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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Learning Disabilities experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Learning Disabilities landscape.
This expert has been professionally and personally involved with the Americans with Disabilities Act since its signing in 1990. After earning an LL.M in Health Law, this expert worked as General Counsel to two different mental health authorities. This expert has provided legal consulting related to ADA compliance, and has provided expert witness support for both plaintiffs and defendants in such capacity. This expert is well-published, focusing writing mostly on the ADA. Through the American Bar Association, this expert has published a book on ADA, and is widely cited in legal publications. With experience as a higher education teacher and as a tenured professor, this expert has taught standalone ADA courses in the classroom as well as online. This expert maintains an ABA Top 100 Legal Blog, publishing quite regularly. This expert has led numerous ADA workshops and CLE courses, exploring various legal issues. This expert is deaf. As such, this expert is uniquely situated to understand the mindset of those with disabilities, and how such individuals are affected by the ADA.
This expert is Founder and President of a highly successful national consultancy, certified rehabilitation counselor, Diplomate of the American Board of Vocational Experts and certified life care planner who has provided services for the severely disabled for many years. Additionally, this expert has served as Vocational Expert for plaintiffs and defendants in Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment and Age, Sex and Disability Discrimination cases, as well as cases involving the American's with Disabilities Act.
In these cases, this expert has provided a vocational evaluation which consists of a record review, vocational diagnostic interview, work and transferable skills analysis, and when necessary, testing to make a determination of the individual's ability to perform gainful work activity, as well as their earning capacity in the local labor market. In addition, at times a Labor Market Survey is conducted to document the availability of job openings in the geographical area.
The vocational evaluation assists both plaintiff and defense attorneys in determining the effect a wrongful termination has on the earning capability of an individual after the incident. Research regarding job openings and wages for available positions using government and local sources is performed as part of the assessment. This information documents whether the plaintiff has conducted a reasonable job search and if the person has sustained any diminution of earnings capacity. A written report by a certified rehabilitation counselor who is experienced in termination cases can assist in documenting the case damages.
This expert has been performing forensic evaluations in wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment cases for many years, on a nationwide basis.
This expert is credentialed by the American Board of Vocational Experts, the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification and the International Academy of Life Care Planners. This expert has provided rehabilitation services to, and evaluated the vocational and employability potential of, over six thousand individuals.
This expert is an expert in ADA employment and ADA accommodations and modifications. This expert is also an expert in occupational determinations. This expert's Master's Degree is in Rehabilitation counseling and this expert has been a Committee Co-Chair for a Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities. This expert has significant experience as an expert witness serving plaintiffs in disability and ADA matters where employment matters are at issue.