EVENT SECURITY EXPERT WITNESSES

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-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-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-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-076849
This retail security professional joined Walmart in 1980 and held increasingly senior loss prevention and security positions until leaving the company in 2016. Most recently, he was the Senior Director of Global Security Services, in charge of managing safety and security of 20,000 employees and 250,000 customers at U.S. locations. The expert is a member of the American Society of Industrial Security's Retail Loss Prevention Council and is an ASIS Certified Protection ...
Expert Witness: E-075136
This expert has a 22 year career with the Houston Police Department demonstrating a vast range of skills and expertise in public safety, threat/crisis management, criminal investigation, and hostage negotiation. He has expertise as an interviewer/interrogator with more than 20 years experience conducting thousands of interviews or interrogations. He contributed to the development of a highly competent and principled investigative team with the Houston Police Department ...
Expert Witness: E-060785
This cybersecurity expert is a seasoned entrepreneur and experienced consultant in the field of identity theft. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California-San Diego and is the owner of over 100 patents. The expert previously founded a mobile malware company that he later sold to Qualcomm. He also worked as the Principal Scientist for Consumer Security at PayPal, and he was a Member of the Fraud Advisory Board for LifeLock. He has published ...
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-037450
This expert has over 6 years experience in campus safety and security. He is responsible for directing the coordination, development and management of safety and security at the University. He oversees the Police Department, the Office of Emergency Management and the Office of Health and Safety. He is also responsible for medical school safety, bio-security and emergency management, including laboratory safety. Prior to joining the University he served as the Director, ...
Expert Witness: E-007008
This security expert has been in the field for nearly 40 years. A former Director of Loss Prevention for the fourth largest retail drug chain in the nation, he oversaw the creation and implementation of security initiatives for theft and physical security hardware. As the current President of his own security consulting firm, he is experienced in providing expert witness testimony in the areas of foreseeability, premises liability, negligent security, and security ...

EVENT SECURITY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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

…  with another student at a university-sponsored event. The students involved were both intoxicated at the time of the event and …  that the event presented. It was alleged that insufficient security measures were put in place by the university for this large-scale …

Hotel Fails To Configure Event Space To Accommodate Disabled Guests EVENT SECURITY 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 …

Hotel Management Blamed For Series Of Thefts At Country Music Event EVENT SECURITY 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 …  theft and witness tampering. The hotel chose to delegate security responsibility to the host, which turned out to be haphazard and …

Security Experts Discuss Shooting at Nightclub Special Event EVENT SECURITY 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 members of the club’s staff present and a minimal security presence. The security check at the door was conducted by two security …

Lack of Security at Bar Leads to Massive Fight EVENT SECURITY Expert Case

Lack of Security at Bar Leads to Massive Fight

…  security management case takes place in Illinois and involves an individual …  nightclub over the results of an earlier football game. Eventually, the dispute escalated into a physical altercation with …  license, failed in its obligation to provide adequate security to its customers, and that the customers in question should be …

Private Security Guard Robs, Shoots Employer EVENT SECURITY Expert Case

Private Security Guard Robs, Shoots Employer

…  a robbery. Prior to the shooting, the man had hired a security company to provide an armed guard for an apartment complex that he owned. The security company made representations that they performed background checks on …

Spectator Injured at Football Stadium EVENT SECURITY 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 …

Shooting at Nightclub Caused by Lack of Security EVENT SECURITY Expert Case

Shooting at Nightclub Caused by Lack of Security

…  used to screen firearms was not working. Additionally, the security on the night in question was limited because two employees of the …  brought suit against the nightclub for inadequate security and the overcapacity which existed in the nightclub. Plaintiff …

Young Woman Raped by Security Guard at Art Museum EVENT SECURITY Expert Case

Young Woman Raped by Security Guard at Art Museum

…  a museum. While waiting in line for the bathroom, a large security guard proceeded to usher her away, insisting that she come with him. …