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Norman Katz

Managing Partner

Advisors/Experts @ MCS Associates

17731 Irvine Blvd., Suite 200, Tustin, CA, 92780
Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: www.mcsas-sociates.com Email: experts@mcsassociates.com

Specialties

Nationally recognized banking/financial services consulting group (established 1973). Experienced litigation consultants/experts: bankers, consultants, economists, accountants, appraisers. Specialties: Banking operations; Lending policies and practices (all types); Real estate transactions/appraisal; Trust, Securities, Investments; Economic analysis; Valuations / damages assessment; forensic accounting, Actuarial analysis.

Degrees/Licenses

MBAs, PhDs, CPAs, ASA/MAIs.

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Frank A. Wisehart

Partner

Baker Tilly

505 Montgomery Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA, 94111
Phone: (415) 593-1323 Alternate: (415) 956-8323 Fax: www.baker-tilly.com Email: frank.wisehart@bakertilly.com

Specialties

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

Prof. Affil.

Baker Tilly International

Prior Expert

Frank Wisehart is a court approved expert witness with over 25 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.

Barbara Luna

Partner

White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt

15490 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA, 91403
Phone: (818) 981-4226 Fax: (818) 981-4278 Email: expert@wzwlh.com www.wzwlh.com

Specialties

Expert witness testimony for complex litigation involving damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and investigative analysis of liability. 500+ times testifying as an expert witness at trial and arbitration. Excellent communications with extensive testimony experience throughout CA and other states. Experts hold PhDs, MBAs, JD's, CPAs, ASAs, CVAs, ABVs, CGREAs, CFFs and CFEs. Prior "Big Four" accounting firm experience. Areas: Accounting, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business interruption, business dissolution, cash flows available for support, class actions, construction defects + economic damages, delays and cost overruns, elder abuse, false advertising, fraud, insurance, intellectual property including trademark, patent and copyright infringement, and trade secrets, lemon law, lender liability, misrepresentations, partnership disputes, personal injury, product liability, professional malpractice, real estate disputes, securities litigation, tracing, trusts & estates, unfair competition, valuation of businesses, white collar crimes, and wrongful termination.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CGREA.

Formal Education

PHD - Applied Math - Harvard
MBA/JD - UCLA

Prior Expert

***Names to be included under Barbara:

Dean Atkinson, Partner (who is a CPA, CFE and ABV),
John Luna, Partner (who is a CPA, CFE, ABV, JD and MBA),
Venita McMorris, Partner (who has an MA in Economics).

All the degrees and licences of the above names should be included in the Degree/Licence section.

Randy Sugarman

Managing Partner

Sugarman & Company LLP

505 Montgomery Street, 11th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94111
Phone: (415) 395-7501 Alternate: (415) 314-6566 Fax: (415) 658-2858 Email: sugarmanco@gmail.com www.sugarman-company.com

Specialties

Forensic accountant. Expert witness testimony on management and financial issues. Accounting malpractice expert. Litigation support. Workout and bankruptcy consultant. Assumes management responsibilities, implements cost controls, negotiates with creditors, and supervises asset liquidation. Acts as a State Court Referee and Receiver, Federal Bankruptcy Trustee, and Examiner. Federal Court Special Master.

Degrees/Licenses

CPA, MBA, CFE, CIRA, CFF.

Formal Education

BA and MBA, Stanford University.

Previous/Current Position

Randy Sugarman, Managing Partner, founded Sugarman & Company LLP in 1977. Mr. Sugarman was previously associated with the national accounting firms of Main Hurdman (now KPMG Peat Marwick) and Kenneth Leventhal & Company (now Ernst & Young).

Prof. Affil.

Association of Insolvency Accountants, Turnaround Management Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, California Bankruptcy Forum, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, BASF and California Society of Certified Public Accountants. A founding member of the Turnaround Management Association, where he served on the Board of Directors. Mr. Sugarman also previously served on the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum and on the California Society of Certified Public Accountants' Committee on Taxation.

Prior Expert

Expert witness testimony on management and financial issues in 60+ litigation cases. Appointed State Court Referee and Receiver, Federal Bankruptcy Trustee, Assignee for Benefit of Creditors or Examiner with over 50 years experience.

Celeste K. Plaister

Principal

Celeste K. Plaister CPA

209 Prune Tree, Healdsburg, CA, 95448
Phone: (707) 431-7422 Alternate: (707) 326-1999 Email: Celeste@ckplaister.com www.ckplaister.com

Specialties

Economic damages, lost profits, business valuations, construction defect claims, labor disputes, personal injury, family law and trust/estate matters. Over 15 year's forensic accounting/expert witness experience in San Francisco Bay Area.

Degrees/Licenses

CPA; CFF; ABV.

David Nolte

Principal

FULCRUM INQUIRY

707 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2050, Los Angeles, CA, 90017
Phone: (213) 787-4111 Fax: (213) 891-1300 Email: info@fulcrum.com www.fulcrum.com

Specialties

Our analysis, research and presentation techniques provide an unequaled track record in successful litigation results. Our expertise encompasses damages analysis, lost profit studies, business valuations, fraud investigations, and economic analysis.

Degrees/Licenses

CPA; CFA; ASA; PhD; CFE.

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