Expert 508861 - AL CO

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years in the field of as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). I am Principal at a firm that specializes in providing forensic consulting, investigatory services, litigation support and training to numerous clients, including government agencies, regulators, law firms, lending institutions and other business entities. I have extensive experience in subprime and structured finance arenas including, predatory mortgage lending practices, the securitization of subprime mortgages, cash, synthetic, and hybrid collateralized debt obligations, credit default swaps, credit-linked notes, liability of the securitization underwriter, fair market valuation of level 3 (illiquid) assets, off-balance-sheet treatment of variable interest entities, and other relevant topics including GAAP accounting for complex structured finance products. I have been a consultant in numerous litigations and other matters involving complex structured finance issues, including structured investment vehicles, credit default swaps, credit-linked notes, trust preferred securities, ABS and RMBS securitizations. I also have been retained as an expert witness in numerous cases regarding, among other things, securities fraud, analysis of structured finance products, mortgage lending fraud, complex structured finance issues, financial statement fraud, reasonable and prudent banking practices and directors' and officers' liability. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 505066 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the finance industry with specific expertise in alternative consumer finance. My experience includes payday loans / lending, pawnshops, Credit Services Organizations, and Credit Access Businesses. I am able to provide evaluations of storefront payday lenders, auto title lenders, and check cashers; sales; contract negotiation; policy recommendations; regulatory and legislative perspectives and risk factors. I have additional expertise in private debt investments, store operations, financial statement analysis, strategic growth initiatives, internal controls, CSO third party lending, CSO consultation, crisis communications and advocacy, public policy, third party coordination with state lobbying efforts, and financial journalism.

Expert 343025 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in Banking, Finance & Real Estate. My expertise includes standard lending practices, commercial real estate finance, corporate finance, asset based lending, project feasibility, note sales, credit approval, loan administration, regulatory compliance, fraud, and the feasibility of reorganization. My additional expertise involves “fair and equitable” rates of interest, receivership and trustee in bankruptcy, real estate brokerage, portfolio risk analysis, potential lender liability exposure, debt structuring and workout solutions, site identification, and capital procurement. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.