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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Crisis Management experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Crisis Management landscape.
This expert has deep experience in Crisis Management and Brand and Reputation Management. This expert wrote a book on Crisis Management which has been declared "must reading" for CEOs and public relations professionals. This expert led a car manufacturer's public relations, and had global responsibility for communications strategy, internal engagement, media relations, CEO communications and investor communications for a multinational PR firm. This expert was an Adjunct Professor, and holds a Master's degree. This expert has been deposed numerous times as a fact witness in previous employment; this expert has not testified as an expert witness.
This expert brings to the table many years of security and workplace management experience, specializing in security and workplace violence. This expert has assessed and developed workplace violence programs for dozens of organizations and has been brought in as a consultant following over 30 active shooter incidents. This expert spent half a career managing contract security guards as owner/manager of a security guard firm and this expert has also advised many consulting clients on retaining and managing contract security firms.
This expert has been board certified as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), is certified as a Certified Security Consultant (CSC), is involved in the International Security Management Association (ISMA) and the International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC).
This expert is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is a member of ASIS International.
This expert has extensive prior litigation experience including multiple depositions and a few trials, some involving contract security officers.
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 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 a principal of a strategic crisis management and security advisory firm. This expert is a subject matter expert for a major news network organization on complex criminal investigations and provides private consulting on security and best practices / due diligence. This expert spent many years in the FBI and maintained offices on military bases in the United States and abroad. As a senior security executive, this expert has provided strategic risk identification and mitigation strategies to the U.S. Intelligence Community and private sector to protect Americans and optimize U.S. interests overseas. This expert has led and participated in many high-profile investigations involving terror attacks and military security, such as the plot to shoot a military plane out of the sky near an Air Force Base.