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  • Featured Lister
    Baker Tilly (formerly RGL Forensics)
    Frank A. Wisehart CPA
    Partner

    505 Montgomery Street
    Suite 600
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: (415) 593-1323
    Alternate: (415) 956-8323
    Fax: (415) 956-1405
    Email: frank.wisehart@bakertilly.com
    www.bakertilly.com
    www.linkedin.com/company/baker-tilly-virchow-krause-llp

    Specialties
    In December 2018, RGL Forensics merged with accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly), creating a premier global forensics practice. Baker Tilly's Global Forensics team is a leading FORENSIC ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS VALUATION and CONSULTING practice that specializes in the legal, corporate and insurance markets globally. Its accountants and consultants have performed comprehensive financial investigations and valuations for over 40 years. Bringing experience and expertise in a broad range of sectors to clients on every engagement, Baker Tilly's investigative accounting, business valuation and financial consulting services deliver clarity in the most complex situations. Their partners have a long history of serving as financial expert witnesses. They have testified as expert witnesses on the measurement of economic damages, business valuation issues and fraud examinations in dispute proceedings and litigation in State and Federal courts across the U.S.
    Degrees/Licenses
    CPA's, ABV's, CFF's, CFE's, MAFF's
    Formal Education
    MBA, Cornell University; BS, Business Administration, Miami University
    Honors/Awards
    Accounting Today Top 100 Firms (2012-2017); Best Firms to Work for (2012-2016); Best Expert Service Provider (2005-2016)
    Prof. Affil.
    Baker Tilly International
    Prior Expert
    Frank Wisehart is a court approved expert witness with over 20 years of experience in: forensic accounting; business valuation; IP valuation; family law; transaction due diligence; damages; bankruptcy/reorganization. He is a trusted advisor on the financial implications of strategic transactions and business disputes.
  • Featured Lister
    David W. Tollen
    Founder
    Sycamore Legal, P.C.

    555 Montgomery Street, Suite 1650
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: (415) 278-0950
    Email: david@SycamoreLegal.com
    www.sycamorelegal.com
    www.LinkedIn.com/in/davidtollen

    Specialties
    Technology contracts and relationships, including agreements regarding software licensing, software-as-a-service (SaaS), cloud computing, IT professional services, e-commerce, and data security. (Attorney, author, and trainer re the above.)
    Degrees/Licenses
    J.D.; LL.M.; B.A.
    Formal Education
    J.D., Harvard Law School, 1993; Ll.M., Cambridge University, 1994; B.A., History, U.C. Berkeley, 1990.
    Reg/Lic
    Member, State Bar of California.
    Previous/Current Position
    Trainer on IT Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Attorney, & Founder: Sycamore Legal, P.C.; former General Counsel: Centura Software Corp. (public); former VP Business Development: Clicktime.com, Inc.; former Associate: Morrison & Foerster, LLP.
    Publications
    Tollen, "THE TECH CONTRACTS HANDBOOK: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and other IT Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople", 2nd Ed. (ABA Publishing 2015; IP Section); multiple articles on IT contracts, including at www.TechContracts.com.
    Prior Expert
    Expert witness engagements on software licensing, cloud computing contracts, and technology services agreements.
  • Steven G. Burgess
    President, Senior Computer Forensics Examiner, Expert Witness
    Burgess Consulting & Forensics

    1010 W. Betteravia Road, Suite E
    Santa Maria, CA 93455-

    Phone: (866) 345-3345
    Alternate: (805) 349-7676
    Fax: (805) 349-7790
    Email: steve@burgessforensics.com
    www.burgessforensics.com

    Specialties
    Since 1985 - Computer forensics, phone and mobile forensics, data recovery, expert witness services, e-discovery, imaging, analysis, email recovery, explained in plain English for judge and jury. 30 years experience.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Certified Forensic Consultant, CFC 106913.
  • Mark R. Newton CPA
    Vice President, Shareholder
    Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants, PC

    San Francisco Area Headquarters
    1330 Broadway, Suite 430
    Oakland, CA 94612-

    Phone: (510) 740-0374
    Fax: (510) 740-0190
    Email: mnewton@hsno.com
    www.hsno.com

    Specialties
    Qualified expert in State and Federal Court. Nationally recognized and respected authority in the measurement of economic damages, business valuation, business interruption, insurance claim measurement, fidelity / surety bonds, construction claims, fraud investigations, employee dishonesty, and personal injury cases.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, CPA, ABV, CFF.
    Formal Education
    BA, Economics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974; Continuing Professional Education requirements fulfilled as required by California State Board of Accountancy.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Public Accountant, California, 1979, Certificate # 27261E.
    Honors/Awards
    Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Prof. Affil.
    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; California Society of Certified Public Accountants; San Francisco Property Claims Association; National Association of Forensic Economists.
    Prior Expert
    Mr. Newton has testified as an expert witness on many occasions in Superior Court, Federal Court, arbitrations and insurance appraisals. He has also testified before the International Trade Commission in Washington, DC regarding a patent infringement case.
  • Gerald Roy Spencer PE
    Expert Witness and Forensic Engineer
    Spencer Engineers, Inc.

    4635 Southwest Freeway, Suite 900
    Houston, TX 77027-7104

    Phone: (713) 621-2482
    Alternate: (800) 383-9685
    Fax: (713) 621-3956
    Email: gspencer@spencerae.com
    www.spencerae.com

    Specialties
    Expert Witness and Forensic Engineer for HVAC, Electrical Power, Lighting, Medical Gases, Fuel and Plumbing Systems. Engineering Expert Construction Contract Administration Expert. Forensic Engineer for mechanical and electrical problems. Final US Government Construction Cost Estimating Expert and Damage Model Documentation Expert. Life Cycle Economic Cost Analysis Report Expert - Energy Consumption Analysis Expert.
    Degrees/Licenses
    P.E.
    Formal Education
    BS, Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M, 1961.
    Reg/Lic
    Registered Professional Engineer (TX, IN, AZ); NCEES Certification No. 7447; Record of Professional Engineering Registration in 26 states.
    Previous/Current Position
    Spencer Engineers, Inc. 1971-present; Spencer & Associates, Consulting Engineers 1968-1971; Wyatt C. Hedrick Architects and Engineers, Inc. 1965-1968; Bernard Johnson Engineers, Inc. 1961-1965.
    Prof. Affil.
    Chairman, City of Houston Plumbing Code Review Board - 1970 - present; American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers - 1962 - present; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Society of American Military Engineers; The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers; National Fire Protection Association; American Society of Plumbing Engineers.
    Prior Expert
    Extensive experience as a multi-discipline design AE project manager and Engineer of Record (EOR) for more than 200 federal construction projects in the last 41 years. Has prepared more than 200 Final Government Construction cost estimates. Has extensive experience as the Mechanical and/or Electrical EOR for more than Metals/Metallurgy construction projects during the past 44 years.
  • Setec Investigations
    Todd Stefan
    Corporate Headquarters:

    8391 Beverly Boulevard, #167
    Los Angeles, CA 90048-

    Phone: (800) 748-5440
    Fax: (323) 939-5481
    Email: tstefan@setecinvestigations.com
    www.setecinvestigations.com

    Specialties
    Setec Investigations offers unparalleled expertise in computer forensics and electronic discovery, providing highly personalized, case-specific forensic analysis and litigation support services. We enable the discovery, collection, investigation, and production of electronic evidence.
    Degrees/Licenses
    JDs; MBAs; PhDs; CPAs; EnCEs.
  • F. Michael Sowerwine CPA, CFF
    Partner
    HSNO

    San Francisco Area Headquarters
    1330 Broadway, Suite 430
    Oakland, CA 94612-

    Phone: (510) 740-0377
    Fax: (510) 740-0190
    Email: msowerwine@hsno.com
    www.hsno.com

    Specialties
    He specializes in the measurement of economic damages and loss of income resulting from business interruption, property loss, employee dishonesty, fraud and third party insurance claims. He has provided investigative accounting assistance for law firms on suspected fraud and arson cases. Mr. Sowerwine was promoted to partner in 2003.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, CPA / CFF.
    Formal Education
    BS, University of California at Davis, 1989, Agricultural and Managerial Economics; Continuing Professional Education requirements fulfilled as required by California State Board of Accountancy.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified Public Accountant, State of California Certificate # 76592.
    Prof. Affil.
    Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants; Member San Francisco Property Claims of the Pacific Association.
    Prior Expert
    Mr. Sowerwine has testified as an expert witness on many occasions in Superior Court, Federal Court, arbitrations and insurance appraisals.

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