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This expert serves as Managing Director of industrial and inventory valuations for a large, internationally recognized consultancy and has direct experience regarding the appraisal of fasteners. Prior to this role, this expert headed a large commercial appraiser's Inventory Valuation practice, where this expert's team produced reports used primarily for financing and financial reporting. With many years of experience, this expert has directed inventory appraisals across a wide range of industries, including aerospace, apparel, chemicals, food processing, building products, beverage, giftware, furniture, healthcare, home furnishings, industrial machinery, lumber, machine tools, medical devices, metals, paper, pharmaceuticals, plastics, retail, technology, textiles and transportation.
While most of this expert's direct experience with fasteners has been as part of industrial appraisals, this expert has also worked on multiple liquidations where fasteners were sold; in these liquidations, the fasteners were ancillary assets and not the primary focus of the sales. Most prominently, this expert has appraised the inventory of a fastener company for a secured lender prior to its bankruptcy and its eventually sale through a bankruptcy process. In this case, this expert conducted appraisal work (multiple times) and provided consulting services to the secured lender during the bankruptcy process. This expert has also completed multiple appraisals of other companies that manufactured and distributed fasteners.
As an expert witness, this expert has experience testifying before federal bankruptcy court as well as supporting litigation through depositions, affidavits of value, and consulting experience. This expert also has experience with machinery and equipment appraisals, marine assets, fishery permits and has managed many inventory auctions and liquidations. This expert is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Turnaround Management Association. This expert frequently speaks on valuation topics and has published several articles related to the appraisal process. This expert is a Candidate of the American Society of Appraisers, and has completed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) coursework.
This expert is a Managing Director in an international accounting company's Business Restructuring and Turnaround Services practice. This expert has many years of experience in financial advisory services, including corporate restructuring, capital raising and merger and acquisitions (M&A) transactions. This expert provides financial, strategic and operational guidance to companies in the energy, chemical and renewables sectors.
This expert has significant transaction experience, having worked with clients on buy-side and sell-side transactions, as well as on auctions out of bankruptcy, privatizations, joint ventures, joint development agreements, and private equity and venture capital investments. This expert has also served as interim CEO of a leading solar panel producer, as well as interim CFO of a biodiesel company, where the company was successfully taken through Chapter 11. In addition, this expert has acted as a senior advisor to two exploration and production (E&P) companies.
This expert was President at a biotechnology company, where this expert successfully executed the company's first external capital raising and grew its staff. This expert also served as operating partner to a hedge fund for portfolio companies in the energy sector, leading several successful turnarounds, including an emergence from Chapter 11 and subsequent asset sale.
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 has worked in the energy industry for many years completing assignments encompassing the entire energy value chain. This expert was responsible for reservoir engineering evaluations associated with exploration and development projects, assessment of the economic value of acquisition and divestiture activities, analysis of natural gas shut in strategies, pipeline/plant engineering design, pipeline/plant construction and operations management of existing production properties. This expert was in domestic crude oil trading and marketing. In the crude trading group, this expert evaluated transportation logistics, analyzed the operations of refineries, assessed the commercial aspects of potential mergers and asset trades, and formulated options and futures strategies.
This expert has been involved in a wide variety of assignments and is frequently retained to advise clients on both technical and commercial issues related to mergers, asset transactions, project development and start up, bankruptcy/workout, and dispute resolution. This expert has experience in the transportation, processing, refining, marketing, and electrical generation sectors.
Throughout the course of this expert's consulting career, this expert has advised clients on both technical and commercial issues related to mergers, asset transactions, project development, business start-ups, bankruptcy/workout, and dispute resolution.
This expert has experience in the transportation, processing, refining, marketing, and electrical generation sectors and brings many years of direct experience in the energy industry including project evaluation, development, and management; operations management; and contract evaluation/negotiation.
This expert is a frequent speaker at national and international energy industry conferences and is the author of 25 papers and presentations covering the industry's technical, economic, and commercial matters.
This expert leads the intellectual property valuation practice of an internationally recognized consultancy, specializing in Valuation Advisory, Transaction Opinions, and Dispute Consulting. This expert has many years of experience providing consulting services to corporations, law firms, universities, and investment firms primarily in the areas of intellectual property valuation, damages, monetization, and management. This expert has provided testimony as a damages and valuation expert in intellectual property-related litigation including having offered opinions in Federal District Court. This expert has testified on a variety of dispute matters including those with claims associated with patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, fraudulent transfer, breach of contract, and others. This expert has also led project teams on a variety of pre-case and early-case assessments of intellectual property-related damages to assist with decisions related to whether a case should be filed and to support dispute resolution efforts. This expert has performed due diligence and valued intellectual property and other intangible assets for a variety of purposes including: transactions (licensing, purchase/sale, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions), tax strategy and compliance (transfer pricing, trust & estate issues), corporate strategic decision-making, use of intellectual property to attract capital (debt and equity financing), financial reporting, regulatory compliance (Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute), and bankruptcy, among others. This expert has been directly involved in intellectual property licensing negotiations and has developed many reusable intellectual property pricing/valuation models for corporate licensing activities and investment decisions. This expert is an adjunct professor at a Law School where this expert teaches a course on intellectual property valuation. This expert has spoken at conferences or other events for many leading intellectual property, legal, and business organizations including the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), Licensing Executives Society (LES), American Bar Association (ABA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC), and China Appraisal Society, among others.
This expert brings to the table many years of transactional, public and private commercial and real estate finance, legal and bank consulting experience. This expert currently provides a range of financial services to financial institutions, borrowers and domestic and foreign private and institutional investors in connection with risk management, structuring, placing and conducting due diligence in commercial and real estate financing transactions. This expert serves as an expert witness and provides litigation support in cases involving contract disputes and complex public and commercial finance matters involving legal malpractice, credit facilities and debtor and creditor rights.
Based upon experience representing banks, finance companies, borrowers, purchasers and sellers and public entities in conventional and innovative financings, this expert provides select litigation support and expert services in contract disputes, commercial and residential real estate, lender liability, legal malpractice, public finance, complex lending and credit facilities, and financial fraud cases. This expert's experience spans many years of due diligence, structuring, closing and restructuring public and commercial financial transactions on behalf of lenders; county, state and federal authorities and issuers; underwriters; finance companies; private equity and hedge fund investors; and borrowers.
This expert has provided legal, advisory and consulting services to companies, financial institutions, state banking regulators and the federal government in emerging credit risk management techniques, developing "best practice" underwriting and due diligence guidelines and oversight procedures, bank mergers and acquisitions, special assets and work-outs, and developing regulatory compliant commercial lending policies, processes and procedures to meet financial crisis concerns and emerging laws and regulations.
This expert has served as an expert in cases involving lender liability, legal malpractice, mergers and acquisitions, complex public and commercial lending and leasing transactions, Whole Bank Acquisitions and Shared-Loss matters, fraud and gross negligence, creditor's rights, bankruptcy, and other matters requiring niche lending and contract expertise. Three of these cases were nationally recognized and several were cases of first impression.
This expert has also acted as an interim executive of several companies involved in turn-arounds including a real estate development company. This expert has assisted a number of companies financing efforts offshore and domestically including the capital raising efforts of approved EB5 Regional centers.
This expert has practiced law for many years for a number of law firms.
This expert has been a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, Turn Around Management Association, Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Commercial Finance Association, Association of Corporate Growth, Risk Management Association, a State Bankers Association, and a Development Counsel.
This expert has lectured and taught on a variety of topics, including lender liability; cross-border transactions; Sarbanes Oxley/FASB; Equipment Leasing; Factoring; Asset Based Lending; Ship Mortgages and finance; real estate development, special assets and creditors' rights; commercial loan documentation; and credit risk management in commercial loan portfolios and shared-loss compliance.
This expert works at an intellectual asset consulting firm specializing in trademark, patent and copyright monetization, valuations, and expert testimony. This expert has been involved the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association. This expert served as an active member of the International Licensing Executives Society.
A seasoned consumer goods marketer, after receiving an MBA, this expert served a stint with a management consulting firm. Subsequently, this expert was the youngest Vice-President and corporate officer at a company where this expert launched many licensing programs. This expert has led the way in developing and establishing accepted methods to value brands, technologies and other IP. This expert is an expert in building and licensing brands, as well as developing and managing licensing programs for all IP.
Not only a branding and licensing expert, this expert is also an acknowledged pioneer in developing the methodologies that enable accurate valuation of IP on a worldwide basis. This expert's multiple books on the subject have been published in the U.S. as well as in Europe and China.
This expert has developed numerous monetization strategies for major corporations and has performed valuations of hundreds of intellectual property components.
This expert is a world-renowned IP expert with testifying experience in state, federal, tax, bankruptcy and international arbitration courts. In trial testimony, multiple depositions, and numerous Rule 26 reports, this expert's expertise has been established and reaffirmed.
This expert continues a leading role in the world of IP, and in the changing environment of publicity valuation and development, patents, trademarks, copyrights. As an Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property Law, this expert teaches both IP licensing and valuation - based partially on CLEs developed for international law firms, bar associations, as well as a foreign Supreme Court.