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 Expert  723928

Expert in Economic Damages and Lost Profits Calculations


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert focuses on the calculation of economic damages. He prepares expert reports on lost earnings in personal injury, wrongful death, and employment matters, drafting expert reports, critiquing opposing experts and expert testimony in state and federal courts across the country. He also evaluates business performance prior to and after an "event", such as a contract dispute, patent infringement, the theft of intellectual property (client lists), business interruption (fire) or unfair competition. He has analyzed business performance in a number of industries, calculated losses, and testified as an economic expert in these areas.
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business analysis

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personal injury

He provides economic analysis and valuation for current and proposed intellectual property (copyright and patent infringement) cases. Many of these matters involve litigation and the determination of reasonalble royalty payments. He is president of a consulting firm with a professional staff including PhD economists and finance consultants with IP experience.
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copyright infringement

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operating cost analysis

His firm includes economic, financial and forensic accounting experts. He is able to provide business and market analyses of costs, revenues, advertising, and other business activities. He has provided expert opinions on economic and accounting cost structures in a variety of industries.
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cost analysis

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fixed cost

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identity theft

As an economist specializing in economic analysis and the calculation of economic damages, Expert provides litigation support to attorneys throughout the country. He has more than 20 years economic consulting experience and has testified as an expert witness in state and Federal court, during depositions and arbitration, and before the Special Master in Victim's Compensation Fund matters. He has prepared economic analyses in a wide variety of industries, including satellite communications, hotel and casino, and tire manufacturing. He has conducted hundreds of forensic economic analyses of lost wages and profits to individuals and companies in more than two dozen states.
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economic analysis

Prior to opening his own economic consulting firm, he was a Senior Economist with The Center for Forensic Economics; served as an in-house consultant to a national law firm as a litigation-support consultant; worked with a major national accounting firm providing economic consulting services in commercial-damages matters; and was a senior research economist with a California botique economic consulting firm, specializing in the calculation of economic losses in personal-injury, wrongful-death and wrongful-termination cases. At California State University, Washington State University and several California community colleges, he lectured on Economic Principles and Intermediate Macro and Micro Economic Theory. He has also worked as an economist with the Federal Trade Commission, in the Bureau of Economics.
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economics

He has calculated economic damages in hundreds of employment matters reulting from job termination, failure to hire and failure to promote litigation. He has determined the economic impact, such as lost wages, bonuses, and benefits, of an individual or group dismissal, layoff, failure to promote or other employment decision. He also analyzed and testified in arbitration regarding the determination of whether there is bias in an employment action against a protected class or individual (age, sex, race or national origin).
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employment

His firm provides economic analysis and valuation for current and proposed intellectual property and patent infringement cases. He has worked in a wide variety of industries involving patents and copyrights and prepared expert reports and testified in these matters. He is supported by experienced professionals in economics, finance and forensic accounting.
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intellectual property

His firm provides economic analysis and valuation for current and proposed intellectual property and patent infringement cases, lost profits, business interruption and other commercial damages. He has worked on litigation in a wide variety of industries involving patents and copyrights, lost profits, and prepared expert reports and testified in these matters. He is supported by experienced professionals in economics, finance and forensic accounting.
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patent damage

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contract dispute

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forensic auditing

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forensic accounting

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forensic economics

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economic forecasting

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economic impact

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lost profit


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Dallas, Texas;  Fort Worth, Texas;  Arlington, Texas;  Plano, Texas;  Garland, Texas;  Irving, Texas;  Grand Prairie, Texas;  Mesquite, Texas;  Waco, Texas;  and Carrollton, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Economic and Financial Analysis, Business Valuation,...
Forensic Economic Consulting, Economic Damages; W/ D,...
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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1980   BA   Economics   Washington State University   Cum Laude
1984   All coursework toward PhD. (ABD)   Economics   Washington State University  
1971   Courses in Social Sciences   Social Sciences   California State University, Chico  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Economic Consulting

 

President

 

Providing economic consulting services and expert testimony in personal-injury, wrongful-death, commercial litigation and employment matters.

2002 to 2003

 

Center for Forensic Economic Studies

 

Economic Consulting

 

Senior Economist

 

Concentrated on the analysis of damages in personal-injury, wrongful-death and wrongful-termination matters and was head of the Dallas office.

2000 to 2002

 

Bickel & Brewer

 

Consulting

 

In-house consultant

 

A Dallas/New York litigation firm specializing in complex commercial, corporate, environmental, hospitality, gaming, construction and other business torts.

1999 to 2000

 

Grant Thornton, LLP

 

Litigation Support and Consulting Group

 

Forensic economist

 

A nationwide accounting and consulting firm, providing economic consulting and expert testimony in commercial-damages cases.

1987 to 1997

 

Formuzis, Pickersgill and Hunt, Inc.

 


 

Senior research economist

 

Economic consultants, providing economic consulting services, damages calculations and expert testimony in personal-injury, wrongful-death and wrongful-termination matters.

1998 to 1999

 

National Realty Funding, LP

 


 

Securitization analyst

 

Providing analysis, reporting and data management services to the conduitloan- securitization department for all commercial properties.

1983 to 1994

 

California State University, Washington State University and California community colleges

 


 

Lecturer

 

Teaching courses in Principles of Economics, Intermediate Macro and Micro Economic Theory.

1980 to 1983

 

Washington State University

 


 

Research assistant

 

Providing research and analysis on a variety of applied and theoretical projects, including economic forecasting, voting behavior, migration and crop production.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

National Association of Forensic Economists; Collegium of Pecuniary Damages Experts; American Academy of Economic and Finance Experts; American Economic Association; Tarrant County Bar Association, Associate Member;

Professional Appointments

Past Vice President of the National Association of Forensic Economists; Past President and Vice President of the Collegium of Pecuniary Damages Experts; Past Board Member of the American Academy of Economic and Finance Experts; Vice President of the School of Economic Sciences Development Committee, Washington State University.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

I have published two professional papers in the forensic economic journals.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - The Earnings Analyst, Vol. 12, 2012  
 - Journal of Legal Economics, Volume 18, Number 2, April 2012  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1983 to 1983   Federal Trade Commission   Economist   Summer intern as a graduate student. Assisted with the measurement of state laws' impact on drug product substitution for prescription drugs.
1984 to 1993   State of California   Lecturer   Economics professor at California State University, Fullerton, CA.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Trial testimony re economic damages in a wrongful termination case: Stephanie Barnett v. The Board of Commissioners of the County of Montrose and Roy Eckert. Civil Action No. 14.cv-01765-REB-GPG, United States District Court for the District of Colorado. July 16, 2015 for Joseph H. Azbell, Esq., Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Trial testimony re economic damages in a wrongful death case: Anna Grace Overson, Individually and as Sole Heir of the Estate of William Craig Holland v. David Lloyd King and Steven Edward Smith. Cause No. 264,398-B, 146th District Court of Bell County, Texas. February 3, 2015 for Mark S. Humphries, PC, Grand Prairie, Texas.
  • Trial testimony re economic damages in a personal injury case: Joni K. Wallace v. Elvin B Barfield. Cause No. D-1-GN-12-001175, 419th District Court of Travis County, Texas. June 13, 2014 for Robert C. Alden of Byrd, Davis Furman & Alden LLP, Austin, Texas.
  • Trial testimony re economic damages in a medical malpractice personal injury case: Craig MacCraiger and Sarah MacCraiger v. Robert G. Kilbourn, MD and Steven J. Sawyer, MD. Case No. 2011 CV 94, Division 4, District Court, Montrose County, Colorado. February 8, 2013 for Paul W. Gertz, of the Law Offices of Paul Gertz, PC, Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
  • Trial testimony re economic damages in a personal injury case: James David Horton et al. v. West-Reeves Ltd. et al. Cause No. 77623, District Court, 40th Judicial District, Ellis County, Texas. August 19, 2011 for Kimberly Stovall of Stovall & Associates, PC, Dallas, Texas.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has consulted for plaintiff and defense attorneys. These matters include: Provide initial estimates of their case's value with respect to economic damages; Review and critique of the opposing expert report; Assist with interrogatory and deposition questions; and provide opinions in Guardian ad litem, divorce actions, and identity theft matters. He has testified in deposition, arbitration, State, and Federal Court more than 70 times, including testimonies in Texas, California, New York, Kansas, Colorado and Connecticut.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Autistic child wrongful death & negligent supervision case.
  • Expert for consulting on anti-aging cream false claims
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has provided CLE presentations on litigation matters involving forensic economics and the calculation of damages in personal injury, wrongful death, and employment matters and comercial damages. Presentations have been made to organizations including the Dallas Bar Employment Section and Franchise Section, the Tarrant County Bar Employment Section, the National Employment Law Association (San Antonio), CLE presentations in Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Miami, Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale,the Legal Nurse Association in Dallas and Houston and regular presentations to the National Association of Forensic Economists, the American Academy of Economic and Finance Experts, and the Collegium of Pecuniary Damages Experts. Expert has also provided damages presentations to several law firms in house.


 

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