Fiduciary Duty Expert Witnesses

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What is a fiduciary duty expert witness?

Fiduciary duty expert witness candidates typically have a background in accounting, law, and/or economic damagesFiduciary duty is the highest standard of care in equity or law. A fiduciary is expected to act in good faith, and not to profit from their fiduciary position. Experts in fiduciary duty have advanced degrees (JD, MBA, PhD) and specialize in areas of expertise as financial advisors, brokers, or retirement plan administrators.

What types of cases require a fiduciary duty expert witness?

Fiduciary duty expert witnesses may provide litigation support for cases involving business management, financial disputes, commercial matters, business interruption, and/or breach of contract. Cases may be civil, criminal, or class-action and require not only expertise but the ability to communicate findings for ease of understanding.

Fiduciary duty expert witness case examples

On behalf of a plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services has completed numerous searches for expert witnesses to support breach of fiduciary duty matters, providing candidates for each case to the specifications provided by the attorney in charge. Breach of fiduciary duty cases supported by Cahn Litigation Services experts have encompassed:

What litigation support work might a fiduciary duty expert witness be expected to perform?

Expert witness services could include contract and documentation review, deposition testimony, economic damages calculations, research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, arbitration proceedings, and/or testimony in trial court. In addition, clients may seek a fiduciary duty subject matter expert for pre-litigation consulting work. It is essential that a fiduciary duty expert witness possess the ability to provide expert testimony in such a manner that a jury can understand the expert evidence. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, legal counsel may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.

Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a fiduciary duty expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.

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Fiduciary Duty Expert Witness - Representative Bios

Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.

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