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Advisors/Experts @ MCS Associates

Managing Partner

Norman Katz

17731 Irvine Blvd.
Suite 200
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: (949) 263-0770 Email: experts@mcsassociates.com Website: www.mcsassociates.com

Specialties

Nationally recognized banking, insurance & financial services litigation consulting group. Insurance industry custom/practice; coverage analysis; bad faith; claims handling; underwriting; broker/agent duties and standards; Insurance operations/administration; Valuations/damages assessment. Property/casualty, life, health, reinsurance, fidelity bonds, surety, credit life & mortgage insurance.

Degrees/Licenses

CPCU, ARM, MAI, CPAs, CLUs.

Kim H. Collins

Kim H. Collins, APC

638 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (916) 215-2783 Email: kim.h.collins@kimcollinslaw.com Website: www.kimcollinslaw.com

Specialties

Seasoned expert witness in claims handling/coverage cases involving multiple lines of insurance, including construction, specialty, errors and omission, home and auto insurance. He has underwriting and claims handling experience as well as drafting policies.

Degrees/Licenses

BA; JD.

Formal Education

BA, Stanford, 1966; JD, Hastings, 1970.

Registration and Licenses

Certified to practice in all California state courts and federal courts; and Supreme Court of the United States.

Previous/Current Position

Founded & Managed Bad Faith Section at Haight Brown for 20 years; A founder and past Board of Director of Attorney Insurance Mutual (AIM.)

Honors/Awards

Rockefeller Fellowship, AV since 1985 by Martindale-Hubbell

Prof. Affiliations

CA State Bar. Defense Research Institute, Federation of Defense, and Corporate Counsel.

Publications

Articles: Independent Cumis Counsel: The Second Prong (2013); Intentional Harms & Cumis rights.

Prior Expert

Testified as an expert in both state and federal court including a published opinion as an expert on the issue of the duty to defend under a CGL policy.

Guy O. Kornblum

Guy O. Kornblum, A Professional Law Corporation

1388 Sutter Street, Suite 805
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 440-7800 2 Alternate: (415) 730-3485 Fax: (415) 440-7898 Email: gkornblum@kornblumlaw.com Website: www.kornblumlaw.com

Specialties

Practicing civil trial attorney and expert witness having extensive experience with issues concerning insurance claims handling and standard of care for civil trial counsel and lawyers handling civil litigation. He has qualified as an expert witness on issues pertaining to these subjects in both state and federal courts.

Degrees/Licenses

A.B.; JD.

Formal Education

Indiana University, A.B., 1961; University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. 1966

Registration and Licenses

California & Indiana Law Practice

Previous/Current Position

Specialized as a trial and appellate lawyer for over 45 years and in a wide range of civil litigation, including serious injury, wrongful death, financial, physical elder abuse, medical and legal malpractice; All aspects of insurance including “bad faith” claims; Handled over 4000 litigated matters to conclusion, Represented small businesses, individuals, and large Fortune 500 corporations.

Honors/Awards

Certified in Civil Trial Law and Pretrial Practice Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy; Fellow, American College of Board Certified Attorneys; National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyer (Personal Injury, Insurance); Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer; Named, "Best Lawyers," 2018-2019; Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Named, Northern California "Super Lawyer", 2006-2019

Prof. Affiliations

American Bar Association, Member; California and Indiana State Bar Association, Member; American Association for Justice, Member; Consumer Attorneys of California, Member; San Francisco Bar Association, Member; San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member.

Publications

Negotiating and Settling Tort Cases: Reaching the Settlement (2018) Fourth Edition, published by the Thomson West Publishing Company and the American Association for Justice; Co-author of books on insurance law; Authored over 150 published articles on various topics, including trial strategy and settlement techniques.

Prior Expert

Testified in over 35 depositions and 20 trials as an expert witness.

Lola Hogan

Owner

Lola Hogan Insurance Consulting, LLC

1149 Seaview Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 402-4069 Email: lola@hogan-consulting.com Website: www.lolahogan.com

Specialties

Insurance claims handling, first and third party bad faith

Degrees/Licenses

CPCU, ARM, ARe

Formal Education

BA, History; MA, Secondary Education.

Registration and Licenses

Licensed as an independent adjuster in 31 states

Previous/Current Position

Over 30 years insurance claims experience including 20+ years as Vice President Claims, Chief Claim Officer for two companies. Extensive experience in deposition and trial testimony.

Prior Expert

Have testified as an expert in 9 depositions and 3 trials as of October 2019.

White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, Wolf & Hunt

Barbara Luna, Partner
Dean Atkinson, Partner
John Luna, Partner
Venita McMorris, Partner

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

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