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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Construction Law experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Construction Law landscape.
This expert has many years of experience in engineering, construction, project management, and in cost/schedule analysis in the preparation and evaluation of contract claims on hundreds of projects across all market sectors.
This expert's project experience spans the building construction, power generation, transportation, industrial, manufacturing, environmental and infrastructure sectors. This expert has provided technical dispute resolution services in mediation, and expert testimony in arbitration, deposition, and court proceedings. This expert has served as an arbitrator in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as an independent, private, and American Arbitration Association arbitrator.
This expert has given seminar presentations on project management, claims management and CPM scheduling to various industry groups and law firms and has also been a guest lecturer.
This expert earned Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Master of Civil Engineering degrees, and is a licensed Professional Engineer. This expert is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Construction Management Association of America and an associate member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry.
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 concentrates practice in the areas of corporate litigation and appeals and has represented major corporations, municipalities, unions, small businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals in complex commercial and corporate litigation, construction litigation involving mechanic's lien foreclosures, insurance fraud actions, first-party property litigation, negligence, complex mass toxic tort litigation in both domestic and foreign forums, employment and labor matters involving claims of discrimination, FLSA claims, wage and hour violations and partnership, entertainment law, Article 78 litigation, and real estate disputes.
This expert was previously associated with a prominent national firm.
This expert is admitted to practice law in multiple states and is admitted to practice before United States District Courts and the United States Supreme Court. This expert is a member of State and County Bar Associations.
This expert received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Juris Doctor degree.
This expert holds a BS in Computer Science. As the principal of a highly successful consultancy, this expert conducts investigations of Intellectual Property issues regarding software and source code and subsequently testifies as a Technical Expert Witness.
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This expert was an early implementer of Z39.50 systems. The efficacy of such systems took off with the advent of GUI under interfaces, and HTML/browsers. This expert knows the history of the tools, such as crawlers used to construct databases of content. This expert worked on multilingual clinical systems where the user at the screen may be native to one language while producing content for end users native to another language. This expert has hands-on background on internet search and retrieval; designing catalogs, indexing, Z39.50 Internet search protocol, Unicode, and has developed a multilingual laboratory automation system.
As a pioneer in litigation data science, this expert developed a comprehensive Intellectual Property database that serves as a tool in evaluating patent portfolios. This expert is co-author of a guide for attorneys and courts in interpreting and assessing the meaning of patent claim terminology.
This expert is best known for longevity and industry acumen in furniture and seating. This expert has deep expertise in all aspects of manufacturing, product development, collaborative design, construction, quality control and distribution. This expert has completed over a thousand projects in seating and furniture for such diverse environments as hospitals, cruise ships, restaurants, stadiums and residential. This expert has made numerous presentations to industry, and has published industry articles and materials. This expert holds a BA degree and "real" education came from longevity in the industry, working side-by-side with engineers, designers, and craftsmen. This expert has significant experience as a testifying expert in high profile and local matters, supporting local and national law firms.
This expert has a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering, and another in Engineering Management. This expert currently leads a medical device design and consulting firm and provides services to corporations and law firms as a manufacturing consultant and expert witness. Before founding this company, this expert supervised Manufacturing and Research and Development for a medical device manufacturer and had responsibility for Product Development at another. This expert is well acquainted with manufacturing and deviation tolerances, and other characteristics of machining and the manufacturing process. This expert boasts over 60 medical device (US) patents. This expert is well-published and serves as an adjunct professor at a University. As an expert witness this expert has provided services in patent infringement litigations, IPR post-grant proceedings and an array of products and injury matters involving medical devices. This expert has specific experience in validity, infringement claim construction and Markman hearings.
This expert is President, CEO and Principal Engineer for a highly sought-after engineering consultancy. A Graduate Mechanical Engineer with many years of professional, domestic and international engineering system design & material defect analysis experience, this expert has been called upon to examine and investigate numerous design, fabrication and operational issues related to various processes being performed, items being fabricated and parts being produced in volumes and at rapid rates. These have included the designing and overseeing of the installation of 83 brand new production lines of machinery and equipment for the production of diapers and various feminine hygiene products. Additionally, this expert has investigated the assembly line and product defect failures associated with juice packet spout application failures which caused excessive product leakage and large storage issues. Such design and product assembly processes relied heavily on photoelectric cells, high speed counters, adjustable guideways and multiple mechanical assemblies that directed parts into specific positions in order to be mated up with other components all at excessively high speeds. These efforts ranged from the insert of the raw materials to the folded or packaged finished product ready for shipment. Over the course of this expert's years of design, fabrication, construction and project management work combined with years of mechanical investigation and testing experience, this expert has centered work around mechanical system and material component analyses. Retained by both national and international insurance organizations, plaintiff and defense law firms and private industry to perform mechanical equipment assessments and causation evaluations, this expert has extensive prior litigation history including deposition and courtroom testimony.
This expert (Senior Member, IEEE and Fellow, IETE) is an international technologist and entrepreneur with many years of experience in networking and telecom technologies, having lead research, industry, labs, and academia, and having coordinated globally diverse expert teams. This expert has 12 issued US patents, 10 IETF RFCs, 4 IEEE Magazine special issues, 2 book chapters, and over 70 scientific publications. This expert has considerable standards participation experience and a solid understanding of standards processes.
This expert has also been an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, having taught six courses in areas as diverse as electronics, digital circuits, and electronics labs, to telematics and advanced data networks some to class-sizes exceeding 100 students, has graduated eight students, has guided 25+ seminars and graduate course research projects, and participated in the evaluation of over two-dozen other theses and seminars. In addition, this expert is frequently an invited speaker/keynote speaker, session chair, panel moderator, & panelist at leading industry conferences, and has delivered 145+ workshops, talks, seminars, panels, and webinars.
This expert is Moderator and Group Manager of a flagship online group, focused on discussions of modern packet networking architectures, technologies, trends, and strategy, which has 9,900+ members from 123+ nations, and 2,236+ companies worldwide, representing a microcosm of the global telecommunications eco-system.
This expert has experience in patent analysis and evaluation for investment houses, companies, and patent attorneys in a variety of circumstances – portfolio acquisition and expansion, licensing, portfolio value assessment, patent strategy, and patent litigation. This expert’s work has included: prior-art research in complex technology patents, claims review/de-construction, claim chart dissection, claim chart construction.
This expert has performed infringement analysis, evidence-of-use investigations, technology analysis and violation, and worked on scrutinizing validity. A major contribution of this expert’s work has been enabling complex telecommunications & data networking patents to be succinctly and easily understood by legal and investment experts.
Packet and optical system architectures
Network architectures - for packet, optical and data-center networks
Protocol design - routing, signaling, flow-control, and communication protocols for wireline/wireless networks
System analysis and optimization
Network planning and algorithms
Wireless broadband - 4G, LTE, 5G
Packet-core networks - L2 and L3 VPNs, EVPNs, Mobile network Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
Cloud-based & virtualized networks
Software-defined networks (SDN), and network functions virtualization (NFV)
Intellectual asset management
Reverse-engineering of systems, networks, products and applications to locate design, performance, or operational bottlenecks/limitations
Deep-dive analysis of advanced technologies, networking systems, and network architectures to identify both positive design choices & practices and fatal design flaws
Translating between network-level operation and system-level implementation
Sound understanding of wireline, broadband wireless, and optical networking issues and ability to convert them into architectures for services, networks, systems, and chips
Grasping customer requirements, interpreting and prioritizing features/options, translating them into high-level architectural specifications and detailed system-level/chip-level operational flows
Working seamlessly with engineering/executive management and hardware & software engineering and product marketing teams to realize next-generation products/networks/services
Converting novel ideas into patentable inventions.
Explaining very complex technology to a diverse audience, and the ability to dive very-deep, technically, into disparate technology areas.
Described as one of the most thoughtful and provocative interface and interaction designers working in the field, this expert specializes in User Interface Design, Human Interface, Human-Computer Interaction, Interactive Media, User Experience, User-Centered Design, Information Technology, Internet, Mobile, Telecommunications, Video and Intellectual Property. This expert holds an MS in Interactive Telecommunications and has an extensive background analyzing and creating consumer user experiences across a variety of form factors. This expert has designed touch screen remote controls, mobile device interfaces, television set-top box user interfaces, tablet computers, telecommunications systems and myriad desktop software applications, many involving user interfaces and patents related to audio and video media management. Leading the design of award winning human-computer interfaces, this expert has published numerous articles on the subject, and has been granted a variety of patents for cutting-edge techniques, including several for a method and storage device for expanding and contracting continuous play media seamlessly. This expert has 100+ patents and patent applications in software and hardware human interaction, many years designing user interfaces and establishing user experience strategies for major corporations and is a former university professor and Fortune 500 executive.
This expert has hands-on experience with litigation workflow throughout (and in anticipation of) patent infringement lawsuits -- including declarations, depositions, court room tutorials and expert witness testimony. This expert is experienced collaborating with complementary experts in areas of engineering, due diligence, and damages modeling. This expert has served both plaintiffs and defendants in claim construction, Markman hearings, infringement analysis, validity analysis, reexamination support and jury trials.
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.