CORPORATE GOVERNANCE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-071686
This highly experienced attorney and academic currently serves as a named Professor of Law and Special Counsel to the President at a large state university in Nevada. Previously, she was the Dean and a Professor of Law at the University of Houston, as well as the Dean and a Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska. The expert earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School and began her career in the Bankruptcy and Workouts Group with Morrison & Foerster before entering ...
Expert Witness: E-014906
This highly qualified expert is Chief Investment Officer and founder of a corporation specializing in capital management. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the firm's investment process and is focused on the strategic direction as well. Recognized for his expertise, he is frequently asked to speak on topics such as investment policy, portfolio management, and the risk characteristics of Real Asset investing. He is a regular contributor to Bloomberg's Market ...
Expert Witness: E-012960
This highly qualified attorney earned her BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and her JD from the University of Chicago Law School. She writes about and researches issues related to corporate compliance, drawing on scholarship from the areas of professional ethics, corporate governance, employment law, and corporate social responsibility. She is currently an associate professor of law at a top midwestern law school. Before joining the law school ...
Expert Witness: E-011183
This highly qualified risk management and insurance expert earned her BA in Insurance at Howard University and PhD in Risk Management and Insurance at the University of Georgia. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American Risk and Insurance Association, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Southern Risk and Insurance Association, Western Risk and Insurance Association, and Windstorm Insurance Network. She has received the RMIR ...
Expert Witness: E-000503
This expert is the senior partner of EMA Partners New York, and a retired Partner of Ernst & Young where he was the Managing Director of the global executive search practice and senior national partner for executive compensation and human resources consulting services. He has successfully completed more than 1000 search assignments in his career across all industry sectors and within all functional fields for organizations of all sizes, and for both domestic and ...
Expert Witness: E-086167
This experienced corporate finance attorney retired after a 44-year career with Bell, Boyd & Lloyd in Chicago, where he practiced in securities, corporate governance, and related areas. For 13 years, he was the Chair of his firm's corporate and securities group, working with many large U.S. Corporations. He recently taught an M&A course at Northwestern University and currently acts as an independent consultant and a FINRA arbitrator.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Results In Theft of $11 Million CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Results In Theft of $11 Million

This case involves commercial litigation arising out of the alleged theft of $11 million stolen from a building and construction materials distributor. The distributor’s lumber supplier allegedly overcharged the distributor for lumber, stole proprietary i …

Financial Company In Violation of SEC Terminates Whistleblower CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

Financial Company In Violation of SEC Terminates Whistleblower

This case involves a whistleblower who was employed as a manager by a financial firm. The employee was tasked with projecting a sales quota for the coming quarter. In the course of preparing her report, she allegedly demonstrated that the firm had been ove …

Retirement Plan Sponsor Fails To Maintain Adequate Record-Keeping CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

This case involves alleged breaches of fiduciary duty under ERISA for participants in 403(b) retirement plans. Plaintiffs claimed that the defendant plan sponsor failed to ensure that the plans retained prudent investment options and allowed the payment  …

Supervisor Disseminates Employee’s Private Online Information Without Consent CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

This case involves an ongoing dispute between an employee and her direct supervisor. The employee had been her supervisor’s subordinate for 6 years and the two had developed a contentious working relationship. The supervisor secretly requested that an en …

Food And Beverage Company Defaults On Asset Backed Loan CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

This case involves a commercial lending transaction between a food and beverage company and a major retail corporation. The food and beverage company sold various products large scale to the retail corporation for 6 years and had a $50 million dollar  …

Ethics Expert Comments on Minority Shareholder Rights CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

Ethics Expert Comments on Minority Shareholder Rights

…  not discuss the possibility of a buyout. An expert on both corporate governance and company liquidity was needed to evaluate the company’s …

SEC Expert Opines on Illegal Poison Pill Agreement CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Expert Case

SEC Expert Opines on Illegal Poison Pill Agreement

This case involves a defending company that had a board who have entrenched themselves in the positions by enacting a “poison pill” agreement that prevents any takeover of the company by shareholders. One of the shareholders attempted to vote out the curre …