Industrial Psychology Expert Witnesses

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Industrial psychology expert witness candidates may be a member of a industry organization, such as the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), or the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers (NAPPP). In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the lead attorney may request a psychology or psychiatry professional with prior expert witness testimony experience. An expert witness needs to not only have expertise in the subject, an expert witness must possess the ability to explain evidence to a juror.

Industrial-organizational psychology (aka I/O psychology) is the study of human behavior in the workplace. Expert witness services by an industrial psychologist may include a psychological assessment, expert report, expert opinion, deposition testimony and courtroom testimony. Cahn Litigation is frequently called upon to identify mental health professionals, including those specializing in industrial psychology. Example matters that Cahn Litigation Services has searched for experts for include:

Cahn Litigation Services has the experience and network required to turn a search for a forensic psychologist around expeditiously. The firm has an earned reputation of providing expert candidates for employment litigation with just the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.

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Industrial Psychology Expert Witness - Sample Bios

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


Expert Witness #249011

This expert is a Senior Consultant for a highly successful engineering systems consultancy. This expert's sweet-spot is in Human Factors and Engineering Psychology, experimental design, risk assessment, and the analysis of human error within complex and hazardous operational environments. This expertise includes human visual-perceptual processes, industrial applications including conspicuity, warnings, procedures and instructions, usability, driver distraction, night time vision, and crash avoidance.

Areas of Specialization include:

-  Human Error Analyses
-  Risk Assessment
-  Advanced Statistical and Experimental Design Analyses
-  Human Factors Analyses
-   Industrial and Process Safety Accident Investigation
-  Night and Daytime visibility and conspicuity-human perception
-  Automotive Accidents-driver behavior

This expert has extensive prior litigation experience and testifies an average of 4-5 times each year.


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Expert Witness #255055

This expert holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and serves as associate professor of management a Business College. Specializing in adverse impact analysis and validating employment selection procedures, this expert has worked for Fortune 100 companies and government organizations where this expert provided human resource solutions for identifying and developing talent. This expert has provided HR solutions for a diverse range of occupations and industries including public safety, health care, transportation, skilled trades, clerical, management, and various other blue and white collar jobs. This expert has extensive experience developing minimum qualifications, selection/promotional examinations, including selection procedures for positions under Federal Consent Decree. This expert's selection systems have met the legal and professional scrutiny of the Department of Justice, plaintiff attorneys, and renowned Industrial/Organizational Psychologists, and this expert has experience providing litigation support. This expert has used expertise to:

-  Serve as an expert witness in federal courts.
-  Develop, validate, and defend selection procedures for a defendant in federal court, ultimately bringing an end to the longest-running employment discrimination case and consent decree in U.S. history.
-  Testify in federal court for plaintiffs in the first age discrimination case in U.S. history that was based on disparate impact in employment selection.
-  Serve as amicus curiae to the U.S. Supreme Court.

This expert has presented, published, and reviewed research in the areas of selection, performance management, career development, diversity and training. This expert is an active member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.


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Expert Witness #214160

This expert holds a master's degree and Ph.D. in experimental psychology as well as many years of experience in basic and applied research in psychophysics, cognitive science, perception, attention, reaction time, memory, human factors, aging, driver behavior, and related areas. This expert has testified in courts in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Singapore on matters involving issues such as human vision, warnings, product defects, visual evidence, and trips and falls. This expert's master's research was in learning and reaction time and this expert's Ph.D. dissertation was in human vision. This expert subsequently had postdoctoral fellowships in psychology and in physiological optics. This expert has also been a faculty member or research associate in psychology at several universities.

This expert's research experience includes many grant/contract awards, presentations and publications; grants from the National Eye Institute, National Science Foundation, National Science & Engineering Research Committee; over 70 presentations at scientific meetings and at safety conferences in the US, Canada and Europe; 100 publications in the areas of vision, visual search, electrophysiology, perception reaction time, human cognition, artificial intelligence and driver behavior. This expert is the principal author of a book which analyzes visual, cognitive and response factors in driver behavior based on data from basic science, human factors, and the driver research literature.

This expert has extensive prior litigation experience having served as both a testifying expert as well as a consulting expert, explaining complex scientific concepts in simple, layman's terms to non-experts. This expert can perform tests of visibility/perception under field conditions and analyze accidents to determine probable cause such as human factors, controls, warnings, visual design, Human Error Vs. Design Error and potential safety hazard.


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Expert Witness #257985

This expert is a Clinical Psychologist with additional training in Neuropsychiatry. This expert's private practice provides services in Forensic Psychology, focusing on psychological evaluations in criminal, civil, and family court cases for private attorneys and law firms. This expert has testified in both State and Federal Courts. This expert also provides psychotherapy, diagnostic reports and neuropsychological evaluations. This expert has made numerous presentations at academic conferences and despite a long experience in the field, has kept up with continuing education.


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