Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience in the field of Psychology specializing in industrial and organizational psychology. My expertise includes: job analysis and development; validation and review of procedures for recruitment; and selection and promotion of employees. I am experienced with issues involving layoffs and have developed and implemented performance-based layoff procedures. I have experience consulting or testifying in cases involving the following: disparate impact and disparate treatment discrimination cases including statistical analysis of employment data; development and validation of employee hiring and promotion procedures; employment discrimination based on race / ethnicity, sex, or age; job analysis; whistleblower and wrongful termination litigation; personnel policies and procedures; Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE); meal break violations; and statistical / research assistance in pay equity and wage and hour disputes. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Employment discrimination on basis of race, sex, age and disability; Job analysis for purposes of employee selection, promotion, training and performance management; Validity and job relatedness of employee hiring and promotion procedures; Workplace harassment; Wrongful termination; Wage and hour compliance; Retaliation.
My consulting services include: Job analysis of development of employee selection and promotion procedures; Development of job-related and non-discriminatory employee hiring and promotion procedures; Development of defensible layoff procedures; Development of personnel procedures; Statistical analysis of data for a variety of human resources purposes, including compliance with wage and hour laws.
|Ph.D.||Educational Psychology||University of Southern California|
|California Licensed Psychologist|
|Senior Professional in Human Resources SPHR|
Awards & Affiliation
American Psychological Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases