Marty Dirks, MBAConsultant and Expert Witness
Investment Strategy & Analysis268 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94104 Phone: (415) 845-7829 Fax: (253) 248-0027 Email: email@example.com Website: www.isacm.com/
Complex litigation related to investments: Stock Selection, Investment Manager Selection, Due Diligence; Private Equity; Venture Capital and Hedge Fund Investments; Short Selling; Fraud and Ponzi Schemes; Defined Benefit and 401(k) Pension Plans; Alternative Investment Strategies and Implementation; Materiality of Information; Insider Trading; Damages; Lost Profits.
MBA, Finance and Investments, Harvard Business School; BS, Physics, Bemidji State University.
Registration and Licenses
Non-Public Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); California Registered Investment Advisor (inactive) FINRA series 65 (inactive).
Consultant and Expert Witness, Investment Strategy & Analysis; Senior Investment Consultant, Milliman/Sole Consultant to Endowments, Foundations, Defined Benefit Pension Plan and 401(k) Plans; Adjunct Professor of Finance, Golden Gate University; Director of Research, McCullough & Associates; Long/Short Equity Portfolio Manager, Harvard University's Endowment; Head of Distribution, Meros Investment Management.
Judge, Pension Bridge 2019 & 2020 Institutional Asset Management Awards; Member, Investment Committee, San Francisco Zen Center Retirement and Endowment Funds; Ellis/LeBaron Fellowship, Harvard Business School; Named to Advisory Boards for several Early-Stage Companies; Board Member, Federated Retirement System for the City of San José (prior).
Member, Harvard Business School Forum; Voting Member, Securities Experts Roundtable; Advisory Board, Silicon Valley Venture-Private Equity Capital Roundtable (prior).
"Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and SunPower Corporation," (case and teaching note), Ivey Publishing, September 14, 2009, available at Harvard Business Publishing Education; "Selling Short: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters," (case and teaching note), Ivey Publishing, August 21, 2017, available at Harvard Business Publishing Education; "PIMCO StocksPLUS and StocksPLUS Absolute Return Analysis Report," Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association, June 16, 2014.
Marty Dirks is a court approved Expert Witness and has acted as an Expert Witness in complex Financial Litigation since 2005. In 2019, he served as a Materiality Expert for three large class-action cases. He is recognized as an excellent communicator, who clearly explains complex topics to non-expert laypersons.
Advisors/Experts @ MCS AssociatesManaging Partner
Norman Katz13681 Newport Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780 Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: (949) 263-0770 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.mcsassociates.com
A nationwide specialist consulting and expert witness company (established 1973) that concentrates exclusively in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Financial Services, Economics / Statistics and Accounting and related Damages.
Area of Expertise include:
BANKING: Operations/Administration, Depository/Checking Accounts, Regulatory issues, Compliance; LENDING (all categories), Underwriting, Credit/Administration, Servicing, Policies/practice; FINANCE: Securities, Investments & Brokerage, Trusts & Fiduciaries, Bankruptcy, Foreclosures and Workouts, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance; REAL ESTATE: Lending, Brokerage, Title/Escrow, Property Management, Development; INSURANCE (all categories): Coverage, Claims, Broker/Agent functions, Industry Custom/Practice, Operations and Actuarial; DAMAGES & ACCOUNTING, Economics, Statistics, Valuations/Appraisals, Forensic Accounting & Accounting/Audit.
MBAs; PhDs; CPAs; ASA/MAIs; CPMs; CREs; CFPs; RE Brokers/Agents; Insurance brokers/agents; CPCUs; CLUs; ARMs and many more.
As our primary focus for 30+ years, 500+ highly qualified and experienced experts/consultants providing evaluation, testimony and litigation consulting on behalf of both plaintiff and defendants of all types re: 4,000+ cases. Clients include leading national and regional law firms, also many smaller/boutique litigation firms and attorneys, and numerous governmental / regulatory agencies (FDIC, SEC, IRS, US and State DOJs, FHLB etc.)
We provide TARGETED SEARCHES AT NO COST for unique, hard-to-find/unusually specialized experts not already within our wide-ranging group; STRATEGIC ALLIANCES NATIONWIDE across the banking, financial, real estate and insurance industries; LEADING EXPERTS from the worlds of economics, accounting, academia and the regulatory agencies; POWERFUL CAPABILITIES IN DAMAGES, Forensic Accounting. Economic Analysis, and Valuations / Appraisals.
Frank A. Wisehart, CPA505 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111 Phone: (415) 593-1323 Alternate: (415) 956-8323 Fax: (415) 956-1405 Email: email@example.com Website: www.bakertilly.com
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.
CPA's, ABV's, CFF's, CFE's, MAFF's
MBA, Cornell University; BS, Business Administration, Miami University
Baker Tilly International
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.
George McLaughlin MBA
J. S. Held LLC1999 Harrison
Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 740-0384 Fax: (510) 740-0190 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.jsheld.com
Qualified expert in State and Federal Court. Recognized and respected authority in the measurement of economic loss of income resulting from personal injury, wrongful death, employment discharge, medical malpractice, construction defect, and business interruption. Expert in business valuations in shareholder or partnership disputes, and marital dissolutions.
CVA, CEA, MBA.
Nora Ostrofe MBA, CEA, CVASenior Economist
J.S. HeldSan Francisco Headquarters
1999 Harrison Street, Ste. 1440
Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 388-4415 Alternate: (510) 740-0376 Fax: (510) 740-0392 Email: email@example.com Website: www.JSheld.com
Professional, affordable economic loss valuation in the following practice areas: business interruption; business valuation; class action (product liability, wage and hour); divorce | marital dissolution; employment (including class action, wage and hour, wrongful termination); personal injury (including maritime and medical malpractice); valuation of life care plans; and wrongful death.
BA; MBA; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley; Certified Valuation Analyst, NACVA; Certified Earnings Analyst, AREA
BA, Economics, UCLA; MBA, St. Mary’s College; Certificate in Accounting, U.C. Berkeley
American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA); Collegium of Pecuniary Damage Experts (CPDE); National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE); National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
Provided upon request.
Provided upon request.
Mae Lon Ding MBAPresident
Personnel Systems Associates, Inc.P.O. Box 28597
Anaheim Hills, CA 92809 Phone: (714) 342-6639 Fax: (714) 281-2949 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.personnelsystems.com
Employment discrimination; Executive and employee compensation; sales employee compensation; Lost wages/benefits; Employability; Performance appraisal; Personnel policies/procedures; Wrongful termination; Determination of "reasonable employee compensation" in business shareholder, tax, and divorce cases (spouse working in family-owned business), California and Federal overtime exemption determination.
MBA; BA; Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
MBA, University of Southern California; BA Industrial Psychology, UCLA
1985 to Present: President and Principal Consultant at Personnel Systems Associates Inc. Employee compensation and performance management consultant. Expert witness since 1989. Instructor for over 30 years in employee compensation design and administration and in legal aspects of employee compensation for the professional certifying body in the compensation profession, WorldatWork. Member board of directors Orange County Compensation & Benefits Association.
Asked to speak and present for:
Group Health Assoc. of America
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
Society of Human Resource Managers
Chain Restaurant Compensation Assoc
Orange County Compensation and Benefits Association. Forensic Consultants Association. WorldatWork (formerly American Compensation Association).
Articles published in Journal of Compensation & Benefits, Personnel, The Personnel News, Chapman University Economic Review, and Forensic Consultants Association News. Author of book Survey Sources, For U.S. and International Employee Pay & Benefits.
Expert witness testimony in cases since 1989. Retained in both federal and California cases. Testified in both class action and individual cases. Testified in disputes related to employee compensation, employment discrimination, employee performance, employability, and value of lost wages and benefits. Types of cases include minority shareholder lawsuits, family law cases, IRS tax cases, and employee litigation.
White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, Wolf & Hunt
Barbara Luna, PhD, Partner
15490 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300
Dean Atkinson, CPA CFE ABV, Partner
John Luna, CPA CFE ABV JD MBA, Partner
Venita McMorris, MA, Partner
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Phone: (818) 981-4226 Fax: (818) 981-4278 Email: email@example.com Website: www.wzwlh.com
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.
PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CGREA.
PHD - Applied Math - Harvard
MBA/JD - UCLA
Mark CohenChief Economist
Cohen Volk Economic Consulting Group1155 Alpine Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Phone: (925) 299-1200 Fax: (925) 482-0824 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.cohenvolk.com
High quality, reasonably priced economic analysis/valuation in business, personal injury, wrongful death, employment discharge and marital litigation. Lost earnings, future care costs, labor/job markets consultation/studies. Develop/broker structured settlements.
BS, MS, MA, Cert. Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
BS, Finance, University of CA, Berkeley; MS, Finance, Boston University; MA, Counseling, St. Mary's College.
Registration and Licenses
Certified Earnings Analyst, Lic. Life Agent (CA).
Vice President, The Udinsky Group. Adjunct Professor of International Investments, Dominican College. Adjunct Professor of Money and Banking, Statistics and Management, European Business School; Board Member, Bay Area Psychotherapy Training Institute.
Graduated first in Boston University Master's program. Honor's Student's Society, University of CA, Berkeley.
American Society of Appraisers (Business Valuation); American Rehabilitation Economics Association; American Economic Association; Career Planning Faculty Committee at Dominican College.
The Economics of Employment Discharge.
30+ years experience in analyzing losses in Business, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Employment Discharge, Marital Litigation.
George A. Jouganatos PhDPrincipal Economist
George A. Jouganatos, Ph.D. Consulting2001 T Street
Sacramento, CA 95811-6823 Phone: (916) 739-1132 Alternate: (916) 743-2339 Email: email@example.com Website: www.jouganatos.com
Economics, finance, management, statistics. Reasonable fees, efficient, responsible, and excellent research, analysis & testimony for business valuations, loss of earnings, income, benefits, retirement, profits, household services & future expenses. Loss calculations owing to injury, death, wrongful termination, employment discrimination & business issues. Labor market studies, surveys, performance measures. Assist in the preparation of interrogatories, discovery and depositions. Excellent track record, client list & references. Much of my litigation consulting is in the Bay Area. Taught numerous MCLE courses on economic analysis.
B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
B.S., M.A., Ph.D. (1989), Economics, University of California.
More than 30 years university faculty: University of California, Davis, University of California, Santa Cruz. California State University, Sacramento, & University of San Francisco. Teach various courses in economics, finance and business management. 28 years consulting experience.
Faculty Research Fellows Grant from the Center of California Studies (2000 & 2012), California State University, Sacramento; numerous contracts from California state government agencies 1991-2001 for applied research and analysis, incl Governor’s Office of Planning and Research. Chancellor’s Patent Fund Grant, Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant and Teaching Assistant Fellowship.
National Association of Forensic Economics, Sacramento County Bar (associate), American Economic Association, Association for Evolutionary Economics, The Friends of Mt. Athos Society.
Two on-line MCLE technical articles and examinations regarding economic analysis in personal injury and employment matters. Four on-line MCLE videos on economic analysis in employment, personal injury and wrongful death, business cases, and effective use of experts. Technical article on the issue of the appropriate discount rate in litigation. A seminal research book on the development of the Greek economy. Many technical reports for state agencies. My publications/reports have been cited numerous times by other authors.
Cases include employment, business valuations, divorce, injury, death, lost profits, immigration, medical malpractice. More than 850 cases and for more than 200 law firms. Other states and B.C., Canada. Additionally, applied research and analysis for state government, insurance and financial institutions. Instructor - 30+ MCLE seminars. Attended MCLE classes. Interviewed by media for commentaries on economics 50+ occasions. Several public lectures on various topics in economics.