DISTRIBUTORS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-006986
This highly qualified expert has been involved in the Laundry/Dry Cleaning industry his entire life. He has written numerous articles in the industry, he has been published in a number of manuals/publications, and has been quoted by respected news agencies including Forbes Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. This expert has consulted for hundreds of laundry facilities, chemical companies, equipment distributors, and manufacturers. Expert has several ...
Expert Witness: E-008247
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry and is highly familiar with the global trends. Prior to establishing his own consultancy, he held senior positions at Pernod Ricard and Seagram. While Vice President of Marketing for Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail, he created the Marketing Department for this new company which, under his management, grew volume sales to over 1 million cases and over $20 million profit in the Americas Duty ...
Expert Witness: E-033216
This expert is an international authority on livestock fencing and behavior, having conducted more than 300 seminars on fencing technology and grazing management for global livestock producers throughout the world. He has been a consultant and international sales representative for several agribusiness companies involved in the manufacture of fencing equipment. He is the former president of the US branch of Gallagher Electronics, the world's largest livestock fencing ...
Expert Witness: E-033455
This expert has 40+ years of experience in the trucking and logistics industry, with the bulk of his experience in fleet maintenance. He has consulted for actors in the logistics space and is comfortable working with attorneys. For two decades he served as the director of maintenance for what was at the time the country's fourth largest freight tucking company: A-P-A Trucking. Later in his career, his skills have contributed to the fleet operation and growth of several ...
Expert Witness: E-010108
This expert has worked within the ceramic tile, stone, and terrazzo industries for more than 35 years and is a leading forensic consultant in the space. He has been certified as a Ceramic Tile Consultant through the Ceramic Tile Institute of America. This expert is a member of the industry standard committees ANSI, ASTM, ISO and a participant on the TCNA Handbook Committee. He worked for 17 years as an importer/distributor of ceramic tile and stone (marble, granite, ...
Expert Witness: E-004952
This highly qualified expert has 25+ years of experience in the Food & Consumer Products Industry. He is a certified management consultant and received his M.B.A. in Marketing from Iona College. He started working as a Senior Partner and Director of Case & Company and furthered his career as the Vice President for Cresap's Food and Consumer Products Practice. This expert is recognized for creating the Integrated Buying and Inventory System (IBIS), a buying and inventory ...

DISTRIBUTORS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Tobacco Industry Expert Opines On Distribution Dispute DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

Tobacco Industry Expert Opines On Distribution Dispute

This case involves a commercial dispute between a distributor of cigars and an entrepreneur attempting to enter the market. The defendant entrepreneur purchased a large number of cigars at an alcohol, tobacco, and firearms auction. The defendant attem …

Business Expert Witnesses Discuss Retail Accommodations in Wholesale Company DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

This international business case involves an inappropriate partnership formed between a senior executive of a large wholesale company and a retailer in Oregon. The Defendant in this case is the former CEO of a large fabric wholesaler who discovered that  …

Tire Industry Experts Discuss Alleged Breach of Exclusive Distribution Agreement DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

…  its Canadian competitor. The two parties had an exclusive distributorship agreement whereby the domestic company distributed a particular …  alleged that the Canadian company breached the exclusive distributorship. As a result, both companies have filed a lawsuit and …

Warehouse Worker is Injured in Preventable Fall DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

Warehouse Worker is Injured in Preventable Fall

This case takes place in Texas and involves an employee of a national auto parts distributor who was injured in the warehouse. He was instructed to retrieve a box of heavy components that was high up on a shelf in the warehouse. The employee proceeded to c …

Construction Expert Opines on Granite Installation Techniques DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

This case takes place in Indiana and involves a claim against a general contractor who is being sued by a customer. The general constructor installed a kitchen in the plaintiff’s home and used materials that the homeowner had purchased in advance, which in …

Commodities Experts Evaluate Breach of Contract DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

Commodities Experts Evaluate Breach of Contract

This customs case involves a breach of contract involving commodities. The defendant is a national distributor of frozen fish, while the plaintiff is their supplier; they have a contract in place that ensured prices at market value. The plaintiff is now pu …

Electronics Giant Investigated for Accounting Problems DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

Electronics Giant Investigated for Accounting Problems

 This case involves a west coast corporation that was a consumer electronics company formed by a merger. Eventually, the company had grown into the ninth largest U.S. company and the largest U.S. distributor of consumer electronics. The company began h …

Employee at Seafood Restaurant Develops Serious Infection DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

This case involves an employee of a seafood restaurant who contracted a bacterial infection. The worker helped transport, wash, and prepare lobsters and crabs to be cooked. After receiving a delivery, the plaintiff removed the shellfish from the transport  …

Space Heater Sold by Large Retail Chain Catches Fire and Results in Death DISTRIBUTORS Expert Case

This case involves a 24-year-old male who died in a fire caused by a space heater. The space heater was purchased at a large national retail chain. The victim’s family sued the manufacturer as they alleged that the space heater caused the fire. Additionall …