EVENT MANAGEMENT EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-127974
This expert has been involved with Motocross for over 35 years and has organized hundreds of races. He began working in sales for Yamaha in Grenoble, France. After moving to the US, he started Desert Only Travel which was the first major motorcycle touring and special event production company. He created and produced numerous motocross races over the years, including Endurocross which was introduced to the X Games in 2011. He is currently a Consultant and Producer for ...
Expert Witness: E-055920
This expert is an accomplished security and risk management consultant within the international major events environment. He has over 15 years of security planning and operational management for major events, including the Baku 2015 European Games, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 6 Olympic Games, 2010 G8 & G20 Summit (Toronto) and from his experience as an Australian Army Special Forces officer. He has been considered a leader in strategies and operational solutions to align ...
Expert Witness: E-031435
This professional has 10+ years of experience in marketing, finance and operations, focused on thorough planning and management of significant staged racing events. A graduate of NYU's Master's program in Sports Business, he currently serves as the Senior Manager for Event Operations and Financial Analysis at one of the world's best known and largest running clubs, responsible for organizing one of the world's largest races in terms of participants and revenue generation.
Expert Witness: E-352958
This expert is an established specialist on marketing and global supply chain practices within global impact areas, including the fast moving consumer goods and IT industry. He has held a number of executive and senior management roles, including appointments at Proctor & Gamble and TELUS Communications, Inc. He earned his BS in computer science from the University of Windsor, his MBA from Wayne State University, and a PhD in supply chain management from the University ...
Expert Witness: E-094151
This highly qualified expert has over 30 years of experience in sports and entertainment facility management. He has managed Yankee Stadium, Giants Stadium, ESPN Wide World of Sports (where he was their first General Manager), and Cleveland Browns Stadium, whose opening he oversaw in 1999. At each of these venues, he was responsible for all aspects of operations and administration. He currently owns a consulting business where one of his major projects was working with ...
Expert Witness: E-077962
This expert has been the managing partner of a homecare firm for more than twenty years. Arizona Business Magazine has ranked this expert's firm among the top home health care agencies in the state for several years running, and he has been a recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Business Ethics Award Winner. Additionally, he was selected to the advisory board for the Arizona Attorney General’s Taskforce Against Senior Abuse, advising the Arizona Attorney General ...
Expert Witness: E-071693
This expert is an independent security consultant with international experience in crime prevention, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), security management and premises liability litigation support. Formerly the Principal Consultant and Executive Vice President at IPC International Corporation, a security firm, he entered the field as a Detective with the Baltimore Police Department. He holds a Bachelor's degree from the American University and ...
Expert Witness: E-063283
This expert has 20+ years of security experience, including domestic and international positions in executive protection and event security in the private sector. He has worked with foreign dignitaries and did site protection during the 2012/2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. He has also spent 10+ years as the Public Events Manager for a large state university in the California system. This expert also has extensive background in security consulting; ...
Expert Witness: E-045725
This highly qualified expert has 20+ years of experience in the contract security industry. He began his career as a security guard and eventually held several leadership positions with Securitas in California, including roles as a Branch Manager, National Account Manager, and Area Vice President. He now serves as an owner and operator of his own contract security firm in California.
Expert Witness: E-016654
This highly qualified and board certified expert is a practicing physical therapist with 37 years of clinical experience. Her private practice centers around treatment for geriatric clients, including specialized intervention programs for fall prevention. This expert has a BS in physical therapy from the University of Connecticut, Masters of Health Sciences from Grand Valley State University, and a Doctor of Science in Geriatric Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain ...

EVENT MANAGEMENT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

University Student Dies At Allegedly Dangerous On-Campus Event EVENT MANAGEMENT Expert Case

…  with another student at a university-sponsored event. The students involved were both intoxicated at the time of the event and were allegedly instigated into the altercation by other students. The …

Hotel Fails To Configure Event Space To Accommodate Disabled Guests EVENT MANAGEMENT Expert Case

This case involves a blind man who attended a conference at the defendant hotel. The man was scheduled to give a speech on stage during the conference and required that the stage be adjusted to accommodate him. The hotel had been informed of the man’s dis …

Negligent Serving Of Alcohol Allegedly To Blame For Violent Bar Fights EVENT MANAGEMENT Expert Case

This case involves a woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury after getting caught in a fight outside a bar. Before the incident in question, a fight broke out between two men inside the bar. The man who instigated the fight was a regular bar patron wit …

Hotel Management Blamed For Series Of Thefts At Country Music Event EVENT MANAGEMENT Expert Case

…  and bar to an individual hosting a large country music event. It was later discovered the host who rented out the restaurant and bar …  with the stolen belongings. An expert in hotel event management was sought to review the actions and security policies of the …

Rafting Tournament Disrupted Over Fraud Accusation EVENT MANAGEMENT Expert Case

Rafting Tournament Disrupted Over Fraud Accusation

…  planning and coordination of professional action sports events was needed to examine the event’s budget and evaluate whether it is reasonably consistent with industry standards. A sports management expert was sought to opine of the …

Security Experts Discuss Shooting at Nightclub Special Event EVENT MANAGEMENT Expert Case

…  crowd management case involves a music event for an acclaimed DJ at a club in downtown Los Angeles. Alcohol was served at the event, which hosted over 100 event attendees, however there were relatively few …

Spectator Injured at Football Stadium EVENT MANAGEMENT Expert Case

Spectator Injured at Football Stadium

…  equipment, and ushered patrons to a safer area. Experts in event management and meteorology were sought to opine on the …