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What is a chemistry expert witness?

Chemistry expert witness candidates generally have PhDs and extensive experience in forensic chemistry, toxicologypharmacology, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistrybiochemistryenvironmental 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.

What types of cases require a chemistry expert witness?

Litigation support by a chemistry expert may involve 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. There are numerous sub-disciplines in chemistry that could require an expert witness to opine, and include:

Chemistry expert witness case examples

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

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

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.

Representing the plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a chemistry expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.

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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.