TAXATION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-126929
This oil and gas accounting expert is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, where he earned his BA in accounting. He began his career in the Pittsburgh Assurance & Advisory Services practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP, working on public and private engagements in the energy, financial, and manufacturing sectors. The expert went on to establish his own public accounting and oil and gas consulting firm and currently ...
Expert Witness: E-093829
This expert has 13 years of experience in residential appraising in most MD counties. She is a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser, working with both lenders and individual clients to provide prompt and accurate real estate valuations for the purpose of purchase, refinance, estate and financial planning, tax appeals and other purposes. Prior to her position as Lead Appraiser/ Owner of a real estate appraisal firm, she was Appraiser at RT Appraiser. She is also a ...
Expert Witness: E-176397
This expert is currently an assistant professor of Economics at a widely respected school of public policy in California. His research focuses on the development and behavior of nonprofit organizations. He earned his doctoral degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and is an active member of both the National Tax Association and the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action.
Expert Witness: E-180122
Prior to her academic career, this expert worked as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service for nearly 15 years. While with the IRS, she tried 50 cases before the United States Tax Court, dealing with issues including fraud, business deductions, mergers and acquisitions, TEFRA partnerships, corporate expenses, and exempt organizations. She earned her JD at DePaul University and currently teaches law at Prestigious University. This expert was a Fulbright Professor ...
Expert Witness: E-009728
This expert on Economic Damages has over 35+ years of experience in calculating damages and performing business valuations. He obtained his BA in Economics, his MBA in Accounting and Finance, and his JD from Tulane University. He is a certified CPA, Senior Appraiser, and Business Appraiser and certified in Financial Forensics and Business Valuation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.. He has 5 Publications and is currently a Tax and ...
Expert Witness: E-114496
This expert earned her BA in Accounting from Baker College and her JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She also earned an LLM in Taxation at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. This expert is certified as a Public Accountant and Fraud Examiner. In addition, she is a licensed attorney in the state of Michigan. She is active in her field as a member of several associations including the American Association of Attorney-CPAs and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners ...
Expert Witness: E-032833
This expert has been an active teacher in the areas of taxation and international accounting at a prominent University for over 15 years. In addition to his academic responsibilities, he has also provided tax consulting services for nonresident alien and U.S. taxpayers. This expert’s research articles have appeared in such journals as The Journal of the American Taxation Association, Journal of State Taxation, the Journal of World Trade, Accounting Horizons, CPA ...
Expert Witness: E-009372
This highly qualified real estate appraiser has extensive experience in commercial and high value properties with an emphasis on litigation, diminution in value, eminent domain, taxation, partial interests, and zoning. He holds top real estate appraisal licenses in the state of New York and belongs to a number of prestigious professional associations in the field -- most notably as a member and former president of the Columbia Society of Real Estate Appraisers. He has ...
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-015293
This expert has multiple years of experience in litigation services, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, loan workouts and expert witness matters. He was the leader of his own consulting firm where he and his staff performed strategic financial analysis, provided valuation and re-financing advice to major corporations and provided business planning advice to start-up companies. While at the Office of Economic Analysis at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, this ...
Expert Witness: E-008437
This expert has over 25 years of experience, transitioning through the professional disciplines of accounting, tax, law and finance, including public accounting and private law practice, as well as legal and corporate finance executive positions with Oryx Energy (now Anadarko Petroleum), Verizon and GreenTech Petroleum. He leverages on multi-disciplinary skill-sets in overseeing capital structure, determining the optimum mix of debt, equity and internal financing, ...

TAXATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Trusts & Estates Attorney Allegedly Breaches Duty Of Care TAXATION Expert Case

Trusts & Estates Attorney Allegedly Breaches Duty Of Care

This case involves the trust of an elderly woman with 3 children. Following her husband’s death, the woman engaged an attorney to prepare a trust, last wills and testaments, and related estate-planning documents. There was a provision written into the tru …

Fraudulent Tax Credit Purchases Harm Plaintiffs’ Credit Scores TAXATION Expert Case

This case involves several high-income individuals who purchased tax credits that were later denied as fraudulent, resulting in the individuals receiving notices of tax deficiency for the years of the tax credit. Specifically, the individuals purchased tax …

Computer Forensics Expert Discusses Email Phishing Tactics TAXATION Expert Case

This case involves a woman who was charged with filing false tax returns and identity theft and claimed she was not guilty. The case was based on seized emails which the government claimed came from the woman’s personal email account. However, the governm …

IRS Expert Opines on Illegal Asset Seizure by Agents TAXATION Expert Case

IRS Expert Opines on Illegal Asset Seizure by Agents

This case involves an individual whose personal property was wrongfully seized by the IRS. It was alleged that the IRS wrongfully seized the individual’s property, which consisted of a large quantity of gold and precious stones. The search warrant that the …

IRS Regulations Expert Discusses Illegal Seizure of Assets During Search TAXATION Expert Case

This case involves a client whose personal property was seized by the IRS. On the date of the incident in question, the target of the IRS seizure – a high net worth individual – was away from his home when IRS agents entered and searched his property. Duri …

Estates and Trusts Expert Opines on Negligent Trust Formation TAXATION Expert Case

This case involves a defendant who created a revocable trust instrument in Maryland. The defendant prepared both a restarted trust instrument as well as a separate will and testament. Based on the advice of the defendant, the decedent signed and executed t …

Accounting Expert Witness Discusses S Corporation Status TAXATION Expert Case

This case involves accounting malpractice. The plaintiff, a large, multinational “S-Corporation,” manufactured automobile parts. The plaintiff hired the defendant, one of the country’s premier CPA firms, to perform accounting and consulting services. …