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What is an analytical chemistry expert witness?

Analytical chemistry expert witness candidates generally have advanced degrees and extensive experience in forensic chemistry, forensic toxicology, laboratory medicine, organic chemistryinorganic chemistry, and/or environmental chemistry. Analytical chemistry expert witnesses have expertise in instrumentation, laboratory protocols, computers, and statistics. Expert witness candidates in analytical chemistry may have specific certifications as chemical engineers (CCE), Environmental Analytical Chemists (EAC), and/or Chemical Hygiene Officers.

What types of cases require an analytical chemistry expert witness?

Analytical chemistry expert witnesses are retained in cases of workplace safety, patent infringement, product liability, and issues of quality assurance or compliance to environmental regulations. An analytical chemistry expert might be needed in medical cases related to toxicology, chemical exposure, or faulty laboratory equipment used in diagnosis.

What litigation support work might an analytical chemistry expert witness be expected to perform?

Analytical chemistry experts support litigation by providing an understanding of science concepts and laboratory analyses, interpret data, and communicate effectively on complex scientific matters. These experts may provide litigation support in intellectual property matters such as a patent litigation or a trade secret dispute through review of data and laboratory reports. In addition, analytical chemistry expert witnesses can perform laboratory analyses on substances to help support or refute claims made in matters. Analytical chemistry expert witnesses can provide pre-litigation support and planning, author expert reports, and testify at deposition and trial. The expertise of an analytical chemistry expert witness will provide credibility to enable the jury to consider the physical evidence with the weight it deserves.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Analytical Chemistry experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Analytical Chemistry landscape.