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Bad Faith

Bad faith experts provide a breadth of experience within the insurance industry and can speak to standard practices in the areas of health insurance, auto insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, property insurance, and so much more. Our bad faith experts specialize in the fields of environmental insurance, risk management, claims handling, insurance fraud, homeowners, professional liability, legal fee auditing, policy interpretation, and commercial underwriting. With hundreds of years of combined experience, our bad faith experts have worked in insurance firms, universities, and consulting agencies around the country. These experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers. Their published works span topics that include claims handling, underwriting, liability, workers’ comp, and risk management.

Banking

Our banking expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants hail from prestigious universities and major regional, national, and international financial institutions and corporations. They have served on the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and worked in the Economic Policy Office, Antitrust Division, of the U.S. Department of Justice as well as the Federal Reserve. Areas of expertise include financial regulation, antitrust, international banking, financial markets, foreign exchange trading, derivatives and portfolio management, risk measurement and management, monetary policy, interest rates, housing, macroeconomics, insurance, offshore asset management products, bank management and regulation, deposit insurance, corporate financial policy and pension strategy, securities law, online banking, financial advising, real estate finance, and more. Our banking experts have published widely on issues in banking in numerous scholarly and professional journals.

Bankruptcy

There has been a recent dip in bankruptcy filings since 2011, as the number dropped by 1.8% between March 2017 and March 2018. Our bankruptcy expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants include scholars from major universities, CPAs, and lawyers who are experts in all areas of bankruptcy law, including chapters 7, 9, 11, 12, and 13.

Behavior

Our behavior expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are professionals and scholars and researchers across various disciplines from major universities. They specialize in areas of psychology, veterinary medicine, materials science, structural and chemical engineering, management and marketing, sociology and social work, and other arenas. Topics of interest range from stress in the workplace, gender differences, parenting, human and nonhuman sexuality, electrophysiology, and neurophysiology, to applied animal behavior, to the mechanical properties of materials, to business ethics, organizational behavior, and consumer behavior, to social movements and beyond. Our behavior experts have extensive experience providing litigation support.

Benefits

There has been a steady rise in employee benefits, as a majority of employees report that work benefits increase their job satisfaction. Health and wellness options play a significant role in employment decisions for individuals of all ages. Our benefits experts have experience working within HR positions in a range of industries, handling benefit plans, severance plans, retirement plans, insurance plans, and more. These experts have deep knowledge as it relates to all forms of employee benefits.

Biochemistry

Our biochemistry expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are primarily researchers and scholars from major universities. Our biochemistry experts hold various drug patents and are prolific authors in their respective fields.

Bioethics

As technology continues to advance at a rapid rate, bioethics experts are needed more than ever before. They play a critical role in the study and research associated with ethical issues that emerge when advances occur in medicine and biology.

Bioinformatics

Data is more accessible and more powerful than ever before, which makes bioinformatics experts extremely influential. Our bioinformatics experts are capable of analyzing and interpreting increasingly complex biological data sets, combining knowledge of computer science, mathematics, biology, and statistics. These experts have been on the cutting edge of software developments and methodology utilized for the interpretation of biological data.

Biological Engineering

Biological engineering is the convergence of biological principles and engineering tools, resulting in the development of products that include medical devices, biocompatible materials, agricultural products, diagnostic equipment, and more. Our biological engineering experts have worked as professors, biological engineers, researchers, molecular biologists, chemical engineers, and more.

Biology

Biologists focus their studies on living organisms, and more specifically their structure, function, growth, evolution, and origin. Our biology expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are researchers and scholars from major universities. Their knowledge spans the diverse disciplines that biology encompasses.

Biomaterials

There are significant investments being made in the field of biomaterials, as organizations look to engineer substances for medical purposes. Our biomaterials experts have substantive experience working in biology, chemistry, medicine, and materials science. These experts specialize in nanomaterials, biomaterials, biologically-inspired electronic materials, polymer chemistry, nanomechanics, atomic force microscopy, chemical engineering, integrative biology, cardiovascular surgery, and pharmaceutical science.   With hundreds of years of combined experience, our biomaterials experts have worked in hospitals, universities, and research facilities around the country. These experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers. Their published works span topics that include tissue engineering, polymer synthesis, implant failure, implant design, biomineralization pharmaceutical formulations, otoplasty, medical devices, molecular adsorption, and nanostructures.

Biomechanics

Biomechanics experts focus on the various and complex movements of a living body, which includes the role of bones, tendons, muscles, and ligaments.  Our biomechanical expert witnesses have provided comprehensive testing and evaluation of products, comparative evaluation of products, evaluation and review of products relative to literature/industry standards, patent infringement review, and evaluation of design ideas.

Biomedical Science

Biomedical sciences are typically applied to formal science or natural science that is utilized within the public health space. Our biomedical science expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are professionals and scholars from major universities.

Biophysics

Biophysics is a science that applies methods found in physics to biological development. Biophysics experts bring a variety of specialties to their work, as biophysics runs through the practice of bioengineering, biochemistry, nanotechnology, biomechanics, physical chemistry, molecular biology, and more.

Biosensors

Biosensors are an analytical device used to detect chemical substances by integrating biological elements with a physiochemical transducer. Our biosensor experts specialize in biomaterials, biosensor development, food processing, nanotechnology, cell membranes, vitro-diagnostics, biomedical optics, diagnostic imaging, biotechnology, biodetection, and organic chemistry.   With hundreds of years of combined experience, our biosensor experts have worked developing new sensor technology, in intellectual property management, advising and consulting businesses and law firms, as well as in universities and research facilities around the country. These experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers. Their published works span topics that include cancer treatment, peptide chemistry, pathogen biosensing, membranes, nanolithography, diagnostic markers, brain tumor margin detection, glucose sensors, and nanofabrication.

Biostatistics

Currently a billion-dollar industry, biostatistics plays a significant role in public health by improving public awareness and monitoring diseases around the world. There is a growing need for biostatisticians, as major advancements are being made in the realm of technology. Our biostatistics experts are at the forefront of the field and have worked with the National Institute of Health, the Royal Statistical Society,  the FDA, and at Universities and research facilities around the United States.

Biotech Pharma

Biotechnology principles are utilized by pharmaceutical companies in order to further the development of drugs and design pharmaceuticals that are more effective. Our biotech pharma experts have hundreds of years of combined experience as pharmacologists, toxicologists, biotech engineers, as well as renowned professors and consultants.

Biotechnology

Biotechnology is an umbrella term for a variety of procedures that aim to modify living organisms. Our biotechnology expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are industry professionals and scholars from major universities with expertise in a wide range of fields including medical and health sciences, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, bioethics, sociology, agricultural economics, and law, among others. Our biotechnology experts include authors and inventors who hold various U.S. and international patents.

Brain

Traumatic brain injury accounts for about 30% of all injury-related deaths, with individuals over the age of 75 at the highest risk. Brain damage can have a significant impact on the affected individual’s memory, senses, and personality. Our brain experts have experience teaching and conducting research at leading universities, directing world-renowned research facilities, and practicing medicine at hospitals around the United States.

Branding

It takes somewhere between 5 and 7 impressions for an individual to truly remember a brand, with 89% of consumers remaining loyal to a brand when they feel that their values are shared. Our branding experts have worked with major corporations, such as Honeywell, Dell Computer, Canon USA, Taco Bell, Verizon, AT&T, BellSouth, Campbell Soup, Kraft Foods, Miller Brewing, Peugeot, Pfizer, Prudential, and Visa, and are authors of best-selling books and numerous scholarly articles.

Breast Cancer

According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, in 2018 there were an estimated “266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed in women and 2,550 cases diagnosed in men.” These numbers lead to breast cancer being the second most common cancer among women in America. Our breast cancer experts are leading minds in universities and research facilities around the country.

Broker

The role of broker is to help facilitate transactions between buyers and sellers, typically involving a commission. This expertise spans multiple industries including insurance, information, auto transport, real estate, IP, finance, and more. Our broker experts have experience working in all of these industries as brokers, consultants, appraisers, professors, lenders, property managers, and advisors.

Business

Businesses have a massive amount of potential legal vulnerabilities, and retaining the right business expert can solidify a case and ensure success. Whether in need of an expert in marketing, human resources, workers’ compensation, finance, IP, trade secrets, or mergers and acquisitions, our business experts have successfully testified for both plaintiffs and defense in a variety of cases, and are prolific international authors and lecturers.

Business Development

Our business development expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are scholars from major universities and industry professionals whose backgrounds range from start-ups to multibillion-dollar global organizations. They have worked in electronics, information technology, and telecommunications corporations and in the retail, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and GPS industries, among many others. They are leading consultants whose clients include prominent organizations, such as Intel, AT&T, Microsoft, and the U. S. Department of Homeland Security. Areas of expertise include domestic and international business development, training and development, strategy development and implementation, e-commerce, branding strategies, market building, global marketing, alliance management, corporate positioning, product development, sales channels, turn-around management, strategic investments and international technology, licensing strategy implementation, call centers, Internet technology, consumer behavior, retailing, aerospace and defense, financial management, trade finance, sales, distribution, international marketing, start-ups, contracts, health care and medical technology, RFID, lobbying, information technology, telecommunications, security, pharmaceutical industry, food science and engineering, tickets and box office management, and many more. Our business development experts are also prolific authors of notable books in the field.

Business Ethics

Business ethics are defined by the standard of behavior that an organization establishes in the workplace. Many businesses have a difficult time properly defining what should be viewed as “acceptable or unacceptable”. Our business ethics experts have honed their expertise through their work as consultants, ethics scholars, and corporate executives.

Business Valuation

In order to properly estimate the economic value of a business, financial market professionals conduct a business valuation. Our business valuation expert witnesses, speakers, and consultants are scholars, researchers, and industry professionals from top valuation and expert witness firms who hold designations, such as Accredited Senior Appraisers (ASAs) in Business Valuation, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFAs), Certified Business Appraisers (CBAs), Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVAs), Certified Business Intermediaries (Fellow) (FCBIs), and Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs).