Expertise DescriptionI 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
Representative Litigation Experience
My consulting services include: All aspects of pre-litigation attorneys' fees; Establishment of billing guidelines for companies.
|B.A.||English||University of Notre Dame|
|J.D.||University of California's Hastings College|
|California State Bar Association|
|Washington D.C. Bar Association|
|Proctor in the Maritime Law Society|
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.
|Published Author of Legal Text: Defending the Insured|
|Multiple speaking engagements|
Primary AffiliationMaritime Law Society