Docstoc

Semiannual Guide to Expert Witnesses

Document Sample
Semiannual Guide to Expert Witnesses Powered By Docstoc
					The LOS ANGELES LAWYER

Semiannual Guide to
           Expert Witnesses
ACCIDENT ANALYSIS/RECONSTRUCTION                                  solo vehicle accident case against Caltrans. Before be-        @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
                                                                  coming expert witnesses, employed by Los Angeles               .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner.
A R TECH FORENSIC EXPERTS, INC.                                   County Road Department, Riverside County Road Depart-          Nationally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and
18075 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 209, Encino, CA 91316,             ment, City of Irvine, and Federal Highway Administration.      real estate consulting group (established 1973). Experi-
(818) 344-2700, fax (818) 344-3777. Engineers: experi-            Knowledge of governmental agency procedures, design,           enced litigation consultants/experts include senior
enced, registered, advanced degrees, extensive testi-             geometrics, signs, traffic controls, maintenance, and          bankers, lenders, consultants, economists, accountants,
mony experience. Traffic accidents (all motor vehicle             pedestrian protection barriers. Hundreds of cases. Under-      insurance underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending cus-
types, bicycles, pedestrians), collisions, rollovers, skid        graduate work—UCLA; graduate work—Yale University.             toms, practices, policies, in all types of lending (real es-
marks, visibility, signal phasing, time-motion, low-speed                                                                        tate, business/commercial, construction, consumer/
impact. Industrial and construction accidents: OSHA is-           MR. TRUCK ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION &                             credit card), banking operations/administration, trusts and
sues. Automotive, industrial, consumer products: brakes,          RECONSTRUCTION                                                 investments, economic analysis and valuations/
seat belts, forklifts, machinery, tools, protective equip-        P.O. Box 398, Brentwood, CA 94513-0398, (800) 337-             damages assessment, insurance claims, coverages and
ment, lawn mowers, heaters, chairs, fixtures, ladders,             4994, fax (925) 625-4995, e-mail: william@mrtruckar.com.       bad faith, real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and
scaffolds, fasteners. Premises liability: code analysis,          Contact William M. Jones. Accident analysis and recon-         construction defects/disputes, and title insurance.
stairways, ramps, doors, gates, windows, guardrails,              struction. Court-qualified expert witness regarding car vs.
pools, and lighting. Slip-and-fall. Trip-and-fall. Biomechan-     car, truck vs. car cases, trucking industry safety, and dri-   BALLENGER, CLEVELAND & ISSA, LLC
ics. Safety. Human factors. See display ad on page 46.            ver training issues, including Power Point court presenta-     10990 Wilshire Boulevard, 16th Floor, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                  tions. See display ad on page 44.                              90024, (310) 873-1717, fax (310) 873-6600. Contact
ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION SPECIALISTS                                                                                              Bruce W. Ballenger, CPA, executive managing direc-
A Field Test Engineering Company, 4510 Pacific Coast               RIMKUS CONSULTING GROUP, INC.                                  tor. Services available: assist counsel in determining
Highway, Suite 200, Long Beach, CA 90804, (800) 675-              2677 North Main Street, Suite 300, Santa Ana, CA 92705,        overall strategy. Help evaluate depositions and evidence.
7667, fax (562) 494-7667, Contact Robert F. Douglas,              (877) 978-2044, fax (714) 978-2088, e-mail: cjyaworski         Provide well-prepared, well-documented, and persuasive
PE. Auto/Truck/Train/Ped/Bike accidents. WWW                      @rimkus.com. Web site: www.rimkus.com. Contact Curt            in-court testimony regarding complicated accounting,
.AccidentReconstructionSpecialists.com. Three engineers           Yaworski. Rimkus Consulting Group is a full-service            financial, and business valuation matters, fairness of inter-
with over 35 years of experience. See display ad on               forensic consulting firm. Since 1983, we have provided re-      est rates, feasibility of reorganization plans, fraudulent
page 44.                                                          liable investigations, reports, and expert witness testi-      conveyances, bankruptcies, mergers and acquisitions,
                                                                  mony around the world. Our engineers and consultants           and management misfeasance/malfeasance. More than
ARGOS ENGINEERING                                                 analyze the facts from origin and cause through extent of      100 open-court testimonies, federal and state, civil and
44 Argos, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, (949) 363-8205, fax            loss. Services: construction defect and dispute analysis,      criminal. See display ad on page 63.
(949) 429-5972, e-mail: johndpratt@cox.net. Web site:             vehicle accident reconstruction, fire cause and origin,
www.argos-engineering.com. Contact John D. Pratt,                 property evaluation, mold evaluations, indoor air quality      THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
PhD, PE. Litigation consulting, testing, inspections, depo-       assessments, biomechanical analysis, product failure           550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA
sition, and trial testimony.                                      analysis, foundation investigations, industrial accidents      90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail: wilde
                                                                  and explosions, water intrusion analysis, geotechnical         @capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
INSTITUTE OF RISK & SAFETY ANALYSES                               evaluations, construction accidents, construction dis-         Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,
Kenneth A. Solomon, PhD, Post PhD, Chief Scientist.               putes, financial analysis and assessments, forensic ac-         accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,
5324 Canoga Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, (818)               counting, HVAC analysis, electrical failure analysis, and      arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-
348-1133, fax (818) 348-4484, e-mail: expert@irsa.us.             video/graphics computer animation. See display ad on           rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,
Web site: www.irsa.us. Contact Shelli, Wes, or Jo Ann.            page 57.                                                       identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
Specialized staff of 23; broad range of consulting and ex-                                                                       preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-
pert testimony; 32 years of courtroom experience. Acci-           ACCIDENT INSURANCE FRAUD/STAGED                                perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,
dent reconstruction, biomechanics, human factors, safety,                                                                        and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the
                                                                  COLLISIONS
accident prevention, adequacy of warnings, computer an-                                                                          EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.
imation and simulations, construction defects, criminal de-       LEONARD J. SHAFFER, JD                                         Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-
fense, criminal prosecution, premises, product integrity,         P.O. Box 570936, Tarzana, CA 91357, (818) 343-7721,            edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-
product liability, product testing, and warnings. Auto, bi-       fax (818) 996-1527, e-mail: fraudexpert@earthlink.net.         nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-
cycle, bus, chair, elevator, escalator, forklift, gate, ladder,   Contact Leonard J. Shaffer. Thirty-five years of legal          ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-
machinery, motorcycle, press, recreational equipment,             experience in analysis, investigation and trials while em-     counting and auditing, intellectual property (including
roller coaster, slip/trip and fall, stairs, swimming pool, and    ployed as a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney.       patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-
truck. Litigation and claims, educational seminars, de-           Managed more than 100 cases concerning in excess of            tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract
fense and plaintiff, and mediation and arbitration services.      135 defendants while assigned to the Auto Insurance            disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-
                                                                  Fraud Unit. Expert witness for Manning & Marder in cases       rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-
WILLIAM KUNZMAN, PE                                               regarding “whistle blower” lawsuits.                           grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.
1111 Town and Country #34, Orange, CA 92868, (714)
973-8383, fax (714) 973-8821, e-mail: mail@traffic-engineer       ACCOUNTING                                                     CORNERSTONE RESEARCH
.com. Web site: www.traffic-engineer.com. Contact                                                                                515 South Flower Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, CA
William Kunzman, PE. Traffic expert witness since 1979,           ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES
                                                                                                                                 90071, (213) 553-2500, fax (213) 553-2699, e-mail:
both defense and plaintiff. Auto, pedestrian, bicycle, and        18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612, (949)
                                                                                                                                 gstrong@cornerstone.com. Web site: www.cornerstone
motorcycle accidents. Largest settlement: $2,000,000              263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts


40 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
.com. Contact George G. Strong, Jr. Cornerstone Re-
search provides attorneys with expert testimony and eco-
nomic and financial analyses in all phases of commercial
litigation. We work with faculty and industry experts in a
distinctive partnership that combines the strengths of the
business and academic worlds. Our areas of expertise in-
clude identifying and supporting expert witnesses in
intellectual property, antitrust, securities, entertainment,
real estate, financial institutions, and general business
litigation.

FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry.com.
Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experienced
CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors, and in-
dustry specialists. Our analysis and research combined
with unique presentation techniques have resulted in an
unequaled record of successful court cases and client
recoveries. Our expertise encompasses damages analy-
sis, lost profit studies, business and intangible asset valu-
ations, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics, forensic
economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and market
assessments, computer forensics, electronic discovery,
and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/licenses:
CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in accounting,                     ec onomic damages                               financ ial feas ibility
finance, economics, and related subjects. See display               los t profits                                highes t and bes t us e
ad on page 2.
                                                                   property value                   partners hip interes t /s toc k value
GLENN M. GELMAN & ASSOCIATES,                                      fair c ompens ation                                 leas e dis putes
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS                                       enterpris e value                  reorganization plan feas ibility
AND BUSINESS CONSULTANTS
1940 East 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705, (714) 667-           Waronzof A s s oc iates , Inc orporated                    310.954.8060 T
2600, fax (714) 667-2636. Web site: www.gmgcpa.com.
                                                                 12200 W. O lympic B lvd., S uite 480                       310.954.8059 F
Contact Glenn Gelman. Expert witness testimony, strat-
                                                                 L os Angeles , C A 90064                                 www.waronzof.com
egy development, document discovery, deposition assis-
tance, computation of damages, arbitration consulting,
forensic accounting, investigative auditing, rebuttal testi-
mony, fiduciary accountings, and trial exhibit preparation.

JAMES E. GILL, CPA, LLP
18321 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 711, Tarzana, CA 91356,
(818) 609-1199, fax (818) 609-0330, e-mail: jimgill
@jgillcpa.com. Web site: www.jgillcpa.com. Contact Jim
Gill. Over 25 years experience as an expert witness.
Forensic accounting, securities fraud, insurance fraud,
partnership disputes, corporate disputes, marital dissolu-
tions, business valuations, estate valuations, all types of
economic damage calculations, and tax and fraud
investigations.

GURSEY, SCHNEIDER & CO., LLP
10351 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles,
CA 90025, (310) 552-0960, fax (310) 557-3468, e-mail:
rpurzcki@gursey.com or rburnett@gursey.com. Web site:
www.gursey.com. Contact Roseanna Purzycki or Rory
Burnett. Forensic accounting and litigation support ser-
vices in the areas of marital dissolution, civil litigation,
business valuation and appraisal, goodwill, business dis-
putes, malpractice, tax matters, bankruptcy, damage and
cost-profit assessments, insurance claims, court account-
ing, tracing, and entertainment industry litigation. See dis-
play ad on page 49.

HARGRAVE & HARGRAVE
520 Broadway, Suite 680, Santa Monica, CA 90401, (310)
576-1090, fax (310) 576-1080, e-mail: terry@taxwizard
.com. Web site: www.taxwizard.com. Contact Terry M.
Hargrave, CPA/ABV, CFE. Litigation services for family
law and civil cases. Past chair of California Society of
CPAs’ Family Law Section, business valuation instructor
for California CPA Foundation and AICPA. Services in-
clude business valuations, income available for support,
tracing separate property, litigation consulting, real estate
litigation, mediation, fraud investigations, damage calcu-
lation, and other forensic accounting work.




                                                                                                                      Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 41
KROLL                                                             STONEFIELD JOSEPHSON                                              ADA/DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION
777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2400, Los Angeles, CA            Valuation, Litigation and Forensic Services Group. 2049
90017, (213) 443-6090, fax (213) 443-6054. Contact Troy           Century Park East, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90067.              BIDDLE CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
Dahlberg, CPA/ABV, tdahlberg@kroll.com, Christian                 (310) 453-9400. Web site: www.sjaccounting.com.                   193 Blue Ravine Road, Suite 270, Folsom, CA 95630,
Tregillis, CPA/ABV, ctregillis@kroll.com or Douglas               Contact Jeff Sumpter or Stefano Vranca, directors of              (916) 294-4250, fax (916) 294-4255, e-mail: staff@biddle
Farrow, CPA/CFE, dfarrow@kroll.com. Investigations,               litigation support and forensic services, or Mark                 .com. Web site: www.biddle.com. Contact Dan Biddle,
economic damages and valuation firm with offices across            Stepka, director of business valuation services. The              PhD, president. We specialize in compensation analysis,
the country and around the globe. Specialties include ac-         Stonefield Josephson Valuation, Litigation and Forensic            test development, EEO/AA reviews, validation studies
counting, financial, economic and statistical analysis, as         Services Group serves business leaders, attorneys, and            (content, criterion-related), and adverse impact analyses.
well as computer forensics, in the context of commercial          other professionals with business valuation, litigation sup-      We have a special emphasis in the protective service
litigation and forensic investigations; accounting/fraud, se-     port, and forensic accounting services. Stonefield                 fields. Over 30 staff. Degrees/licenses: MA, PhD, other
curities, intellectual property (including damages analy-         Josephson serves public and privately held clients                staff with various degrees.
ses, licensing and valuation), breach of contract, lost prof-     throughout the United States and internationally from four
its, royalty audits, corporate governance, business valua-        California locations: Los Angeles, Orange County, San             HAIGHT CONSULTING
tion, real estate, construction, and bankruptcy. Practition-      Francisco, and East Bay. See display ad on page 11.               1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, (310)
ers include former partners at Big Four accounting firms,                                                                            454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia Haight,
law enforcement/FBI, computer forensics, and appraisers.          THOMAS NECHES & COMPANY LLP                                       SPHR. Human resources expert knowledgeable in both
See display ad on page 63.                                        520 South Grand Avenue, Suite 350, Los Angeles, CA                federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ corporate
                                                                  90071-2662, (213) 624-8150, fax (213) 624-8152, e-mail:           human resources management experience plus over 16
KRYCLER, ERVIN, TAUBMAN, & WALHEIM                                tom@thomasneches.com. Web site: www.thomasneches                  years as a Human Resources Compliance Consultant in
15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1040, Sherman Oaks, CA             .com. Contact Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CVA,                    California. Specializations include sexual harassment,
91403, (818) 995-1040, fax (818) 995-4124. Web site:              CFE. Accounting, financial, business valuation, and statis-        ADA/disability discrimination, other Title VII and FEHA dis-
www.info@ketw.com. Contact Michael J. Krycler. Litiga-            tical analyses to assist attorneys in litigation. Expert testi-   crimination and harassment, retaliation, FMLA/CFRA,
tion support, including forensic accounting, business ap-         mony in state and federal courts. Cases: Antitrust, breach        safety, and wrongful termination. Courtroom testimony
praisals, family law accounting, business and professional        of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lost business          and deposition experience. Retained 60 percent by de-
valuations, damages, fraud investigations, and lost earn-         value, lost profits, wrongful death, and wrongful termina-         fense, 40 percent by plaintiff. Audit employer’s actions in
ings. Krycler, Ervin, Taubman & Walheim is a full-service         tion. Industries: banking, construction, entertainment, in-       preventing and resolving discrimination, harassment, and
accounting firm serving the legal community for more than          surance, manufacturing, retail, securities, and wholesale.        retaliation issues. Assess human resources policies and
20 years. See display ad on page 59.                              Credentials: certified public accountant/accredited in             practices for soundness, for comparison to prevailing
                                                                  business valuation, certified valuation analyst, certified          practices, and for compliance. Evaluate employer respon-
DIANA G. LESGART, CPA, CFE                                        fraud examiner. Education: BA (Mathematics) UC San                siveness to complaints and effectiveness of employer in-
AN ACCOUNTANCY CORP.                                              Diego, MS (Operations Research) UCLA. Teaching: Ad-               vestigations. Assist counsel via preliminary case analysis,
22024 Lassen Street, Suite 106, Chatsworth, CA 91311,             junct Professor, Loyola Law School. See display ad on             discovery strategy, examination of documents, and expert
(818) 886-7140, fax (818) 886-7146, e-mail: Lesgart3              page 45.                                                          testimony.
@msn.com. Contact Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, CFE,
FCPA. Specialized accounting and litigation support ser-          WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,                                HRM CONSULTING, INC.
vices in the areas of family law litigation, tracing of assets,   WOLF & HUNT                                                       P.O. Box 1786, Murphys, CA 95247, (209) 728-8905, fax
pension plan tracing, forensic accounting, business valu-         14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA              (209) 728-8970, e-mail: hrm@hrmconsulting.com. Web
ation, goodwill, expert testimony, commercial litigation,         91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and 363 San            site: www.hrmconsulting.com. Contact Beth Brascugli
fraud investigations, economic damages, and real estate           Miguel Drive, Suite 130, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)           Hirsch, MBA, SPHR. Ms. Hirsch’s experience includes
litigation. Over 22 years of accounting experience with 18        219-9816, fax (949) 219-9095, e-mail: expert@wzwlw                working on employment and vocational rehabilitation mat-
years litigation support specialization. Assigned as §730         .com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew Hunt, Paul White,                ters from both the employee and employer perspective.
accounting expert. Ms. Lesgart’s profile can be found at           Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf.                    Her expertise is utilized in ADA/FMLA, FMLA/CFRA,
www.jurispro.com. using “Lesgart” under Search by                 Expert witness testimony for complex litigation involving         wrongful termination, and sexual harassment cases. We
Name. Expert is fully English/Spanish bilingual.                  damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, rea-           provide litigation support, expert testimony, and investiga-
                                                                  sonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business,         tions, and specialize in helping companies implement
SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.                                        forensic accounting, fraud investigation, investigative           strategies to comply with the complicated realm of per-
1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA                analysis of liability, marital dissolution, and tax planning      sonnel management regulations. Ms. Hirsch is nationally
90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site               and preparation. Excellent communicators with extensive           certified as a SPHR and sits on the International Employ-
address: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or                 testimony experience. Prior Big Four accounts. Special-           ment Health, Safety and Security Panel.
Tom Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier              ties includes accounting, breach of contract, business in-
provider of business valuation and valuation advisory ser-        terruption, business dissolution, construction defects, de-       ANESTHESIOLOGY/PAIN MANAGEMENT
vices, specializing in litigation support and expert witness      lays and cost overruns, fraud, insurance bad faith, intel-
                                                                                                                                    SHLOMO ELSPAS MD
testimony. Services include valuations for goodwill loss,         lectual property including trademark, patent and copy-
                                                                                                                                    1200 North State Street, Suite 14901, Los Angeles, CA
estate and gift tax planning (family limited partnerships),       right infringement, and trade secrets, malpractice, marital
                                                                                                                                    90033, (323) 226-4597, e-mail: selspas@aol.com.
lost profit analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill im-       dissolution, personal injury, product liability, real estate,
                                                                                                                                    Contact Shlomo Elspas, MD. Education: MIT, Harvard,
pairment, fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incen-           spousal support, tax planning and preparation, IRS audit
                                                                                                                                    UCLA. Specialties: clinical assistant professor of Anesthe-
tive stock options, capital raises, corporate, partnership,       defense, tracing, unfair advertising, unfair competition,
                                                                                                                                    siology at USC-Keck School of Medicine. Board certified
and marital dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, in-             valuation of businesses, and wrongful termination. See
                                                                                                                                    in anesthesiology, with fellowships in pediatric and obstet-
dustry, and market research. Extensive experience in ex-          display ad on page 43.
                                                                                                                                    ric anesthesiology, and pain management. Regional,
pert witness testimony, pretrial preparation, and settle-
                                                                                                                                    nerve block, hypotensive, transfusion-free, and safety in
ment negotiations. See display ad on page 44.                     ZIVETZ, SCHWARTZ & SALTSMAN, CPAS
                                                                                                                                    anesthesia. Consultation and expert witness for plaintiff
                                                                  11900 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 650, Los Angeles,
                                                                                                                                    and defense.
SCHULZE HAYNES LOEVENGUTH & CO.                                   CA 90064-1151, (310) 826-1040, fax (310) 826-1065.
660 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1280, Los Angeles,               Web site: www.zsscpa.com. Contact Lester J.
CA 90017, (213) 627-8280, fax (213) 627-8301, e-mail:             Schwartz, CPA, DABFE, DABFA, Michael D. Saltsman,                 APPRAISAL & VALUATION
kschulze@schulzehaynes.com. Web site: www                         CPA, MBA, David L. Bass, CPA, David Dichner, CPA,                 BTI APPRAISAL
.schulzehaynes.com. Contact Karl J. Schulze, principal.           ABV, CVA, Sandy Green, CPA, Barry A. Snell, CPA,                  605 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA
Specialties: forensic business analysis and accounting,           MST or Dmitriy Pinus, CPA. Accounting experts in foren-           90015, (213) 532-3800, fax (213) 532-3807, e-mail:
lost profits, economic damages, expert testimony, discov-          sic accounting, tax issues, business valuations, and ap-          ben@btiappraisal.com. Web site: www.btiappraisal.com.
ery assistance, business valuations, construction claims,         praisals, marital dissolutions, eminent domain, insurance         Contact Ben F. Tunnell III, Chairman. BTI Appraisal has
corporate recovery, financial analysis and modeling,               losses, business interruption, goodwill, economic analy-          been providing litigation and appraisal services, both na-
major professional organizations, and have experience             sis, investigative auditing, loss of earning, commercial          tionally and internationally, since 1974 in the areas of real
across a broad spectrum of industries and business is-            damages, and lost profits. Expert witness testimony                estate, machinery and equipment, and business valua-
sues. Degrees/licenses: CPA; CVA; CFE; ABV; PhD-eco-              preparation, and settlement negotiations and consulta-            tion. Well-written and documented reports reduce litiga-
nomics.                                                           tions. See display ad on page 41.                                 tion costs and speed dispute resolution. Our work has
                                                                                                                                    passed the most rigorous scrutiny of the IRS, the SEC,
                                                                                                                                    government condemning agencies, and the state and


42 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
Expert witnesses and litigation consultants for complex litigation
involving analyses of lost profits, lost earnings and lost value of
business, forensic accounting and fraud investigation

Other areas include marital dissolution, accounting and tax

Excellent communicators with extensive testimony experience

Offices in Los Angeles and Orange County


Call us today. With our litigation consulting, extensive experience and
expert testimony, you can focus your efforts where they are needed most.



818-981-4226 or 949-219-9816              www.wzwlw.com               expert@wzwlw.com
                                                                                                                       federal courts. The collective experience of our nationally
                                                                                                                       regarded professionals can address projects of all sizes
                                                                                                                       and locations.

                                                                                                                       FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
                                                                                                                       1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                                       90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
                                                                                                                       @fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry.com.
                                                                                                                       Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experienced
                                                                                                                       CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors, and in-
                                                                                                                       dustry specialists. Our analysis and research combined
                                                                                                                       with unique presentation techniques have resulted in an
                                                                                                                       unequaled record of successful court cases and client re-
                                                                                                                       coveries. Our expertise encompasses damages analysis,
                                                                                                                       lost profit studies, business and intangible asset valua-
                                                                                                                       tions, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics, forensic
                                                                                                                       economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and market
                                                                                                                       assessments, computer forensics, electronic discovery,
                                                                                                                       and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/licenses:
                                                                                                                       CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in accounting, fi-
                                                                                                                       nance, economics, and related subjects. See display ad
                                                                                                                       on page 2.
         MR. TRUCK, INC.                                                                                               HARGRAVE & HARGRAVE
                                        ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION &                                                      520 Broadway, Suite 680, Santa Monica, CA 90401, (310)
                                                                                                                       576-1090, fax (310) 576-1080, e-mail: terry@taxwizard
                                        TRUCK SAFETY                                                                   .com. Web site: www.taxwizard.com. Contact Terry M.
              • Court Qualified Expert Witness                   • Low Speed Accident Analysis                          Hargrave, CPA/ABV, CFE. Litigation services for family
                                                                                                                       law and civil cases. Past chair of California Society of
                 Regarding Car vs Car,                          • Trucking Industry Safety and                         CPAs’ Family Law Section, business valuation instructor
                 Car vs Bicycle, Truck vs Car,                   Driver Training Issues                                for California CPA Foundation and AICPA. Services in-
                 Truck vs. Bicycle Cases                        • Power Point Court Presentations                      clude business valuations, income available for support,
                                                                                                                       tracing separate property, litigation consulting, real estate
                                                                                                                       litigation, mediation, fraud investigations, damage calcu-
              800 337 4994                WILLIAM M. JONES                              925 625 4994                   lation, and other forensic accounting work.
                                      CELL   925 518 7573      FAX   925 625 4995
              www.mrtruckar.com • william@mrtruckar.com                                                                HIGGINS, MARCUS & LOVETT, INC.
                                    POST OFFICE BOX 398, BRENTWOOD CA 94513-0398                                       800 South Figueroa Street, Suite 710, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                                       90017, e-mail: info@hmlinc.com. Web site: www.hmlinc
                                                                                                                       .com. Contact Mark C. Higgins, ASA, president. The
                                                                                                                       firm has over 25 years of litigation support and expert tes-
                                                                                                                       timony experience in matters involving business valuation,
                                                                                                                       economic damages, intellectual property, loss of business
                                                                                                                       goodwill, and lost profits. Areas of practice include busi-
                                                                               Specializing in:                        ness disputes, eminent domain, bankruptcy, and corpo-
   Send us an Accident                                               Accidents on Freeways, Highways,                  rate and marital dissolution. See display ad on page 47.
                                                                              Roads & Streets
   Report and we’ll...                                                                                                 KRYCLER, ERVIN, TAUBMAN, & WALHEIM
                                                                          TESTIFYING & CONSULTING   ON:                15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1040, Sherman Oaks, CA
                                                                           Accident Reconstruction                     91403, (818) 995-1040, fax (818) 995-4124. Web site:
                                                                         Human Factors/Ergonomics                      www.info@ketw.com. Contact Michael J. Krycler. Litiga-
                                                                          Incl Low Light Perception                    tion support, including forensic accounting, business ap-
                                                                                                                       praisals, family law accounting, business and professional
                                                                        Traffic Control & Engineering                  valuations, damages, fraud investigations, and lost earn-
                                                                        Road Design & Construction                     ings. Krycler, Ervin, Taubman & Walheim is a full-service
   ... help you                                                                                                        accounting firm serving the legal community for more than
                                                                     Slips, Trips & Falls on Crosswalks,
   decide the merit!                                                       Parking Lots, Sidewalks                     20 years. See display ad on page 59.

                                                                           Highway-Rail Crossings                      SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.
          A   FIELD TEST ENGINEERING Co.
              Incorporated in the state of California
                                                               www.FieldAndTestEngineering.com                         1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA

                   800-675-7667                                                       ***                              90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site
                      FAX (562) 494-7667                          ROBERT DOUGLAS, PROF. ENGR/TRAFFIC/                  address: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or
      LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA & EL PASO, TEXAS                    TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER, OPERATIONS MANAGER           Tom Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier
                                                               MICHAEL HUERTA,                                         provider of business valuation and valuation advisory ser-
      ULTIMATE IN ACCURATE MEASUREMENTS AND MODELING!*                             PHD, PE, MECHANICAL   ENGINEERING
                                                                                                                       vices, specializing in litigation support and expert witness
       CREATE AND STORE A THREE  DIMENSIONAL VIRTUAL                        MANAGER SOUTHWEST OFFICE
                                                                                                                       testimony. Services include valuations for goodwill loss,
       IMAGE OF THE ENTIRE ACCIDENT SCENE DURING THE           KRIS HIGLEY,     MECHANICAL ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                                       estate and gift tax planning (family limited partnerships),
    SURVEY AND AT LESS COST AND FAR BETTER RESOLUTION THAN A              & HIGH DEFINITION LASER SCANNING
                                                                                                                       lost profit analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill im-
      “TOTAL STATION” SINCE IT MODELS WHILE IT SCANS.                  Call for details or visit us at:                pairment, fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incen-
                     *CHP M.A.I.T. APPROVED                     www.AccidentReconstructionSpecialists.com              tive stock options, capital raises, corporate, partnership,
                                                                                                                       and marital dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, in-
                                                                                                                       dustry, and market research. Extensive experience in ex-
                                                                                                                       pert witness testimony, pretrial preparation, and settle-
                      SCANSTATION®                                         WE’RE GROWING! WELCOME                      ment negotiations. See display ad on page 44.
               MAPPING & MODELING*                                          MICHAEL HUERTA PHD, PE
                                                                                                                       RICHARD R. SYLVESTER, JD, PHD
                                                                                                                       (310) 391-2080, fax (310) 827-1166. Valuation expert.
                                                                                                                       Specialist in business value, partial interests, securities


44 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
value, real property, goodwill, and intangible asset value,     with over 40 years of experience, licensed professional         J. A. “DOC” WATSON
including patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Valuation        engineer, and licensed general contractor.                      P.O. Box 758, Humble, TX 77347, (281) 540-8257, fax
for income tax, estate and gift tax, dissolution of marriage,                                                                   (281) 446-5212, e-mail: theautoexpert@aol.com. Web site:
fairness opinions, solvency opinions, economic damages,         ARCHITECTURAL FORENSICS                                         www.theautoexpert.com. Contact Doc Watson. Automo-
wrongful death, and personal injury. For two decades, se-                                                                       tive business expert, specializing in automotive consumer
lected by leading trial attorneys and Fortune 500 compa-        SCHWARTZ / ROBERT & ASSOCIATES, INC.                            fraud and deceptive trade, and 40+ years in the auto
nies, and listed in Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World and         42 Faculty Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, (805) 777-          business. Expertise—sales and finance tactics, leasing,
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry. See display ad on            1115, cell (805) 796-9092, fax (805) 777-1172, e-mail:          diminished value, flood damage, lemon law, mechanical
page 59.                                                        risoakpark@aol.com. Web site: www.schwartzrobert.com.           and body repair, previous damage, trucks, and manufac-
                                                                Contact Robert I. Schwartz, AIA. Real property develop-         turer warranties. Special finance, credit procedures, vehi-
WARONZOF ASSOCIATES, INC.                                       ment procedures & practices, all building types, sizes &        cle appraisals, service contracts, life and accident and
12200 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 480, Los Angeles,           phases. Professional evaluation of building design errors       health policies, lender fraud, auto auctions, wholesaling,
C 90064, (310) 954-8060, fax (310) 954-8059. Web site:          & omissions, building code compliance & professional            class action, ethnic issues, personal injury, repossession,
www.waronzof.com. Contact Timothy R. Lowe, MAI,                 standards of practice. Forensic investigation of construc-      rebates, curbstoning, odometers, and salvage issues.
CRE. Waronzof Associates provides real estate and land          tion defects. Repair cost estimates. Construction con-          Houston based, nationally available.
use litigation support services including economic dam-         tract/subcontract performance—project management ad-
ages, lost profits, financial feasibility, highest and best       ministration & cost accounting, CPM scheduling, cost es-        AVIATION
use, property value, enterprise value, partnership interest     timating, change order administration, quality assurance
and closely-held share value, fair compensation, lender li-     & building performance. Evaluation of delay claims. Docu-       ARGOS ENGINEERING
ability and reorganization plan feasibility. Professional       mentation of major property/casualty insurance losses.          44 Argos, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, (949) 363-8205, fax
staff of six with advanced degrees and training in real es-     Excellent litigation support & trial exhibit preparation. Ex-   (949) 429-5972, e-mail: johndpratt@cox.net. Web site:
tate, finance, urban planning and accounting. See dis-           pert witness testimony. Experienced AAA arbitrator & me-        www.argos-engineering.com. Contact John D. Pratt,
play ad on page 41.                                             diator. Large & complex cases. Member, Dispute Resolu-          PhD, PE. Litigation consulting, testing, inspections, depo-
                                                                tion Boards.                                                    sition, and trial testimony.
ARBITRATION/MEDIATION—
                                                                AUTOMOTIVE                                                      AVIATION CONSULTING SERVICES
CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                                                P.O. Box 1522, San Carlos, CA 94070, (650) 508-1079,
COMA CONSULTANTS, INC.                                          BARNETT AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING                                  fax (650) 508-9005, e-mail: avconsult@aol.com. Web site:
2220 Waterfront Drive, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625,                3065 Hayes Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626,                        www.avconsult.com. Contact Capt. Robert E. Norris.
(949) 673-7273, cell (949) 624-4385, fax (949) 673-2104,        (714) 444-3224, fax (714) 444-3064, e-mail: greg                Expertise: general aviation/airline ground/flight operations,
e-mail: dgfcoma@hotmail.com. Contact D. Gordon                  .barnettengineering@comcast.net. Web site: www                  flight crew hiring, training, evaluation, checking, standard
Follett, Principal/Owner. Sole and panel construction           .barnettautomotiveengineering.com. Contact Greg                 of care dictated by FARs and ICAO, review of aircraft ac-
dispute arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association     Barnett, MSME, ASE. Auto fire, auto theft, mechanical in-        cidents attributable to “pilot error,” flight crew employabil-
since 1996, certified senior mediator, Orange County Su-         spections, body inspections, body shop fraud, brakes,           ity/earnings model, and wrongful termination/discrimina-
perior Court Mediation Program, ADR panel, and Los An-          tire failure analysis, oil analysis, machinist, lemon law,      tion. Experience: UAL Captain, Flight Manager, FAA
geles Superior Court. Pepperdine and American Arbitra-          subrogation low speed collision, heavy trucks, and com-         Check Airman, Hughes Aircraft—Engineering Psycholo-
tion Association trained. Working construction manager          ponent failure analysis. Hands-on expert.                       gist, owner/operator FAA-141 Flight School/FAA Mainte-




                                                                                                                                                   Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 45
                                      nance Repair Facility, BS, ATP, Typed B-737,757/767,              dorsements, letters of credit, guarantees, lender liability,
                                      DC8/10, Flight Dispatcher, Author.                                checking accounts, credit cards, and bankruptcy. Expert
                                                                                                        witness, litigation consulting. Expert referral service es-
                                      CONDOR-AVSEC INC.                                                 crow, corporate governance, mortgage banking, and real
                                      717 Camino Magnifico, San Marcos, CA 92069, (760)                  estate. Over 500 cases nationally. See display ad on
                                      598-5305, fax (760) 295-4562, e-mail: glenwinn@cox.net.           page 56.
                                      Web site: www.condor-avsec.com. Contact Glen Winn.
                                      Twenty-nine years of commercial aviation experience.              BALLENGER, CLEVELAND & ISSA, LLC
                                      Knowledge of ACSSP, AOSSP, air cargo security, crew               10990 Wilshire Boulevard, 16th Floor, Los Angeles, CA
                                      hotel security, airport terminal security, passenger secu-        90024, (310) 873-1717, fax (310) 873-6600. Contact
                                      rity processing, aircraft security, counter-terrorism security    Bruce W. Ballenger, CPA, executive managing direc-
                                      as it relates to civil aviation, flight kitchen security, hangar   tor. Services available: assist counsel in determining
                                      security, and travel security. Currently teach aviation se-       overall strategy. Help evaluate depositions and evidence.
                                      curity at the University of Southern California. Coauthor         Provide well-prepared, well-documented, and persuasive
                                      Protection, Security, and Safeguards. Named in Peter              in-court testimony regarding complicated accounting, fi-
                                      Lance’s book, 1000 Years for Revenge—International Ter-           nancial, and business valuation matters, fairness of inter-
                                      rorism and the FBI. Former special agent US Secret Ser-           est rates, feasibility of reorganization plans, fraudulent
                                      vice. Review CV @ www.condor-avsec.com. Former Di-                conveyances, bankruptcies, mergers and acquisitions,
                                      rector of Security Northwest Airlines, Western Airlines; For-     and management misfeasance/malfeasance. More than
                                      mer Corp Manager of Security Continental Airlines and             100 open-court testimonies, federal and state, civil and
                                      United Airlines.                                                  criminal. See display ad on page 63.

                                      BANKING                                                           STONEFIELD JOSEPHSON
                                                                                                        Valuation, Litigation and Forensic Services Group. 2049
                                      ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES                                 Century Park East, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90067.
                                      18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,                   (310) 453-9400. Web site: www.sjaccounting.com.
                                       (949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts              Contact Jeff Sumpter or Stefano Vranca, directors of
                                      @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates                   litigation support and forensic services, or Mark
                                      .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner.                      Stepka, director of business valuation services. The
                                      Nationally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and             Stonefield Josephson Valuation, Litigation and Forensic
                                      real estate consulting group (established 1973). Experi-          Services Group serves business leaders, attorneys, and
                                      enced litigation consultants/experts include senior               other professionals with business valuation, litigation sup-
                                      bankers, lenders, consultants, economists, accountants,           port, and forensic accounting services. Stonefield
                                      insurance underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending cus-         Josephson serves public and privately held clients
                                      toms, practices, policies, in all types of lending (real es-      throughout the United States and internationally from four
                                      tate, business/commercial, construction, consumer/credit          California locations: Los Angeles, Orange County, San
                                      card), banking operations/administration, trusts and in-          Francisco, and East Bay. See display ad on page 11.
                                      vestments, economic analysis and valuations/damages
                                      assessment, insurance claims, coverages and bad faith,            BUILDING & FIRE CODES
                                      real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and construc-
                                      tion defects/disputes, and title insurance.                       PFS CORPORATION
                                                                                                        3637 Motor Avenue, Suite 380, Los Angeles, CA 90034,
                                      ANDELA CONSULTING GROUP, INC.                                     (310) 559-7287, fax (310) 559-1368, e-mail: rnelson
                                      15250 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 610, Sherman Oaks, CA              @pfscorporation.com. Web site: www.pfscorporation
                                      91403, (818) 380-3102, fax (818) 501-5412, e-mail:                .com. Contact J. Robert Nelson, PE. Building and fire
                                      ttarter@earthlink.net. Contact Thomas A. Tarter, manag-           code expert. Thirty years in code enforcement and con-
                                      ing director. Former CEO of two banks. Lending, forgery,          struction (10 years with ICBO/Uniform Building Code and
                                      endorsements, letters of credit, guarantees, lender liabil-       Uniform Fire Code, 5 years with Los Angeles County
                                      ity, checking accounts, credit cards, and bankruptcy. Ex-         Building Department). Civil, structural, and fire protection
                                      pert witness, litigation consulting. Expert referral service      engineering.
                                      escrow, corporate governance, mortgage banking, and
                                      real estate. Over 500 cases nationally. See display ad on         BUSINESS
                                      page 56.
                                                                                                        ROBERT C. ROSEN
                                      BANKRUPTCY/TAX                                                    300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 2700, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                        90071, (213) 362-1000, fax (213) 362-1001, e-mail:
                                      ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES                                 robertrosen@rosen-law.com. Web site: www.rosen-law
                                      18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,                   .com. Specializing in securities law, federal securities law
                                      (949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts               enforcement, securities arbitration, and international secu-
                                      @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates                   rities, insider trading, NYSE, AMEX, NASD disciplinary
                                      .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner.                      proceedings, broker-dealer, investment company and in-
                                      Nationally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and             vestment adviser matters, liability under federal and state
                                      real estate consulting group (established 1973). Experi-          securities laws, public and private offerings, Internet se-
                                      enced litigation consultants/experts include senior               curities, and law firm liability. Former chair, LACBA Busi-
                                      bankers, lenders, consultants, economists, accountants,           ness and Corporations Law Section; LLM, Harvard Law
                                      insurance underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending cus-         School. More than 32 years practicing securities law, 12
                                      toms, practices, policies, in all types of lending (real es-      years with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
                                      tate, business/commercial, construction, consumer/                Washington, DC. Published author/editor of securities reg-
                                      credit card), banking operations/administration, trusts and       ulations, including multivolume treatises. See display ad
                                      investments, economic analysis and valuations/                    on page 59.
                                      damages assessment, insurance claims, coverages and
                                      bad faith, real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and          BUSINESS APPRAISAL/VALUATION
                                      construction defects/disputes, and title insurance.
                                                                                                        ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES
                                      ANDELA CONSULTING GROUP, INC.                                     18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,
                                      15250 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 610, Sherman Oaks, CA              (949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts
                                      91403, (818) 380-3102, fax (818) 501-5412, e-mail: ttarter        @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
                                      @earthlink.net. Contact Thomas A. Tarter, managing                .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner.
                                      director. Former CEO of two banks. Lending, forgery, en-          Nationally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and


46 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
real estate consulting group (established 1973). Experi-


                                                                CHEMICAL EXPERT WITNESS
enced litigation consultants/experts include senior
bankers, lenders, consultants, economists, accountants,
insurance underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending cus-
toms, practices, policies, in all types of lending (real es-
tate, business/commercial, construction, consumer/credit
card), banking operations/administration, trusts and in-                                                       AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
vestments, economic analysis and valuations/damages
assessment, insurance claims, coverages and bad faith,                                                         ■ HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS
real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and construc-                                                        ■ INDUSTRIAL CHEMICALS
tion defects/disputes, and title insurance.
                                                                                                               ■ HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

BTI APPRAISAL                                                           DR. KENNETH H. BROWN                   ■ PAINT & COATINGS
605 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA                  Toll-Free (866) CHEM-EXPT              ■ LABELS & WARNINGS
90015, (213) 532-3800, fax (213) 532-3807, e-mail: ben                                                         ■ LAB TESTING & ANALYSIS
                                                                        drbrown@khbconsulting.com
@btiappraisal.com. Web site: www.btiappraisal.com.
Contact Ben F. Tunnell III, Chairman. BTI Appraisal has
been providing litigation and appraisal services, both na-
tionally and internationally, since 1974 in the areas of real
estate, machinery and equipment, and business valua-
tion. Well-written and documented reports reduce litiga-
tion costs and speed dispute resolution. Our work has               — DRIVER ERROR ANALYSIS —
passed the most rigorous scrutiny of the IRS, the SEC,
government condemning agencies, and the state and
federal courts. The collective experience of our nationally
                                                                             Human Factors Forensic Science
regarded professionals can address projects of all sizes        Driver error • Inattention • Fatigue • Sensory, perceptual, mental, and physical
and locations.                                                  factors • Car, truck and bus driver skill and knowledge requirements • Driver
                                                                and motor carrier standards of care • Hours of service violations • Circadian
THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
                                                                rhythms • Sleep debt • Human factors traffic accident analysis
550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA
90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail:
wilde@capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis
                                                                         DENNIS WYLIE             ■   D. WYLIE ASSOCIATES
.com. Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic,                                 Internationally Recognized Expert
financial, accounting, and statistical analysis for complex
litigation, arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strate-    Voice   (805) 681•9289   ■ Fax   (805) 681•9299    ■   www.drivingfatigue.com
gic corporate decision making. Assist attorneys with dis-                            P O Box 60836, Santa Barbara, CA 93160
covery, identification of relevant economic and financial
issues, preparation of analytical models, critique of op-
posing experts, and expert testimony in federal and state
courts, and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters be-
fore the EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international
trade. Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cut-
ting-edge analyses of market definition, market power,
coordinated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic
damages, business valuation, investigative and forensic
accounting and auditing, intellectual property (including
patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-
tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract
disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-
rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-
grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.

COHEN, MISKEI & MOWREY LLP
15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1150, Sherman Oaks, CA
91403, (818) 986-5070, fax (818) 986-5034, e-mail:
smowrey@cmmcpas.com. Contact Scott Mowrey. Spe-
cialties: consultants who provide extensive experience, lit-
igation support, and expert testimony regarding forensic
accountants, fraud investigations, economic damages,


                                                                   ConfidenceAtThe Courthouse.
business valuations, family law, bankruptcy, and reorgani-
zation. Degrees/license: CPAs, CFEs, MBAs. See display
ad on page 53.

FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY                                           Business litigation is increasingly complex. That is why we believe valuation
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA            issues must be addressed with the same meticulous care
90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte       as legal issues. Analysis must be clear. Opinions must be
@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry.com.          defensible. Expert testimony must be thorough and
Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experienced          articulate. HML has extensive trial experience and can
CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors, and in-          provide legal counsel with a powerful resource for expert
dustry specialists. Our analysis and research combined          testimony and litigation support.
with unique presentation techniques have resulted in an
unequaled record of successful court cases and client re-
coveries. Our expertise encompasses damages analysis,                   For More Information Call 213-617-7775
lost profit studies, business and intangible asset valua-
tions, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics, forensic
                                                                             Or visit us on the web at www.hmlinc.com
economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and market          BUSINESS VALUATION • LOSS OF GOODWILL • ECONOMIC DAMAGES • LOST PROFITS
assessments, computer forensics, electronic discovery,
and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/licenses:


                                                                                                                         Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 47
CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in accounting,                  Specialties: forensic business analysis and accounting,         paint and coatings, labels and warnings, and laboratory
finance, economics, and related subjects. See display ad         lost profits, economic damages, expert testimony, discov-        testing and analysis. We provide research, case file re-
on page 2.                                                      ery assistance, business valuations, construction claims,       view, site visit, testing, failure analysis, reports, deposition
                                                                corporate recovery, financial analysis and modeling,             and courtroom testimony. Types of cases include product
GURSEY, SCHNEIDER & CO., LLP                                    major professional organizations, and have experience           liability, premises liability, and toxic test. We translate
10351 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles,           across a broad spectrum of industries and business is-          chemical jargon into easy-to-understand language. See
CA 90025, (310) 552-0960, fax (310) 557-3468, e-mail:           sues. Degrees/licenses: CPA; CVA; CFE; ABV; PhD-eco-            display ad on page 47.
rwatts@gursey.com or swasserman@gursey.com. Web                 nomics.
site: www.gursey.com. Contact Robert Watts or                                                                                   CHEMISTRY
Stephan Wasserman. Gursey Schneider is an account-              STONEFIELD JOSEPHSON
ing firm specializing in forensic accounting, litigation sup-    Valuation, Litigation and Forensic Services Group. 2049         CHEMICAL ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION
port services, business valuation, and appraisal services       Century Park East, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90067.            SERVICES, INC.
for a variety of purposes including marital dissolution, gift   (310) 453-9400. Web site: www.sjaccounting.com.                 9121 East Tanque Verde Road, Suite 105, Tucson, AZ
and estate planning, eminent domain, goodwill loss, busi-       Contact Jeff Sumpter or Stefano Vranca, directors of            85749, (800) 645-3369, e-mail: service@chemaxx.com.
ness disputes, malpractice, tax matters, bankruptcy,            litigation support and forensic services, or Mark               Web site: www.chemaxx.com. Contact Dr. Michael Fox.
damage and cost-profit assessments, insurance claims,            Stepka, director of business valuation services. The            Comprehensive chemical accident investigation—spe-
and entertainment industry litigation. GSCO has over 30         Stonefield Josephson Valuation, Litigation and Forensic          cializing in complex industrial chemical accidents and
years’ experience as expert witnesses in litigation sup-        Services Group serves business leaders, attorneys, and          chemical-related consumer product injuries, chemical
port. See display ad on page 49.                                other professionals with business valuation, litigation sup-    fires and explosions, chemical labeling, chemical packag-
                                                                port, and forensic accounting services. Stonefield               ing, handling and shipping, burns, warnings, chemical la-
HAYNIE & COMPANY, CPAS                                          Josephson serves public and privately held clients              bels, MSDSs, disposal, chemical safety, EPA, OSHA,
4910 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)               throughout the United States and internationally from four      DOT, propane, natural gas, hydrogen, flammable liquids,
724-1880, fax (949) 724-1889, e-mail: sgabrielson               California locations: Los Angeles, Orange County, San           hazardous chemicals, aerosols (hairspray, spray paint, re-
@hayniecpa.com. Web site: www.hayniecpa.com.                    Francisco, and East Bay. See display ad on page 11.             frigerants), DOT certified (hazardous materials shipment),
Contact Steven C. Gabrielson. Alter ego, consulting and                                                                         certified fire and explosion investigator, OSHA process
expert witness testimony in a variety of practice areas:        VICENTI, LLOYD & STUTZMAN LLP                                   hazard analysis team leader, PhD. Physical Chemistry.
commercial damages, ownership disputes, economic                2210 East Route 66, Suite 100, Glendora, CA 91740,              Extensive experience in metallurgy, corrosion, and failure
analysis, business valuation, lost profits analysis,             (626) 857-7300, fax (626) 857-7302, e-mail: rstutzman           analysis.
fraud/forensic investigations, taxation, personal injury,       @vlsllp.com. Web site: www.vlsllp.com. Contact Royce
wrongful termination, professional liability, and expert        Stutzman, CVA, CPA/ABV, Chairman. Our certified pro-             CIVIL LITIGATION
cross examination. Extensive public speaking back-              fessionals serve as consultants and experts in business
                                                                                                                                GURSEY, SCHNEIDER & CO., LLP
ground assists in courtroom presentations.                      valuations and litigation support. We conduct valuations
                                                                                                                                10351 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles,
                                                                related to mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements,
                                                                                                                                CA 90025, (310) 552-0960, fax (310) 557-3468. 20355
HIGGINS, MARCUS & LOVETT, INC.                                  purchase/sale of closely held businesses, partner dis-
                                                                                                                                Hawthorne Boulevard, First Floor, Torrance, CA 90503,
800 South Figueroa Street, Suite 710, Los Angeles, CA           putes, etc. Our forensic accounting experts assess the
                                                                                                                                (310) 370-6122, fax (310) 370-6188, e-mail: jziegler
90017, e-mail: info@hmlinc.com. Web site: www.hmlinc            amount of an economic loss, whether it be business inter-
                                                                                                                                @gursey.com. Web site: www.gursey.com. Contact
.com. Contact Mark C. Higgins, ASA, president. The              ruption from casualty, unfair competition, condemnation,
                                                                                                                                Jennifer Ziegler. Gursey Schneider specializes in foren-
firm has over 20 years of litigation support and expert tes-     damage caused by others, or loss of earnings from vari-
                                                                                                                                sic accounting and litigation support services in the areas
timony experience in matters involving business valuation,      ous events. Our fraud investigation team reviews docu-
                                                                                                                                of civil litigation, business disputes, bankruptcy, damage
economic damages, intellectual property, loss of business       mentation, interviews witnesses and suspects, and as-
                                                                                                                                and cost-profit insurance claims, court accountings, fraud
goodwill, and lost profits. Areas of practice include busi-      sesses evidence to resolve allegations. We provide expert
                                                                                                                                investigations, accounting malpractice, intellectual prop-
ness disputes, eminent domain, bankruptcy, and corpo-           witness testimony and implement fraud prevention pro-
                                                                                                                                erty, construction, government accounting and entertain-
rate and marital dissolution. See display ad on page 47.        grams. VLS Celebrates 53 Years of Quality Service!
                                                                                                                                ment litigation. Gursey Schneider has over 30 years’ of
                                                                                                                                experience as expert witnesses in accounting related
KAPLAN ABRAHAM BURKERT & COMPANY                                WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,
                                                                                                                                matters. See display ad on page 49.
Forensic valuation consultants. 5950 Canoga Avenue,             WOLF & HUNT
Suite 200, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, (818) 888-0066, fax        14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA
(818) 888-8860. Contact Michael G. Kaplan, CPA, CVA,            91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and 363 San          CLINICAL/FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST
CFFA. Expert witness services and preparation in matters        Miguel Drive, Suite 130, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)         NINA T. RODD, PHD
involving business disputes, goodwill, economic dam-            219-9816, fax (949) 219-9095, e-mail: expert@wzwlw              609 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 200, Rolling Hills Estates, CA
ages, loss of earnings and profits, fraud and embezzle-          .com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew Hunt, Paul White,              90274, (310) 378-7172, fax (310) 541-9308, e-mail:
ment, forensic accounting, business valuation, marital dis-     Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf. Ex-              drnrodd@cox.net. Web site: www.psych-expert.com.
solution, legal and accountants’ malpractice, wrongful ter-     pert witness testimony for complex litigation involving         Contact Nina T. Rodd, Ph.D. Litigation support, consul-
mination, intellectual property, and bankruptcy. Member         damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, rea-         tation, expert witness, and psychological testing and eval-
of Voir Dire Partners, LLC. Affiliated offices nationwide.      sonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business,       uation. Psychological injuries due to sexual harassment,
                                                                forensic accounting, fraud investigation, investigative         discrimination, serious physical injuries, and traumatic
SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.                                      analysis of liability, marital dissolution, and tax planning    events (PTSD).
1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA              and preparation. Excellent communicators with extensive
90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site ad-         testimony experience. Prior Big Four accounts. Special-
                                                                                                                                COMPUTER EVIDENCE DISCOVERY
dress: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom             ties includes accounting, breach of contract, business in-
Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider of    terruption, business dissolution, construction defects, de-     COSGROVE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC.
business valuation and valuation advisory services, spe-        lays and cost overruns, fraud, insurance bad faith, intel-      7411 Earldom Avenue, Playa del Rey, CA 90293, (310)
cializing in litigation support and expert witness testimony.   lectual property including trademark, patent and copy-          823-9448, fax (310) 821-4021, e-mail: jcosgrove
Services include valuations for goodwill loss, estate and       right infringement, and trade secrets, malpractice, marital     @computer.org. Web site: www.cosgrovecomputer.com.
gift tax planning (family limited partnerships), lost profit     dissolution, personal injury, product liability, real estate,   Contact John Cosgrove. John Cosgrove, PE, has over
analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment,        spousal support, tax planning and preparation, IRS audit        40 years’ experience in computer systems and has been
fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock          defense, tracing, unfair advertising, unfair competition,       a self-employed, consulting software engineer since
options, capital raises, corporate, partnership, and marital    valuation of businesses, and wrongful termination. See          1970. He was a part-time lecturer in the UCLA School of
dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, industry, and             display ad on page 43.                                          Engineering and LMU graduate school. He provided an
market research. Extensive experience in expert witness                                                                         invited article, “Software Engineering & Litigation,” for the
testimony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotia-        CHEMICALS & HAZARDOUS MATERIALS                                 Encyclopedia of Software Engineering. He holds the CDP,
tions. See display ad on page 44.                                                                                               is a member of ACM, NSPE, ACFEI, FEWA, a life senior
                                                                KHB CONSULTING SERVICES                                         member of IEEE Computer Society, NSPE, a Fellow of the
SCHULZE HAYNES LOEVENGUTH & CO.                                 Toll free (866) CHEM-EXPT, (866) 243-6397, e-mail:              National Academy of Forensic Engineers (an affiliate of
660 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1280, Los Angeles,             drbrown@khbconsulting.com. Web site: www                        NSPE) and a professional engineer in California. Formal
CA 90017, (213) 627-8280, fax (213) 627-8301, e-mail:           .khbconsulting.com. Contact Dr. Kenneth H. Brown.               education includes a BSEE from Loyola University and a
kschulze@schulzehaynes.com. Web site: www                       Area of expertise: household chemicals, industrial chemi-       master of engineering from UCLA.
.schulzehaynes.com. Contact Karl J. Schulze, principal.         cals, hazardous materials, aerosols and spray products,



48 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
COMPUTER FORENSICS
                                                                                                  Matthew Lankenau
BURGESS CONSULTING & FORENSICS
                                                                                                  213-996-2549
2255 South Broadway, Suite 9, Santa Maria, CA 93454,
                                                                                                  matthew_lankenau@urscorp.com
(805) 349-7676, fax (805) 349-7790, e-mail: steve
@burgessforensics.com. Web site: www.burgessforensics
.com. Contact Steve Burgess. Since 1984, Burgess has             URS is the nation’s largest engineering, consulting and construction
performed services for thousands of clients on tens of           services firm. URS specializes in the resolution of construction disputes.
thousands of media. Computer forensic, electronic dis-
covery (e-discovery) and expert witness services.
                                                                 Dispute Resolution & Forensic Analysis        Technical Expertise
Burgess Consulting will find whatever is there and explain        Design/Construction Claims                    Architecture
it in a fashion that you, a judge, or jury can understand.       Environmental Claims                          Engineering
Professional and complete. Almost any type of media              Bid/Cost/Damage Analysis                      Scheduling
(hard drives, tapes, removable media, flash cards) and            Construction Defect Analysis                  Construction Management
operating system (Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Exchange).          Delay/Acceleration/Disruption Analysis        Cost Estimating & Auditing
Accomplished testimony in court and deposition.                  Expert Witness Testimony                      Environmental
                                                                 Insurance/Bond Claims                         Geotechnical
DATACHASERS, INC.
P.O. Box 2861, Riverside, CA 92516-2861, (877) Data
Exam, (877) 328-2392, (951) 780-7892, fax (951) 780-
9199, e-mail: admin@datachasers.com. Web site: www
.datachasers.com. Contact Rick Albee. Hard drive imag-
ing, use assessment and auditing, intellectual property
and trade secret disputes, restore hidden, deleted, or lost
files and images, file dates when created, modified, or
deleted, Internet history and e-mail recovery, computer
use auditing and evaluations, human resources, em-
ployer/employee exams, experienced expert witness and
special master and full computer laboratory. Many years
of public sector experience. Multiple certifications. Prior
law enforcement. See display ad on page 46.

FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry.com.
Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experienced
CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors, and in-
dustry specialists. Our analysis and research combined
with unique presentation techniques have resulted in an
unequaled record of successful court cases and client
recoveries. Our expertise encompasses damages analy-
sis, lost profit studies, business and intangible asset valu-
ations, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics, forensic
economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and market
assessments, computer forensics, electronic discovery,
and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/licenses:
CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in accounting,
finance, economics, and related subjects. See display ad
on page 2.

SETEC INVESTIGATIONS
8391 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 167, Los Angeles, CA
90048, (800) 748-5440, fax (323) 939-5481, e-mail:
tstefan@setecinvestigations.com. Web site: www
.setecinvestigations.com. Contact Todd Stefan. Setec
Investigations offers unparalleled expertise in computer
forensics and enterprise investigations providing person-
alized, case-specific forensic analysis and litigation support
services for law firms and corporations. Setec Investiga-
tions possesses the necessary combination of technical ex-
pertise, understanding of the legal system, and specialized
tools and processes enabling the discovery, collection, in-
vestigation, and production of electronic information for in-
vestigating and handling computer-related crimes or mis-
use. Our expertise includes computer forensics, electronic
discovery, litigation support, and expert witness testimony.

COMPUTER FORENSICS ELECTRONIC
DISCOVERY
ROBERT J. ABEND, PE
1658 Laraine Circle, San Pedro, CA 90732, cell (310) 346-
6543, (310) 221-0716, fax (310) 221-0716, e-mail: rabend
@linkline.com Web site: www.linkline.com/peronal/rabend.
Specialties: Electrical engineering, computer forensics,
data recovery, electronic discovery, computer engineer-
ing, software, electronics, microelectronics, electronics
manufacturing, intellectual property, and trade secret liti-

                                                                                                          Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 49
gation. Technical support during case preparation. Prac-        less and other network topologies, surveillance, ABA-           Phoenix, Boston, Hartford, and New York City.
ticed at court and deposition testimony. Thirty-five years       compliant Web pages and marketing campaigns, remote
of experience in the electronics and computer industry.         communication, employee training programs, courtroom            RIMKUS CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
Thirteen years as a forensic engineering consultant. Ref-       multimedia animation and presentation, database pro-            2677 North Main Street, Suite 300, Santa Ana, CA 92705,
erences provided on request. Degrees/licenses: BSEE,            gramming and support, war rooms, expert witness, and            (877) 978-2044, fax (714) 978-2088, e-mail: cjyaworski
MS, Registered Professional Engineer, Certified EnCase           inter alia. We are engineers that think law.                    @rimkus.com. Web site: www.rimkus.com. Contact Curt
Computer Forensic Examiner, FCC General Radiotele-                                                                              Yaworski. Rimkus Consulting Group is a full-service
phone license.                                                  CONSTRUCTION                                                    forensic consulting firm. Since 1983, we have provided re-
                                                                                                                                liable investigations, reports, and expert witness testi-
COMPUTER SIMULATIONS/GRAPHICS                                   BALL CM                                                         mony around the world. Our engineers and consultants
                                                                27811 Avenue Hopkins, Suite 6, Valencia, CA 91355,              analyze the facts from origin and cause through extent of
VISUAL FORENSICS                                                (661) 254-3357, fax (661) 254-2127, e-mail: chris               loss. Services: construction defect and dispute analysis,
(800) 426-6872, 130 Ryan Industrial Court, Suite 105, San       @ballcm.com. Web site: www.ballcm.com. Contact Chris            vehicle accident reconstruction, fire cause and origin,
Ramon, CA 94583. Web site: www.visualforensics.com.             Ball. Contract claims, disputed change orders, schedule         property evaluation, mold evaluations, indoor air quality
3D computer simulations for all aspects of accident re-         analysis, delay claims, labor impact claims, construction       assessments, biomechanical analysis, product failure
construction, vision related malpractice, criminal reenact-     defect investigations and analysis, cost estimating, de-        analysis, foundation investigations, industrial accidents
ment, and more. Vision perception, site visibility, and         structive testing, builders risk claims, commercial, resi-      and explosions, water intrusion analysis, geotechnical
human factors analysis. Opposing demonstrative evi-             dential, and public works.                                      evaluations, construction accidents, construction dis-
dence analysis. In-house scientific and engineering ex-                                                                          putes, financial analysis and assessments, forensic ac-
perts. Led by internationally recognized vision scientist,      FORENSISGROUP                                                   counting, HVAC analysis, electrical failure analysis, and
Dr. Arthur P. Ginsburg, who has over 16 years of experi-        3452 East Foothill Boulevard, Suite 1160, Pasadena, CA          video/graphics computer animation. See display ad on
ence as a vision and visibility expert consultant for the       91107, (800) 555-5422, (626) 795-5000, fax (626) 795-           page 57.
legal industry and government agencies. Plaintiff and de-       1950, e-mail: experts@forensisgroup.com. Web site:
fense. Seen on CBS’s 60 Minutes and Court TV. See               www.forensisgroup.com. Contact Mercy Steenwyk.                  SCHWARTZ / ROBERT & ASSOCIATES, INC.
display ad on page 72.                                          Thousands of our clients have gained the technical ad-          42 Faculty Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, (805) 777-
                                                                vantage and the competitive edge in their cases from our        1115, cell (805) 796-9092, fax (805) 777-1172, e-mail:
COMPUTERS/INFORMATION SCIENCES                                  resource group of high-quality experts in construction,         risoakpark@aol.com. Web site: www.schwartzrobert.com.
                                                                medical, engineering, product liability, safety, environ-       Contact Robert I. Schwartz, AIA. Real property develop-
ROBERT J. ABEND, PE                                             mental, accident reconstruction, automotive, failure analy-     ment procedures & practices, all building types, sizes &
1658 Laraine Circle, San Pedro, CA 90732, cell (310)            sis, fires, explosions, slip and fall, real estate, economics,   phases. Professional evaluation of building design errors
346-6543, (310) 221-0716, fax (310) 221-0716, e-mail:           appraisal, employment, computers, and other technical           & omissions, building code compliance & professional
rabend@linkline.com Web site: www.linkline.com/peronal          and scientific disciplines. We provide you with a select         standards of practice. Forensic investigation of construc-
/rabend. Specialties: Electrical engineering, computer          group of high-quality experts as expeditiously as possi-        tion defects. Repair cost estimates. Construction con-
forensics, data recovery, electronic discovery, computer        ble. Unsurpassed recruitment standards. Excellent client        tract/subcontract performance—project management ad-
engineering, software, electronics, microelectronics, elec-     service. See display ad on page 41.                             ministration & cost accounting, CPM scheduling, cost es-
tronics manufacturing, intellectual property, and trade se-
                                                                                                                                timating, change order administration, quality assurance
cret litigation. Technical support during case preparation.     GLENN M. GELMAN & ASSOCIATES,                                   & building performance. Evaluation of delay claims. Docu-
Practiced at court and deposition testimony. Thirty-five         CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS                                    mentation of major property/casualty insurance losses.
years of experience in the electronics and computer in-         AND BUSINESS CONSULTANTS                                        Excellent litigation support & trial exhibit preparation. Ex-
dustry. Thirteen years as a forensic engineering consul-        1940 East 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705, (714) 667-          pert witness testimony. Experienced AAA arbitrator & me-
tant. References provided on request. Degrees/licenses:         2600, fax (714) 667-2636. Web site: www.gmgcpa.com.             diator. Large & complex cases. Member, Dispute Resolu-
BSEE, MS, Registered Professional Engineer, Certified            Contact Glenn Gelman. Expert witness testimony, strat-          tion Boards.
EnCase Computer Forensic Examiner, FCC General Ra-              egy development, document discovery, deposition assis-
diotelephone license.                                           tance, computation of damages, arbitration consulting,          SHEPHERD CONSULTING SERVICES
                                                                forensic accounting, investigative auditing, rebuttal testi-    P.O. Box 10010, Torrance, CA 90505, (310) 378-0791, fax
COSGROVE COMPUTER SYSTEMS, INC.                                 mony, fiduciary accountings, and trial exhibit preparation.      (888) 870-1663, e-mail: jds@shepherdconsulting.com.
7411 Earldom Avenue, Playa del Rey, CA 90293, (310)
                                                                                                                                Contact John Shepherd, RRC, RRO. Roofing, water-
823-9448, fax (310) 821-4021, e-mail: jcosgrove                 PACIFIC CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANTS, INC.                          proofing, sheet metal and building envelope consulting
@computer.org. Web site: www.cosgrovecomputer.com.              (800) 655-PCCI. Contact marketing director. Construc-           services for construction defect litigation, personal injury
Contact John Cosgrove. John Cosgrove, PE, has over              tion contract disputes (claims) analysis, prep and presen-      and water damage loss (standard of care and building
40 years’ experience in computer systems and has been           tation, delay and monetary impact evaluation, including         code issues), and property loss claims (wind, fire, earth-
a self-employed, consulting software engineer since             CPM schedules. Architectural, civil, structural, mechani-       quake and hail). Support services includes: visual inspec-
1970. He was a part-time lecturer in the UCLA School of         cal, and electrical specialties. Full in-house courtroom vi-    tions, invasive testing, leak investigation, water testing, re-
Engineering and LMU graduate school. He provided an             sual exhibit preparation. Assistance in negotiations, medi-     port development, documentation, document review, re-
invited article, “Software Engineering & Litigation,” for the   ation, arbitration, and litigation. Expert witness testimony.   search, mediation and trial expert witness testimony, and
Encyclopedia of Software Engineering. He holds the CDP,         Additional phone (310) 337-3131 or (916) 638-4848. See          cost estimating.
is a member of ACM, NSPE, ACFEI, FEWA, a Life Senior            display ad on page 55.
member of IEEE Computer Society, NSPE, a Fellow of the
                                                                                                                                SPECTRUM DEVELOPERS
National Academy of Forensic Engineers (an affiliate of         PACIFIC HEALTH & SAFETY CONSULTING,                             1241 Flemington Road, Riverside, CA 92506,
NSPE) and a professional engineer in California. Formal         INC.                                                            (951) 776-1194, fax (951) 776-1196, e-mail: steve
education includes a BSEE from Loyola University and a          2192 Martin, Suite 230, Irvine, CA 92612, (949) 253-4065,       @spectrumdevelopers.com. Web site: www
master of engineering from UCLA.                                e-mail: ksarley@phsc.web.com. Web site: www.phsc-web            .spectrumdevelopers.com. Contact Steve Koppes.
                                                                .com. Contact Tim Morrison. Providing quality consulta-         Inspections, expert testimony, and consulting for
LEGAL FRIENDLY TECHNOLOGIES                                     tion and expert witness for mold, bacteria, lead, and as-       construction defects related to swimming pools, fountains,
3518 Dunn Drive, Suite 206, Los Angeles, CA 90034,              bestos. Certified training for all health and safety OSHA,       and spas.
(310) 558-8328, e-mail: Benjamin@LegalFriendly.com.             AQMD and FPT regulations. See display ad on page 61.
Web site: www.LegalFriendly.com. Contact Benjamin
                                                                                                                                TILE INSTITUTE OF AMERICA “TIA”
Sotelo, president and legal engineer. Legal Friendly            PINNACLEONE                                                     2060 East Avede Los Arboles, Suite D488, Thousand
Technologies has authored articles for the Computer             445 South Figueroa Street, Suite 3650, Los Angeles, CA          Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 371-8453, fax (805) 371-8455,
Counselor section of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine for            90071, (213) 486-9884, fax (213) 486-9894, e-mail:               e-mail: doctortile@aol.com. Contact Gerald M. Halweg,
the last half decade. Legal Friendly also authors law office     jseibold@PinnacleOne.com. Established in 1980, Pinna-          CTC, CSI, TTA. Specialties: 35 years’ experience. Master
technology articles for the L.A. Paralegal Association Re-      cleOne is a national firm of leading construction consul-        expert for tile, marble, and natural stone, waterproof mem-
porter and Law Office Computing magazine. The L.A.              tants who promote a full range of professional services,        branes, mortar, reinforcing, plaster, spas, pools, sound-
Paralegal Association has recognized Legal Friendly as a        including dispute avoidance and resolution, claims analy-       rated floor system; forensic research; expert witness; in-
benefactor member. Legal Friendly is recognized as ex-          sis and management, litigation support services, expert         stallation failure investigation; demonstrative evidence;
perts in all law office technologies: forensic discovery,       witness, project management, financial services, and             slips, trips, and falls; defect analysis; friction testing; field
data discovery, data recovery, antivirus and antispam           more. PinnacleOne regional operations are located in Los        and lab testing; quality control; specs; codes; and prod-
protection, document depositories, time and billing, wire-      Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Irvine, Sacramento,          uct investigation.


50 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
URS
915 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA                 As an Expert Witness in Real Estate Litigation, Attorney
90017, (213) 996-2549, fax (213) 996-2521, e-mail:
matthew-lankenau@urscorp.com. Expert witness for                                     L AW R E N C E H . J A C O B S O N
entitlement, causation damages on design, construction,
and geotechnical environmental disputes. Experienced in
                                                                               has consistently been on the Winning Team
all types of construction projects. See display ad on
page 49.                                                          • Real estate and                      • Lawyer malpractice                   • Interpretation
                                                                    mortgage brokers’                      in business and real                   of real estate
CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES                                               standard of care                       estate transactions                    documents
COMA CONSULTANTS, INC.                                          Practicing real estate law in California since 1968. Member, Board of Governors, Beverly Hills Bar Association.
2220 Waterfront Drive, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625-1935,          Former Vice President-Legal Affairs, California Association of Realtors. California Real Estate Broker since 1978.
(949) 673-7273, cell (949) 246-4385, fax (949) 673-2104,
e-mail: dgfcoma@hotmail.com. Contact D. Gordon                   LAWRENCE H. JACOBSON AB, UCLA 1964, JD UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW 1967
Follett, PE, Principal/Owner. Contractor/subcontractor/        Tel 310.271.0747 Fax 310.271.0757 email law.jac@verizon.net www.lawrencejacobson.com
owner contract disputes, construction quality control and
standards of care, claims and construction defects, litiga-                LAW OFFICES: 9401 WILSHIRE BLVD. SUITE 1250, BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90212
tion support—expert testimony, trial support, and consul-
tation. Working construction manager with over 40 years
of experience; institutional, commercial, transportation,
and general engineering contractor experience; licensed
professional engineer, and licensed general contractor.            – Dale A. Eleniak –
CONSULTING
                                                                            Expert Witness/Litigation Analysis
                                                                           Real Estate/Commercial & Residential
PLUMBING INSPECTION PIPE EVALUATION
SERVICES (PIPES)
43141 Business Center Parkway, Suite 201, Lancaster,                      • Standards of Care, Standards and Practices • Broker Supervison
CA 93535, (661) 949-8811, fax (661) 940-7318. Contact                                          • Agency and Disclosure
Arnold A. Rodio. Specialties include evaluation of plumb-             Attorney, RE broker, C.A.R. panel attorney, DRE Approved Instructor, over 3,000 real estate
ing systems and installation in housing, apartment, con-           inquiries per year since 1991, author of “The Six Page Deposit Receipt” and over 400 R/E related
dominium, and commercial. Expert on uniform plumbing                                           articles published as “Dales Legal Corner.”
codes and installation standards. Twenty-eight years’ ex-
perience, 8,000+ residential units and assorted commer-         TEL 805-579-7834 ■               Dale A. Eleniak, PLC              ■ FAX               805-579-7845
cial projects. Active plumbing contractor. Call for CV.                                    633 BRECKENRIDGE PLACE, SIMI VALLEY CA 93065
                                                                                                       theword1@pacbell.net
CORPORATE INVESTIGATIONS
THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA
90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail: wilde
@capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,
accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,
arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-
rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,
identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-
perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,
and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the
EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.
Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-
edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-
nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-
ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-
counting and auditing, intellectual property (including
patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-
tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract
disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-
rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services.
Degrees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.

FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry
.com. Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experi-
enced CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors,
and industry specialists. Our analysis and research com-
bined with unique presentation techniques have resulted
in an unequaled record of successful court cases and
client recoveries. Our expertise encompasses damages
analysis, lost profit studies, business and intangible asset
valuations, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics,
forensic economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and
market assessments, computer forensics, electronic dis-
covery, and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/li-
censes: CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in account-


                                                                                                                                             Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 51
                                      ing, finance, economics, and related subjects. See dis-          accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,
                                      play ad on page 2.                                              arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-
                                                                                                      rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,
                                      WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,                              identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
                                      WOLF & HUNT                                                     preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing
                                      14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA            experts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,
                                      91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and 363 San          and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the
                                      Miguel Drive, Suite 130, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)         EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.
                                      219-9816, fax (949) 219-9095, e-mail: expert@wzwlw              Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-
                                      .com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew Hunt, Paul White,              edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-
                                      Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf.                  nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-
                                      Expert witness testimony for complex litigation involving       ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-
                                      damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, rea-         counting and auditing, intellectual property (including
                                      sonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business,       patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-
                                      forensic accounting, fraud investigation, investigative         tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract
                                      analysis of liability, marital dissolution, and tax planning    disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-
                                      and preparation. Excellent communicators with extensive         rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-
                                      testimony experience. Prior Big Four accounts. Special-         grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.
                                      ties includes accounting, breach of contract, business in-
                                      terruption, business dissolution, construction defects, de-     DOCUMENT EXPERT
                                      lays and cost overruns, fraud, insurance bad faith, intel-
                                      lectual property including trademark, patent and copy-          BLANCO & ASSOCIATES, INC.—FORENSIC
                                      right infringement, and trade secrets, malpractice, marital     DOCUMENT EXAMINATIONS
                                      dissolution, personal injury, product liability, real estate,   655 North Central Avenue, 17th Floor, Glendale, CA
                                      spousal support, tax planning and preparation, IRS audit        91203, (818) 545-1155, fax (818) 545-1199, e-mail: info
                                      defense, tracing, unfair advertising, unfair competition,       @jimblanco.com. Web site: www.jimblanco.com. Contact
                                      valuation of businesses, and wrongful termination. See          Jim Blanco. Former full time federal and state govern-
                                      display ad on page 43.                                          ment forensic document examiner (handwriting expert)
                                                                                                      with the US Treasury Federal Bureau of ATF and Califor-
                                      CRIMINOLOGY/GANGS                                               nia State Department of Justice. Court-qualified and certi-
                                                                                                      fied ABFDE. Signature, handwriting, and hand printing ex-
                                      DR. LEWIS YABLONSKY                                             aminations, writer identification, writer elimination, forgery
                                      2311 Fourth Street, Suite 312, Santa Monica, CA 90405,          and counterfeits, computer printed or typewritten docu-
                                      phone and fax (310) 450-3697, e-mail: expertwitness             ments, medical chart evaluation (in medical malpractice
                                      @lewyablonsky.com. Web site: www.lewyablonsky.com.              cases), probate, wills, trusts, real estate documents,
                                      Contact Dr. Lewis Yablonsky, PhD -NYU. Emeritus pro-            deeds, and contracts. All facets of civil and criminal litiga-
                                      fessor criminology, California State University Northridge.     tion nationally.
                                      Professor at other universities, including UCLA, University
                                      of Massachusetts, Harvard, Texas A&M, and Columbia              ECONOMIC DAMAGES
                                      University. Published 19 books on criminology and social
                                      problems, including Criminology (1990), Gangsters               ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES
                                      (1997), and Gangs in Court (Lawyers and Judges Pub-             18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,
                                      lishers, 2005). Consultant/expert witness in over 230 legal     (949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts
                                      cases in various areas of criminality, especially gangs         @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
                                      (210+ gang cases). Also homicide, drug addiction, com-          .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner. Na-
                                      pany security liability, and responsibility. See Web site.      tionally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and real
                                      Appointed to the “Panel of Experts” approved by the L.A.        estate consulting group (established 1973). Experienced
                                      County Superior Court Judge’s Committee. See display            litigation consultants/experts include senior bankers,
                                      ad on page 67.                                                  lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insurance
                                                                                                      underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending customs, prac-
                                      DISABILITY/QUALITY OF LIFE LOSSES                               tices, policies, in all types of lending (real estate, busi-
                                                                                                      ness/commercial, construction, consumer/credit card),
                                      STEPHEN J. MOREWITZ, PHD. & ASSOCIATES                          banking operations/administration, trusts and invest-
                                      5300 Bothwell Road, Tarzana, CA 91356, (818) 594-1587,          ments, economic analysis and valuations/damages as-
                                      fax (818) 345-9811, e-mail: morewitz@earthlink.net. Web         sessment, insurance claims, coverages and bad faith,
                                      site: http//home.earthlink.net/~morewitz/ Contact Dr.           real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and construc-
                                      Stephen Morewitz, Ph.D. Evaluates sexual harassment             tion defects/disputes, and title insurance.
                                      impact, sexual harassment policies/procedures, disability,
                                      quality of life losses, and stress.                             BALLENGER, CLEVELAND & ISSA, LLC
                                                                                                      10990 Wilshire Boulevard, 16th Floor, Los Angeles, CA
                                      DISCOVERY SERVICES                                              90024, (310) 873-1717, fax (310) 873-6600. Contact
                                                                                                      Bruce W. Ballenger, CPA, executive managing direc-
                                      NAVIGANT CONSULTING                                             tor. Services available: assist counsel in determining
                                      One California Plaza, 300 South Grand Avenue, 29th              overall strategy. Help evaluate depositions and evidence.
                                      Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071, (213) 670-3285, fax (213)         Provide well-prepared, well-documented, and persuasive
                                      670-3250, e-mail: elaykin@navigantconsulting.com. Web           in-court testimony regarding complicated accounting,
                                      site: www.navigantconsulting.com. Contact Erik Laykin.          financial, and business valuation matters, fairness of inter-
                                      Computer and Internet technology. Information manage-           est rates, feasibility of reorganization plans, fraudulent
                                      ment systems failure, cyber fraud and crime, computer           conveyances, bankruptcies, mergers and acquisitions,
                                      and network forensics, multinational intellectual property,     and management misfeasance/malfeasance. More than
                                      and economic espionage.                                         100 open-court testimonies, federal and state, civil and
                                                                                                      criminal. See display ad on page 63.
                                      DISPUTE ANALYSIS
                                                                                                      BLEUEL ASSOCIATES, INC.
                                      THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
                                                                                                      4587 Tam O’Shanter Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91362,
                                      550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                      (805) 496-8762, fax (805) 496-8768, e-mail: wbleuel
                                      90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail: wilde
                                                                                                      @pepperdine.edu. Contact William H. Bleuel, PhD. Dr.
                                      @capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
                                                                                                      Bleuel has over thirty years of academic and industry ex-
                                      Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,


52 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
perience specializing in product service planning, busi-
ness management, after sales service policy and imple-
mentation, field service organization and operations. He
                                                                                                 M. NAIR, M.D.
has myriad books, articles and made numerous presenta-
tions on these subjects and others related to customer                                               BOARD           C E RT I F I E D :
support and service strategies. Dr. Bleuel is an experi-                               • Psychiatry                  • Psychopharmacology
ence expert witness having testified at deposition and trial                                                          • Addiction Medicine
                                                                                       • Child Psychiatry
on subjects related to service and antitrust issues.
                                                                                       • Forensic Psychiatry         • Harvard and UC Trained
THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                           Consultations - IME - Deposition - Record Review
90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail:                                         Second Opinion - Trial Testimony - Civil Litigation
wilde@capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,                562.493.2218           ■   psychiatryforensic.com
accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,                            State Bar Approved MCLE provider
arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-
rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,            433 NORTH CAMDEN DRIVE, SUITE 600, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA 90210
identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-
perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,
and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the
EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.
Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-
edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-
                                                                 Insurance Bad Faith Expert
nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-
ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-
counting and auditing, intellectual property (including
                                                                         Clinton E. Miller, J.D., BCFE
patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-                 Author: How Insurance Companies Settle Cases
tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract
disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-                            39 YEARS EXPERIENCE
rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-
grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.
                                                                 Qualified Trial Insurance Expert in Civil & Criminal Cases Nationwide
                                                                 • Coverage Disputes • Customs and Practices in the Insurance Industry
CORNERSTONE RESEARCH                                                                 • Good Faith/Bad Faith Issues
515 South Flower Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, CA
90071, (213) 553-2500, fax (213) 553-2699, e-mail:
gstrong@cornerstone.com. Web site: www.cornerstone
                                                                         (408) 279-1034 ■ FAX (408) 279-3562
.com. Contact George G. Strong, Jr. Cornerstone
Research provides attorneys with expert testimony and
economic and financial analyses in all phases of commer-
cial litigation. We work with faculty and industry experts in
a distinctive partnership that combines the strengths of
the business and academic worlds. Our areas of exper-
tise include identifying and supporting expert witnesses in
intellectual property, antitrust, securities, entertainment,
real estate, financial institutions, and general business liti-
gation.

CORPORATE SCIENCES, INC.
3215 E. Foothill Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91107 Phone:
(626) 440-7200, fax: (626) 440-1800, e-mail: jsdantoni
@hotmail.com. Website: www.corporatesciences.com.
Contact Dr. Joseph S. D’Antoni, Managing Principal.
Corporate Sciences, Inc. provides financial analysis and
expert testimony in all types of commercial litigation. Ex-
tensive experience in a broad range of industries for com-
puting economic damages, lost profits, valuation and ap-
praisal, fraud, breach of contract, partnership disputes
and bankruptcy related matters. Professionals also serve
as mediators, arbitrators, special masters, third party ad-
ministrators as well as consulting and testifying experts.

ECON ONE RESEARCH, INC.
601 West Fifth Street, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071,
(213) 624-9600, fax (213) 624-6994, e-mail: lskylar
@econone.com. Web site: www.econone.com. Contact
Lisa Skylar, general manager. Econ One is an economic
research and consulting firm with extensive experience
combining theory and empirical analyses. We understand
the need for clear, accurate, persuasive answers to com-
plex problems. We work with our clients to keep our ef-
forts focused on necessary tasks, with close attention to
costs. We provide economic analysis and expert testi-
mony in many areas, including: antitrust, contract dis-
putes, damages analysis/calculations, intellectual prop-
erty and patent infringement, market analysis, regulation,
employment issues, and unfair competition.




                                                                                                                           Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 53
                                                                                                        FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
                                                                                                        1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
                       EXPERT WITNESS — Claims Consultant                                               90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
                                                                                                        @fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry
                                                                                                        .com. Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experi-
                       OVER 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE as a claims adjuster, licensed in three states          enced CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors,
                       and qualified in state and federal courts. Expert in good faith/bad faith,       and industry specialists. Our analysis and research com-
                       standards and practices and standard in the industry. Specialties in             bined with unique presentation techniques have resulted
                       property/casualty construction defect, fire/water, uninsured/underinsured        in an unequaled record of successful court cases and
                                                                                                        client recoveries. Our expertise encompasses damages
                       motorist, warehouse and cargo claims. Litigation support, case review and
   EXPERIENCE          evaluation claim consultation, coverage review and evaluations.
                                                                                                        analysis, lost profit studies, business and intangible asset
                                                                                                        valuations, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics,
    INTEGRITY                                                                                           forensic economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and
                                        Contact Gene Evans at E. L. Evans Associates                    market assessments, computer forensics, electronic dis-
     HONESTY             Phone (310) 559-4005 / Fax (310) 390-9669 / E-mail elevans66@yahoo.com         covery, and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/li-
                                                                                                        censes: CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in account-
                                                                                                        ing, finance, economics, and related subjects. See dis-
    3 3 1 0 A I R P O R T AVENUE, S U I T E 2 , S A N T A M O N I C A , C A L I F O R N I A 9 0 4 0 5   play ad on page 2.

                                                                                                        HIGGINS, MARCUS & LOVETT, INC.
                                                                                                        800 South Figueroa Street, Suite 710, Los Angeles, CA
                                      LEGAL MALPRACTICE, ETHICS AND                                     90017, e-mail: info@hmlinc.com. Web site: www.hmlinc
                                                                                                        .com. Contact Mark C. Higgins, ASA, president. The
                                        FEE DISPUTE EXPERT WITNESS                                      firm has over 25 years of litigation support and expert tes-
                                                                                                        timony experience in matters involving business valuation,
                                   BOYD S. LEMON, ESQ.                                                  economic damages, intellectual property, loss of business
                                                                                                        goodwill, and lost profits. Areas of practice include busi-
                                  40 YEARS TRIAL EXPERIENCE; RETAINED EXPERT                            ness disputes, eminent domain, bankruptcy, and corpo-
                                                                                                        rate and marital dissolution. See display ad on page 47.
                                  IN MORE THAN 700 CASES; FORMER MAJOR LAW
                                  FIRM LITIGATION DEPARTMENT CHAIR; STATE BAR                           HOLLIS & ASSOCIATES
                                                                                                        238 Pasadena Avenue, Suite 200, South Pasadena, CA
                                  DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE; ATTORNEY FEE DISPUTE
                                                                                                        91030-2920, (626) 441-1103, fax (626) 441-1107, e-mail:
                                  ARBITRATOR; COURT APPOINTED MEDIATOR.                                 mrhollis@hollis-associates.com. Contact Michael R.
                                                                                                        Hollis, MBA, MA (Econ). Economic damages analysis
                                      805-667-2137 • 310-860-4767 • www.legalmalexpert.com              and expert witness testimony regarding personal injury,
                                                                                                        wrongful death, earning capacity, household services,
                                                                                                        wrongful termination, employment discrimination, sexual
                                                                                                        harassment, medical malpractice, business damages
                                                                                                        (lost profits), products liability, and pediatrics.

                                                                                                        KAPLAN ABRAHAM BURKERT & COMPANY
                                                                                                        Forensic valuation consultants. 5950 Canoga Avenue,
                                                                                                        Suite 200, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, (818) 888-0066, fax
                                                                                                        (818) 888-8860. Contact Michael G. Kaplan, CPA, CVA,
                                                                                                        CFFA. Expert witness services and preparation in matters
                                                                                                        involving business disputes, goodwill, economic dam-
                                                                                                        ages, loss of earnings and profits, fraud and embezzle-
                                                                                                        ment, forensic accounting, business valuation, marital dis-
                                                                                                        solution, legal and accountants’ malpractice, wrongful ter-
                                                                                                        mination, intellectual property, and bankruptcy. Member
                                                                                                        of Voir Dire Partners, LLC. Affiliated offices nationwide.

                                                                                                        KROLL
                                                                                                        777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2400, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                        90017, (213) 443-6090, fax (213) 443-6054. Contact Troy
                                                                                                        Dahlberg, CPA/ABV, tdahlberg@kroll.com, Christian
                                                                                                        Tregillis, CPA/ABV, ctregillis@kroll.com or Douglas
                                                                                                        Farrow, CPA/CFE, dfarrow@kroll.com. Investigations,
                                                                                                        economic damages and valuation firm with offices across
                                                                                                        the country and around the globe. Specialties include ac-
                                                                                                        counting, financial, economic and statistical analysis, as
                                                                                                        well as computer forensics, in the context of commercial
                                                                                                        litigation and forensic investigations; accounting/fraud, se-
                                                                                                        curities, intellectual property (including damages analy-
                                                                                                        ses, licensing and valuation), breach of contract, lost prof-
                                                                                                        its, royalty audits, corporate governance, business valua-
                                                                                                        tion, real estate, construction, and bankruptcy. Practition-
                                                                                                        ers include former partners at Big Four accounting firms,
                                                                                                        law enforcement/FBI, computer forensics, and appraisers.
                                                                                                        See display ad on page 63.

                                                                                                        SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.
                                                                                                        1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                        90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site ad-
                                                                                                        dress: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom
                                                                                                        Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider of
                                                                                                        business valuation and valuation advisory services, spe-


54 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
cializing in litigation support and expert witness testimony.     ties includes accounting, breach of contract, business in-
Services include valuations for goodwill loss, estate and         terruption, business dissolution, construction defects, de-
gift tax planning (family limited partnerships), lost profit       lays and cost overruns, fraud, insurance bad faith, intel-
analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment,          lectual property including trademark, patent and copy-
fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock            right infringement, and trade secrets, malpractice, marital
options, capital raises, corporate, partnership, and marital      dissolution, personal injury, product liability, real estate,
dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, industry, and               spousal support, tax planning and preparation, IRS audit
market research. Extensive experience in expert witness           defense, tracing, unfair advertising, unfair competition,
testimony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotia-          valuation of businesses, and wrongful termination. See
tions. See display ad on page 44.                                 display ad on page 43.                                          Air Weather & Sea
SCHULZE HAYNES LOEVENGUTH & CO.                                   WILLIAMS & RIBB LLP
                                                                                                                                   Conditions, Inc.
660 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1280, Los Angeles,               600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1515, Los Angeles, CA             Clear, plain-language and convincing
CA 90017, (213) 627-8280, fax (213) 627-8301, e-mail:             90017-3227, (213) 683-1013, fax (213) 683-0510, e-mail:         expert testimony, reports and analyses
kschulze@schulzehaynes.com. Web site: www                         cgross@williamsribb.com. Contact Charles R. Gross,              to reconstruct weather, storm, and
.schulzehaynes.com. Contact Karl J. Schulze, principal.           partner. Specialties: expert witness testimony and foren-       atmospheric conditions at location and
Specialties: forensic business analysis and accounting,           sic accounting services in business and contract dis-
                                                                                                                                  time of interest.
lost profits, economic damages, expert testimony, discov-          putes, marriage dissolution, and lost profits, and earnings
ery assistance, business valuations, construction claims,         disputes, earnings loss and economic damage calcula-            Wind and rain assessments, and indica-
corporate recovery, financial analysis and modeling,               tions, income tax analysis, and fraud investigations. Our       tions of their normalcy, unusualness and
major professional organizations, and have experience             expertise encompasses engineering training, operational         foreseeability.
across a broad spectrum of industries and business                business experience, plus accounting and financial con-          Authoritative, certified data acquisition,
issues. Degrees/licenses: CPA; CVA; CFE; ABV; PhD-                sulting, including economic analysis. Degrees/licenses:         preparation of exhibit materials, site
economics.                                                        CPA; BS; Engineering; Masters; Management Science;              visits and evaluations of reports for legal
                                                                  Registered Investment Advisor; Insurance and Securities         and insurance matters including building
THOMAS NECHES & COMPANY LLP                                       Advisor; Financial Planner.                                     projects, mold, and accidents.
520 South Grand Avenue, Suite 350, Los Angeles, CA
90071-2662, (213) 624-8150, fax (213) 624-8152, e-mail:           ECONOMICS                                                       Excellent client references provided on
tom@thomasneches.com. Web site: www.thomasneches                                                                                  request.
.com. Contact Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CVA,                    THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
CFE. Accounting, financial, business valuation, and statis-        550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA                   Jay Rosenthal CCM
tical analyses to assist attorneys in litigation. Expert testi-   90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail:              CERTIFIED CONSULTING METEOROLOGIST
mony in state and federal courts. Cases: Antitrust, breach        wilde@capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
                                                                                                                                   Phone 818.645.8632 or 310.454.7549
of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lost business          Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,                     Fax 310.454.7569
value, lost profits, wrongful death, and wrongful termina-         accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,         E-mail AirWeather@aol.com
tion. Industries: banking, construction, entertainment, in-       arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-              www.weatherman.org
surance, manufacturing, retail, securities, and wholesale.        rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,
                                                                                                                                   P. O. Box 512, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Credentials: certified public accountant/accredited in             identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
business valuation, certified valuation analyst, certified          preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-
fraud examiner. Education: BA (Mathematics) UC San                perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,
Diego, MS (Operations Research) UCLA. Teaching: Ad-               and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the
junct Professor, Loyola Law School. See display ad on             EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.
page 45.                                                          Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-
                                                                  edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-
VICENTI, LLOYD & STUTZMAN LLP                                     nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-
2210 East Route 66, Suite 100, Glendora, CA 91740,                ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-
(626) 857-7300, fax (626) 857-7302, e-mail: rstutzman             counting and auditing, intellectual property (including
@vlsllp.com. Web site: www.vlsllp.com. Contact Royce              patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-
Stutzman, CVA, CPA/ABV, Chairman. Our certified pro-               tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract
fessionals serve as consultants and experts in business           disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-
valuations and litigation support. We conduct valuations          rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-
related to mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements,         grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.
purchase/sale of closely held businesses, partner dis-
putes, etc. Our forensic accounting experts assess the            COHEN, MISKEI & MOWREY LLP
amount of an economic loss, whether it be business inter-         15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1150, Sherman Oaks, CA
ruption from casualty, unfair competition, condemnation,          91403, (818) 986-5070, fax (818) 986-5034, e-mail:
damage caused by others, or loss of earnings from vari-           smowrey@cmmcpas.com. Contact Scott Mowrey. Spe-
ous events. Our fraud investigation team reviews docu-            cialties: consultants who provide extensive experience, lit-
mentation, interviews witnesses and suspects, and as-             igation support, and expert testimony regarding forensic
sesses evidence to resolve allegations. We provide expert         accountants, fraud investigations, economic damages,
witness testimony and implement fraud prevention pro-             business valuations, family law, bankruptcy, and reorgani-
grams. VLS Celebrates 53 Years of Quality Service!                zation. Degrees/license: CPAs, CFEs, MBAs. See display
                                                                  ad on page 53.
WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,
WOLF & HUNT                                                       SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.
14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA              1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA
91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and 363 San            90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site ad-
Miguel Drive, Suite 130, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)           dress: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom
219-9816, fax (949) 219-9095, e-mail: expert@wzwlw                Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider of
.com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew Hunt, Paul White,                business valuation and valuation advisory services, spe-
Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf. Ex-                cializing in litigation support and expert witness testimony.
pert witness testimony for complex litigation involving           Services include valuations for goodwill loss, estate and
damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, rea-           gift tax planning (family limited partnerships), lost profit
sonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business,         analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment,
forensic accounting, fraud investigation, investigative           fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock
analysis of liability, marital dissolution, and tax planning      options, capital raises, corporate, partnership, and marital
and preparation. Excellent communicators with extensive           dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, industry, and
testimony experience. Prior Big Four accounts. Special-           market research. Extensive experience in expert witness



                                                                                                                                               Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 55
      EXPERT – PSYCHIATRY                                  testimony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotia-       FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
                                                           tions. See display ad on page 44.                              1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                                          90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
  JEFF SUGAR, MD                                           ELECTRICAL                                                     @fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry
  Child, Adolescent &                                                                                                     .com. Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experi-
  Adult Psychiatrist                                       ROBERT J. ABEND, PE                                            enced CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors,
                                                           1658 Laraine Circle, San Pedro, CA 90732, cell (310) 346-      and industry specialists. Our analysis and research com-
  Assistant Clinical
                                                           6543, (310) 221-0716, fax (310) 221-0716, e-mail:              bined with unique presentation techniques have resulted
  Professor, UCLA & USC
                                                           rabend@linkline.com Web site: www.linkline.com/per-            in an unequaled record of successful court cases and
  A practicing psychiatrist for                            onal/rabend. Specialties: Electrical engineering, computer     client recoveries. Our expertise encompasses damages
  17 years, he is board cert-                              forensics, data recovery, electronic discovery, computer       analysis, lost profit studies, business and intangible asset
  ified in child and general                               engineering, software, electronics, microelectronics, elec-    valuations, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics,
  psychiatry. He is Past Pres-                             tronics manufacturing, intellectual property, and trade se-    forensic economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and
  ident of the Southern Cal-                               cret litigation. Technical support during case preparation.
  ifornia Society of Child and                                                                                            market assessments, computer forensics, electronic dis-
                                                           Practiced at court and deposition testimony. Thirty-five        covery, and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/li-
  Adolescent Psychiatry and Assistant Clinical Professor
  at USC and UCLA. As founding director of research at     years of experience in the electronics and computer in-        censes: CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in account-
  Hathaway Children and Family Services he led a study     dustry. Thirteen years as a forensic engineering consul-       ing, finance, economics, and related subjects. See dis-
  of the long-term effects of trauma.                      tant. References provided on request. Degrees/licenses:        play ad on page 2.
      Currently ward chief: University of Southern         BSEE, MS, Registered Professional Engineer, Certified
  California, adolescent inpatient unit and in private     EnCase Computer Forensic Examiner, FCC General Ra-             SETEC INVESTIGATIONS
  practice-general and child psychiatry.                   diotelephone license.                                          8391 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 167, Los Angeles, CA
      Dr. Sugar’s reports and/or testimony have had                                                                       90048, (800) 748-5440, fax (323) 939-5481, e-mail:
  an impact in cases (both child and adult) involving:     ELECTRICAL ACCIDENTS                                           tstefan@setecinvestigations.com. Web site: www
      • Trauma: Sexual and Physical Abuse (with                                                                           .setecinvestigations.com. Contact Todd Stefan. Setec
                                                           JAMES A. SMITH, CONSULTANT
         or without PTSD)                                                                                                 Investigations offers unparalleled expertise in computer
                                                           2562 Treasure Drive, Suite 4102, Santa Barbara, CA
      • Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation                                                                         forensics and enterprise investigations providing personal-
                                                           93105-4177, (805) 687-7911, fax (805) 687-0832, e-mail:
      • Psychiatric Medication Issues                                                                                     ized, case-specific forensic analysis and litigation support
                                                           jasmith181@aol.com. Electrical accidents, electrocution
      • Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment                                                                               services for law firms and corporations. Setec Investigations
                                                           and electric shock, analyzing what happened and why,
      • Ethical issues and Stress in Legal Practice                                                                       possesses the necessary combination of technical expertise,
                                                           consulting on case strategy, and being an expert witness,
      • Battered Woman’s Syndrome                                                                                         understanding of the legal system, and specialized tools
                                                           National Electric Code compliance, California GO-95
      • Child Custody                                                                                                     and processes enabling the discovery, collection, investi-
                                                           compliance, National Electric Safety Code compliance,
                                                                                                                          gation, and production of electronic information for inves-
  –FREE Initial Telephone Consultation with Attorney–      protective relaying, and equipment and product testing.
                                                                                                                          tigating and handling computer-related crimes or misuse.
   ATTORNEY REFERENCES AND/OR REDACTED PAST                                                                               Our expertise includes computer forensics, electronic dis-
          REPORTS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.                    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING                                         covery, litigation support, and expert witness testimony.
  TEL: (310)   291-0886 | E-MAIL: jeffsugar@ucla.edu
                                                           CTG FORENSICS, INC.
     312 E SYCAMORE AVE, EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245              16 Technology Drive, Suite 109, Irvine, CA 92618, (949)        EMPLOYMENT
                                                           790-0010, fax (949) 790-0020, e-mail: mlewis@
                                                                                                                          BIDDLE CONSULTING GROUP, INC.
                                                           CTGforensics.com. Web site: www.CTGforensics.com.
                                                                                                                          193 Blue Ravine Road, Suite 270, Folsom, CA 95639,
                                                           Contact Dr. Malcolm Lewis, PE. Construction-related
                                                                                                                          (916) 294-4250, fax (916) 294-4255, e-mail: staff@biddle
                                                           engineering, plumbing, mechanical (heating, ventilating,
    EXPERT WITNESS                                         A/C) and electrical (power, lighting), energy systems, resi-
                                                           dential and nonresidential buildings, construction defects,
                                                                                                                          .com. Web site: www.biddle.com. Contact Dan Biddle,
                                                                                                                          PhD, president. We specialize in compensation analysis,
       SERVICES                                            construction claims, and mold.
                                                                                                                          test development, EEO/AA reviews, validation studies
                                                                                                                          (content, criterion-related), and adverse impact analyses.
                                                                                                                          We have a special emphasis in the protective service
                                                           ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY
   • Bankruptcy - Interest Rates                                                                                          fields. Over 30 staff. Degrees/licenses: MA, PhD, other
                                                           ROBERT J. ABEND, PE                                            staff with various degrees.
   • Banking - Lending & Operations                        1658 Laraine Circle, San Pedro, CA 90732, cell (310)
   • Lender Liability, Letters of                          346-6543, (310) 221-0716, fax (310) 221-0716, e-mail:          ECON ONE RESEARCH, INC.
                                                           rabend@linkline.com Web site: www.linkline.com                 601 West Fifth Street, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071,
      Credit, Guarantees                                                                                                  (213) 624-9600, fax (213) 624-6994, e-mail: lskylar
                                                           /peronal/rabend. Specialties: Electrical engineering, com-
   • Forgery, Credit Cards                                 puter forensics, data recovery, electronic discovery, com-     @econone.com. Web site: www.econone.com. Contact
                                                           puter engineering, software, electronics, microelectronics,    Lisa Skylar, general manager. Econ One is an economic
      Checking Account Disputes                            electronics manufacturing, intellectual property, and trade    research and consulting firm with extensive experience
                                                                                                                          combining theory and empirical analyses. We understand
   • Consumer, Commercial, Real                            secret litigation. Technical support during case prepara-
                                                                                                                          the need for clear, accurate, persuasive answers to com-
                                                           tion. Practiced at court and deposition testimony. Thirty-
      Estate, Construction Loans                           five years of experience in the electronics and computer        plex problems. We work with our clients to keep our ef-
      & Regulatory Issues                                  industry. Thirteen years as a forensic engineering consul-     forts focused on necessary tasks, with close attention to
                                                           tant. References provided on request. Degrees/licenses:        costs. We provide economic analysis and expert testi-
   • Credit Damages                                        BSEE, MS, Registered Professional Engineer, Certified           mony in many areas, including: antitrust, contract dis-
                                                                                                                          putes, damages analysis/calculations, intellectual prop-
   • Appraisal and Expert referrals                        EnCase Computer Forensic Examiner, FCC General Ra-
                                                                                                                          erty and patent infringement, market analysis, regulation,
                                                           diotelephone license.
                                                                                                                          employment issues, and unfair competition.

       –35 years experience –                              BURGESS CONSULTING & FORENSICS
                                                           2255 South Broadway, Suite 9, Santa Maria, CA 93454,           EQUILAW
    CEO, Director, Sr. Loan Officer,                       (805) 349-7676, fax (805) 349-7790, e-mail: steve              10061 Riverside Dr. Suite 536, Toluca Lake, CA 91602,
       State & Federal Court                               @burgessforensics.com. Web site: www.burgessforensics          (818) 762-7676, fax (818) 762-8003, e-mail: jyanow
                                                           .com. Contact Steve Burgess. Since 1984, Burgess has           @equilaw.com. Web site: www.equilaw.com. Contact
                                                           performed services for thousands of clients on tens of         Julie B Yanow, Principal. More than 19 years of employ-
          THOMAS TARTER                                    thousands of media. Computer forensic, electronic discov-      ment and labor law experience. EquiLaw assists clients
                                                           ery (e-discovery) and expert witness services. Burgess         with workplace investigations of harassment, discrimina-
   ANDELA CONSULTING GROUP
                                                           Consulting will find whatever is there and explain it in a      tion, retaliation/other misconduct; workplace training in
     818-380-3102 or 818-884-2525                                                                                         harassment/discrimination prevention, HR practices, man-
                                                           fashion that you, a judge, or jury can understand. Profes-
                                                           sional and complete. Almost any type of media (hard dri-       agement skills, and executive coaching. EquiLaw also of-
       E-Mail: ttarter@earthlink.net
                                                           ves, tapes, removable media, flash cards) and operating         fers expert consulting/testimony regarding the prevention,
       www.commercepartners.org                                                                                           investigation, elimination of unlawful workplace harass-
                                                           system (Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Exchange). Accom-
                                                           plished testimony in court and deposition.                     ment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and
                                                                                                                          management issues. See display ad on page 54.

56 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
G. GOVINE CONSULTING
260 North Mar Vista, Suite #2, Pasadena, CA 91106-1413,
(626) 564-0502, fax (626) 564-0502, e-mail: info                  LAWRENCE R. MOSS, M.D. PSYCHIATRY
@govineconsults.com. Web site: www.govineconsults
.com. Contact Dr. Gerda Govine. Specializes in employ-
ment discrimination, sexual harassment including AB
                                                                  CIVIL LITIGATION            • UCLA-trained, board certified in general and
1825 training, wrongful termination, age discrimination,          MEDICAL/DENTAL                    forensic psychiatry
communications, training and analysis, evaluation of              MALPRACTICE
human resource policies, practices, procedures, hand-
                                                                                              • 15 years’ experience as examining & testifying
                                                                  EMPLOYMENT LAW                    forensic psychiatrist
books, systems, and evaluation of sexual harassment
matters. Practices of employment discrimination, and me-          WORKERS’
                                                                  COMPENSATION                • Active teaching faculty at UCLA Medical School
diation. See display ad on page 52.
                                                                  DISABILITY                        Phi Beta Kappa (MIT–1975)
HAIGHT CONSULTING
1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, (310)
454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia Haight,              2999 Overland Avenue #201   Lawrence R. Moss, M.D.
                                                                  Los Angeles, CA 90064
SPHR. Human resources expert knowledgeable in both                                            TEL   310 838-6306    FAX   310 838-6362 lmoss@ucla.edu
federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ corporate
human resources management experience plus over 16
years as a Human Resources Compliance Consultant in
California. Specializations include sexual harassment,
ADA/disability discrimination, other Title VII and FEHA dis-
crimination and harassment, retaliation, FMLA/CFRA,
safety, and wrongful termination. Courtroom testimony
and deposition experience. Retained 60 percent by de-
fense, 40 percent by plaintiff. Audit employer’s actions in
preventing and resolving discrimination, harassment, and
retaliation issues. Assess human resources policies and
practices for soundness, for comparison to prevailing
practices, and for compliance. Evaluate employer respon-
siveness to complaints and effectiveness of employer in-
vestigations. Assist counsel via preliminary case analysis,
discovery strategy, examination of documents, and expert
testimony.

HRM CONSULTING, INC.
P.O. Box 1786, Murphys, CA 95247, (209) 728-8905, fax
(209) 728-8970, e-mail: hrm@hrmconsulting.com. Web
site: www.hrmconsulting.com. Contact Beth Brascugli
Hirsch, MBA, SPHR. Ms. Hirsch’s experience includes
working on employment and vocational rehabilitation mat-
ters from both the employee and employer perspective.
Her expertise is utilized in ADA/FMLA, FMLA/CFRA,
wrongful termination, and sexual harassment cases. We
provide litigation support, expert testimony, and investiga-
tions, and specialize in helping companies implement
strategies to comply with the complicated realm of per-
sonnel management regulations. Ms. Hirsch is nationally
certified as a SPHR and sits on the International Employ-
ment Health, Safety and Security Panel.

EMPLOYMENT/DISCRIMINATION/
HARASSMENT
BRIAN H. KLEINER, PHD, MBA
Professor of Human Resource Management, California
State University, 800 North State College Boulevard, LH-
640, Fullerton, CA 92834, (714) 879-9705, fax (714) 879-
5600. Contact Brian H. Kleiner, PhD. Specializations in-
clude wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harass-
ment, ADA, evaluation of policies and practices, reason-
able care, progressive discipline, conducting third-party
workplace investigations, retaliation, RIFs, statistics, negli-
gent hiring, promotion selections, CFRA/FMLA, compen-
sation, wage and hours, ERISA, workplace violence, and
OSHA. Consultant to over 100 organizations. Over 500
publications. Five-time winner of CSUF Meritorious Perfor-
mance Award. Extensive experience giving testimony ef-
fectively.

ENGINEER TRAFFIC
WILLIAM KUNZMAN, PE
1111 Town and Country #34, Orange, CA 92868, (714)
973-8383, fax (714) 973-8821, e-mail: mail@traffic-engineer
.com. Web site: www.traffic-engineer.com. Contact
William Kunzman, PE. Traffic expert witness since 1979,
both defense and plaintiff. Auto, pedestrian, bicycle, and
motorcycle accidents. Largest settlement: $2,000,000

                                                                                                                                Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 57
solo vehicle accident case against Caltrans. Before be-          ENVIRONMENTAL                                                   EXPERT REFERRAL SERVICE
coming expert witnesses, employed by Los Angeles
County Road Department, Riverside County Road Depart-            THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC                                      FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS ASSOCIATION
ment, City of Irvine, and Federal Highway Administration.        550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA              2402 Vista Nobleza, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)
Knowledge of governmental agency procedures, design,             90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail: wilde        640-9903, fax (949) 640-9911, e-mail: info@forensic.org.
geometrics, signs, traffic controls, maintenance, and            @capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.                Web site: www.forensic.org. Contact Norma S. Fox,
pedestrian protection barriers. Hundreds of cases.               Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,          executive director. Nonprofit professional association.
Undergraduate work—UCLA; graduate work—Yale Uni-                 accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,    Education through monthly meetings, workshops, and
versity.                                                         arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-       annual conference. Referral service. Five chapters
                                                                 rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,          throughout California. See display ad on page 52.
ENGINEERING                                                      identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
                                                                 preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-      TASA (TECHNICAL ADVISORY SERVICE FOR
ACORN CONSULTING SERVICES, LLC                                   perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,        ATTORNEYS)
2830 North Swan Road, Suite 140, Tucson, AZ 85712,               and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the           (800) 523-2319, fax (800) 329-8272. The best source for
(520) 322-6150, fax (520) 327-0062, e-mail: bill@acs-eng         EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.         Consulting and Testifying Experts, TASA provides time-
.com. Web site: www.acs-eng.com. Contact William R.              Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-        saving, customized referrals to outstanding, local, na-
Acorn. PE. Over 30 years’ experience as a consulting en-         edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-        tional, and global specialists, including hard-to-find au-
gineer providing value added technical consultation,             nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-      thorities in virtually all professions. We offer more than
forensic analysis, and expert testimony. Specializing in         ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-        10,000 categories of expertise, including over 900 med-
HVAC systems, cleanrooms, piping and refrigeration sys-          counting and auditing, intellectual property (including         ical specialties through the TASAmed division. Your re-
tems, building and fire codes, design and construction is-        patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-       quest receives our prompt personal attention. Our ser-
sues, and hazardous occupancies. Successfully repre-             tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract    vices include unlimited searches, referrals, resumes, and
sent plaintiffs, defendants and insurers in court, arbitration   disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-       initial screening telephone interviews, which we help you
and mediation settings with claims up to $250 million.           rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-   arrange with candidates. And if you don’t ultimately desig-
ACS provides a unique combination of practical, theoreti-        grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.                    nate or engage an expert we refer, there is NO CHARGE
cal, and teaching experience to support your litigation                                                                          at all. Plaintiff/defense, civil/criminal cases, and ADR. Ex-
needs.                                                           HARGIS + ASSOCIATES, INC.                                       perts can assist you at any stage of your case from early
                                                                 2365 Northside Drive, Suite C-100, San Diego, CA 92108,         case merit assessment to deposition and testimony. Sam-
ARGOS ENGINEERING                                                (800) 554-2744, (619) 521-0165, fax (619) 521-8580,             ple expertise categories include accident reconstruction,
44 Argos, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, (949) 363-8205, fax           e-mail: hargis@hargis.com. Web site: www.hargis.com.            banking, computers, construction, economics, electron-
(949) 429-5972, e-mail: johndpratt@cox.net. Web site:            Contact David R. Hargis, PhD, PG. Expert witness testi-         ics, engineering, forensic accounting, healthcare, intellec-
www.argos-engineering.com. Contact John D. Pratt,                mony, technical consultation, and litigation support con-       tual property, machine design, medical devices, mold,
PhD, PE. Litigation consulting, testing, inspections, depo-      cerning hydrogeologic assessments to evaluate ground-           OSHA, personal injury, product liability, safety, security,
sition, and trial testimony.                                     water supply, basin studies, nature/extent of soil/ground-      and toxicology. Over 45 years of successful referrals to
                                                                 water contamination, source identification, identification of     California’s finest law and insurance firms. Please see in-
FORENSISGROUP                                                    potentially responsible parties, cost allocation studies,       sert in this issue and display ad on page 64.
3452 East Foothill Boulevard, Suite 1160, Pasadena, CA           and negotiations with USEPA and state regulatory agen-
91107, (800) 555-5422, (626) 795-5000, fax (626) 795-            cies involving cleanup levels and approval of                   EXPERT WITNESS
1950, e-mail: experts@forensisgroup.com. Web site:               RI/FS/RD/RA documents for various state and federal Su-
www.forensisgroup.com. Contact Mercy Steenwyk.                   perfund sites. See display ad on page 51.                       AMFS, INC. (AMERICAN MEDICAL FORENSIC
Thousands of our clients have gained the technical ad-                                                                           SPECIALIST)
vantage and the competitive edge in their cases from our         PCR SERVICES CORPORATION                                        2640 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, (800)
resource group of high-quality experts in construction,          233 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 130, Santa Monica, CA             275-8903, (510) 549-1693, fax (510) 486-1255, e-mail:
medical, engineering, product liability, safety, environ-        90401, (310) 451-4488, fax (310) 451-5279, e-mail:              medicalexperts@amfs.com, Web page: www
mental, accident reconstruction, automotive, failure analy-      g.broughton@pcrnet.com. Web site: www.pcrnet.com.               .medicalexperts.com. Contact Barry Gustin, MD, MPH,
sis, fires, explosions, slip and fall, real estate, economics,    Contact Gregory J. Broughton. PCR provides authorita-           FACEP. AMFS is a physician and attorney managed
appraisal, employment, computers, and other technical            tive and experienced expert testimony related to matters        company that provides initial in-house case screenings by
and scientific disciplines. We provide you with a select          subject to the California Environmental Quality Act             72 multidisciplinary physician partners. Medical experts
group of high-quality experts as expeditiously as possi-         (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), in         are matched to meet case requirements by AMFS Physi-
ble. Unsurpassed recruitment standards. Excellent client         general, and regarding technical aspects of biological re-      cian Partners from our panel of over 3,500 carefully pre-
service. See display ad on page 41.                              sources, archaeological, paleontological or historic re-        screened board-certified practicing specialists in Califor-
                                                                 sources, air quality, human health risk, meteorology, envi-     nia. All recognized medical specialties. Plaintiff and de-
HICHBORN CONSULTING GROUP                                        ronmental acoustics, vibration, acoustic mitigation, public     fense. Fast, thorough, objective, and cost-effective. Med-
1988 North Tustin Avenue, Orange, CA 92865, (714) 637-           utility and services systems, land use policy, and scenic       ical negligence, hospital and managed care, personal in-
7400, fax (714) 637-7488, e-mail: hichbornsr@hichborn            and aesthetic resources, in particular.                         jury, product liability, and toxic torts. “A 92 percent win
.com. Web site: www.hichborn.com. Contact Geoffrey                                                                               record” –California Lawyer magazine. Ask about our evi-
Hichborn Sr. General civil design with specialties featur-       ESCROW                                                          dence based causation program and money-back guar-
ing forensic investigations of concrete work and concrete                                                                        antees. See display ad on page 64.
products, concrete, cement and related materials exper-          ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES
tise, construction practices and materials evaluation, re-       18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,                 SINAIKO HEALTHCARE CONSULTING, INC.
pair recommendations, construction observation, public           (949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts             1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA
works/residential/commercial/industrial, and specially de-       @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates                 90024, (310) 826-4935, fax (310) 826-4212, e-mail:
signed tests of distressed materials.                            .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner. Na-                jeff@sinaikohc.com. Web site: www.sinaikohc.com. Con-
                                                                 tionally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and real        tact Jeff Sinaiko. Sinaiko is a nationally recognized
CARL SHERIFF, PE                                                 estate consulting group (established 1973). Experienced         healthcare consulting firm. Our professionals are hand-
101531⁄2 Riverside Drive, Suite 365, Toluca Lake, CA             litigation consultants/experts include senior bankers,          picked for their broad understanding of the industry, de-
91602, (818) 766-9259, fax (818) 908-9301. Contact Carl          lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insurance        tailed expertise and superior communication skills.
Sheriff, PE, forensic engineer. Degreed in the law and           underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending customs, prac-       Clients have found this expertise invaluable in litigation
engineering. Registered professional engineer in mechan-         tices, policies, in all types of lending (real estate, busi-    support where there is no substitute for experience.
ical, controls, and safety. General contractor, real estate      ness/commercial, construction, consumer/credit card),           Sinaiko’s litigation support practice includes, among oth-
broker, and certified building inspector. Licensed truck          banking operations/administration, trusts and invest-           ers, industry standard practices evaluations:
driver. Consulting and expert testimony on premises liabil-      ments, economic analysis and valuations/damages as-             Medicare/Medicaid fraud; provider/payor payment dis-
ity, product defects, and traffic accidents. Construction        sessment, insurance claims, coverages and bad faith,            putes; business valuation; transaction disputes; and fa-
and industrial accidents. Building and OSHA code com-            real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and construc-         cility and professional fee billing.
pliance. Slip, trip, and falls. Human factors. Safety evalua-    tion defects/disputes, and title insurance.
tion. Computerized analysis and exhibits. Free initial file
review.




58 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
EXPERT WITNESS WEB SITES
EXPERT4LAW—THE LEGAL MARKETPLACE
(213) 896-6561, fax (213) 613-1909, e-mail: forensics
@lacba.org. Web site: www.expert4law.org. Contact
Melissa Algaze. Still haven’t found who you’re looking
for? Click here! expert4law—The legal Marketplace is the
best online directory for finding expert witnesses, legal
consultants, litigation support, lawyer-to-lawyer network-
ing, dispute resolution professionals, and law office tech-
nology. This comprehensive directory is the one-stop site      ✒ Litigation support
for your legal support needs. Available 24/7/365! Brought
to you by the Los Angeles County Bar Association.              ✒ Expert witness
FAILURE ANALYSIS                                               ✒ Forensic accountants
KARS ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.                                  ✒ Family law matters
Testing and Research Labs, 2528 West Woodland Drive,
Anaheim, CA 92801-2636, (714) 527-7100, fax (714) 527-         ✒ Business valuations
7169, e-mail: kars@karslab.com. Web site: www.karslab
.com. Contact Drs. Ramesh J. Kar or Naresh J. Kar.             ✒ Loss of earnings
Southern California’s premier materials/mechanical/metal-
lurgical/structural/forensics laboratory. Registered profes-   ✒ Damages
sional engineers with 20-plus years in metallurgical/foren-
sic/structural failure analysis. Experienced with automo-
tive, bicycles, tires, fire, paint, plumbing, corrosion, and     When you need more than just
structural failures. We work on both plaintiff and defen-      numbers... you can count on us...
dant cases. Complete in-house capabilities for tests. Ex-
tensive deposition and courtroom experience (civil and
criminal investigations). Principals are fellows of American       Contact Michael Krycler
Society for Metals and board-certified diplomates, Ameri-           PHONE (818) 995-1040
can Board of Forensic Examiners. See display ad on                   FAX (818) 995-4124
page 72.
                                                                  E-MAIL MIKE@KETW.COM
SEAL LABORATORIES                                                 VISIT US @ www.KETW.COM
250 North Nash Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, (310) 322-
2011, fax (310) 322-2243. E-mail: akumar@seallabs.com.           15303 VENTURA BOULEVARD, SUITE 1040
Web site: www.seallabs.com. Contact Arun Kumar,                    SHERMAN OAKS, CALIFORNIA 91403
PhD, president. Materials failure analysis, product liabil-
ity, and patent infringement support. Case evaluation and
strategy, analytical support, and expert witness testimony.
Metals, composites, plastics, and glass. Airplanes, autos,
helicopters, motorcycles, consumer products, medical
devices, prostheses and implants, and electrical compo-
nents. Analysis of failure due to fatigue, overload, corro-
sion, wear, or manufacturing/material defect.

FAMILY LAW
COHEN, MISKEI & MOWREY LLP
15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1150, Sherman Oaks, CA
91403, (818) 986-5070, fax (818) 986-5034, e-mail:
smowrey@cmmcpas.com. Contact Scott Mowrey. Spe-
cialties: consultants who provide extensive experience, lit-
igation support, and expert testimony regarding forensic
accountants, fraud investigations, economic damages,
business valuations, family law, bankruptcy, and reorgani-
zation. Degrees/license: CPAs, CFEs, MBAs. See display
ad on page 53.

GURSEY, SCHNEIDER & CO., LLP
10351 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles,
CA 90025, (310) 552-0960, fax (310) 557-3468. 20355
Hawthorne Boulevard, First Floor, Torrance, CA 90503,
(310) 370-6122, fax (310) 370-6188, e-mail: rwatts
@gursey.com or tkatz@gursey.com. Web site: www
.gursey.com. Contact Robert Watts or Tracy Katz.
Forensic accounting and litigation support services in all
areas relating to marital dissolution; including, business
valuation, tracing and apportionment of real property and
assets, net spendable evaluations, determination of gross
cash flow available for support and analysis of reimburse-
ment claims and marital standards of living. See display
ad on page 49.

HARGRAVE & HARGRAVE
520 Broadway, Suite 680, Santa Monica, CA 90401, (310)
576-1090, fax (310) 576-1080, e-mail: terry@taxwizard
.com. Web site: www.taxwizard.com. Contact Terry M.


                                                                                                       Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 59
Hargrave, CPA/ABV, CFE. Litigation services for family            WILLIAMS & RIBB LLP                                             CORNERSTONE RESEARCH
law and civil cases. Past chair of California Society of          600 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1515, Los Angeles, CA             515 South Flower Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, CA
CPAs’ Family Law Section, business valuation instructor           90017-3227, (213) 683-1013, fax (213) 683-0510, e-mail:         90071, (213) 553-2500, fax (213) 553-2699, e-mail:
for California CPA Foundation and AICPA. Services in-             cgross@williamsribb.com. Contact Charles R Gross,               gstrong@cornerstone.com. Web site: www.cornerstone
clude business valuations, income available for support,          partner. Specialties: expert witness testimony and foren-       .com. Contact George G. Strong Jr. Cornerstone
tracing separate property, litigation consulting, real estate     sic accounting services in business and contract dis-           Research provides attorneys with expert testimony and
litigation, mediation, fraud investigations, damage calcu-        putes, marriage dissolution, and lost profits, and earnings      economic and financial analyses in all phases of commer-
lation, and other forensic accounting work.                       disputes, earnings loss and economic damage calcula-            cial litigation. We work with faculty and industry experts in
                                                                  tions, income tax analysis, and fraud investigations. Our       a distinctive partnership that combines the strengths of
KRYCLER, ERVIN, TAUBMAN, & WALHEIM                                expertise encompasses engineering training, operational         the business and academic worlds. Our areas of exper-
15303 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1040, Sherman Oaks, CA             business experience, plus accounting and financial con-          tise include identifying and supporting expert witnesses in
91403, (818) 995-1040, fax (818) 995-4124. Web site:              sulting, including economic analysis. Degrees/licenses:         intellectual property, antitrust, securities, entertainment,
www.info@ketw.com. Contact Michael J. Krycler. Litiga-            CPA; BS; Engineering; Masters; Management Science;              real estate, financial institutions, and general business liti-
tion support, including forensic accounting, business ap-         Registered Investment Advisor; Insurance and Securities         gation.
praisals, family law accounting, business and professional        Advisor; Financial Planner.
valuations, damages, fraud investigations, and lost earn-                                                                         FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
ings. Krycler, Ervin, Taubman & Walheim is a full-service         FINANCE                                                         1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
accounting firm serving the legal community for more than                                                                          90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
20 years. See display ad on page 59.                              SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.                                      @fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry.com.
                                                                  1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA              Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experienced
DIANA G. LESGART, CPA, CFE                                        90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site ad-         CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors, and in-
AN ACCOUNTANCY CORP.                                              dress: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom             dustry specialists. Our analysis and research combined
22024 Lassen Street, Suite 106, Chatsworth, CA 91311,             Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider of    with unique presentation techniques have resulted in an
(818) 886-7140, fax (818) 886-7146, e-mail: Lesgart3              business valuation and valuation advisory services, spe-        unequaled record of successful court cases and client re-
@msn.com. Contact Diana G. Lesgart, CPA, CFE,                     cializing in litigation support and expert witness testimony.   coveries. Our expertise encompasses damages analysis,
FCPA. Specialized accounting and litigation support ser-          Services include valuations for goodwill loss, estate and       lost profit studies, business and intangible asset valua-
vices in the areas of family law litigation, tracing of assets,   gift tax planning (family limited partnerships), lost profit     tions, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics, forensic
pension plan tracing, forensic accounting, business valu-         analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment,        economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and market
ation, goodwill, expert testimony, commercial litigation,         fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock          assessments, computer forensics, electronic discovery,
fraud investigations, economic damages, and real estate           options, capital raises, corporate, partnership, and marital    and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/licenses:
litigation. Over 22 years of accounting experience with 18        dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, industry, and             CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in accounting, fi-
years litigation support specialization. Assigned as §730         market research. Extensive experience in expert witness         nance, economics, and related subjects. See display ad
accounting expert. Ms. Lesgart’s profile can be found at           testimony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotia-        on page 2.
www.jurispro.com. using “Lesgart” under Search by                 tions. See display ad on page 44.
Name. Expert is fully English/Spanish bilingual.                                                                                  HAYNIE & COMPANY, CPAS
                                                                  FINANCIAL                                                       4910 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)
SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.                                                                                                        724-1880, fax (949) 724-1889, e-mail: sgabrielson
                                                                  ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES
1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                @hayniecpa.com. Web site: www.hayniecpa.com.
                                                                  18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,
90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site ad-                                                                           Contact Steven C. Gabrielson. Alter ego, consulting and
                                                                  (949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts
dress: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom                                                                               expert witness testimony in a variety of practice areas:
                                                                  @mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider of                                                                      commercial damages, ownership disputes, economic
                                                                  .com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner. Na-
business valuation and valuation advisory services, spe-                                                                          analysis, business valuation, lost profits analysis,
                                                                  tionally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and real
cializing in litigation support and expert witness testimony.                                                                     fraud/forensic investigations, taxation, personal injury,
                                                                  estate consulting group (established 1973). Experienced
Services include valuations for goodwill loss, estate and                                                                         wrongful termination, professional liability, and expert
                                                                  litigation consultants/experts include senior bankers,
gift tax planning (family limited partnerships), lost profit                                                                       cross examination. Extensive public speaking back-
                                                                  lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insurance
analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment,                                                                          ground assists in courtroom presentations.
                                                                  underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending customs, prac-
fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock
                                                                  tices, policies, in all types of lending (real estate, busi-
options, capital raises, corporate, partnership, and marital                                                                      KROLL
                                                                  ness/commercial, construction, consumer/credit card),
dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, industry, and                                                                               777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2400, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                  banking operations/administration, trusts and invest-
market research. Extensive experience in expert witness                                                                           90017, (213) 443-6090, fax (213) 443-6054. Contact Troy
                                                                  ments, economic analysis and valuations/damages as-
testimony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotia-                                                                          Dahlberg, CPA/ABV, tdahlberg@kroll.com, Christian
                                                                  sessment, insurance claims, coverages and bad faith,
tions. See display ad on page 44.                                                                                                 Tregillis, CPA/ABV, ctregillis@kroll.com or Douglas Far-
                                                                  real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and construc-
                                                                                                                                  row, CPA/CFE, dfarrow@kroll.com. Investigations, eco-
                                                                  tion defects/disputes, and title insurance.
WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,                                                                                                nomic damages and valuation firm with offices across the
WOLF & HUNT                                                                                                                       country and around the globe. Specialties include ac-
                                                                  THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA                                                                              counting, financial, economic and statistical analysis, as
                                                                  550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA
91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and 363 San                                                                            well as computer forensics, in the context of commercial
                                                                  90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail:
Miguel Drive, Suite 130, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)                                                                           litigation and forensic investigations; accounting/fraud, se-
                                                                  wilde@capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
219-9816, fax (949) 219-9095, e-mail: expert@wzwlw                                                                                curities, intellectual property (including damages analy-
                                                                  Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,
.com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew Hunt, Paul White,                                                                                ses, licensing and valuation), breach of contract, lost prof-
                                                                  accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,
Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf.                                                                                    its, royalty audits, corporate governance, business valua-
                                                                  arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-
Expert witness testimony for complex litigation involving                                                                         tion, real estate, construction, and bankruptcy. Practition-
                                                                  rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,
damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, rea-                                                                           ers include former partners at Big Four accounting firms,
                                                                  identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
sonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business,                                                                         law enforcement/FBI, computer forensics, and appraisers.
                                                                  preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-
forensic accounting, fraud investigation, investigative                                                                           See display ad on page 63.
                                                                  perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,
analysis of liability, marital dissolution, and tax planning
                                                                  and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the
and preparation. Excellent communicators with extensive                                                                           FIRE/EXPLOSIONS
                                                                  EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.
testimony experience. Prior Big Four accounts. Special-
                                                                  Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-        CHEMICAL ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION
ties includes accounting, breach of contract, business in-
                                                                  edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-        SERVICES, INC.
terruption, business dissolution, construction defects, de-
                                                                  nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-      9121 East Tanque Verde Road, Suite 105, Tucson, AZ
lays and cost overruns, fraud, insurance bad faith, intel-
                                                                  ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-        85749, (800) 645-3369, e-mail: service@chemaxx.com.
lectual property including trademark, patent and copy-
                                                                  counting and auditing, intellectual property (including         Web site: www.chemaxx.com. Contact Dr. Michael Fox.
right infringement, and trade secrets, malpractice, marital
                                                                  patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-       Comprehensive chemical accident investigation—spe-
dissolution, personal injury, product liability, real estate,
                                                                  tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract    cializing in complex industrial chemical accidents and
spousal support, tax planning and preparation, IRS audit
                                                                  disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-       chemical-related consumer product injuries, chemical
defense, tracing, unfair advertising, unfair competition,
                                                                  rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-   fires and explosions, chemical labeling, chemical packag-
valuation of businesses, and wrongful termination. See
                                                                  grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.                    ing, handling and shipping, burns, warnings, chemical la-
display ad on page 43.
                                                                                                                                  bels, MSDSs, disposal, chemical safety, EPA, OSHA,

60 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
DOT, propane, natural gas, hydrogen, flammable liquids,
hazardous chemicals, aerosols (hairspray, spray paint, re-
                                                               FORENSIC ACCOUNTING
                                                               BALLENGER, CLEVELAND & ISSA, LLC
                                                                                                                              ■ EVALUATION
frigerants), DOT certified (hazardous materials shipment),
certified fire and explosion investigator, OSHA process          10990 Wilshire Boulevard, 16th Floor, Los Angeles, CA          ■ TESTING
hazard analysis team leader, PhD. Physical Chemistry.          90024, (310) 873-1717, fax (310) 873-6600. Contact
Extensive experience in metallurgy, corrosion, and failure     Bruce W. Ballenger, CPA, executive managing direc-             ■ TREATMENT
analysis.                                                      tor. Services available: assist counsel in determining
                                                               overall strategy. Help evaluate depositions and evidence.      Neurology and Electromyography
CAUSE & ORIGIN INVESTIGATION                                   Provide well-prepared, well-documented, and persuasive
6320 Canoga Avenue, Suite 1500, Woodland Hills, CA             in-court testimony regarding complicated accounting,           Neurotoxicology
91367, (800) 872-8922, fax (800) 872-8908. Contact Al          financial, and business valuation matters, fairness of inter-   Occupational/Environmental
                                                               est rates, feasibility of reorganization plans, fraudulent
Hernandez. Specialties: Full spectrum of consulting and                                                                       Medicine
court-qualified expert witness in fire origin and cause/ex-      conveyances, bankruptcies, mergers and acquisitions,
plosions/product and third-party liability/subrogation/fraud   and management misfeasance/malfeasance. More than
and wrongful death. Fire staff background of 180+ years,       100 open-court testimonies, federal and state, civil and         415.381.3133 / FAX 415.381.3131
                                                                                                                              TEL
with investigative backgrounds from Los Angeles City Fire      criminal. See display ad on page 63.                               jsrutch@neoma.com
                                                                                                                              E-MAIL
Department (Arson), Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office                                                                       www.neoma.com
(Arson-Bomb), Los Angeles County Fire Department               CORNERSTONE RESEARCH
(Arson), Burbank Fire Department (Arson) and Glendale          515 South Flower Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, CA
Police Department since 1987. Degrees/license: (CA) PI         90071, (213) 553-2500, fax (213) 553-2699, e-mail:             San Francisco
license 12007; (NV) PI license 526.                            gstrong@cornerstone.com. Web site: www.cornerstone
                                                               .com. Contact George G. Strong, Jr. Cornerstone Re-            Sacramento
THE MCMULLEN COMPANY, INC.                                     search provides attorneys with expert testimony and eco-
                                                                                                                              Petaluma
1260 Lake Boulevard, Suite 250, Davis, CA 95616, (530)         nomic and financial analyses in all phases of commercial
757-1291, fax (530) 757-1293, e-mail: tmc@davis.com.           litigation. We work with faculty and industry experts in a     Richmond
Web site: www.themcmullencompany.com. Contact                  distinctive partnership that combines the strengths of the
                                                                                                                              Eureka
James F. McMullen. Former California state fire marshal.        business and academic worlds. Our areas of expertise in-
Fire/building code analysis, code compliance inspections,      clude identifying and supporting expert witnesses in intel-
fire cause and origin investigation, fire services manage-       lectual property, antitrust, securities, entertainment, real
ment review, emergency management planning and train-          estate, financial institutions, and general business litiga-
ing, hazardous materials programs, and fire safety-related      tion.
product analysis. Forensic fire expert and litigation con-
sultation. Senior associates are also located in Southern      FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
California.                                                    1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA
                                                               90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail:
RIMKUS CONSULTING GROUP, INC.                                  dnolte@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry        JONATHAN S. RUTCHIK, MD, MPH
2677 North Main Street, Suite 300, Santa Ana, CA 92705,        .com. Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experi-
                                                               enced CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors,           20 Sunnyside Ave., Suite A-321, Mill Valley, CA 94941
(877) 978-2044, fax (714) 978-2088, e-mail: cjyaworski
@rimkus.com. Web site: www.rimkus.com. Contact Curt            and industry specialists. Our analysis and research com-
Yaworski. Rimkus Consulting Group is a full-service            bined with unique presentation techniques have resulted
forensic consulting firm. Since 1983, we have provided re-      in an unequaled record of successful court cases and
liable investigations, reports, and expert witness testi-      client recoveries. Our expertise encompasses damages
mony around the world. Our engineers and consultants           analysis, lost profit studies, business and intangible asset
analyze the facts from origin and cause through extent of      valuations, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics,
loss. Services: construction defect and dispute analysis,      forensic economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and
vehicle accident reconstruction, fire cause and origin,         market assessments, computer forensics, electronic dis-
property evaluation, mold evaluations, indoor air quality      covery, and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/li-
assessments, biomechanical analysis, product failure           censes: CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in account-
analysis, foundation investigations, industrial accidents      ing, finance, economics, and related subjects. See dis-
and explosions, water intrusion analysis, geotechnical         play ad on page 2.
evaluations, construction accidents, construction dis-
putes, financial analysis and assessments, forensic ac-         VICENTI, LLOYD & STUTZMAN LLP
counting, HVAC analysis, electrical failure analysis, and      2210 East Route 66, Suite 100, Glendora, CA 91740,
video/graphics computer animation. See display ad on           (626) 857-7300, fax (626) 857-7302, e-mail: rstutzman
page 57.                                                       @vlsllp.com. Web site: www.vlsllp.com. Contact Royce
                                                               Stutzman, CVA, CPA/ABV, Chairman. Our certified pro-
FOOD SAFETY/HACCP                                              fessionals serve as consultants and experts in business
                                                               valuations and litigation support. We conduct valuations
FOOD SAFETY & HACCP COMPLIANCE                                 related to mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements,
20938 De Mina Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, (818)          purchase/sale of closely held businesses, partner dis-
703-7147, e-mail: jeffnelken@cs.com. Web site: www             putes, etc. Our forensic accounting experts assess the
.foodsafetycoach.com. Contact Jeff Nelken, BS, MA.             amount of an economic loss, whether it be business inter-
Forensic food safety expert knowledgeable in both food         ruption from casualty, unfair competition, condemnation,
safety and hazard analysis critical control point program      damage caused by others, or loss of earnings from vari-
development. Specializes in expert witness testimony and       ous events. Our fraud investigation team reviews docu-
litigation consultant in matters regarding food safety, Q.A.   mentation, interviews witnesses and suspects, and as-
HACCP, crisis management, food-borne illness, health           sesses evidence to resolve allegations. We provide expert
department representation, food spoilage, allergy, and         witness testimony and implement fraud prevention pro-
customer complaints. Performs inspections, vendor au-          grams. VLS Celebrates 53 Years of Quality Service!
dits, and training. Hands-on food safety consultant for
restaurants, manufacturers, distributors, country clubs,       FORENSIC CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
schools, nursing homes, and casinos. NRA and NSF
HACCP certified instructor. Thirty years of food and hospi-     DEBRA S. BORYS, PHD, DABP
tality experience. Registered as a food handler instructor     FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST
with the Los Angeles County Health Department. Provider        10921 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 504, Los Angeles, CA
# 015. Forensic food safety expert. Food safety expert for     90024, (310) 208-8992, fax (818) 784-8615, e-mail:
CBS, NBC, Inside Edition, and CNN.                             dsborysphd@sbcglobal.net. Contact Debra S. Borys,
                                                               PhD, DABPS, Forensic Psychologist. Psych. damages
                                                               evaluation, psych ethics/standard of care, dual relation-


                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 61
ship or sex abuse/assault/harassment clergy, employ-           estate consulting group (established 1973). Experienced         fax (408) 279-3562, e-mail: cemcom@aol.com. Contact
ment, healthcare, academia, PTSD, adolescent to elderly;       litigation consultants/experts include senior bankers,          Clint Miller. Insurance expert regarding claims, under-
consult on case strategy; plaintiff or defense. Relevant       lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insurance        writing, agent and brokers errors and omissions, cover-
publications. UCLA-educated. LACPA Ethics Committee            underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending customs, prac-       age disputes, customs and practices, and bad faith. See
member. Trial experience. Attorney references available.       tices, policies, in all types of lending (real estate, busi-    display ad on page 53.
                                                               ness/commercial, construction, consumer/credit card),
FRANCHISING                                                    banking operations/administration, trusts and invest-           JANICE A. RAMSAY, ESQ.
                                                               ments, economic analysis and valuations/damages as-             2 Park Plaza, Irvine, CA 92614, (949) 474-1880, (949)
LEON GOTTLIEB                                                  sessment, insurance claims, coverages and bad faith,            400-5040 (cell), fax (949) 474-7265, e-mail: jramsay
US-INT’L RESTAURANT, HOTEL & FRANCHISE                         real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and construc-         @cox.net, jramsay@bergerkhan.com. Contact Janice A.
CONSULTANT                                                     tion defects/disputes, and title insurance.                     Ramsay, Esq. Experience in testifying in depositions and
4601 Sendero Place, Tarzana, CA 91356-4821, (818) 757-                                                                         at trial. Can provide consultation to litigation counsel on
1131, fax (818) 757-1816, e-mail: lgottlieb@aol.com. Web       THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC                                      property insurance coverage issues and proper claim
site: http://members.aol.com/lgottlieb/myhomepage/busi-        550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA              handling. Have acted as appraiser, arbitrator, and media-
ness.html. Specialties: USA/Int’l restaurant/hotel/franchise   90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail: wilde        tor in coverage disputes.
experience since 1960. Hands-on consultant and expert          @capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
witness, all types of restaurants, franchises, fast food,      Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,          SHARP & ASSOCIATES; INSURANCE
training, manuals, safety, security, injury, operating stan-   accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,    CONSULTANTS & EXPERTS.
dards, and P&L damages. Former VP/Partner IHOP, di-            arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-       West coast office: 21520 Yorba Linda Boulevard, Suite
rector to USA chains, author, arbitrator, and expert wit-      rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,          G —257, Yorba Linda, CA. 92887, (213) 407-9957, East
ness.                                                          identification of relevant economic and financial issues,         coast office: 325 East Paces Ferry Road, Suite 1603,
                                                               preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-      Atlanta, GA 30305, (213) 407-9957, e-mail: rsharp1959
FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS                                           perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,        @aol.com Web site: www.sharpandassociates.org.
                                                               and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the           Contact Robert Sharp. Good faith/bad faith. In regard to
STONEFIELD JOSEPHSON
                                                               EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.         all insurance related issues and insurance industry stan-
Valuation, Litigation and Forensic Services Group. 2049
                                                               Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-        dards. Mr. Sharp has 33 years of experience, and retired
Century Park East, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90067.
                                                               edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-        as president and CEO of a property-casualty insurance
(310) 453-9400. Web site: www.sjaccounting.com. Con-
                                                               nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-      company. He also held the positions of senior vice presi-
tact Jeff Sumpter or Stefano Vranca, directors of liti-
                                                               ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-        dent claims and executive vice president. He is providing
gation support and forensic services, or Mark Stepka,
                                                               counting and auditing, intellectual property (including         services to law firms, insurance companies, and corpora-
director of business valuation services. The Stonefield
                                                               patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-       tions as a consultant and expert. Mr. Sharp has testified in
Josephson Valuation, Litigation and Forensic Services
                                                               tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract    state and federal court in insurance related matters such
Group serves business leaders, attorneys, and other pro-
                                                               disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-       as property/casualty claims, sales and underwriting is-
fessionals with business valuation, litigation support, and
                                                               rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-   sues, policy cancellations, coverage denials, general lia-
forensic accounting services. Stonefield Josephson
                                                               grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.                    bility, uninsured/underinsured claims, and bad faith
serves public and privately held clients throughout the
                                                                                                                               claims. CV upon request. For immediate background in-
United States and internationally from four California loca-
                                                               E.L. EVANS ASSOCIATES                                           formation please see my Web site, as listed above.
tions: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, and
                                                               3310 Airport Avenue, Box # 2, Santa Monica, CA 90405,
East Bay. See display ad on page 11.
                                                               (310) 559-4005, fax (310) 390-9669, e-mail: elevans66           BARRY ZALMA, ZALMA INSURANCE
                                                               @yahoo.com. Contact Gene Evans. Good faith/bad faith.           CONSULTANTS
HEALTHCARE                                                     Over 45 years’ experience⎯claims adjuster. Standards            4441 Sepulveda Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90230, (310)
SINAIKO HEALTHCARE CONSULTING, INC.                            and practices in the industry, litigation support, claims       390-4455, fax (310) 391-5614, e-mail: zalma@zalma.com.
1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA               consultation, case review and evaluation, property/casu-        Web site: www.zalma.com or www.zic.bz. Contact Barry
90024, (310) 826-4935, fax (310) 826-4212, e-mail:             alty claims, construction claims, uninsured/underinsured        Zalma. Insurance coverage, insurance fraud, insurance
jeff@sinaikohc.com. Web site: www.sinaikohc.com.               motorist claims, general liability, fire/water/mold claims,      claims, insurance bad faith consultant, and expert wit-
Contact Jeff Sinaiko. Sinaiko is a nationally recognized       damage assessment, professional liability claims, ap-           ness. Author of Construction Defects: Litigation and
healthcare consulting firm. Our professionals are hand-         praisal under policy, arbitration, duty to defend, advertis-    Claims, Insurance Claims—A Comprehensive Guide and
picked for their broad understanding of the industry, de-      ing claims, coverage applications, and suspected fraud          Mold: A Comprehensive Claims.
tailed expertise and superior communication skills. Clients    claims. CV available on request. See display ad on page
have found this expertise invaluable in litigation support     54.                                                             INSURANCE BAD FAITH
where there is no substitute for experience. Sinaiko’s liti-
                                                               FARMER, MURPHY, SMITH & ALLISTON                                DAVID F. PETERSON
gation support practice includes, among others, industry
                                                               3640 American River Drive, Suite 150, Sacramento, CA            10681 Encino Drive, Oak View, CA 93022, (805) 649-
standard practices evaluations: Medicare/Medicaid fraud;
                                                               95864, (916) 484-3500, fax (916) 484-3510, e-mail: kcollins     8557, fax (805) 649-5957, e-mail dfpet@sbcglobal.net
provider/payor payment disputes; business valuation;
                                                               @farmermurphy.com. Web site: www.farmermurphy.com.              Contact David F. Peterson. Fourteen years of claim ex-
transaction disputes; and facility and professional fee
                                                               Contact Kim H. Collins. With over 30 years of experience        perience. Twenty-five years as a bad faith and coverage
billing.
                                                               as a bad faith/coverage litigator, and as a co-founder and      attorney. Qualified and testified in over 74 trials on bad
                                                               Board member of a California Legal Malpractice Insurer,         faith (first and third party), underwriting, legal malpractice,
HUMAN FACTORS                                                                                                                  coverage, and advice of counsel. Testimony for insureds
                                                               Kim H. Collins devotes his time to expert testimony involv-
D. WYLIE ASSOCIATES                                            ing coverage issues, claims issues, and underwriting is-        and insurers in federal and state courts in California, Ari-
P.O. Box 60836, Santa Barbara, CA 93160, (805) 681-            sues for both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Collins also       zona, Nebraska, Nevada, Saint Lucia, West Indies, and
9289, fax (805) 681-9299. Web site: www.drivingfatigue         serves as an arbitrator/mediator involving coverage/bad         U.S. Virgin Islands.
.com. Contact Dennis Wylie. Internationally recognized         faith disputes.
human factors expert on driver error, inattention, fatigue,                                                                    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
car, truck, and bus driver skill and knowledge require-        LAUNIE ASSOCIATES, INC.
                                                                                                                               CORNERSTONE RESEARCH
ments, driver and motor carrier standards of care, hours       1165K Tunnel Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, (805)
                                                                                                                               515 South Flower Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, CA
of service violations, circadian rhythms, sleep debt, im-      569-9175, fax (805) 687-8597, e-mail: jlaunie@cox.net.
                                                                                                                               90071, (213) 553-2500, fax (213) 553-2699, e-mail:
paired vigilance, alertness, decision making, reaction         Contact Joseph J. Launie, PhD, CPCU, insurance
                                                                                                                               gstrong@cornerstone.com. Web site: www.cornerstone
time, and control responses. See display ad on page 47.        professor, author, and consultant. Over 25 years’ expe-
                                                                                                                               .com. Contact George G. Strong, Jr. Cornerstone
                                                               rience as expert witness in state and federal courts.
                                                                                                                               Research provides attorneys with expert testimony and
INSURANCE                                                      Coauthor of books and articles on underwriting, insurance
                                                                                                                               economic and financial analyses in all phases of commer-
                                                               company operations, and punitive damages. Consulting,
ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES                                                                                              cial litigation. We work with faculty and industry experts in
                                                               expert witness on underwriting, company and agency op-
18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612,                                                                                a distinctive partnership that combines the strengths of
                                                               erations, and bad faith.
(949) 263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts                                                                            the business and academic worlds. Our areas of exper-
@mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates                                                                                tise include identifying and supporting expert witnesses in
                                                               CLINTON E. MILLER, JD, BCFE
.com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner. Na-                                                                               intellectual property, antitrust, securities, entertainment,
                                                               INSURANCE BAD FAITH EXPERT
tionally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and real                                                                       real estate, financial institutions, and general business liti-
                                                               502 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110, (408) 279-1034,
                                                                                                                               gation.


62 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
GLENN M. GELMAN & ASSOCIATES,                                   ARNOLD L. GILBERG, M.D., PH.D
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS                                        EXPERT WITNESS • PSYCHIATRY
AND BUSINESS CONSULTANTS
1940 East 17th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705, (714) 667-          • Appointed by 3 Governors to Medical Board of
2600, fax (714) 667-2636. Web site: www.gmgcpa.com.               California MQRC 11th District (1982-1991)
Contact Glenn Gelman. Expert witness testimony, strat-          • Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
egy development, document discovery, deposition assis-            UCLA School of Medicine
tance, computation of damages, arbitration consulting,          • All areas of civil litigation
forensic accounting, investigative auditing, rebuttal testi-
                                                                • Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric
mony, fiduciary accountings, and trial exhibit preparation.
                                                                  Association (Board Certified)
SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.                                      • Appointed to Los Angeles County Mental Health
1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA                Commission by County Board of Supervisors
90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site ad-                     E-MAIL AGILB123@aol.com
dress: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom
                                                                    TEL   310/274-2304 • FAX 310/274-2476
Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider of
business valuation and valuation advisory services, spe-        9730 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 101, Beverly Hills CA 90212
cializing in litigation support and expert witness testimony.
Services include valuations for goodwill loss, estate and
gift tax planning (family limited partnerships), lost profit
analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment,
fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock
options, capital raises, corporate, partnership, and marital
                                                                   EXPERT WITNESS
dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, industry, and
market research. Extensive experience in expert witness
testimony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotia-
                                                                   INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL
tions. See display ad on page 44.                                       REAL ESTATE
                                                                  Care, Duty & Broker Responsibility
WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,                                  Lease & Purchase Contracts
WOLF & HUNT
                                                                        Condition of Premises
14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA
91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and 363 San                  44 Years of Experience
Miguel Drive, Suite 130, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)
219-9816, fax (949) 219-9095, e-mail: expert@wzwlw
.com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew Hunt, Paul White,                           JACK KARP
Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf. Ex-
pert witness testimony for complex litigation involving
                                                                (310) 377-6349 FAX: (310) 868-2880
damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, rea-
sonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business,
forensic accounting, fraud investigation, investigative
analysis of liability, marital dissolution, and tax planning
and preparation. Excellent communicators with extensive
testimony experience. Prior Big Four accounts. Special-
ties includes accounting, breach of contract, business in-
terruption, business dissolution, construction defects, de-
lays and cost overruns, fraud, insurance bad faith, intel-
lectual property including trademark, patent and copy-
right infringement, and trade secrets, malpractice, marital
dissolution, personal injury, product liability, real estate,
spousal support, tax planning and preparation, IRS audit
defense, tracing, unfair advertising, unfair competition,
valuation of businesses, and wrongful termination. See
display ad on page 43.
                                                                                                 We don’t. We demonstrate it.
INVESTIGATIONS                                                                                   Forensic Accounting & Litigation Consulting
BENCHMARK INVESTIGATIONS
32158 Camino Capistrano, # A-415, San Juan
 Capistrano, CA 92675, (800) 248-7721, fax (949) 248-
0208, e-mail: zimmerpi@pacbell.net. Web site: www
.BenchmarkInvestigations.com. Contact Jim Zimmer,
CPI. National agency. Professional investigations with em-
phasis upon accuracy, detail, and expedience. Asset/fi-
nancial searches, background investigation, DMV
searches, domestic/marital cases, due diligence, process
service, surveillance/photograph, witness location, and
statements. LA branch plus correspondents nationwide.
Multilingual agents. Fully insured.

FULCRUM FINANCIAL INQUIRY
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1650, Los Angeles, CA                                             For more information contact:
90017, (213) 787-4100, fax (213) 787-4141, e-mail: dnolte
@fulcruminquiry.com. Web site: www.fulcruminquiry.com.
Contact David Nolte. Our professionals are experienced
CPAs, MBAs, ASAs, CFAs, affiliated professors, and in-              www.kroll.com
dustry specialists. Our analysis and research combined
with unique presentation techniques have resulted in an
unequaled record of successful court cases and client re-
coveries. Our expertise encompasses damages analysis,

                                                                                                                            Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 63
                                              lost profit studies, business and intangible asset valua-           perts, and expert testimony in federal and state courts,
                                              tions, appraisals, fraud investigations, statistics, forensic      and before the FTC and DOJ. Handle matters before the
    TASAmed Has                               economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic and market
                                              assessments, computer forensics, electronic discovery,
                                                                                                                 EC, the ITC, and the U.S. Court of international trade.
                                                                                                                 Areas of expertise include antitrust (including cutting-
 Your Medical Expert.                    SM
                                              and analysis of computerized data. Degrees/licenses:
                                              CPAs, CFAs, ASAs, PhDs and MBAs in accounting, fi-
                                                                                                                 edge analyses of market definition, market power, coordi-
                                                                                                                 nated interactions, and unilateral effects), economic dam-
                                              nance, economics, and related subjects. See display ad             ages, business valuation, investigative and forensic ac-
                                              on page 2.                                                         counting and auditing, intellectual property (including
                                                                                                                 patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, and valua-
                                              LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE                                             tion of intellectual property), insurance coverage, contract
                                                                                                                 disputes and tort claims, mergers and acquisitions, secu-
                                              KAMMEYER & ASSOCIATES, INC.                                        rities fraud, and full range of jury consulting services. De-
                                              2837 Kellogg Avenue, Corona, CA 92881, (951) 371-                  grees/licenses: CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, JDs, PhDs.
                                              2444, fax (951) 371-4719, e-mail: ken@kammeyer.com.
                                              Web site: www.kammeyer.com. Contact Ken Kam-                       ECON ONE RESEARCH, INC.
                                              meyer, CLARB. Forensic landscape architects. Land-                 601 West Fifth Street, 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071,
                                              scape construction, water use, irrigation CIMIS studies,           (213) 624-9600, fax (213) 624-6994, e-mail: lskylar
  • Outstanding local and national Experts    ground maintenance, agriculture, turf grass management,            @econone.com. Web site: www.econone.com. Contact
 in more than 900 healthcare categories –     site drainage, erosion control, and playground safety.             Lisa Skylar, general manager. Econ One is an economic
          even hard-to-find specialties       Past president California State Board of Landscape Archi-          research and consulting firm with extensive experience
                                              tects, faculty at council UCLA extension, 35 years.                combining theory and empirical analyses. We understand
   • Services include prompt, customized                                                                         the need for clear, accurate, persuasive answers to com-
   searches, referrals, resumes, and your     LEGAL MALPRACTICE                                                  plex problems. We work with our clients to keep our ef-
      initial interview calls with experts                                                                       forts focused on necessary tasks, with close attention to
                                              PHILLIP FELDMAN, BS, MBA, JD, AV
                                                                                                                 costs. We provide economic analysis and expert testi-
                                              15250 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 610, Sherman Oaks, CA
     • 45 years of incomparable service       91403-3287, (310) LEG MALP (534-6257), fax (818) 986-
                                                                                                                 mony in many areas, including: antitrust, contract dis-
                                                                                                                 putes, damages analysis/calculations, intellectual prop-
                                              1757, e-mail: legmalpexpert@aol.com. Web site: www
                                                                                                                 erty and patent infringement, market analysis, regulation,
                                              .legalmalpracticeexperts.com. Contact Phillip Feldman.
                                                                                                                 employment issues, and unfair competition.
                                              Board certified in legal and medical malpractice by CA,
                                              ABA, ABPLA. Former Judge Pro Tem, State Bar Prosecu-
                                                                                                                 SINAIKO HEALTHCARE CONSULTING, INC.
                                              tor. Fee Dispute Arbitrator. Thirty-nine years as litigator/
                                                                                                                 1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA
                                              transactional attorney, supervising partner. Twenty-six
                                                                                                                 90024, (310) 826-4935, fax (310) 826-4212, e-mail:
                                              years as expert. Any standard of care, conduct, causa-
                                                                                                                 jeff@sinaikohc.com. Web site: www.sinaikohc.com.
                                              tion, fiduciary duty, ethics, or fee dispute issues. Any un-
                                                                                                                 Contact Jeff Sinaiko. Sinaiko is a nationally recognized
          800-659-8464                        derlying matter, transaction or litigation. (Also defends
                                              lawyers before the State Bar, and preventive law. Stare-
                                                                                                                 healthcare consulting firm. Our professionals are hand-
          www.tasanet.com                     BarDefense@aol.com).
                                                                                                                 picked for their broad understanding of the industry, de-
                                                                                                                 tailed expertise and superior communication skills. Clients
    213-625-0828 • tasamed@tasanet.com                                                                           have found this expertise invaluable in litigation support
                                              BOYD S. LEMON
                                                                                                                 where there is no substitute for experience. Sinaiko’s liti-
                                              Ventura office (805) 667-2137, Beverly Hills office (310)
                                                                                                                 gation support practice includes, among others, industry
                                              860-4767. Contact Boyd S. Lemon. Experienced expert
                                                                                                                 standard practices evaluations: Medicare/Medicaid fraud;
                                              witness in legal malpractice and attorney fee dispute
                                                                                                                 provider/payor payment disputes; business valuation;
                                              cases, 40 years of business trial experience, extensive
                                                                                                                 transaction disputes; and facility and professional fee
                                              malpractice litigation experience, retained expert witness
                                                                                                                 billing.
                                              in over 700 cases, former litigation department chairman
                                              major law firm, State Bar disciplinary committee, and
                                                                                                                 SANLI PASTORE & HILL, INC.
                                              court appointed mediator and arbitrator. See display ad
                                                                                                                 1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA
                                              on page 54.
                                                                                                                 90025, (310) 571-3400, fax (310) 571-3420, Web site ad-
                                                                                                                 dress: www.sphvalue.com. Contact Nevin Sanli or Tom
                                              LAW OFFICES OF CHRISTOPHER ROLIN
                                                                                                                 Pastore. Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. is a premier provider of
                                              5707 Corsa Avenue, Suite 106, Westlake Village, CA
                                                                                                                 business valuation and valuation advisory services, spe-
                                              91362, (818) 707-7065, fax (818) 735-9992, e-mail:
                                                                                                                 cializing in litigation support and expert witness testimony.
                                              crolin@chrisrolin.com. Web site: www.chrisrolin.com.
                                                                                                                 Services include valuations for goodwill loss, estate and
                                              Contact Christopher Rolin. Christopher Rolin is a highly
                                                                                                                 gift tax planning (family limited partnerships), lost profit
                                              effective trial attorney with over 38 years of trial activity in
                                                                                                                 analysis, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment,
                                              civil litigation. His area of emphasis is attorney malprac-
                                                                                                                 fairness and solvency opinions, ESOPs, incentive stock
                                              tice, focusing on the applicable community standard of
                                                                                                                 options, capital raises, corporate, partnership, and marital
                                              care for practicing attorneys in the litigation areas. His trial
                                                                                                                 dissolutions. Comprehensive economic, industry, and
                                              experience has resulted in numerous assignments as an
                                                                                                                 market research. Extensive experience in expert witness
                                              expert witness on trial and standards of care issues. He
                                                                                                                 testimony, pretrial preparation, and settlement negotia-
                                              has been retained as an expert by both plaintiffs and de-
                                                                                                                 tions. See display ad on page 44.
                                              fendants in legal malpractice cases. He has spoken be-
                                              fore numerous professional groups concerning trial prac-
                                              tice issues.
                                                                                                                 MARKETING/ADVERTISING/MEDIA
                                                                                                                 LARRY STEVEN LONDRE/LONDRE MARKETING
                                              LITIGATION                                                         CONSULTANTS, LLC
                                                                                                                 11072 Cashmere Street, Second Floor, Los Angeles, CA
                                              THE CAPANALYSIS GROUP, LLC
                                                                                                                 90049, (310) 889-0220, fax (310) 889-0221, e-mail: LSL
                                              550 South Hope Street, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                                 @Londremarketing.com. Web site: www.Londremarketing
                                              90071, (213) 892-1832, fax (213) 892-2300, e-mail: wilde
                                                                                                                 .com. Contact Larry Steven Londre. Expert in market-
                                              @capanalysis.com. Web site: www.capanalysis.com.
                                                                                                                 ing, advertising, media, communication, advertising
                                              Contact Evy Wild, JD. Specialties: economic, financial,
                                                                                                                 agencies, clients, trademarks, and global marketing.
                                              accounting, and statistical analysis for complex litigation,
                                                                                                                 Also senior lecturer at USC, CSUN, and Pepperdine
                                              arbitration, regulatory proceedings, and strategic corpo-
                                                                                                                 Universities.
                                              rate decision making. Assist attorneys with discovery,
                                              identification of relevant economic and financial issues,
                                              preparation of analytical models, critique of opposing ex-



64 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING                                          legal nurse consulting, malpractice, neurosurgery, nurs-           MEDICAL/INFECTIOUS DISEASE
                                                                ing, orthopedics, oncology, pediatrics, sports medicine,
CTG FORENSICS, INC.                                             and more. Please see our insert in this issue and dis-             BERNARD T. MCNAMARA, MD
16 Technology Drive, Suite 109, Irvine, CA 92618,               play ad on page 64.                                                409 North Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 923, Redondo
(949) 790-0010, fax (949) 790-0020, e-mail: mlewis                                                                                 Beach, CA 90277, (310) 480-4770, fax (310) 943-3274,
@CTGforensics.com. Web site: www.CTGforensics.com.              MEDICAL/DERMATOLOGY                                                e-mail: mcnamarab12749@msn.com. Contact Bernard
Contact Dr. Malcolm Lewis, PE. Construction-related                                                                                T. McNamara, MD. Current practice, full time emergency
engineering, plumbing, mechanical (heating, ventilating,        STANLEY M. BIERMAN, MD, FACP                                       medicine, and assistant clinical Professor of Medicine at
A/C) and electrical (power, lighting), energy systems, resi-    2080 Century Park East, #1008, Los Angeles, CA 90067,              Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. Over 20 years
dential and nonresidential buildings, construction defects,     (310) 553-3567, fax (310) 553-4538, e-mail: sbiermanmd             of experience in the practice of emergency medicine, in-
construction claims, and mold.                                  @aol.com. Contact Stanley Bierman, MD. Dr. Bierman is              fectious diseases, and HIV/AIDS. Experience in medical
                                                                an expert witness in matters relating to diagnosis and             malpractice for both plaintiff and defense. Board certified,
MEDICAL                                                         treatment of skin cancers as well as matters relating to           emergency medicine since 1987; board certified, infec-
                                                                sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Bierman is Honorary             tious diseases since 1984; board certified, internal medi-
AMFS, INC. (AMERICAN MEDICAL FORENSIC                           Associate professor of medicine and past president of              cine since 1980. Degrees/licenses: MD; Fellow, American
SPECIALIST)                                                     Los Angeles Dermatologic Society.                                  College of Physicians; Fellow, American College of Emer-
2640 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, (800)                                                                                   gency Medicine; Fellow, American Academy of Emer-
275-8903, (510) 549-1693, fax (510) 486-1255, e-mail:           RICHARD D. HORNICHTER, MD                                          gency Medicine; and member, Infectious Disease Society
 medicalexperts@amfs.com, Web page: www                         450 North Bedford Drive, Suite 209, Beverly Hills, CA              of America; OCMA (Orange County Medical Associa-
.medicalexperts.com. Contact Barry Gustin, MD, MPH,             90210, (310) 274-7336, fax (310) 858-6972, e-mail:                 tion,); and CMA (California Medical Association); Lic: (CA,
FACEP. AMFS is a physician and attorney managed                 docrdh@sbcglobal.net. Web site: www.diabetesdoc.com.               WA); CA Lic-G36838 since 1978, WA Lic-MD00041205
company that provides initial in-house case screenings by       Contact Richard D. Hornichter, MD. Diabetes and en-                since 2002.
72 multidisciplinary physician partners. Medical experts        docrinology. Diabetes and associated complications: am-
are matched to meet case requirements by AMFS Physi-            putation, retinopathy, vascular etc. Experienced in med-           MEDICAL/NEUROLOGY
cian Partners from our panel of over 3,500 carefully pre-       ical record review, opinion, and expert witness testimony.
screened board-certified practicing specialists in Califor-      CV and prior medical/legal experience data available.              ROGER V. BERTOLDI, MD
nia. All recognized medical specialties. Plaintiff and de-      Clinical Assoc. Prof. UCLA. Degrees/licenses: MD (CA               8610 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Ange-
fense. Fast, thorough, objective, and cost-effective. Med-      and TX).                                                           les, CA 90045-4810, (310) 670-5555, fax (310) 670-9222.
ical negligence, hospital and managed care, personal in-                                                                           Web site: www.rbertold.bol.ucla.edu. Contact Rosa.
jury, product liability, and toxic torts. “A 92 percent win     MEDICAL/EMERGENCY MEDICINE                                         Traumatic brain injury (TBI): Neuro behavior-anatomical-
record” –California Lawyer magazine. Ask about our evi-                                                                            functional (PET, brain-mapping, neuropsychological)
dence based causation program and money-back guar-              BERNARD T. MCNAMARA, MD                                            workup and treatment. Diplomate (ABPN) qualification in
antees. See display ad on page 64.                              409 North Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 923, Redondo                 clinical neurophysiology: electrodiagnostics of elec-
                                                                Beach, CA 90277, (310) 480-4770, fax (310) 943-3274,               tromyography (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG),
BEHROOZ (BRUCE) BROUKHIM, MD                                    e-mail: mcnamarab12749@msn.com. Contact Bernard                    and evoked potentials for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS),
10640 Riverside Drive, North Hollywood, CA, 9763 West           T. McNamara, MD. Current practice, full time emergency             complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), back pain
Pico Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA, (818) 755-          medicine, and assistant clinical Professor of Medicine at          radiculopathy, peripheral nerve injuries, neurotoxic in-
6500, (310) 552-1488 (LA), fax (818) 980-7144. Contact          Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. Over 20 years               juries, and chronic pain, somatoform disorders, epilepsy,
Cathy Vega. Board-certified orthopedic surgeon. Shoul-           of experience in the practice of emergency medicine, in-           dementia, headache, assistant clinical professor of neu-
der, knee, and hip surgery, arthroscopic surgery, neck          fectious diseases, and HIV/AIDS. Experience in medical             rology, UCLA, AME, QME, IME.
and back injury evaluation and treatment, personal injury,      malpractice for both plaintiff and defense. Board certified,
workers’ compensation, QME, IME, and AME. Member:               emergency medicine since 1987; board certified, infec-              MEDICAL/NEUROLOGY/PERSONAL INJURY
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American               tious diseases since 1984; board certified, internal medi-
Board of Ortho Surgeons, Arthroscopic Association of            cine since 1980. Degrees/licenses: MD; Fellow, American            ANDREW WOO, MD, PHD
North America, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee       College of Physicians; Fellow, American College of Emer-           2021 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 525-E, Santa Mon-
Surgery and Ortho Sports Medicine. Twenty-five years of          gency Medicine; Fellow, American Academy of Emer-                  ica, CA 90404, (310) 829-2126, fax (310) 998-8887,
experience in orthopedic medical legal work and expert          gency Medicine; and member, Infectious Disease Society              e-mail: ahwoo@ucla.edu. Contact Gail. Board-certified
testimony. See display ad on page 72.                           of America; OCMA (Orange County Medical Associa-                   neurology, clinical assistant professor UCLA, personal
                                                                tion,); and CMA (California Medical Association); Lic: (CA,        injury, pain, carpal tunnel, spine, memory, seizure, sleep,
ROUGHAN & ASSOCIATES AT LINC.                                   WA); CA Lic-G36838 since 1978, WA Lic-MD00041205                   and clinical protocols. Multiple sclerosis, migraine, and
114 West Colorado Boulevard, Monrovia, CA 91016,                since 2002.                                                        stroke. Education: AB Cornell University, MD and PhD
(626) 303-6333, fax (626) 303-8080, e-mail: janr@linc.biz                                                                          Brown University; residency + EMG/EEG fellowship
Contact Jan Roughan. Specialties: Roughan and Asso-             ROBERT WAGMEISTER, MD, FACS                                        UCLA; Advisory Boards: L.A. Neurologic Society, St.
ciates at LINC is a case management and medical/legal           2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, #690-W, Santa Monica,                 John’s Sleep Lab; honors: Who’s Who in Medicine (2001)
consulting firm. Services/products offered include 1) Life       CA 90404, (310) 828-5626, fax (310) 828-2826, e-mail:              and science/engineering (1993), international electro-
care planning/future medical costs, 2) Expert testimony,        rwagmd@aol.com. Contact Robert Wagmeister, MD,                     physiology Young Investigator (1997), UCLA Neurology
3) Independent medical evaluation (IME) specialists iden-       FACS. Vascular surgery: diseases, trauma, and surgery              Teaching Awards (1994, 1996, 2006), American Academy
tification, merit analysis. Medical chronologies, atten-         of the circulation, both arterial and venous. Includes             Neurology Research (1991), Brown University Sigma XI
dance at IMEs/mediation/arbitrations, and settlement con-       carotid surgery, aneurysms, bypass surgery, dialysis               (1989), and research/publications (14), lectures (250).
ferences.                                                       surgery, amputations, pulmonary embolus, and phlebitis.
                                                                Special certification in vascular surgery. Member of                MEDICAL/NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
TASAMED                                                         Southern California Vascular Surgery Society, Society for
                                                                                                                                   PHILIP K. STENQUIST, PHD
Customized Expert Referrals in all Medical practice areas.      Vascular Surgery, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
                                                                                                                                   Stenquist Neurocognitive Laboratories, 6230 Wilshire
(800) 659-8464, fax (800) 850-8272. Contact Linda               and Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society. Extensive expe-
                                                                                                                                   Boulevard, Suite 37, Los Angeles, CA 90048, (323) 957-
Bartorillo. FIND THE MEDICAL EXPERT or EXPERT                   rience, numerous cases each year, depositions, expert
                                                                                                                                   4700, fax (661) 291-1741, e-mail: info@neurologlab.com.
 WITNESS YOU NEED quickly with one call or click to             witness; court appearance as required. Birth date: May
                                                                                                                                   Web site: www.neurologlab.com. Contact Philip K
TASAmed. We refer top caliber, experienced practition-          16, 1949. MD, Tufts Medical School, 1974.
                                                                                                                                   Stenquist, PhD. Specialties: Neurocognitive examination
ers—including hard-to-find-specialists—for case merit re-
                                                                                                                                   and diagnosis of all types of traumatic, toxic, and infec-
views, IME’s, litigation support, testimony, etc. in over 900   BRUCE WAPEN, MD
                                                                                                                                   tious neurological disorders. Consultation on all matters of
medical fields. Save valuable search time. Every request         EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT
                                                                                                                                   personal injury, disability, and patient veracity. We use no
receives personal service from our helpful Referral Advi-       969-G Edgewater Boulevard, Suite 807, Foster City, CA
                                                                                                                                   technicians or para-professionals. Birthdate: July 21,
sors, including unlimited searches, referrals, resumes,         94404-3760, (650) 577-8635, fax (650) 577-0191, e-mail:
                                                                                                                                   1956. Birthplace: New York, NY. Education: BA, Cognitive
and your initial screening telephone interviews with candi-     ExpertWitness@DrWapen.com. Web site: www.DrWapen
                                                                                                                                   Science, Florida Atlantic University, College of Science
dates. If you don’t ultimately designate or engage an ex-       .com. Contact Bruce Wapen, MD. Board-certified emer-
                                                                                                                                   1980; PhD, Clinical psychology, Southern Illinois Univer-
pert we refer, there is NO CHARGE at all. Plaintiff and de-     gency physician and experienced teacher/public speaker
                                                                                                                                   sity, 1987. Certifications/licenses: Diplomate, American
fense. Local, regional, and national referrals. Exceptional     offers consultation, chart review, and testimony as an ex-
                                                                                                                                   Board of Clinical Neuropsychology; American Board of
personal service for over 45 years. Sample categories in-       pert witness for defense or plaintiff involving litigation aris-
                                                                                                                                   Professional Psychology. Previous positions/appoint-
clude anesthesiology, cardiology, dentistry, elder care,        ing from the emergency department.
                                                                                                                                   ments: Current Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of
emergency care, forensic pathology, general surgery,


                                                                                                                                                      Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 65
Neurospychology, UCLA School of Medicine; Examiner,            One West, Los Angeles, CA 90048, (310) 854-9898, fax           2011, fax (310) 322-2243. E-mail: akumar@seallabs.com.
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology; Amer               (310) 854-0267, e-mail: danoff@aol.com. Web site:              Web site: www.seallabs.com. Contact Arun Kumar,
Psych Assn. Number of publications: Seven. Member-             www.towerurology.com. Contact Dudley Seth Danoff,              PhD, president. Materials failure analysis, product liabil-
ship in professional societies: American Academy of            MD, FACS. Experience in urologic case review and testi-        ity, and patent infringement support. Case evaluation and
Clinical Neuropsychology; International Neuropsycho-           mony for plaintiff and defense, court experience, and          strategy, analytical support, and expert witness testimony.
logical Society; Division 40 APA; National Academy of          strategies. Extensive expertise in prostate, bladder, and      Metals, composites, plastics, and glass. Airplanes, autos,
Neuropsycology, consulting/expert. Witness experience,         kidney cancers; kidney transplantation; pelvic trauma;         helicopters, motorcycles, consumer products, medical
criminal: 15 years of expert witness experience in PI,         sexual dysfunction; penile implants; incontinence; infec-      devices, prostheses and implants, and electrical compo-
disability, and testamentary capacity. Full CV and fees        tions; and stone disease. Publishing experience in scien-      nents. Analysis of failure due to fatigue, overload, corro-
on request. Degree/licenses: PhD; CA Lic. PSY 11042;           tific journals, books, lectures, training seminars, and         sion, wear, or manufacturing/material defect.
ABPP; ABCN.                                                    course directorships. Princeton University, Summa Cum
                                                               Laude; Yale Medical School; Columbia University urologic       METEOROLOGY
MEDICAL/PATHOLOGY                                              training; Major, U.S. Air Force; Who’s Who in America;
                                                               Academic appointment. Detailed CV available.                   AIR, WEATHER, & SEA CONDITIONS, INC.
LESTHER WINKLER, MD                                                                                                           P.O. Box 512, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, (818) 645-
Encino-Tarzana Regional Medicine Center Pathologist.           MEDICAL MALPRACTICE                                            8632, fax (310) 454-7569, e-mail: airweather@aol.com.
(consulting emeritus status) 10155 Topeka Drive, North-                                                                       Web site: www.weatherman.org. Contact Jay Rosenthal.
ridge, CA 91324, (818) 349-8568, fax (818) 993-9701.           LESTHER WINKLER, MD                                            Experienced and authoritative expert testimony, reports
Contact Lesther Winkler, MD. Specialties: surgical and         Encino-Tarzana Regional Medicine Center Pathologist.           and analyses of wind, rain, flooding, waves; specialist in
autopsy pathology, clinical pathology. Forty years of expe-    (consulting emeritus status) 10155 Topeka Drive, North-        auto/boat/ship/aircraft accident reconstruction, property
rience in reviewing medical records (hospital records, of-     ridge, CA 91324, (818) 349-8568, fax (818) 993-9701.           damage, slip and falls, construction, mold issues, home-
fice records) with emphasis on pathology aspects, gross         Contact Lesther Winkler, MD. Specialties: surgical and         land security applications, air pollution, transport, and risk
and microscopic, and relationships to general medical          autopsy pathology, clinical pathology. Forty years of ex-      identification. Movie industry applications, cinematogra-
and hospital care. Experience with hospital bylaws, rules,     perience in reviewing medical records (hospital records,       phy, and visual effects. Determining unusualness, nor-
and regulations, consent issues, and medical staff privi-      office records) with emphasis on pathology aspects,            malcy, and foreseeability. Official data, site visits, clear
leges. Also experienced in hospital healthcare law, med-       gross and microscopic, and relationships to general med-       and convincing testimony. See display ad on page 55.
ical, hospital, and “outside” ethical medical issues. Helped   ical and hospital care. Experience with hospital bylaws,
establish concepts and chaired hospital ethics committees      rules, and regulations, consent issues, and medical staff      GOLDEN GATE WEATHER
for more than 10 years. Represented physicians before          privileges. Also experienced in hospital healthcare law,       781 McDuff Avenue, Fremont, CA 94539, (510) 657-2246,
California Medical Board when requested by attorneys.          medical, hospital, and “outside” ethical medical issues.       fax (510) 315-3015, e-mail: jnull@ggweather.com. Web
Degrees/licenses: MD. See display ad on page 74.               Helped establish concepts and chaired hospital ethics          site: http://ggweather.com. Contact Jan Null. Certified
                                                               committees for more than 10 years. Represented physi-          consulting meteorologist experienced at trial and deposi-
MEDICAL/PLASTIC AND COSMETIC                                   cians before California Medical Board when requested by        tions. Weather event reconstruction and expert analysis
RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY                                         attorneys. Degrees/licenses: MD. See display ad on             for rain, storms, wind, snow, flooding, ice, fog, and other
                                                               page 74.                                                       weather events. Twenty-three years’ experience with Na-
JOHN M. SHAMOUN, MD, FACS, INC.                                                                                               tional Weather Service. Degrees: BS, MA, CCM.
360 San Miguel, Suite 406, Newport Beach, CA 92660,            METALLURGICAL AND CORROSION
(949) 759-3077, fax (949) 759-5458, e-mail:                    ENGINEER                                                       NURSING/SURGERY
jmshamoun@aol.com. Web site: www.ideallook.com.
Contact Yvonne. Specialties: only plastic surgeon in the       KARS ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.                                  MED-LINK
United States board certified by the 1) American Board of       Testing and Research Labs, 2528 West Woodland Drive,           3362 Budleigh Drive, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745, (626)
Surgery, 2) American Board of Plastic Surgery, 3) Ameri-       Anaheim, CA 92801-2636, (714) 527-7100, fax (714) 527-         333-5110, fax (626) 968-0064, e-mail: dorothypollock
can Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,        7169, e-mail: kars@karslab.com. Web site: www.karslab          @adelphia.net. Contact Dorothy Pollock, LNCC. Regis-
and 4) American Board of Forensic Medicine. Extensive          .com. Contact Drs. Ramesh J. Kar or Naresh J. Kar.             tered nurse with 38 years’ clinical experience. Non-testify-
experience in all aspects of cosmetic, plastic, and recon-     Southern California’s premier materials/mechanical/metal-      ing services include case analysis/for merit, chronology,
structive surgery of the breast, nose, face, eye, and body.    lurgical/structural/forensics laboratory. Registered profes-   translation, written reports, medical record organization.
Well-published author of several textbook chapters and         sional engineers with 20-plus years in metallurgical/foren-    DME/IME accompaniment including tape recording and
journal articles related to above topics. Extensive experi-    sic/structural failure analysis. Experienced with automo-      written report. Expert witness and testifying services, in-
ence in medical malpractice case review, consultation,         tive, bicycles, tires, fire, paint, plumbing, corrosion, and    cluding affidavit, arbitration, declaration, deposition, and
written evaluation and testimony in depositions and trial      structural failures. We work on both plaintiff and defen-      trial. Courtroom experienced both plaintiff and defense.
for plaintiff and defense. Articulate subspecialty consul-     dant cases. Complete in-house capabilities for tests. Ex-
tant with up-to-date knowledge and expertise of plastic        tensive deposition and courtroom experience (civil and         ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON
surgery literature and standards of care. Opinions sup-        criminal investigations). Principals are fellows of American
ported by extensive subspecialty education, training, and      Society for Metals and board-certified diplomates, Ameri-       MARC J. FRIEDMAN, MD
experience.                                                    can Board of Forensic Examiners. See display ad on             6815 Noble Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91405, (818) 901-
                                                               page 72.                                                       6600, fax (818) 901-6685, e-mail: mfriedman@scoi.com.
                                                                                                                              Web site: www.scoi.com. Contact Jai Giles. Orthopedic
MEDICAL/TOXICOLOGY
                                                                                                                              shoulder and knee, consulting, and expert witness testi-
                                                               METALLURGY
JONATHAN S. RUTCHIK, MD, MPH, QME                                                                                             mony. IME, AME, QME and workers’ compensation evalu-
20 Sunnyside Avenue, Suite A-321, Mill Valley, CA 94941,       KARS ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.                                  ations. See display ad on page 67.
(415) 381-3133, fax (415) 381-3131, e-mail: jsrutch            Testing and Research Labs, 2528 West Woodland Drive,
@neoma.com. Web site: www.neoma.com. Jonathan S.               Anaheim, CA 92801-2636, (714) 527-7100, fax (714) 527-         RICHARD C. ROSENBERG, MD
Rutchik, MD, MPH is a physician who is board certified in       7169, e-mail: kars@karslab.com. Web site: www.karslab          18370 Burbank Boulevard, Suite 614, Tarzana, CA 91356,
both Neurology and Occupational and Environmental              .com. Contact Drs. Ramesh J. Kar or Naresh J. Kar.             (818) 996-6800, fax (818) 996-2929, e-mail: rcrnsx@aol
Medicine. He provides clinical evaluations and treatment,      Southern California’s premier materials/mechanical/metal-      .com. Web site: www.drrosenberg.com. Orthopedic
including electromyography, of individuals and popula-         lurgical/structural/forensics laboratory. Registered profes-   surgery, sports medicine, and physical therapy. Experi-
tions with suspected neurological illness secondary to         sional engineers with 20-plus years in metallurgical/foren-    enced in IME, QME, agreed medical exams, med/legal re-
workplace injuries or chemical exposure. Services include      sic/structural failure analysis. Experienced with automo-      ports, and expert witness testimony. Personal injury and
medical record and utilization review and consulting to in-    tive, bicycles, tires, fire, paint, plumbing, corrosion, and    workers’ compensation. Additional office in Oxnard,
dustrial, legal, government, pharmaceutical, and acade-        structural failures. We work on both plaintiff and defen-      California.
mic institutions on topics such as metals and solvents,        dant cases. Complete in-house capabilities for tests. Ex-
mold illness, Baychol issues, Persian Gulf War syndrome,       tensive deposition and courtroom experience (civil and         GRAHAM A. PURCELL, MD, INC.
musicians’ injuries, and others. See display ad on this        criminal investigations). Principals are fellows of American   Assistant Clinical Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA
page 61.                                                       Society for Metals and board-certified diplomates, Ameri-       3600 Wrightwood Drive, Studio City, CA 91604, (818) 985-
                                                               can Board of Forensic Examiners. See display ad on             3051, fax (818) 985-3049, e-mail: expert@gpurcellmd
MEDICAL/UROLOGY                                                page 72.                                                       .com. Web site: gpurcellmd.com. Contact Graham A.
                                                                                                                              Purcell, MD. Dr. Purcell is a board certified orthopedic
DUDLEY SETH DANOFF, MD, FACS                                   SEAL LABORATORIES                                              surgeon, sub-specialty in spinal disorders affecting
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8635 West 3rd Street, Suite       250 North Nash Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, (310) 322-        adults and children. Examples of spinal disorders treated


66 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
by Dr. Purcell include disc diseases, stenosis, infections,
tumors, injuries, and deformities including scoliosis. He
possesses 26 years of orthopedic and 17 years of med-
legal experience, including defense, plaintiff, insurance
carriers, CA Attorney General’s office and Public Defend-
er’s office. Expert testimony pertains to med-mal, personal
injury, and workers’ compensation cases. As qualified
medical evaluator, Dr. Purcell has extensive experience in
performing QMEs, AMEs, IMEs, WC evals.

RICHARD W. VANIS, MD, MPH
301 West Huntington Drive, Suite 617, Arcadia, CA 91007,
(626) 574-9745, fax (626) 574-1791, e-mail: mary
@richardvanis.com. Contact Richard W. Vanis, MD,
MPH. Orthopedic consulting, examinations, expert wit-
ness testimony and record review. Board Certified ortho-
pedic surgeon specializing in total joint replacements,
arthroscopy, and sports medicine. Experienced AME,
IME, expert witness, and trial and deposition testimony.

PATENT
NORDMAN CORMANY HAIR & COMPTON LLP                                                      Stefanie Stolinsky, Ph.D.
1000 Town Center Drive, 6th Floor (P.O. Box 9100),                                      CLINICAL AND FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
Oxnard, CA 93031-9100, (805) 988-8386, fax (805) 988-
                                                                                        PSY 16053
7786, e-mail: pbright@nchc.com. Web site: www.nchc
.com. Contact Patrick F. Bright. Mr. Bright’s education
and experience qualify him as an expert on patent law is-                               (310) 788-3436
sues, including validity, infringement and damages is-
sues. He has testified in depositions as an expert many
                                                                                        Neuropsychological and
times, and has testified at trials as an expert at least three                           Psychological Evaluations
times. In one case where he testified for plaintiff, plaintiff    Brain/Head Injuries
recovered a judgment in excess of $25 million. In another        Work Related Injuries
case, the party for whom he testified defeated the plain-         Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment
tiff’s claims.                                                   ADHD • Academic • IQ Assessment
                                                                 Forensic Case Consultation
PEDIATRIC EXPERT WITNESS                                         Beverly Hills location             www.act-it-out.com
MICHAEL WEINRAUB, MD
201 Santa Fe Avenue, Suite 307, Los Angeles, CA 90012,
(213) 742-0421, fax (213) 617-1187, e-mail: weinraub
@sbcglobal.net. Contact Michael Weinraub, MD.                         BOARD CERTIFIED ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON
Consultation, litigation support, and trial testimony for
pediatric cases; malpractice, product liability, personal in-
jury, child abuse, foster care, developmental disabilities,
ADHD, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
                                                                           MARC J. FRIEDMAN, M.D.
                                                                                 6815 Noble Avenue, Van Nuys, California 91405
PERSONAL INJURY                                                 Tel. 818.901.6600 ext. 2810 • Fax: 818.901.6685 • Email: mfriedman@scoi.com
ARGOS ENGINEERING                                                                          Web Site: www.scoi.com
44 Argos, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, (949) 363-8205, fax
(949) 429-5972, e-mail: johndpratt@cox.net. Web site:                  Education: Princeton University and Cornell Medical School
www.argos-engineering.com. Contact John D. Pratt,
PhD, PE. Litigation consulting, testing, inspections, depo-           Certificate: Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
sition, and trial testimony.
                                                                   Memberships: Fellowship Sports Medicine
WHITE, ZUCKERMAN, WARSAVSKY, LUNA,                                              Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
WOLF & HUNT                                                                     Fellow in the Arthroscopy Association of North America
14455 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA                            Fellow in the International Arthroscopy Association
91423, (818) 981-4226, fax (818) 981-4278, and 363 San                          Fellow in the International Knee Society
Miguel Drive, Suite 130, Newport Beach, CA 92660, (949)                         Fellow in the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
219-9816, fax (949) 219-9095, e-mail: expert@wzwlw                              ACL Study Group
.com. Contact Barbara Luna, Drew Hunt, Paul White,                              Certified QME, IME, AME
Jack Zuckerman, Fred Warsavsky, and Bill Wolf. Ex-
pert witness testimony for complex litigation involving               Specialties: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery of
damage analyses of lost profits, unjust enrichment, rea-                            the Knee and Shoulder, and Knee Replacement
sonable royalties, lost earnings, lost value of business,
forensic accounting, fraud investigation, investigative
                                                                  Appointments: Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Orthopedics,
analysis of liability, marital dissolution, and tax planning                    UCLA School of Medicine, Chairman, Education Committee
and preparation. Excellent communicators with extensive                         Arthroscopy Association of North America 1997-1999
testimony experience. Prior Big Four accounts. Special-                         World Cup Soccer Team Physician, 1985
ties includes accounting, breach of contract, business in-                      Physician Specialist XXIII Olympiad 1984
terruption, business dissolution, construction defects, de-                     Orthopedic Consultant–New York Knicks and Jets 1978-1985
lays and cost overruns, fraud, insurance bad faith, intel-
lectual property including trademark, patent and copy-              Publications: 60 Publications including handbook for Orthopedic Surgeons
right infringement, and trade secrets, malpractice, marital                       on Prosthetic Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee
dissolution, personal injury, product liability, real estate,     Presentations: Lectures extensively with over 375 presentations worldwide
spousal support, tax planning and preparation, IRS audit



                                                                                                                         Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 67
defense, tracing, unfair advertising, unfair competition,         highest levels of service and expertise to any polygraph        custody, PTSD, chronic mental illness, and psychophar-
valuation of businesses, and wrongful termination. See            situation. Degrees/licenses: BS Psychology; Certified            macology. Medical degrees from Cedars Sinai, UCSD
display ad on page 43.                                            APA, AAPP, CAPE, AAFE. See display ad on page 31.               and NYU-Bellevue. Triple-board certified in adult, child
                                                                                                                                  and forensic psychiatry.
PIPELINE                                                          PROBATE LAW
                                                                                                                                  MOHAN NAIR, MD AND ASSOCIATES
KARIAN PIPELINE TESTING                                           DARLING, HALL & RAE, LLP                                        433 North Camden Drive, Suite 600, Beverly Hills, CA
P.O. Box 39787, Los Angeles, CA 90039-0787, (818) 547-            520 South Grand Avenue, 7th Floor, Los Angeles, CA              90210, (562) 493-2218, fax (562) 493-4459, e-mail:
1007, e-mail: kariancorporation@yahoo.com. Contact                90071-2645, (213) 627-8104, fax (213) 627-7795, e-mail:         nairoffice@forensicphysicians.com. Web site: www
Sam P. Karian. Extensive experience in oil and gas                darlinghallrae@dhrlaw.com. Contact Matthew S. Rae Jr.           .forensicphysicians.com. Contact Brady. Twenty years of
pipeline systems (including pump and compressor sta-              Attorney specialists in estate planning, trust, and probate     experience in forensic psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, child
tions) design, engineering, construction, operation, hydro-       law. Consultant and expert witness, special and associate       and adolescent, civil litigation, and criminal cases. Exten-
static testing, in-line inspection with smart pigs, relocation,   counsel, guardian ad litem, referee, special administrator,     sive experience with sexual abuse in schools and juvenile
maintenance, repair and integrity assessment. Pipeline            and independent trustee.                                        facilities. My training and certification make me uniquely
failures investigation and analysis. Pipeline accident re-                                                                        qualified to be an expert in complex litigation. Board certi-
lated death/injury/damage analysis and reconstruction.            HONORABLE ANITA RAE SHAPIRO                                     fied in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
Has testified in courts of California. References and suc-         Superior Court Commissioner (Retired), P.O. Box 1508,           Forensic Psychiatry and certification in Psychopharmacol-
cessful cases list available upon request.                        Brea, CA 92822-1508, e-mail: privatejudge@adr-shapiro           ogy and addiction medicine. California Medical Board Ex-
                                                                  .com. Web site: http://adr-shapiro.com. Retired Los Ange-       pert, faculty of the judicial council of California, and Presi-
PLASTIC AND COSMETIC RECONSTRUC-                                  les Superior Court commissioner (15 years) available to         dent Elect American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry.
TIVE SURGERY                                                      testify as a probate expert witness in cases involving wills    See display ad on page 53.
                                                                  and trust issues. Presided in Long Beach Probate Depart-
JEFFREY L. ROSENBERG, MD                                          ment five years. See display ad on page 73.                      LAWRENCE R. MOSS MD
1245 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 601, Los Angeles, CA                                                                               2999 Overland Avenue, Suite 201, Los Angeles, CA
90017, (213) 977-0257, fax (213) 977-0501. Contact                PROCESS SERVER                                                  90064, (310) 838-6306, fax (310) 838-6362, e-mail: lmoss
Martha. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, burn special-                                                                         @ucla.edu. Contact Lawrence R. Moss, MD. Civil litiga-
ist. Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery. Mem-           BENCHMARK INVESTIGATIONS
                                                                                                                                  tion, medical and dental malpractice, employment law,
ber, American Burn Association and American Society of            32158 Camino Capistrano, # A-415, San Juan
                                                                                                                                  workers’ compensation, and disability. See display ad on
Plastic Surgeons.                                                 Capistrano, CA 92675, (800) 248-7721, fax (949) 248-
                                                                                                                                  page 57.
                                                                  0208, e-mail: zimmerpi@pacbell.net. Web site: www
POLICE PRACTICES                                                  .BenchmarkInvestigations.com. Contact Jim Zimmer,
                                                                                                                                  JEFF SUGAR, MD
                                                                  CPI. National agency. Professional investigations with em-
                                                                                                                                  312 East Sycamore Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245, (310)
TT WILLIAMS JR, INVESTIGATIONS INC.                               phasis upon accuracy, detail, and expedience. Asset/fi-
                                                                                                                                  291-0886, e-mail: jeffsugar@ucla.edu. Jeff Sugar, MD,
445 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2700, Los Angeles, CA            nancial searches, background investigation, DMV
                                                                                                                                  child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. Assistant clinical
90071, (213) 489-6831, fax (213) 426-2151, e-mail: ttwjrpi        searches, domestic/marital cases, due diligence, process
                                                                                                                                  professor, UCLA and USC. A practicing psychiatrist for 17
@aol.com. Web site: www.ttwilliamspi.com. Contact                 service, surveillance/photograph, witness location, and
                                                                                                                                  years, he is board certified in child and general psychia-
Timothy T Williams Jr. CEO. Expert testimony in criminal          statements. LA branch plus correspondents nationwide.
                                                                                                                                  try. He is past president of the Southern California Society
investigations and procedures. Specializing in conducting         Multilingual agents. Fully insured.
                                                                                                                                  of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. As founding director
criminal, civil, workers compensation, sub rosa/surveil-
                                                                                                                                  of research at Hathaway Children and Family Services, he
lance, background, and discrimination investigations.             PRODUCTS LIABILITY                                              led a study of the long-term effects of trauma. Currently,
Firm has over 200 years’ investigative experience in an
                                                                  A R TECH FORENSIC EXPERTS, INC.                                 ward chief: University of Southern California, adolescent
array of fields. Retired LAPD, Senior Detective Supervisor,
                                                                  18075 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 209, Encino, CA 91316,           inpatient unit and in private practice-general and child
Elite Robbery-Homicide Division. Twenty-nine plus years
                                                                  (818) 344-2700, fax (818) 344-3777. Engineers: experi-          psychiatry. Dr. Sugar’s reports and/or testimony have had
of active law enforcement experience, with 26 years con-
                                                                  enced, registered, advanced degrees, extensive testi-           an impact in cases (both child and adult) involving:
ducting and supervising investigations including homi-
                                                                  mony experience. Traffic accidents (all motor vehicle           trauma: sexual and physical abuse (with or without PTSD),
cide, robbery, domestic violence, child abuse, assault,
                                                                  types, bicycles, pedestrians), collisions, rollovers, skid      personal injury and workers’ compensation, psychiatric
sexual assault, rape, burglary, auto theft, juvenile, and
                                                                  marks, visibility, signal phasing, time-motion, low-speed       medication issue, diagnosis and appropriate treatment,
narcotics investigation. Degrees/Licenses: P.O.S.T. Su-
                                                                  impact. Industrial and construction accidents: OSHA is-         ethical issues and stress in legal practice, battered wom-
pervisory Leadership Institute; West Point Leadership Pro-
                                                                  sues. Automotive, industrial, consumer products: brakes,        an’s syndrome, child custody. Free initial telephone con-
gram; Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Supervisor
                                                                  seat belts, forklifts, machinery, tools, protective equip-      sultation with attorney. Attorney references and/or
P.O.S.T. Certificates; PI 23399; PPO 14771.
                                                                  ment, lawn mowers, heaters, chairs, fixtures, ladders,           redacted past reports available on request. See display
                                                                  scaffolds, fasteners. Premises liability: code analysis,        ad on page 56.
POLICE/SECURITY
                                                                  stairways, ramps, doors, gates, windows, guardrails,
DANIEL R. SULLIVAN, DEPUTY CHIEF,                                 pools, and lighting. Slip-and-fall. Trip-and-fall. Biomechan-   PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHOLOGY
LAPD, RET.                                                        ics. Safety. Human factors. See display ad on page 46.
                                                                                                                                  ARNOLD L. GILBERG, MD, PHD
76766 Daffodil Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211, (818) 590-
                                                                                                                                  Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School
2486, e-mail: sullivandr@dslextreme.com. Web site:                PSYCHIATRY                                                      of Medicine, a professional corporation, 9915 Santa Mon-
www.investigativeservices.com. Contact Dan Sullivan.
                                                                  MARIA T. LYMBERIS, MD, INC.                                     ica Boulevard, Suite 101, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, (310)
Expert witness—use of force/police practices, event/facil-
                                                                  1500 Montana Avenue, Suite 204, Santa Monica, CA                274-2304, fax (310) 203-0783. Contact Arnold L.
ity security—consultant to cities of Los Angeles, Beverly
                                                                  90403, (310) 451-3152, fax (310) 454-1039, e-mail:              Gilberg. Board certified and appointed by three gover-
Hills, U.S. Department of Justice. Qualified as expert over
                                                                  maria@lymberis.com. Web site: www.lymberis.com.                 nors to Medical Board of California 11th District MQRC
150 times in superior/federal courts.
                                                                  Contact Maria T. Lymberis, MD. Clinical professor of            1982-1991. Certified in psychiatry and psychoanalysis. All
                                                                  Psychiatry, UCLA, Board Certified in adult and child-ado-        civil matters, and experienced as expert witness. De-
POLYGRAPH                                                                                                                         grees/licenses: M.D., PhD. Licensed in California and
                                                                  lescent psychiatry, expert consultant of Medical Board of
JACK TRIMARCO & ASSOCIATES                                        California, expert in psychiatric evaluations for: fitness for   Hawaii. See display ad on page 63.
POLYGRAPH INC.                                                    duty, competency, sexual harassment, and post traumatic
9454 Wilshire Boulevard, 6th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA             stress, divorce.                                                STEFANIE STOLINSKY, PHD, LICENSED
90212, (310) 247-2637, fax (310) 306-2720, e-mail:                                                                                PSYCHOLOGIST, PSY 16053
 jtrimarco@aol.com. Web site: www.jacktrimarco.com.                                                                               9107 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA
                                                                  PSYCHIATRY/FORENSIC
Contact Jack Trimarco. Former manager of the Federal                                                                              90210, (310) 788-3436. Web site: www.act-it-out.com.
Bureau of Investigation’s polygraph program in Los Ange-          SUZANNE M. DUPEE, MD, PSYCHIATRIST, A                           Contact Stefanie Stolinsky, PhD. Neuropsychological
les. Former Inspector General Polygraph Program—De-               PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CORPORATION                                and psychological evaluations; personal injury evalua-
partment of Energy. Nationally known and respected Poly-          P.O. Box 10131, Marina del Rey, CA 90295, (310) 335-            tions, intelligence, cognitive and personality testing. Ex-
graph Expert. I have the credentials you would want when          1288, fax (866) 341-8679, e-mail: suziedupee@yahoo              pert witness for adults abused as children; PTSD. See
you have a client polygraphed, a case reviewed, a motion          .com. Contact Dr. Suzie Dupee. Forensic psychiatry with         display ad on page 67.
made regarding polygraph, or an in-depth professional in-         extensive experience in work-related disability, malprac-
vestigation. My unique background allows me to bring the          tice, IME, sexual harassment, child abuse, criminal, child


68 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
PUBLISHING                                                        .net. Contact Dale A. Eleniak. Standards of care, broker       fax (818) 999-0826, e-mail: temmyw@aol.com. Contact
                                                                  supervision, expert witness, litigation analysis, broker       Temmy Walker. Specializes in expert witness testimony
BAY SHERMAN CRAIG & GOLDSTEIN, LLP                                standards of care, disclosure’s agency, and property both      and litigation consultant in matters regarding residential
11845 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 845, Los Angeles,             commercial and residential real estate. See display ad on      real estate, with emphasis on the customs and practice,
CA 90064, (310) 477-1400, fax (310) 479-0720, e-mail:             page 51.                                                       standards of care, disclosure requirements, agency rela-
craigp@bscgllp.com. Web site: www.baysherman.com.                                                                                tionships, and broker supervision. Complete assistance.
Contact Peter Craig or Hal Jaffe. Many legal disputes             STEPHEN B. FAINSBERT, ESQ., FAINSBERT                          Extensive transaction and court experience. Director Cali-
involve operational, financial, accounting, and income tax         MASE & SNYDER, LLP                                             fornia Association of Realtors, master faculty instructor for
considerations. Bay Sherman Craig & Goldstein, LLP,               11835 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 1100, Los Angeles,         continuing education C.A.R. Excellent credentials and ref-
work together with counsel to resolve these conflicts. We          CA 90064, (310) 473-6400, fax (310) 473-8702, e-mail:          erences. See display ad on page 73.
specialize in publishing intellectual property. In addition to    sfainsbert@fms-law.com. Contact Stephen B. Fainsbert.
expert witness testimony, we provide the following: ser-          Expert testimony in real property exchanges (coauthor          ALAN D. WALLACE, ESQ.
vices prior to trial, financial, accounting and income tax is-     CEB publication Real Property Exchanges, 2nd ed.), real        14011 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 406, Sherman Oaks, CA
sues defined, record analysis, economic fact-finding and            estate transactions, standard of care and practice for real    91423, (818) 501-0133, fax (818) 905-6091, e-mail:
analysis, deposition preparation assistance, and settle-          estate brokers, escrow, and real estate attorneys, disclo-     awallace@covad.net. Contact Alan D. Wallace, Esq.
ment negotiations.                                                sures in purchase and sale agreements, real estate             Expert witness and litigation consulting for general real
                                                                  financing, and secured real property transactions.              estate matters, including law, custom and practice,
QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS                                                                                                             agency, disclosure, broker malpractice, standards of care
                                                                  FINESTONE & RICHTER                                            for brokers, buyers and sellers. Broker and attorney. In-
BLANCO & ASSOCIATES, INC. — FORENSIC
                                                                  11601 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1900, Los Angeles, CA          volved as broker in more that 7,500 real estate transac-
DOCUMENT EXAMINATIONS
                                                                  90025, (310) 575-0800, fax (310) 575-0170, e-mail:             tions. Department of Real Estate master instructor and au-
655 North Central Avenue, 17th Floor, Glendale, CA
                                                                  hgould@frlawcorp.com. Contact Howard N. Gould. At-             thor, former CAR hotline attorney, university law professor
91203, (818) 545-1155, fax (818) 545-1199, e-mail:
                                                                  torney malpractice in residential real estate, residential     in real estate. Successfully testified in dozens of cases.
info@jimblanco.com. Web site: www.jimblanco.com.
                                                                  brokerage issues, agent/broker employment issues, bro-         See display ad on page 74.
Contact Jim Blanco. Former full time federal and state
                                                                  ker and finder issues, partnership and shareholder dis-
government forensic document examiner (handwriting
                                                                  putes.                                                         WARONZOF ASSOCIATES, INC.
expert) with the US Treasury Federal Bureau of ATF and
                                                                                                                                 12200 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 480, Los Angeles,
California State Department of Justice. Court-qualified
                                                                  SAMUEL K. FRESHMAN, BA, JD                                     C 90064, (310) 954-8060, fax (310) 954-8059. Web site:
and certified ABFDE. Signature, handwriting and hand
                                                                  6151 West Century Boulevard, Suite 300, Los Angeles,           www.waronzof.com. Contact Timothy R. Lowe, MAI,
printing examinations, writer identification, writer elimina-
                                                                  CA 90045, (310) 410-2300, fax (310) 410-2919. Contact          CRE. Waronzof Associates provides real estate and land
tion, forgery and counterfeits, computer printed or type-
                                                                  Samuel K. Freshman. Attorney and real estate broker            use litigation support services including economic dam-
written documents, medical chart evaluation (in medical
                                                                  since 1956, banker, professor legal malpractice, arbitra-      ages, lost profits, financial feasibility, highest and best
malpractice cases), probate, wills, trusts, real estate doc-
                                                                  tion, brokerage malpractice, leases, syndication, con-         use, property value, enterprise value, partnership interest
uments, deeds, and contracts. All facets of civil and crimi-
                                                                  struction, property management, finance, due diligence,         and closely-held share value, fair compensation, lender
nal litigation nationally.
                                                                  conflict of interest, title insurance, banking, escrow, and     liability and reorganization plan feasibility. Professional
                                                                  development. Expert witness 30-plus years in state and         staff of six with advanced degrees and training in real es-
REAL ESTATE                                                       federal courts. Twenty-one published articles, arbitrator      tate, finance, urban planning and accounting. See dis-
ADVISORS/EXPERTS @ MCS ASSOCIATES                                 and mediator, general partner $300,000 plus, shopping          play ad on page 41.
18881 Von Karman, Suite 1175, Irvine, CA 92612, (949)             centers, apartments, and industrial property. JD Stanford
263-8700, fax (949) 263-0770, e-mail: experts                     (1956). See display ad on page 73.                             REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL
@mcsassociates.com. Web site: www.mcsassociates
                                                                  LAW OFFICE OF LORE HILBURG                                     CURTIS-ROSENTHAL, INC.
.com. Contact Norman Katz, managing partner. Na-
                                                                  1651 Virginia Road, Los Angeles, CA 90019, (323) 737-          5959 West Century Boulevard, Suite 1010, Los Angeles,
tionally recognized banking, finance, insurance, and real
                                                                  4444, fax (323) 737-4411, e-mail: hilburg@comcast.net.         CA 90045, (310) 215-0482, fax (310) 215-3089, e-mail:
estate consulting group (established 1973). Experienced
                                                                  Contact Lore Hilburg. Recognized expert witness on             drosenthal@curtisrosenthal.com. Web site: www
litigation consultants/experts include senior bankers,
                                                                  title, escrow, and foreclosure issues as well as legal mal-    .curtisrosenthal.com. Contact David Rosenthal, MAI.
lenders, consultants, economists, accountants, insurance
                                                                  practice regarding title and title insurance matters. Testi-   Appraisal of commercial and residential real estate for es-
underwriters/brokers. Specialties: lending customs, prac-
                                                                  fied in superior and federal courts and arbitrations.           tate planning, eminent domain, bankruptcy, divorce, and
tices, policies, in all types of lending (real estate, busi-
                                                                                                                                 general litigation. Accepted in local, state, and federal
ness/commercial, construction, consumer/credit card),
                                                                  LAWRENCE H. JACOBSON, ESQ.                                     courts.
banking operations/administration, trusts and invest-
ments, economic analysis and valuations/damages as-               9401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1250, Beverly Hills, CA
                                                                  90212, (310) 271-0747, fax (310) 271-0757, e-mail:             STEVEN J DECKER & ASSOCIATES
sessment, insurance claims, coverages and bad faith,
                                                                  law.jac@verizon.net. Web site: www.lawrencejacobson            5800-A Hannum Avenue, Suite 235, Culver City, CA
real estate brokerage, appraisal, escrow, and construc-
                                                                  .com. Practicing real estate law in California since 1968;     90230, (310) 645-9691, fax (310) 645-9692, e-mail:
tion defects/disputes, and title insurance.
                                                                  Real estate broker since 1978; Former VP-Legal Affairs,        sjdassoc@sbcglobal.net. Contact Steven Decker, MAI.
                                                                  California Association of Realtors; broker. Expert wit-        Specialties: expert witness in real estate and fractional
ROGER BERNHARDT
                                                                  ness/consultant expertise in standard of care; real estate     interest (FLP and LLC) valuation, approved IRS appraiser
Professor, Golden Gate University School of Law, 536
                                                                  brokerage; lawyer malpractice, transactional custom, and       panel (LA district). Experience in construction defects,
Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94105 (415) 666 3343,
                                                                  usage. See display ad on page 51.                              easements, title defect litigation, toxic contamination,
fax (415) 974 1549, e-mail: RBernhardt@GGU.EDU. Web
                                                                                                                                 estate taxes, and all property types. Degrees/Licenses:
site: www.Rogerbernhardt.com. Specialties: Real estate
                                                                  OVERLAND, PACIFIC & CUTLER, INC.                               MAI, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate
and mortgage law and transactions; standard of care.
                                                                  100 West Broadway, Suite 500 Long Beach, CA 90802,             Broker, published by ASA and Appraisal Institute, BA,
Publications (partial list): Editor of California Real Property
                                                                  (800) 400-7356, fax (562) 304-2020, e-mail: jColburn           Economics, Claremont McKenna College.
Law Reporter (CEB). Bernhardt’s California Real Estate
Laws (Lexis), California Mortgage & Deed of Trust Prac-           @OPCservices.com. Web site: www.OPCservices.com.
tice (CEB); Black Letter Law of Real Property and Real            Contact Jerry Colburn, Vice President. Overland, Pa-           RESTAURANT/HOTEL
Property in a Nutshell (West). Casebooks on Property and          cific & Cutler (OPC) provides relocation assistance, land
                                                                                                                                 LEON GOTTLIEB
Real Estate Finance (Carolina Press). Professional Associ-        and right of way acquisition and real estate consulting
                                                                                                                                 US-INT’L RESTAURANT, HOTEL & FRANCHISE
ations: American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Ameri-           services for public and private projects. We specialize in
                                                                                                                                 CONSULTANT
can College of Mortgage Attorneys, American Law Insti-            business relocation and forensic relocation services. For
                                                                                                                                 4601 Sendero Place, Tarzana, CA 91356-4821, (818)
tute, Chair of Legal Education Committees of ABA & Cali-          25 years we have offered litigation support for eminent
                                                                                                                                 757-1131, fax (818) 757-1816, e-mail: lgottlieb@aol.com.
fornia Bar Real Property Sections. Licenses: Attorney             domain cases and expert witness testimony in matters
                                                                                                                                 Web site: http://members.aol.com/lgottlieb/myhomepage
(California & New York), Real Estate Broker (California).         pertaining to relocation assistance and the loss of good-
                                                                                                                                 /business.html. Specialties: USA/Int’l restaurant/hotel/
Education: AB, AB, AM, JD, University of Chicago, Phi             will. Another expertise that we provide to the legal com-
                                                                                                                                 franchise experience since 1960. Hands-on consultant
Beta Kappa, Coif, Law Review, Moot Court Winner.                  munity is forensic site referral review for business reloca-
                                                                                                                                 and expert witness, all types of restaurants, franchises,
                                                                  tions and audits of relocation files prior to trial.
                                                                                                                                 fast food, training, manuals, safety, security, injury, oper-
DALE A. ELENIAK LAW CORPORATION                                                                                                  ating standards, and P&L damages. Former VP/Partner
663 Breckenridge Place, Simi Valley, CA 93065, (310)              TEMMY WALKER, INC.
                                                                                                                                 IHOP, director to USA chains, author, arbitrator, and
374-4662, fax (310) 318-3808, e-mail: theword1@pacbell            5026 Veloz Avenue, Tarzana, CA 91356, (818) 760-3355,
                                                                                                                                 expert witness.


70 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
RETALIATION                                                       distinctive partnership that combines the strengths of the
                                                                  business and academic worlds. Our areas of expertise in-
HAIGHT CONSULTING                                                 clude identifying and supporting expert witnesses in intel-
1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, (310)           lectual property, antitrust, securities, entertainment, real
454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia Haight,              estate, financial institutions, and general business litiga-
SPHR. Human resources expert knowledgeable in both                tion.
federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ corporate
human resources management experience plus over 16                ROBERT C. ROSEN
years as a Human Resources Compliance Consultant in               300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 2700, Los Angeles, CA
California. Specializations include sexual harassment,            90071, (213) 362-1000, fax (213) 362-1001, e-mail:
ADA/disability discrimination, other Title VII and FEHA dis-      robertrosen@rosen-law.com. Web site: www.rosen-law
crimination and harassment, retaliation, FMLA/CFRA,               .com. Specializing in securities law, federal securities law
safety, and wrongful termination. Courtroom testimony             enforcement, securities arbitration, and international secu-
and deposition experience. Retained 60 percent by de-             rities, insider trading, NYSE, AMEX, NASD disciplinary
fense, 40 percent by plaintiff. Audit employer’s actions in       proceedings, broker-dealer, investment company and in-
preventing and resolving discrimination, harassment, and          vestment adviser matters, liability under federal and state
retaliation issues. Assess human resources policies and           securities laws, public and private offerings, internet secu-
practices for soundness, for comparison to prevailing             rities, and law firm liability. Former chair, LACBA Business
practices, and for compliance. Evaluate employer respon-          and Corporations Law Section; LLM, Harvard Law School.
siveness to complaints and effectiveness of employer in-          More than 32 years practicing securities law, 12 years
vestigations. Assist counsel via preliminary case analysis,       with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
discovery strategy, examination of documents, and expert          Washington, DC. Published author/editor of securities reg-
testimony.                                                        ulations, including multivolume treatises. See display ad
                                                                  on page 59.
ROOFING AND WATERPROOFING
                                                                  SECURITY
SCHWARTZ / ROBERT & ASSOCIATES, INC.
42 Faculty Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, (805) 777-            JOHN CASE, CPP-SECURITY EXPERT
1115, cell (805) 796-9092, fax (805) 777-1172, e-mail:            2310 Coast Boulevard, Del Mar, CA 92014, (858)
risoakpark@aol.com. Web site: www.schwartzrobert.com.             755-2931. Web site: www.security-consultant.com
Contact Robert I. Schwartz, AIA. Real property develop-           /expert_testimony.htm. Contact John D. Case, CCP.
ment procedures & practices, all building types, sizes &          Expertise in security standards/practices, crime foresee-
phases. Professional evaluation of building design errors         ability, third party crimes, guard performance, use of
& omissions, building code compliance & professional              force, shoplifting, parking lots, investigations, theft of
standards of practice. Forensic investigation of construc-        trade secrets, negligent hiring/retention, and workplace
tion defects. Repair cost estimates. Construction contract/       violence. Over 30 years of security experience in consult-
subcontract performance—project management adminis-               ing/prior employment with three Fortune 100 firms. Con-
tration & cost accounting, CPM scheduling, cost estimat-          ducted over 800 security surveys. BS Degree in Security
ing, change order administration, quality assurance &             Administration, Michigan State University. International
building performance. Evaluation of delay claims. Docu-           Association of Professional Security Consultants (Found-
mentation of major property/casualty insurance losses.            ing Member, Past President, Current Board Member),
Excellent litigation support & trial exhibit preparation. Ex-     Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP), and Li-
pert witness testimony. Experienced AAA arbitrator & me-          censed Security Guard, State of California.
diator. Large & complex cases. Member, Dispute Resolu-
tion Boards.                                                      LEGAL FRIENDLY TECHNOLOGIES
                                                                  3518 Dunn Drive, Suite 206, Los Angeles, CA 90034,
SHEPHERD CONSULTING SERVICES                                      (310) 558-8328, e-mail: Benjamin@LegalFriendly.com.
P.O. Box 10010, Torrance, CA 90505, (310) 378-0791,               Web site: www.LegalFriendly.com. Contact Benjamin
fax (888) 870-1663, e-mail: jds@shepherdconsulting.com.           Sotelo, president and legal engineer. Legal Friendly
Contact John Shepherd, RRC, RRO. Roofing, water-                   Technologies has authored articles for the Computer
proofing, sheet metal and building envelope consulting             Counselor section of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine for
services for construction defect litigation, personal injury      the last half decade. Legal Friendly also authors law office
and water damage loss (standard of care and building              technology articles for the L.A. Paralegal Association Re-
code issues), and property loss claims (wind, fire, earth-         porter and Law Office Computing magazine. The L.A.
quake and hail). Support services includes: visual inspec-        Paralegal Association has recognized Legal Friendly as a
tions, invasive testing, leak investigation, water testing, re-   benefactor member. Legal Friendly is recognized as ex-
port development, documentation, document review, re-             perts in all law office technologies: forensic discovery,
search, mediation and trial expert witness testimony, and         data discovery, data recovery, antivirus and antispam
cost estimating.                                                  protection, document depositories, time and billing, wire-
                                                                  less and other network topologies, surveillance, ABA-
VAN DIJK & ASSOCIATES, INC.                                       compliant Web pages and marketing campaigns, remote
28 Hammond, Suite G, Irvine, CA 92618, (949) 586-3828,            communication, employee training programs, courtroom
fax (949) 586-7429, e-mail: info@vdaconsulting.com. Web           multimedia animation and presentation, database pro-
site: www.vdaconsulting.com. Contact Nils Van Dijk.               gramming and support, war rooms, expert witness, and
Experienced staff of consultants specializing in forensic         inter alia. We are engineers that think law.
/expert witness litigation services, plan/document review,
specification preparation, and quality control/manage-             SEXUAL HARASSMENT/DISCRIMINATION
ment services.
                                                                  EQUILAW
                                                                  10061 Riverside Dr. Suite 536, Toluca Lake, CA 91602,
SECURITIES
                                                                  (818) 762-7676, fax (818) 762-8003, e-mail: jyanow
CORNERSTONE RESEARCH                                              @equilaw.com. Web site: www.equilaw.com. Contact
515 South Flower Street, Suite 2900, Los Angeles, CA              Julie B Yanow, Principal. More than 19 years of employ-
90071, (213) 553-2500, fax (213) 553-2699, e-mail:                ment and labor law experience. EquiLaw assists clients
gstrong@cornerstone.com. Web site: www.cornerstone                with workplace investigations of harassment, discrimina-
.com. Contact George G. Strong, Jr. Cornerstone Re-               tion, retaliation/other misconduct; workplace training in
search provides attorneys with expert testimony and eco-          harassment/discrimination prevention, HR practices, man-
nomic and financial analyses in all phases of commercial           agement skills, and executive coaching. EquiLaw also of-
litigation. We work with faculty and industry experts in a        fers expert consulting/testimony regarding the prevention,


                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 71
                                                                                    investigation, elimination of unlawful workplace harass-
                                                                                    ment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and
                                                                                    management issues. See display ad on page 54.

                                                                                    HAIGHT CONSULTING
                                                                                    1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, (310)
                                                                                    454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia Haight,
                                                                                    SPHR. Human resources expert knowledgeable in both
                                                                                    federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ corporate
                                                                                    human resources management experience plus over 16
                                                                                    years as a Human Resources Compliance Consultant in
                                                                                    California. Specializations include sexual harassment,
                                                                                    ADA/disability discrimination, other Title VII and FEHA dis-
                                                                                    crimination and harassment, retaliation, FMLA/CFRA,
                                                                                    safety, and wrongful termination. Courtroom testimony and
                                                                                    deposition experience. Retained 60 percent by defense,
                                                                                    40 percent by plaintiff. Audit employer’s actions in pre-
                                                                                    venting and resolving discrimination, harassment, and re-
                                                                                    taliation issues. Assess human resources policies and
                                                                                    practices for soundness, for comparison to prevailing
                                                                                    practices, and for compliance. Evaluate employer respon-
                                                                                    siveness to complaints and effectiveness of employer in-
                                                                                    vestigations. Assist counsel via preliminary case analysis,
                                                                                    discovery strategy, examination of documents, and expert
                                                                                    testimony.

                                                                                    HRM CONSULTING, INC.
                                                                                    P.O. Box 1786, Murphys, CA 95247, (209) 728-8905, fax
                                                                                    (209) 728-8970, e-mail: hrm@hrmconsulting.com. Web
                                                                                    site: www.hrmconsulting.com. Contact Beth Brascugli
                                                                                    Hirsch, MBA, SPHR. Ms. Hirsch’s experience includes
                                                                                    working on employment and vocational rehabilitation mat-
                                                                                    ters from both the employee and employer perspective.
                                                                                    Her expertise is utilized in ADA/FMLA, FMLA/CFRA,
                                                                                    wrongful termination, and sexual harassment cases. We
                                                                                    provide litigation support, expert testimony, and investiga-
                                                                                    tions, and specialize in helping companies implement
                                                                                    strategies to comply with the complicated realm of per-
                                                                                    sonnel management regulations. Ms. Hirsch is nationally
                                                                                    certified as a SPHR and sits on the International Employ-
                                                                                    ment Health, Safety and Security Panel.

                                                                                    STEPHEN J. MOREWITZ, PHD. & ASSOCIATES
              THE BEST LEGAL MINDS                                                  5300 Bothwell Road, Tarzana, CA 91356, (818) 594-1587,
                                                                                    fax (818) 345-9811, e-mail: morewitz@earthlink.net. Web
                 IN THE COUNTRY                                                     site: http://home.earthlink.net/~morewitz/ Contact Dr.
                                                                                    Stephen Morewitz, Ph.D. Evaluates sexual harassment

                    TALK TO US                                                      impact, sexual harassment policies/procedures, disability,
                                                                                    quality of life losses, and stress.

                                                                                    SLIP, TRIP, AND FALL

   • Metallurgical Failures                     • Bio-Medical/Orthopedic Implants   A R TECH FORENSIC EXPERTS, INC.

   • Corrosion & Welding Failures               • Plumbing/Piping/ABS Failures      18075 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 209, Encino, CA 91316,
                                                                                    (818) 344-2700, fax (818) 344-3777. Engineers: experi-
   • Glass & Ceramic Failures                   • Complete In-House Laboratory      enced, registered, advanced degrees, extensive testi-
   • Chairs / Ladders / Tires                     Testing & Analysis Facilities     mony experience. Traffic accidents (all motor vehicle
   • Automobile/Aerospace/                      • Expert Witnesses/Jury Verdicts    types, bicycles, pedestrians), collisions, rollovers, skid
                                                                                    marks, visibility, signal phasing, time-motion, low-speed
      Accidents                                 • Licensed Professional Engineers   impact. Industrial and construction accidents: OSHA is-
                                                                                    sues. Automotive, industrial, consumer products: brakes,
                                                                                    seat belts, forklifts, machinery, tools, protective equip-
      Contact:          Dr. Naresh Kar, Fellow ASM, Fellow ACFE                     ment, lawn mowers, heaters, chairs, fixtures, ladders,
                        Dr. Ramesh Kar, Fellow ASM, Fellow ACFE                     scaffolds, fasteners. Premises liability: code analysis, stair-
                                                                                    ways, ramps, doors, gates, windows, guardrails, pools,
                                                                                    and lighting. Slip-and-fall. Trip-and-fall. Biomechanics.
                                                                                    Safety. Human factors. See display ad on page 46.

                               ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.                             TAXATION
                                      Testing & Research Labs
                                                                                    KAJAN MATHER & BARISH
                                       2528 W. Woodland Drive                       9777 Wilshire Boulevard. Suite 805, Beverly Hills, CA
                                         Anaheim, CA 92801                          90212, (310) 278-6080, fax (310) 278-4805, e-mail: ehk
                                                                                    @taxdisputes.com. Web site: www.taxdisputes.com.
                         ■ TEL: (714)527-7100
                                                                                    Contact Elliott H. Kajan. The firm’s practice is devoted to
                         ■ FAX: (714)527-7169                                       representation of taxpayers before the Internal Revenue
        ■ www.karslab.com              ■ email: kars@karslab.com                    Service, Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization,
                                                                                    and California Employment Development Department, in-


72 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006
volving tax audits, administration appeals proceedings,
tax collection matters, complex tax litigation, and criminal
tax investigations and trials. The firm also represents and
                                                                    REAL ESTATE, BANKING, MALPRACTICE
advises accountants and attorneys regarding tax penal-
ties and professional responsibility matters.                      EXPERT WITNESS – SAMUEL K. FRESHMAN, B.A., J.D.

TOXICOLOGY                                                     Attorney and Real Estate Broker since 1956 • Banker • Professor • Legal
                                                                     Malpractice • Arbitration • Brokerage • Malpractice • Leases
PRINCETON-SOMERSET GROUP, INC.
4 Carroll Drive, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, (800) 597-8836,
                                                                • Syndication • Construction • Property Management • Finance • Due
fax (908) 369-6881. Contact Dr. Dennis Stainken.                  Diligence • Conflict of Interest • Title Insurance • Banking • Escrow
Expert witness, toxicology, health issues, chemical            • Expert Witness • 50 Years Experience - 30 years State & Federal Courts
exposure, mold issues, worker exposure, contamination
issues, causation assessment, property damage/contami-
                                                                   • 29 articles • Arbitrator • Mediator • $300,000,000+ Property
nation and remediation, sewage, gasoline and oil issues
and age determination, petroleum releases, chemicals/                   6151 W. Century Blvd., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90045
products, risk assessment, indoor air quality/health                   Tel (310) 410-2300 ext. 306 ■ Fax (310) 410-2919
effects, toxic tort evaluation, chemistry, site assessment,
regulatory issues, environmental toxicology, environmen-
tal issues, and wetland/ecological. Services nationwide.
Thirty plus years of industrial and government experience
in pollution under NPDES, CERCLA, RCRA, SDWA and
CWA. Former federal and state regulator, professor, con-
sultant, industrial research. Seventy-five plus publications.

TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
FIELD & TEST ENGINEERING, INC.
Accident Reconstruction Specialists, Traffic/Transporta-
tion Engineering, Auto/Truck/Train/Ped/Bike accidents.
4510 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 200, Long Beach, CA
90804, (800) 675-7667, fax (562) 494-7667, Contact
Robert F. Douglas, PE. WWW.FieldAndTestEngineering
.com. Three engineers with over 35 years of experience.
See display ad on page 44.

WILLIAM KUNZMAN, PE
1111 Town and Country #34, Orange, CA 92868, (714)
973-8383, fax (714) 973-8821, e-mail: mail@traffic-engineer
.com. Web site: www.traffic-engineer.com. Contact
William Kunzman, PE. Traffic expert witness since 1979,
both defense and plaintiff. Auto, pedestrian, bicycle, and
                                                                R E A L E S TAT E / R E A L P R O P E R T Y M AT T E R S
motorcycle accidents. Largest settlement: $2,000,000
solo vehicle accident case against Caltrans. Before be-
coming expert witnesses, employed by Los Angeles
County Road Department, Riverside County Road Depart-
                                                                                  Specializations:
ment, City of Irvine, and Federal Highway Administration.       Customs & Standards of Practice, Agency Relationships
Knowledge of governmental agency procedures, design,             Material Disclosure in Residential Real Estate Sales
geometrics, signs, traffic controls, maintenance, and
pedestrian protection barriers. Hundreds of cases. Under-
graduate work—UCLA; graduate work—Yale University.

TREES AND LANDSCAPES
GREG APPLEGATE, REGISTERED CONSULTING
ARBORIST #365
1131 Lucinda Way, Tustin, CA 92780, (714) 731-6240,
 fax (714) 731-6138, e-mail: arborist6@cox.net. Contact
Greg Applegate. Court experienced, deposition, media-
tion, arbitration, and reports. Damage appraisal replace-                    TEMMY WALKER, REALTOR®
ment cost method, trunk formula method, or cost of cure,                      Real Estate Consulting Expert Witnessing
for legal or insurance purposes. Diagnostics: Shigometer,
Resistograph, Airknife, starch tests, penetrometer, incre-                               SERVICES RENDERED:
ment borer and site evaluations. Hazard analysis/risk                   Litigation Consulting, Expert Testimony, Broker Practice,
analysis, defect identification and investigation. Decay,
root health and branch attachment investigation.                        Liability Audit, Educational Services, Industry Mediator
Shigometer or Resistograph analysis. Palm expert: selec-
                                                                Certified Residential Broker Graduate Realtors Institute, Certified Residential Specialist,
tion, culture and diagnostics based on years of experi-
ence growing palms and years of study.
                                                                   California Association of Realtors® Director Since 1981, National Association of
                                                                  Realtors® Director, State Faculty Master Instructor, Member, Real Estate Education
TRUCK ACCIDENTS                                                           Association, Past President, San Fernando Valley Board of Realtors

TRUCK LITIGATION RESOURCE CENTER, LLC                                        5026 Veloz Avenue, Tarzana, California 91356
7910 Ivanhoe Avenue, # 14, La Jolla, CA 92037,
(800) 292-5855, fax (858) 625-0092, e-mail: david
                                                                            Telephone (818) 760-3355 • Cell (818) 438-0286
@truckaccidentexperts.com. Web site: www                                               e-mail: temmyw@aol.com
.truckaccidentexperts.com. Contact David Nissenberg.                                  CALIFORNIA BROKER LICENSE NO. 00469980
Whether you need an expert on truck driving skills, log
books, federal safety regulations, loading and unloading


                                                                                                                             Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006 73
  Expert Witness                                  EXPERT – PATHOLOGIST                              practices, faulty equipment or maintenance, or any of the
—Real Estate Matters—                                                                               numerous other issues requiring expert testimony, we can
                                                                                                    provide the right person for your case.
                                                 LESTHER WINKLER, MD
              SPECIALIST IN:                                                                        VOCATIONAL ECONOMIC ANALYST
    • Broker duties; Standard of Care                                                               STEPHEN M. BERRY, MS, CRC
    • Disclosure Issues – Buyer/Seller           Specialties:                                       4132 Katella Avenue, Suite 101, Los Alamitos, CA 90720,
    • Agency Obligations                                                                            (562) 594-4621, fax (562) 594-4622, e-mail: smberry2
                                                 Surgical and Autopsy Pathology                     @aol.com. Contact Stephen M. Berry, MS, CRC. Foren-
    • Real Estate Malpractice                                                                       sic vocational economic analyses, assessments of pre-
    • Mortgage Brokerage Law                     Clinical Pathology
                                                                                                    and-post-incident earning capacity and worklife ex-
    • Residential & Commercial Transactions                                                         pectancy; impact of disability on post-injury earning ca-
                                                                                                    pacity and worklife expectancy; loss of future earnings
               CREDENTIALS:                              40 YEARS EXPERIENCE                        and earning capacity; vocational testing, employability
              Supervising Broker                                                                    evaluations and labor market research in cases of; per-
                                                 Medical record reviewing (hospital records,        sonal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, em-
      Responsible for overseeing more than
                                                 office records) with emphasis on pathology         ployment discrimination, product liability, wrongful termi-
          7,500 RE transactions in major                                                            nation, marital dissolution, and sexual harassment.
                                                 aspects, gross and microscopic, and relation-
     California-based real estate companies.
                                                 ship to general medical and hospital care.
                General Counsel                                                                     WEATHER
     Legal adviser for two of nation’s largest   Experience with hospital bylaws, rules, and
              real estate companies.                                                                GOLDEN GATE WEATHER
                                                 regulations, consent issues, and medical staff
                                                                                                    781 McDuff Avenue, Fremont, CA 94539, (510) 657-2246,
                Hotline Attorney                 privileges; as well as, hospital healthcare law,
                                                                                                    fax (510) 315-3015, e-mail: jnull@ggweather.com. Web
           Supervising Senior Counsel at         medical, hospital, and “outside” ethical           site: http://ggweather.com. Contact Jan Null. Certified
     California Association of Realtors (CAR)    medical issues.                                    consulting meteorologist experienced at trial and deposi-
             DRE Master Instructor               Helped establish concepts and chaired
                                                                                                    tions. Weather event reconstruction and expert analysis
          Author, DRE Disclosure Course.                                                            for rain, storms, wind, snow, flooding, ice, fog, and other
                                                 hospital ethics committees for more than 10        weather events. Twenty-three years’ experience with Na-
                                                 years. Represented physicians before Calif-
        Alan D. Wallace, Esq.                    ornia Medical Board when requested by
                                                                                                    tional Weather Service. Degrees: BS, MA, CCM.

          14011 Ventura Blvd., Suite 406         attorneys.                                         WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
            Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
      818/501-0133 ■ FAX 818/905-6091                                                               GRAHAM A. PURCELL, MD, INC.
                                                 TEL   818/349-8568 FAX 818/993-9701                Assistant Clinical Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA
            www.expertwitnessre.com
                                                  10155 Topeka Drive, Northridge, CA 91324          3600 Wrightwood Drive, Studio City, CA 91604, (818) 985-
           e-mail: awallace@covad.net                                                               3051, fax (818) 985-3049, e-mail: expert@gpurcellmd
                                                                                                    .com. Web site: gpurcellmd.com. Contact Graham A.
                                                                                                    Purcell, MD. Dr. Purcell is a board certified orthopedic
                                                                                                    surgeon, sub-specialty in spinal disorders affecting
                                                                                                    adults and children. Examples of spinal disorders treated
                                                                                                    by Dr. Purcell include disc diseases, stenosis, infections,
                                                                                                    tumors, injuries, and deformities including scoliosis. He
                                                                                                    possesses 26 years of orthopedic and 17 years of med-
                                                                                                    legal experience, including defense, plaintiff, insurance
                                                                                                    carriers, CA Attorney General’s office and Public Defend-
                                                                                                    er’s office. Expert testimony pertains to med-mal, personal
                                                                                                    injury, and workers’ compensation cases. As qualified
                                                                                                    medical evaluator, Dr. Purcell has extensive experience in
                                                                                                    performing QMEs, AMEs, IMEs, WC evals.

                                                                                                    WRONGFUL TERMINATION
                                                                                                    HAIGHT CONSULTING
                                                                                                    1726 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, (310)
                                                                                                    454-2988, fax (310) 454-4516. Contact Marcia Haight,
                                                                                                    SPHR. Human resources expert knowledgeable in both
                                                                                                    federal and California law. Twenty-five years’ corporate
                                                                                                    human resources management experience plus over 16
                                                                                                    years as a Human Resources Compliance Consultant in
                                                                                                    California. Specializations include sexual harassment,
                                                                                                    ADA/disability discrimination, other Title VII and FEHA dis-
                                                                                                    crimination and harassment, retaliation, FMLA/CFRA,
                                                                                                    safety, and wrongful termination. Courtroom testimony
                                                                                                    and deposition experience. Retained 60 percent by de-
                                                                                                    fense, 40 percent by plaintiff. Audit employer’s actions in
                                                                                                    preventing and resolving discrimination, harassment, and
                                                                                                    retaliation issues. Assess human resources policies and
                                                                                                    practices for soundness, for comparison to prevailing
                                                                                                    practices, and for compliance. Evaluate employer respon-
                                                                                                    siveness to complaints and effectiveness of employer in-
                                                                                                    vestigations. Assist counsel via preliminary case analysis,
                                                                                                    discovery strategy, examination of documents, and expert
                                                                                                    testimony.




74 Los Angeles Lawyer November 2006

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:14
posted:2/13/2012
language:
pages:35