Expertise DescriptionWith more than 40 years of experience in Risk Management litigation, my areas of focus include premises liability, product liability, false imprisonment, and libel claims, as well as commercial, securities, contract, trademark, patent, and real estate cases. I have additional knowledge in Loss Prevention regarding premises liability, store safety, shoplifting issues, and evidence preservation. I am offering my services as a risk management expert witness and have provided deposition, testimony, and consultations for numerous clients.
Areas of Expertise
I have testified at numerous depositions, trials and hearings, including cases concerned with such issues as loss prevention practices and procedures, and lease provisions vis-à-vis landlord liability/insurance coverage.
My professional experience includes supervised, coordinated, and participated in the defense and settlement of hundreds of premises liability claims a huge apparel and accessories-retailer with over 550 stores in 44 states. I had the final word as to settlement and litigation strategy in hundreds of such matters. I have also given numerous lectures to Loss Prevention personnel on premises liability, store safety, shop-lifting issues, and evidence preservation (including email and electronic records) relating to such issues.
I retired from the practice of law after 43 years at the New York Bar. I was the Vice President of Litigation at a major clothing retailer, and was directly involved in defending and preventing customer claims arising from accidents at the company's stores nationwide. I was involved in defending cases, writing safety manuals, and counseling store personnel regarding safe display of products.
|J.D.||Fordham University School of Law|