Corporate Finance Expert Witnesses

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


Expert Witness #262132

This expert is a broadly experienced banking executive, lender and attorney who has served for many years in lending and top management positions at both regional and larger commercial banks. This expert has substantial background in a wide range of business, corporate, asset-based lending in diverse markets in the western, central and southwestern United States, as well as loan syndications/participations and problem loans.

This expert's career has included senior management and lending at both major banks and smaller community banking organizations, and in recent years has been President, CEO and Director at several commercial banks. This has included positions in management and growth of niche banks focused on business lending and commercial real estate finance, as the founding CEO of a successful de-novo bank, and as a turnaround executive at troubled institutions.

This expert has also served as a bank's in-house Legal Counsel and as an attorney in private practice focused on banking, lending, regulatory and commercial business. This expert has been retained as an expert and litigation consultant in a variety of cases; on banking matters; he has qualified and testified as an expert witness on lending practices, corporate finance, and commercial real estate.

This expert has been personally engaged as an expert in over 100 matters, and has testified in State Court, before Juries and in Arbitration.


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Expert Witness #260593

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.


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Expert Witness #248849

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.

Relevent Experience:

- Bankruptcy Experience
- Energy sector leadership as in-house corporate development professional
- Private Equity/Hedge Fund Experience
- Significant renewables experience
- Investment banking
- M&A and capital raising focus for the energy sector
- Litigation support - economic analysis in support of expert testimony
- Securities litigation, insider trading and antitrust cases

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Expert Witness #248514

This expert is a Professor of Law at an Ivy League School. This expert holds a BA and JD, as well as a PhD in Economics. Prior to entering teaching, this expert practiced law with an international law firm, an experience which continues to inform this expert's teaching and scholarly work. This expert's academic interests are in the areas of corporate and securities law, law and economics, and international securities regulation and comparative corporate law. This expert's articles have appeared in many legal publications, and this expert is also the author two books. This expert has taught at several universities, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the American Law Schools Association. This expert teaches International Securities Regulation, Securities Regulation, Corporate Finance, and Capital Markets Regulation.


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Expert Witness #257738

This expert is an expert on oversight, policy, exemptions, reporting and other requirements. This expert has been counsel to corporate clients on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency issues and serves as an independent consultant.


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Expert Witness #258699

This expert is the Managing Director at a nationally recognized and well respected intellectual asset consulting firm specializing in right of publicity valuation, licensing, trademark, patent, copyright and expert testimony. This expert earned a B.S. in Economics, and later went on to earn an MBA, with a concentration in Finance.

This expert has a broad view of the world of intellectual property and intangible assets. This expert has lectured, spoken, and written on the topic of IP valuation, as well as the licensing of various intellectual property rights. This expert is a contributing author to two books, and is author and co-author of several articles on intellectual property valuation. Coupled with an analytical approach to finance and economics, this expert has a unique view and expertise in intellectual property and intangible asset valuation and monetization.

This expert has been designated as the testifying expert in matters pertaining to, rights of publicity (ROP), trademark, patent, database, copyright, and website valuation and damages - this expert has testified in both domestic and international courts. Through trial testimony, deposition testimony, and numerous Rule 26 reports, this expert's expertise has been established and reaffirmed.

This expert has performed valuations of intangible assets and intellectual properties for corporate litigation and business/transaction purposes. This expert's project work spans the full spectrum of the intellectual property realm. Industries worked on include: entertainment, government, software, banking, healthcare, construction, retail, energy, and manufacturing. This expert has managed projects involving: license structuring and negotiation; valuation for litigation; sale/purchase valuation and negotiation; estate valuation; and valuation in expropriation and foreign markets.


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Expert Witness #253430

This expert is an accredited business valuation consultant in the Litigation, Forensic, and Valuation Services Group of a nationally recognized leading consultancy. This expert is an executive with many years of experience in valuation, M&A, corporate finance, forensic accounting, litigation support and expert testimony.

This expert's practice includes dozens of engagements over the years related to partnership and other business disputes requiring forensic accounting, damages analysis and business valuation. These disputed matters have often involved companies in the wholesale and retail food industry, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, buy/sell agreements, and estate planning. This expert has also valued partial equity interests and stock options. This expert provides fair value financial analysis including ASC 805 purchase price allocations and valuations of intangible assets such as trade names/brands, customer relationships, royalties, patents and technology. This expert has also performed lost profits and financial damages analyses.

This expert worked as an independent consultant specializing in business valuation and litigation support, and has spent time working among the ranks of the Big Four. This expert also has experience in investment banking, corporate development, and venture capital investments.

This expert has the distinction of being an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in business valuation with the American Society of Appraisers. This expert is a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst.


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Expert Witness #253365

As a partner in a highly successful accounting services consultancy, this expert specializes in providing strategic planning, transaction management, and project management services to corporate and public sector clients. This expert is a relentless client advocate and an excellent negotiator. With a broad professional background and many years of experience in accounting, tax, finance, and consulting for private and public sector clients, this expert provides highly technical expertise concerning strategic real estate, design, and construction opportunities. This expert is extremely effective in analyzing project feasibility and delivering a comprehensive plan that takes a project from conception to completion.

This expert's contributions have resulted in the management of millions of square feet of real estate and construction assignments. Public sector assignments include the development and implementation of municipal and school district campus facility plans that range in scope from $10 million to $150 million. Private sector assignments include strategic planning, incentives, transaction management, and project management of various facility types including office, industrial, and municipal.

This expert received a bachelor's degree in accounting. This expert is a licensed real estate broker and a certified public accountant.  


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Expert Witness #249277

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Economics, and has provided economic litigation services in more than 400 cases. This expert's background includes academic, corporate, economic consulting, and government positions. This expert was Associate Professor of Economics and Business Administration at a State University; Managing Director of an economic consulting firm; and Regional Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics. This expert leads an economic consulting and expert witness firm with staff expertise in economics, accounting, finance and statistics. This expert advises attorneys regarding damages determination and provides expert witness testimony using objective, fact-based, damages opinions for plaintiff attorneys or to rebut opposing expert's damages reports if asked to do so by defense counsel.

Specializing in litigation economics, this expert has provided economic analysis, valuation, and expert testimony, especially in complex litigation, regarding issues such as:

-  Breach of Contract
-  Earnings Loss
-  Constructive Termination
-  Covenant of Good Faith
-  "Whistle-Blower"
-  Harassment, Hostile Work Environment
-  Displaced Worker Survey Data
-  Other Complex Cases

For over 25 years this expert has provided economic, accounting, and financial consulting for litigation, including numerous jury trial testimonies in complex cases.   


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Expert Witness #250880

This expert holds an MA and ABD in Economics and serves as Principal and Senior Economist for a highly successful consultancy. This expert has worked extensively on forensic economics cases involving employment law, valuation, personal injury, and wrongful death. This expert has participated in several cases in which this expert and colleagues have valued the compensation of various doctors, and in some cases, the progression of their careers through medical school, the residency program, etc. This expert is familiar with the compensation packages offered to doctors including those packages that provide incentive pay. This expert is also very familiar with the statistical data available regarding compensation for doctors (e.g., the Physicians' Compensation Survey, etc.). This expert spent several years teaching economics at multiple colleges. Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, this expert was an award-winning educator, receiving Professor of the Year Award two years in a row. This expert's areas of expertise include money, banking and financial markets, corporate finance, and government and business. This expert has lectured on consumer safety, measuring the impact of positive and negative externalities, and evaluating market and government responses to these externalities. This expert is a member of the Eastern Economic Association and the American Monetary Institute. This expert has played and will continue to play a critical role in expanding the group's commercial damages business by integrating considerable knowledge of valuation and political economy into the existing portfolio of comprehensive services offered by the firm.


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