Expert 13582 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience as a litigator, consultant, expert, and legal fee arbitrator in numerous matters involving attorney fee disputes, legal ethics, ethics of tripartite relationships, and staff counsel issues. My expertise includes the reasonableness of attorneys’ fees, costs, and disbursements. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: All aspects of pre-litigation attorneys' fees; Establishment of billing guidelines for companies.


Degree Subject Institution
B.A. English University of Notre Dame
J.D. University of California's Hastings College

Licenses Certifications

California State Bar Association
Washington D.C. Bar Association
Proctor in the Maritime Law Society

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Environmental Contamination cases; toxic tort cases; groundwater contamination cases; Insurance coverage cases; Intellectual property cases; Civil Rights Cases; Maritime cases; Construction Defect Cases.

Professional Experiences


Published Author of Legal Text: Defending the Insured
Multiple speaking engagements
Numerous publications

Primary Affiliation

Maritime Law Society