Financial brokerage expert witness candidates typically have a background in the banking or financial services industry. While many experts have expertise in the financial services industry, an expert witness carries the additional responsibility of providing testimony before the court in a manner whereby lay people can understand the litigation matters and evidence.
A financial brokerage operation offers a wide range of products and services, and can generally be divided into three major financial institution types:
Representative litigation matters that call for an expert in financial service matters involve issues pertaining to:
Litigation support by a financial brokerage firm expert could represent either the plaintiff or defendant. Work could include a case review, arbitration, expert report preparation, expert testimony, and/or courtroom testimony. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. In addition, clients may seek a securities expert or financial advisor for pre-litigation consulting services.
Cahn Litigation Services is the expert witness placement service provider of choice by law firm clients to locate an expert witness that can support financial service matters, including those involving financial brokerages.
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.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Financial Brokerage experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Financial Brokerage landscape.
This expert is the principal consultant at a banking and financial consulting firm. This expert provides technology consulting to investment Banking companies, major Commercial Banks and National Brokerage firms. This expert has designed and implemented specialized database and real time on-line financial applications. This expert has worked with the Foreign Exchange & Reserve Banking departments for the Federal Reserve Bank. This expert has participated as an expert witness in approximately 20 matters. This expert has given a dozen depositions and has testified in a number of trials and hearings.
This expert is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional and brings many years of securities industry expertise to the table. This expert's career includes serving as Chief Compliance Officer of public and private financial services institutions, managing and directing the AML, compliance, controls and risks of various businesses in the financial services industry and years of sales and management in other retail businesses. This expert held Municipal Principal responsibilities at financial services and supervised options business at financial services institutions as either Senior Registered Option Principal or Compliance Registered Option Principal. This expert served on the FINRA Committee that created the Operations Professional Series 99 and is a frequent panelist and facilitator at industry conferences and regional and national meetings. This expert is well-prepared to serve as an expert witness for financial services institutions from testifying as the company representative for three financial services institutions in 15 arbitrations. To remain prepared for paid board service this expert is trained in SOX requirements.
This expert has many years' experience with financial institutions, and specifically with the lending, underwriting, and refinancing of real estate transactions. This expert has been designated as an expert witness in over eighty matters and has extensive experience in drafting expert reports for both state and federal litigation matters. This expert's skill as an expert witness brings to bear experience as a Bank President, the CEO of a mortgage brokerage, and Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at more than one lending institution. This expert understands the complexities of financing and refinancing and has had direct responsibility for lending and its ancillary evaluation tasks.
This expert leads a national consulting practice. This expert specializes in a wide array of real estate and mortgage specialties, including bank fraud, mortgage origination, underwriting, and sub-prime/stated income fraud analysis. This expert provides litigation consulting and expert witness services, as well as financial research and damage calculations.
This expert’s firm has been retained in over 500 civil and criminal cases, and worked with clients as varied as banks, insurance companies, state government agencies and escrow companies. Two cases concerned FHA brokerage operations. Some of the services this expert provides include:
Litigation Consulting in Civil & Criminal Cases
Mortgage Document Review and Analysis
Evaluation of Bank Underwriting Practices
Evaluation of FHA/VA Underwriting Practices
Lenders' Standards of Care & Due Diligence
Predatory Lending Abuses
Mortgage Broker Malpractice
Real Estate Broker Standards and Practices
Title Issues (title chain, zoning) and Interpretation
Escrow and Title Procedures & Closing Practices
Real Estate-Related Economic Damages
Short Sale Fraud & Wrongful Foreclosure Actions
Lenders' Misconduct in Processing Loan Modifications
Dual-tracking: Loan Modification Concurrent with Foreclosure