Chemistry Expert Witnesses

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Chemistry expert witness candidates generally have PhDs and extensive experience in forensic chemistry, toxicology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistryenvironmental chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering and/or analytical chemistry. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.

Chemistry is the science dealing with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo. Sub-disciplines are plenty, and include: 

Litigation support by a chemistry expert often involves intellectual property matters such as a patent litigation or a trade secret dispute. A chemistry expert might also provide testimony in matters such as a product liability or medical case that requires toxicology or chemical exposure expertise. A forensic scientist with specific knowledge in chemistry can assist in criminal investigations by analyzing evidence. Expert witness services could include chromatography, depositions, expert report preparation, and courtroom testimony. In addition, a law firm may request a chemical industry expert for pre-litigation consulting services.

What are examples of chemistry legal cases?

Example cases that Cahn Litigation Services has provided expert witness searches for have involved:

Representing the plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services is often called upon by law firm clients to locate an expert witness to support matters involving chemistry. Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn the search for a chemistry expert around quickly and provide the right balance of expertise and testimony to get the job done.

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Chemistry Expert Witness - Representative Bios

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