Economic damages expert witness candidates typically possess an advanced degree and expertise in forensic accounting, business valuation, financial forensics, certified public accounting, and/or economic damage analysis. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, an attorney may request a professional with prior expert witness testimony experience.
An economic damage award attempts to measure, financially, the extent of harm a plaintiff has suffered. There are three main categories of economic damages:
Examples of litigation matters that Cahn Litigation Services has identified economic and damages experts for include:
Expert witness services by an economic damages expert witness could include lost profits calculations, reasonable royalty damages calculations, business valuation, expert opinion, depositions and expert testimony in the courtroom. In addition, clients may seek an economic expert for pre-litigation consulting work. While many professionals have expertise in damages calculations, an expert witness carries the additional responsibility of providing testimony before the court in a manner whereby lay people (a jury) can understand the situation and evidence.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Economic Damages experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Economic Damages landscape.
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:
For over 25 years this expert has provided economic, accounting, and financial consulting for litigation, including numerous jury trial testimonies in complex cases.
This expert holds a PhD in Economics from an Ivy League School. This expert specializes in antitrust, intellectual property, and the evaluation of commercial damages and has decades of experience in litigation involving patent damages, pharmaceuticals and antitrust issues. This expert serves as a managing Director for a global consultancy dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. This expert provides strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world's leading law firms and corporations. In the antitrust area, this expert has analyzed the competitive consequences of numerous mergers in a wide range of industries, including agricultural products, chemicals, consumer products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and semiconductors, among many others; this expert has frequently presented the results of the analyses to US antitrust agencies and courts. In addition, this expert has addressed liability and damages issues involving allegations of predatory pricing, monopolization, price discrimination, resale price maintenance, tying, and other antitrust violations in a variety of different industries. Many of this expert's antitrust inquiries have focused specifically on intellectual property and its unique role in the analysis of market power and competitive effects. In the intellectual property area more generally, this expert has evaluated economic damages in cases involving patent infringement, trade secrets, trade dress, Lanham Act violations, and other claims. This expert has written and lectured extensively on the use of economic analysis in these matters. This expert has also evaluated liability and damages issues in many other settings. This expert has calculated economic damages in cases involving allegations of breach of contract, fraud, and misrepresentation, among many other issues. This expert has also studied commodity futures markets in several cases involving allegations of market manipulation. This expert has testified before state and federal courts, the US Federal Trade Commission, and various other regulatory bodies. This expert's articles and speeches have been invited and published by the American Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, European Competition Law Review, and many other comparable institutions.
This expert specializes in the economic analysis of intellectual property, including the assessment of economic alternatives, lost profits, price erosion, reasonable royalties, and other valuation/damages issues. This expert also has extensive experience providing detailed analyses and expert reports, evaluating antitrust issues and economic damages associated with false advertising, antitrust, fraud, termination, and business interference claims. This expert has frequently served as an expert witness on significant patent infringement matters and has testified on patent infringement damages in trial in district courts across the United States. This expert has also provided testimony at hearings at the International Trade Commission, and in trial and arbitrations in other matters throughout America and in Sweden.
As an economic consultant, this expert has worked on projects covering hundreds of companies from numerous high-technology industries, including consumer electronics, information services, semiconductors, computers and components, TVs and displays, software and games, as well as telecommunications (including cell phones and mobile networks), broadcasting, automotive, oilfield equipment, biotechnology and medical equipment. In addition to leading to expert testimony, these efforts include assisting in the evaluation and negotiation of patent license agreements. With extensive, continuous exposure to leading company and industry information sources, this expert has acquired a comprehensive knowledge of the competitive, licensing and financial environments. This expert also has expertise with economic analysis in a number of other industries, including real estate, construction, entertainment, and consumer goods. This expert has also written and lectured on patent damages and intellectual property valuation. This expert holds an MA and BA in Economics .
This expert holds a PhD in Economics and is President and Founder of a consultancy specializing in economic damages and loss analysis for civil litigation matters. This expert regularly provides economic reports and advice to both plaintiff and defense attorneys on cases that involve employment disputes and lost profits from business cases.
As a trained economist with quantitative and technical skills grounded in scientific theory, this expert helps juries understand how to value and analyze earning potential or calculate losses based on a set of variables unique to each case. This expert has provided economic and statistical analysis of damages for plaintiffs and defendants in areas such as:
In addition, this expert is a tenured Associate Professor teaching Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and related Economic Theory and an active member of the National Association of Forensic Economics and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
This expert leads a highly successful consultancy specializing in Forensic Accounting, Economic Damage Analysis and resolving disputes by providing technical expertise in the relevant accounting and damages issues. This expert brings to the table many years of experience in public and private industry accounting, including forensic accounting and litigation support for both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
This expert regularly analyzes economic damages such as: embezzlements; fraud investigations; equipment and other contents losses; financial motive; fidelity bonds; anti-trust damages and theft losses. This expert has testified as expert witness in Federal and State Courts, and has testified on numerous occasions in a wide variety of economic damage and fraud related cases.
This expert specializes in the application of financial and economic analyses to complex business matters involving litigation, technology licensing, and valuation, including the use of econometric methods to apportion value among inputs in complex devices. This expert has performed research, given economic testimony, and provided consultation in intellectual property, licensing, commercial damages, and antitrust matters - including the evaluation of economic damages involving lost profits, reasonable royalties, price erosion, unjust enrichment, profit disgorgement, and prejudgment interest - in patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, and antitrust cases. This expert has also overseen the analysis of fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) commitments and the economics of licensing standard essential patents (SEPs) in arbitration matters, federal district court cases, and at the US International Trade Commission (ITC); assessed intellectual property valuation, monetization, and licensing; and evaluated antitrust liability and damages for patent misuse and monopolization, as well as damages arising from incorrect inventorship.
This expert's experience covers a diverse range of industries, from computer hardware and software, semiconductors and cellular telephony to manufacturing processes, consumer products and pharmaceuticals.
This expert leads a nationally recognized Crop and Agriculture practice of a highly successful consultancy specializing in Economic Analytics. This expert has been involved with crop & agriculture litigation of all types, including lender liability, chemical drift, product liability, off-label chemical applications, herbicide misapplication, and breach of contract. Recognized as a leader in quantifying economic damages in this space, this expert has successfully testified on multi-million-dollar cases and has been recognized for the ability to handle large amounts of information and filter it to the most pertinent issues.
Specializing in labor economics, crop valuation, and small business finance, this expert is retained regularly by both plaintiff and defense counsel as an expert regarding economic damages, and has testified more than one hundred times in state and federal litigation across the United States.
This expert has extensive experience in labor economics and has conducted wage loss analyses for children, students, stay-at-home parents, and workers employed in numerous industries. This expert has testified as an expert witness regarding economic damages in wage loss cases involving claims associated with construction injuries, aviation disasters, medical malpractice, personal injuries, age and gender discrimination, constructive discharge, retaliatory discharge, and breach of contract.
This expert has transacted multiple small business public offerings and reverse mergers and acquisitions. Joining finance theory with practical business experience, this expert offers the unique ability both to quantify and to explain the actual value of small business transactions.
Director of a nationally recognized consultancy specializing in Business Consulting and Accounting, this expert brings to the table many years of experience in forensic accounting/investigation, economic damages, insurance and litigation support services, as well as business valuations. This expert also has a long history of consulting on insurance damage claims including limited partnerships, intellectual property, trademark valuation, and shareholder and partner disputes. This expert's practice spans various service segments in regions throughout the United States. This expert has consulted on thousands of economic damages, construction delay, lost income, bodily injury, wrongful death, employee dishonesty, construction, and other insurance claims exceeding hundreds of millions of dollars in the United States and abroad. This expert also has prepared numerous business valuations of privately held companies as a whole and as partial interests. This expert's expertise also includes forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and litigation support services including assistance in case analysis, preparation for trial, and expert witness testimony.
This expert leads a highly successful consultancy specializing in Forensic Accounting, Economic Damage Analysis and resolving disputes by providing technical expertise in the relevant accounting and damages issues. This expert brings to the table many years of experience in public and private industry accounting, including forensic accounting and litigation support for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Additionally, this expert has served in a financial management position with a multinational law firm analyzing economic damages for individuals, small businesses, and multinationals, regarding including the following: loss of business income; inventory, equipment and other contents losses; embezzlements; financial motive and fraud investigations. Some of the types of businesses reviewed include (not a comprehensive list): manufacturing, retail/wholesale, service, agricultural and others.
This expert has testified as expert witness in Federal and State Courts, and has testified on numerous occasions in a wide variety of economic damage and fraud related cases.
This expert serves as Manager and helps lead a highly successful consultancy specializing in Forensic Accounting, Economic Damage Analysis and resolving disputes by providing technical expertise in the relevant accounting and damages issues. This expert brings to the table many years of experience in public and private industry accounting and litigation support for both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
This expert regularly analyzes economic damages for small businesses to multinational companies, including multimillion-dollar disputes. The financial accounting and economic studies are analyzed with independence, objectivity and consistency. Damage studies prepared for clients have included: loss of income for job termination, including values and extra expenses; government contract disputes; inventory, equipment and other contents losses; embezzlements; fraud investigations and theft losses. This expert holds a certification in Financial Forensics as well as a CPA and has developed/presented seminars on Business Interruption. This expert has prior litigation experience including deposition and trial testimony.