Hospitality Management Expert 531290 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the hospitality field and have worked with casino management, food and beverage management, food safety, gaming operations, hotel management, human resource management, labor relations, lodging management, resort and timeshare management, and restaurant management. I have additional knowledge in teaching hospitality management courses. I have spent more than a decade offering consultations and courtroom testimony as a hospitality expert witness.

Alcohol Licensing Expert 531228 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have spent over 45 years working as an alcohol licensing consultant. I have experience in licensing applications, taxes, recordkeeping, claims, required records, reports, compliance reviews, internal control evaluations, on-site compliance training, representation before government agencies, assisting in obtaining variances from regulations, FDA GRAS Notifications, TTB formula preparation and label approvals for distilled spirits plants, wineries, importers and wholesalers. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than 15 years as an alcohol licensing expert witness.

International Marketing Expert 508851 CA(S)

Expertise Description

With more than 40 years of experience in Marketing, I have a focus in structuring and managing channels of distribution for marketing strategies; sales force management; industrial marketing; and trademark issues. I have spent over 30 years as a marketing expert witness with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Food Safety & Processing Expert 517558 IA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in food safety, processing, and technology. I am well known for my food process engineering experience and have developed and delivered educational training programs for food entrepreneurs, established food companies, and regulatory agencies. I have worked with the USDA, the Environmental Protection Agency, state departments of health, FDA, National Alliance for Food Safety and Security, along with several other national and international committees regarding standard processing, manufacturing, and safety for baked goods, meat, cheese, poultry and egg products. My processing plant audits and technical assistance have highlighted opportunities for the food industry to save over $50 million in energy and water costs to international food companies. I have worked closely with many food companies over the past eighteen years developing new technologies and improving current food processes. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

IP Valuation Expert 520545 AL

Expertise Description

I have spent over two decades in valuation, business finance and strategic consulting matters. I have provided two valuable client services based on my experience valuing intellectual properties (copyrights, patents and trademarks) and intangible assets (contracts, relationships, trade secrets, domain names, websites, social media sites, technologies, brands, endorsements, rights of publicity, and more). For attorneys and clients in litigation, ownership and taxation disputes I provide expert opinions and testimony regarding damages, valuation and reasonable royalties. I have testified in Federal and state matters, for Federal Tax court and in arbitrations and mediations. My analyses and opinions have been used and relied upon in matters including: defamation, technology asset and patent valuation, impact of social media marketing and celebrity endorsements, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, divorce and bankruptcy.

In addition, I have worked with business owners, executives and managers to increase the profitability of their businesses based on leveraging their intellectual properties and intangible assets. Businesses often have business plans and marketing plans, but rarely do they have IP plans – focused on leveraging their proprietary assets to generate additional income and increase profits. This process involves: identifying which assets are contributing to existing profits, managing and reviewing IP portfolios, licensing strategies, optimal pricing, transaction advisory, due diligence, and valuation.

Neurology Expert 512825 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience working in the field of Neurology with expertise in Clinical / Forensic Neurology and Clinical Drug Development research. I have conducted over 1000 Independent Medical Examinations, Fitness for Duty Examinations, Disability Examinations, Peer Reviews, and Medical Record Reviews. I have also been a medical director in the pharmaceutical industry and involved in the development of drugs for neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, migraine, multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain, Parkinson’s disease, depression, schizophrenia, and Downs syndrome. I have also spent more than 15 years as a neurology expert witness in Arizona and Florida and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Food Scientist Expert 403865 CA(S)

Expertise Description

My career as a Food Scientist has spanned over twenty years. I have experience with new product development, from concept stage through prototype development and commercialization. My areas of expertise include R&D, Technical Service, Product Improvement/Optimization and Nutrition labeling. I also have experience with most foods and nutritional & dietary supplements. I have worked as a food scientist expert witness in Southern California for more than 10 years by providing consultations, as well as deposition and courtroom testimony.

Commercial and Consumer Products Expert 508413 MA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of Commercial and Consumer Products. My specialties include business strategy, multi-channel sales and marketing, fast-track product development, team building, business planning and modeling, IP and technology development, and foreign sourcing. I have provided exclusive, long term advisory services that help Boards and CEO's increase the enterprise value of start-up and high growth companies.

Food Safety Expert 500361 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in the Food Science industry with expertise in explaining complex scientific matters in simple terms that people having no scientific background can understand. For example, in a bench trial involving theft of trade secrets for a biological process, I was able to explain both the biochemistry and engineering aspects of the process to the satisfaction of a judge who had no background in these areas. In a similar fashion, I use “cartoon chemistry” and simple analogies in expert opinions that support natural claims for common food ingredients. In a consulting capacity, using my broad scientific background, I helped a client build safety into a new product and generate data that resulted in FDA approval that exempted the food from the severe processing that would otherwise be required. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Plastic And Chemicals Expert 29036 NJ

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of chemicals and plastics. My experience includes technical research, development and management accomplishments, including fourteen issued U.S. patents in plastic films, engineering resins and composites. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Mechanical Inspector Expert 8902 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering and construction issues. My areas of expertise include heating, ventilation & air conditioning, energy conservation, hot & cold supply systems, plumbing & drainage systems, roof drainage systems, process cold water & hot water systems, fire sprinkler & standpipe systems, fire suppression systems, fuel oil systems, and Title 24 calculations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Refrigeration Expert 501656 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of worldwide experience in refrigeration as well as mechanical and overall building design, analysis, engineering, and project management of new and renovated facilities. I am recognized as an international expert in refrigeration engineering, refrigerated warehouses, engineering investigations. and food processing and have published and presented papers as an industry expert on topics that include plant design, refrigeration systems, building evaluation, sanitation, and energy conservation. I have acted as an expert witness for refrigeration, refrigeration controls, refrigerants, refrigerated buildings, meat and food refrigeration, cold storage facilities, and food processing cases. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Glass Packaging Expert 460318 GA

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years in the Packaging and Beverage Industries with expertise in developing plastic closures for soft drink bottles and managing corporate package testing labs. I have additional experience in quality glass bottles, consumer behavior, primary and secondary packaging, production equipment and breakage, and distribution channels on 6-continents. I have additional experience with support in product liability, extortion, counterfeiting, and regulatory cases. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Film Marketing Expert 398390 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Film Marketing and Production Resources. My experience includes national promotional film campaigns, media and retail support, physical production, production resource needs, and defraying of production costs.

Market Research And Surveys Expert 429101 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Marketing Research and Surveys. My expertise includes marketing and public policy, marketing communication, product management, innovation and economic development, marketing strategy and planning, consumer behavior, research methods, and educational administration. I am highly familiar with topics of business administration, psychology and business, psychology and human development, consumer surveys, survey research methodology, branding, and consumer information processing, shopping behavior, and much more. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Food And Beverage Expert 351700 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the Food and Beverage industries. My expertise includes consulting on strategy, competition, finance and valuations, mergers & acquisitions, production, and marketing & sales, as well as organization and systems, including distribution, and legislation, regulatory enforcement, antitrust and litigation. My expertise also covers international trade, legislation and regulatory matter, agricultural production, commodity trading, marketing, sales, product testing, research, ingredients, flavors, and sweeteners. My expert witness work includes contractual disputes; Lanham Act violations; identification and qualification of industry standards, customs and practices; regulatory and statutory challenges involving pricing, sales promotion and competitive policies and practices; antitrust; brand, company and asset evaluations. My expertise also includes intellectual property complaints, including patent, trademark and trade dress infringement; unfair competition; false advertising and misrepresentations; consumer injury class action suits; supplier/distributor terminations and compensation; product defects, manufacturing negligence and liability; and bankruptcy asset valuations and directed sales. I have additional experience with damage analysis, including the preparation of damage reports for court submission. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Product Liability And Warning Labels Expert 323381 NY

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in product liability/warnings. My experience includes evaluation, design, and implementation of product warnings for major US companies such as Playtex, Rheem, Otis Elevator, S.C. Johnson, and Dr. Pepper Seven Up. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.