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.
Eric L. Risberg MAIFounder and President
Advanced Appraisal International, Inc.268 Bush Street, #2100
San Francisco, CA 94104-3503 Phone: (415) 531-1414 Fax: (415) 449-3606 Email: email@example.com Website: www.advanced-appraisal.com
Eric provides real estate appraisals of: shopping centers and all types of retail; apartments; condominium complexes; suburban or downtown office buildings; mixed-use facilities; industrial properties; hotels; waterfront properties; right-of-ways; easements; ground leases; subdivisions; resort properties; golf courses; airports; wineries and vineyards; and all types of land. He has completed many assignments needed for: landlord-tenant disputes, changes in market conditions, construction defects, fraud, and fair market rent determinations, for use in mediation, arbitration, appraisement and litigation.
MAI, ASA, SRA.
BS, Business Administration 1992 (Real Estate and Urban Land Economics), University of Wisconsin, Madison; BS, Business Administration 1992 (Risk Management & Insurance), University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has successfully completed over 70 real estate appraisal and brokerage courses since 1993.
Registration and Licenses
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, State of California #025802, Licensed California Real Estate Broker #01231982, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser (Hawaii) #624.
President and Founder of Advanced Appraisal International, Inc. Eric was formerly the lead real estate appraiser for American Appraisal, the world’s largest independent valuation firm, in their San Francisco office. He has over 25 years of commercial and residential real estate appraisal and consulting experience. Expert witness on over 100 cases.
Litigation Professional Development certificate from the Appraisal Institute. California Association of Realtors. National Association of Realtors. Approved Instructor with the Appraisal Institute.
American Society of Appraisers, Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Appraisal Institute, Designated Member (MAI), Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA), Appraisal Institute.
Eric has provided expert witness testimony in the following California State Superior Courts: Alameda, Contra Costa, Orange County, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, and Yuba. He has been hired as an expert on over 100 cases. Large cases in recent years include: Millennium Tower, PGE Forest Fires, BART.
Janice A. RamsayAttorney
Janice A. Ramsay, A Law Corporation5 Saros
Irvine, CA 92603 Phone: (949) 854-9375 Alternate: (949) 400-5040 Fax: (949) 854-9375 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.janicearamsay.com
Bad faith property insurance cases; 40+ years of experience with insurance companies' customs and practices; Handled coverage issues advice, claims procedures, litigations and appeals in personal lines and commercial property claims.
B.A. Indiana University; J.D. University of San Francisco School of Law
Managing Partner, Ramsay, Johnson & Klunder; Management Committee, Berger Kahn; President, Janice A. Ramsay, A Law Corporation.
Subject of three magazine articles; OCBA Insurance Law Section, Spotlight Attorney; Member of Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences, Dean’s Advisory Board; Member of Board of Counselors, University of San Francisco, School of Law.
California Bar Association; Orange County Bar Association; Chair of Insurance Law Section 2014; Orange County Women Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (2016-2018); American Bar Association; Insurance Professionals of Orange County.
Testiﬁed on numerous occasions in California state and federal courts; Deposed in state and federal court cases; Prepared Federal Court Rule 26 reports.
Sandra Lewis WattsInsurance Consultant & Expert Witness
Resolved SF1032 Irving Street
San Francisco, CA 94122 Phone: (415) 519-0505 Email: email@example.com Website: www.resolvedsf.com
Extensive experience in insurance claim handling, industry standards and practices, bad faith. Specializing in first party losses involving fire, water and mold damages.
B.S. California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.
Registration and Licenses
IICRC Certified Master Fire & Smoke Restorer, Water Damage & Applied Microbial Remediation
CA Adjuster License # 2C42231
Certified Property Insurance Appraiser and Umpire
Owner/Principle Resolved SF - Insurance Claims Consulting & Expert Witness Services
Insurance Specialist - United Policyholders
Claims Team Manager/Claim Specialist - 25+ years
Restoration Industry experience
Robert Hughes Associates, Inc.President
John Oakley2100 N. Greenville Ave
Richardson (Dallas), TX 75082 Phone: (972) 980-0088 Fax: (972) 233-1548 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.roberthughes.com
RHA, established 1979, as a group of insurance experts - former insurance company executives, agents, brokers, underwriters, Workers Compensation specialists, D&O/E&O expertise, risk managers, claims managers, adjusters, actuaries, and captive management specialists.
Masters; PhDs; CPCU; ARM; RPLU; More.