Linguistics Expert 449331 MA

Expertise Description

I more than 40 years experience in the field of Forensic Linguistics with expertise in speech writing, ghost writing, manuscript editing, transcription, document examination, language libel, authorship analysis, plagiarism, and speaking prose and syntax. I have Over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

Expert has Expert Witness experience in giving opinions on status of compound words in trademark infringement cases, as well as opinions on plagiarism of song lyrics. Additional experience in authorship analysis of emails, semantics of trademark infringement, contract language interpretation, and authorship analysis of letters.

Consulting Experience

Expert has Consulting experience in giving opinions on transcribed chat comments and the seduction of a minor, per the language of the law. Additional experience in plagiarism, interpretation of the language in a prenuptial agreement, and the authorship of posts toa  cult deprogrammer's website.

Professional Experiences

Expert's Professional Experience includes being a Director of Executive Communications, a Speechwriter, Staff Supervisor in Marketing and Communications, and an Assistant Professor of English.

Relevant Experiences

My knowledge base consists of three degrees in linguistics (including courses in lexicography and the history of the English language), plus 35 years of writing, editing, publishing, and other practical experience with language.


Ph.D.LinguisticsUniversity of Chicago
M.A.LinguisticsUniversity of Chicago
B.A.LinguisticsBrown University

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Awards & Affiliation

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases