Risk Management Expert Witness Newport Beach 505517

Expertise Description

Over the past 48 years in which I have reviewed law firm billing practices and conduct, I have had regular access to current law firm rates in the Los Angeles County, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego metropolitan areas. My experience in review and evaluation of legal fees are in the context of insurance and reinsurance carriers; in private enterprise on the behalf of clients’ in the context of class action, employment litigation and construction litigation; and captive insurers’ engagement of counsel both for the captive and to the benefit of it’s clients.

Experience is both pre and post CC2860 and in the context of Lodestar fee analysis and auditing law firms’ billing invoices and includes a review of over $150.0 million in legal bills. I also regularly review court opinions on attorneys’ fee motions and requests; and authorize research into the local legal environment to provide a factual framework for evaluating legal fees.

My expertise is associated with a Liability Program Management Firm offering liability containment for internal/external risk for JPAs, Municipality, state, and county entities; creating alternative risk transfer plans, such as domestic/foreign Captives, JPA and risk retention groups; and provide liability containment services for clients in the construction industry to include Safety, OSHA, FEHA, and contractual compliance.

I also provide expert services for Workers Compensation process, pricing and value analysis.

Insurance Claims Expert 142028 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Insurance with expertise in underwriting, claims evaluation, and actuarial services. I have additional knowledge in investment losses, insurance risk calculations, bad faith, unfair claims, cost allocations, Casualty Actuarial Society (C.A.S.), and reinsurance. I have prior expert witness experience.