On behalf of the plaintiff or defendant, a legal malpractice expert witness could be called upon to provide expert testimony as to professional responsibility, professional conduct, legal ethics and/or negligence in a legal malpractice claim. Cahn Litigation Services is the expert witness placement service provider of choice by law firm clients looking to locate an expert to support a legal malpractice case.
Examples of legal malpractice matters include:
Under most state law, the elements of legal malpractice are:
Litigation support by a legal malpractice expert witness could include record review, expert opinion, expert affidavit, expert report, and expert testimony in court. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a trial lawyer may request an expert with prior attorney malpractice expert witness testifying experience. While many experts have expertise in legal malpractice matters, an expert witness carries the additional responsibility of providing testimony before the court in a manner whereby a jury can understand the litigation matters and evidence. In addition, a lawyer may seek an expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
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 Legal Malpractice experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Legal Malpractice landscape.
This expert is a Director in a Dispute Consulting group. This expert has provided litigation consulting services for purposes including professional malpractice, financial reporting fraud, automotive industry OEM and supplier claims, business interruption claims, post-acquisition disputes, internal corporate investigations, forensic accounting issues, and franchise related disputes. In connection with these services, this expert regularly performs fact finding and discovery assistance, lost profit calculations, business valuations, lost earnings and wages computations, and other financial analyses. This expert has presented before boards of directors and the Department of Justice with findings related to financial reporting fraud, accounting issues and forensic audits as well as compliance related issues involving design and implementation of financial and operational controls.
This expert's experience encompasses a wide range of industries and engagements including manufacturing, automotive, financial institutions, life sciences, professional practices, retail, software, real estate, food manufacturing, agriculture, physician & professional practices, private equity funds and energy. This expert has presented continuing education seminars on forensic accounting and fraud related topics.
This expert earned a JD and then received an LLM in Taxation. This expert has practiced law in the area of legal ethics, reasonableness of legal fees and legal malpractice in an eponymous law firm. This expert is well-published and is a presenter at legal conferences and seminars. This expert is a seasoned expert witness.
This expert is a Managing Director for a highly regarded economic consultancy. This expert has consulted with plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of litigation and commercial dispute matters involving theft of trade secrets, breach of contract, chemicals and livestock, fraud, forensic accounting, conversion, shareholder, professional malpractice, and class action litigation. This expert has performed and managed many complex financial, economic, and accounting analyses, including lost profits, lost wages, reasonable royalties, business valuation, disgorgement/unjust enrichment, tracing, fraud investigation, cost of capital, and pre- and post-judgment interest. This expert has been designated as an expert in state and federal court proceedings and arbitrations and has testified in depositions and trials.