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Expert Details

Economic and Financial Analysis, Business Valuation, Economic Damages

ID: 724803 California, USA

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Ph.D. and M.B.A. in finance University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Developed Doctoral research advanced the work of three economics Nobel Laureates. Taught corporate finance in leading graduate business schools. Manager of economic analysis for the largest Federal Contract Research Center. Evaluated financial and economic feasibility of multi-billion-dollar energy production, development, and transportation projects for U.S. government departments of energy, interior, and transportation. Manager of industry economics for a money-center bank. Analyzed lending risks based on industry economic dynamics in over forty industries. Developed financial models of lost profits, lost goodwill, and lost business value for businesses in a wide variety of industries in breach of contract, business tort, and bankruptcy cases. Intellectual property damages in patent, trademark, and copyright cases. Created economic models of lost earnings of individuals in personal injury, wrongful termination, and wrongful death cases. Retained in over 800 cases. Expert testimony in federal and state courts and arbitrations in over 10 trials. Testimony benefited clients more than $100 million.

Expert witness examples:
- Lost profits/plaintiff: A verdict of $8.4 million was awarded in Superior Court to a closely held consumer-products company that was victimized by the diversion of its products into the “gray” market.

- Lost profits/counter-claimant: Expert helped to win a verdict of $5.5 million in federal court in favor of a marginally profitable newly established cosmetics business. This verdict was sustained on appeal to the 9th Circuit. Trade secret misappropriation/defense: Expert determined that the plaintiff’s lost profits claim, which was over $30 million, assumed an above-market sales price that could have been obtained only through an illegal tying arrangement. The case settled shortly after Expert’s deposition, with no out-of-pocket cost to the defendant, a large manufacturer. Wrongful termination/defense: A defense verdict was returned relative to the plaintiff’s demand of $1.3 million based on Expert’s testimony showing how the plaintiff, a marketing director, made $1 million on a real-estate development. Trademark infringement/plaintiff: Expert's sophisticated econometric analysis helped to achieve a verdict of $2.3 million in federal court for a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Finance, Economics, Management Science Institution: U. of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Year: 1970 Degree: M.B.A. Subject: Finance, Economics, Management Science Institution: U. of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Year: 1967 Degree: M.A. Subject: Economics Institution: University of Toronto
Year: 1965 Degree: B.A.Sc. Subject: Engineering Physics (Electrical) Institution: University of Toronto

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1991 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Expert testimony in business and personal litigation: evaluations of lost profits, goodwill, business value, earnings; antitrust and securities issues; intellectual property; forensic accounting; econometric and statistical analysis. Corporate financial advisory services and business valuation. Over 800 cases and 100 trials and arbitrations.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1987 to 1991 Employer: QED Research, Inc. Title: Director Department: Los Angeles Office
He provided expert testimony in business and personal litigation: evaluations of lost profits, goodwill, business value, earnings; antitrust and securities issues; intellectual property; forensic accounting; econometric and statistical analysis; corporate financial advisory services and business valuation.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1983 to 1987 Employer: First Interstate Bancorp Title: Vice President/Manager Industry Economics Department: Economics
He advised the Credit Policy Committee about industry economic risk factors to guide policy for allocating credit among industries in a $30 billion commercial loan portfolio. He researched and evaluated the business environment in over 40 industries considering both domestic and international economic factors.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1978 to 1983 Employer: The Aerospace Corporation Title: Manager, Economic Analysis Department: Government Support Operations/Economic Evaluation Directorate
He evaluated financial and economic feasibility of commercialization of alternative energy technologies based on regulated-utility financial analysis and national benefit-cost analysis. He quantified private and social net benefits including externalities. He evaluated national economic benefits and costs of U.S. government policy options for energy and resource development and management. He developed economic and financial models for solar energy technologies, National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, Strategic Petroleum Reserve, proposed West-to-East oil pipeline to deliver Alaska oil to U.S. midwest.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1975 to 1977 Employer: Dart Industries, Inc. Title: Senior Financial Analyst Department: Corporate Financial Planning
He evaluated group five-year financial plans and capital-budget requests for $2 billion 125-division multinational consumer-products conglomerate. He forecasted operating results. He analyzed deviations from plan and advised senior management of situations and control measures. He advised senior management of industry conditions to support acquisition decisions.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1978 to 1980 Agency: U.S. Dept. of Energy Role: Economic Consultant Description: Conducted numerous studies of the financial and economic feasibility of large-scale energy systems in the fields of solar-energy generation and oil-and-gas production, distribution and storage.
Years: 1980 to 1983 Agency: U.S.Air Force Space Division Role: Systems Consultant Description: Cost and systems analysis for the space shuttle.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
National Association of Forensic Economics
Publications and Patents Summary
Publications: 4

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He has been retained in over 800 cases involving measurement of economic damages to businesses and individuals for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has testified as an expert forensic economist over 100 times in trials and arbitrations. His testimony has benefited his clients in excess of $100 million.
Training / Seminars
Power Point presentation to attorneys explaining methods and processes for calculating economic damages in civil litigation.

Education: University of Chicago Graduate School of Business: M.B.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1973) in Business Economics, Finance and Management Science. Doctoral dissertation integrated financial economic theory and mathematical programming to pioneer quantitative theory of optimal rebalancing of investment portfolios, advancing work of three Nobel Laureate economists.
University of Toronto: B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics-Electrical Option (1965), M.A. in Economics (1967)
Marketing Experience
He has conducted studies of over 40 U.S. industries, examining conditions of supply, demand, pricing, technology and regulatory environment in each industry. He has performed industry analyses on: aerospace, agriculture, communications, energy, financial institutions, health care, high technology, insurance, real estate, transportation and utilities at the 2-digit SIC level and many sub-industries at the 3- and 4-digit SIC level.
Other Relevant Experience
Other Employment
1973, 1974, 1975, 1977: Lecturer in Finance
University of Southern California
Taught Corporate Finance, Management of Financial Institutions and Management of Working Capital in graduate M.B.A. programs.

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