case of Wadler v. Bio-Rad where plaintiff was awarded approximately $11 million in damages plus attorneys fees when jury found violations of Whistleblower protections in retaliatory firing of company’s General Counsel. In a prior case Kamisar served as expert witness for emp...
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