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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Claims experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Claims landscape.
This expert is an internationally recognized expert on insurance, insurance claims handling, insurance coverage, insurance fraud, and insurance bad faith. With many years of practical insurance claims experience, this expert assists clients in resolving insurance problems faced by lawyers representing insurers, lawyers representing policyholders, insurance claims management, insurance claims personnel, and those they seek to serve. The experience and skill of this expert as a consultant and expert witness can make the difference before a jury, other trier of fact, or mediator. With comprehensive knowledge of insurance and insurance claims handling, this expert understands and can explain how insurance claims should be resolved. This expert the recipient of an award for significant contributions to the claims sector of the insurance industry through education, professional development and perseverance.
This expert has many years of experience in the construction industry with a primary emphasis in project management, construction management, CPM scheduling, construction claims analysis and dispute resolution. This expert’s experience includes all types of projects including heavy and highway construction; industrial, government, military, and institutional facilities; wastewater/water treatment plants; retail, theme park, hotel, and casino/resort; and residential. This expert has also conducted continuing education seminars for contractors, architects, and engineers on claims, CPM scheduling, project management, and business management. This expert has testified as an expert on project delays, schedule analyses, extra work claims, breach of contract, and construction defect claims.
Selected Project Experience
Provided expert witness services on an insurance claim related to a carpet manufacturing plant that was destroyed by fire.
Evaluated a claim from a subcontractor for delay, disruption, extra work, and inefficiency related to a street light upgrade project.
Provided construction claims preparation and analysis services for numerous high-rise condominium projects.
Performed numerous claims analysis assignments for many state Department of Transportation agencies.
Provided expert witness services on a dispute related to delays and termination for default during the construction of a resort and spa.
Evaluated a claim from the designer for delay and extra work on a public transportation project.
Investigated the cause of cost overruns during the conversion of a drilling platform and supertanker into oil processing platforms.
Performed scheduling and schedule advisory services for a psychiatric hospital.
Provided expert testimony on delay and damages at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals on a wrongful termination appeal.
Provided expert testimony on delay on the construction of a bleach manufacturing facility.
This expert is the Managing Director of a major Forensic Services practice, specializing in claims consulting for corporate clients. Specializing in bringing clarity, certainty and rapid closure to complex problems on behalf of clients, this expert works with claims teams, insurance brokers and counsel to advise on high level claim strategy, develop approaches to communications with insurers, claimants and other major stakeholders, and help determine the most efficient and effective path to resolution of disputes and settlement of insurance claims. This expert spent time working as a loss adjuster in and has worked in the US as a broker and consultant, helping large corporate clients with claims resolution and disaster response.
This expert has prepared and presented claims on behalf of general contractors and specialty contractors, and evaluated and refuted claims on behalf of owners, engineers and contractors.
This expert has had in-depth involvement in efficiently researching and analyzing facts relating to disputes and presenting them in a clear and concise manner. This expert's areas of expertise include critical path schedule analysis, time extension requests, labor productivity analysis, damages calculations and preparation of comprehensive reports. This expert has experience in mediation, arbitration and has provided various litigation support services. This expert has also provided formal presentations for Mediation Settlement Conferences in addition to expert testimony for deposition and trial. This expert's assignments have included projects associated with power generation, penal institutions, commercial facilities and transit systems.
This expert was a Project Architect for a architectural firm that specialized in the construction of public facilities. This expert was a Senior Associate for a construction claims consulting firm. This expert's experience there was the preparation and defense of construction claims related to commercial, industrial and public work projects. This expert also worked as a Project Architect for an architectural firm specializing in the design of commercial interiors and public facilities.
This expert received a B.S. in architectural technology, and a M.S. in civil engineering. This expert also received a J.D.
This expert has qualified as an expert and has provided lectures on the topic of construction claims.
This expert is a founding member of an independent business advisory and transaction services consultancy. This expert brings to the table many years of valuation, financial analysis and litigation support experience, specializing as a consultant and expert in the fields of forensic accounting, economic damages analysis in commercial disputes, business valuation and automotive industry issues. This expert also has served as financial advisor to bank groups and creditor committees in connection with financial restructuring. Prior to founding the firm, this expert was the partner in charge of the Financial & Economic Consulting practices of a large accounting firm. This expert also served as an associate, manager and partner in the firm's assurance and corporate finance practices. This expert has served as a financial expert in well over two hundred engagements involving testimony in deposition, trial and alternative dispute resolution settings as an expert in auditing and accounting, commercial economics, financial and operational analysis, fraud investigation, determination of economic damages and business valuation. This expert has also participated in hundreds of additional commercial dispute engagements in a consulting role, a mediation role or where resolution of the matter was achieved without expert testimony. Matters addressed in these engagements include:
This expert has served as a sole arbitrator, court-appointed expert and arbitration panelist in matters involving commercial disputes, post-acquisition disputes and stockholder valuation disputes. This expert has been a course instructor, seminar leader and speaker at numerous professional conferences and continuing education programs on topics including auditing and accounting, litigation consulting, accounting theory and practice and forensic accounting and has been involved in the MICPA Litigation Consulting and Business Valuation Committee and the MICPA Fraud Issues Task Force.
This expert is a founding member of an independent business advisory and transaction services consultancy. This expert specializes in serving as a consultant or expert in the fields of forensic accounting, economic damages analysis in commercial disputes, business valuation and fraud investigation and detection. This expert also serves as a financial advisor to debtors, bank groups and creditor committees in corporate bankruptcy and restructuring matters. This expert has provided litigation consulting services in hundreds of large and complex commercial disputes and corporate reorganization matters. This expert regularly performs fact finding and discovery assistance, lost profit calculations, business valuations, lost earnings and wages computations, market studies, and other financial analyses. This expert has served as an expert and consultant in the quantification of economic damages in matters ranging from contract claims to business interruption claims, construction and government contracting claims, intellectual property matters, accounting malpractice, stockholder and post-acquisition disputes, antitrust matters, and personal injury claims. As a Certified Fraud Examiner, this expert leads engagements in the investigation, detection and quantification of financial reporting fraud and asset misappropriations. This expert is the co-developer and author of a case study on fraudulent financial reporting published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for distribution to academic institutions. This expert also has expertise in complex data analysis and financial modeling.
This expert runs a legal investigations firm. Past assignments include contract work, where this expert performed medical fraud, waste and abuse detection across all claim types for Medicare and Medicaid claims processed. This work included utilizing data analysis techniques to detect aberrancies in Medicare claims data; and reviewing information in standard claims processing system files to determine provider billing patterns and detect fraudulent or abusive billing practices or vulnerabilities in Medicare policies. This expert ultimately developed potential Fraud Alerts and Program Vulnerabilities, and shared information on the investigations with other Medicare contractors, law enforcement, and other applicable stakeholders.
This expert has testimony experience.
This expert specializes in Title IX campus investigations, expert witness work, workplace coaching for employees and supervisors and conflict resolution training. This expert is a Title IX hearing officer and trained mediator through a prestigious university, a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, and a certified EEOC investigator. This expert is an experienced investigator in Title IX assault claims, and a founding member of a training firm for Title IX investigations. This expert is experienced in testifying regarding completed investigations. This expert also provides hearing officer and mediation services, as well as advice and counseling regarding employment matters. This expert provides consulting regarding optimal management practices, including one-on-one executive coaching.
In addition, this expert conducts workplace investigations into claims of misconduct, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and claims of improper activities. This expert is experienced in conducting Internal Affairs investigations, and those involving the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act and the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights. This expert is also an experienced and effective trainer, and provides training to all levels of management on a variety of legal issues, including sexual harassment and discrimination prevention. This expert has provided in-house training to staff investigators regarding how to conduct effective investigations that focus on ensuring that internal reviews are fair and thorough, as required by law. This expert's training is consistently rated excellent and focuses on best practices and practical approaches and solutions. This expert has written online training courses in the areas of sexual harassment prevention and best employment practices.
This expert has served as Counsel to a major university where this expert served as an active member and collaborated on a variety of campus team projects and standing committees, including the Ethics Advisory Committee, the Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Case Management Team, and the Student Crisis Response Team. This expert provided direction regarding the proper administration of personnel actions, corrective action and progressive discipline, up to and including dismissals. This expert has served as counsel to the statewide ethics watchdog, a state Fair Political Practices Commission, where this expert provided continuing legal education training for attorneys statewide, and ethics training to state employees as mandated by state law. This expert wrote formal advice letters, drafted regulations and advised the Commission on a variety of legal matters. In addition, this expert litigated in state and federal courts.
This expert is internationally recognized in utility system operations, reliability improvement, system planning, smart grid, risk assessment, and economic analysis. Specializing in infrastructure asset management, power delivery system planning, smart grid, system automation, distributed energy resources, risk assessment, and economic analysis, this expert has held executive positions at major players in the industry. As part of this expert's responsibilities this expert has developed power system computer applications, transmission projects, and is well versed in economic dispatch, unit commitment, and optimal power flow. This expert has also developed a commercial production simulation software package. This expert has published more than 90 technical papers, and is author of books on electric power distribution and utility engineers. Additionally, this expert has developed several generations of distribution system reliability assessment software tools, and has helped a large number of utilities to develop cost-justified reliability improvement plans. This expert is a Fellow of the IEEE and a registered professional engineer. This expert has extensive expert witness support on the regulatory side including pre-filed testimony and commission hearings in 7 states. This expert has also served as an expert witness in about a dozen civil cases. In terms of patent matters, this expert was the expert for a plaintiff with two patents related to real-time power system software that included analysis and network control functions. For this matter this expert produced three expert reports, did a code review of the infringing software, and testified at trial. This expert also testified at a subsequent injunction hearing. This expert is supporting a client defending an infringement claim related to power system control devices with local intelligence, filing a report arguing for invalidity in an IPR with the Patent Office, and supporting them in the early stages of civil litigation.