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Contract expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including business law, real estate, construction, intellectual property, and employment law. Some of the most common contract expert witness specialties also include breach of contract disputes, contract interpretation, franchising agreements, licensing contracts, and commercial leases. They can opine on the effects of contractual breaches, unfair competition claims, non-disclosure agreements, termination clauses, and force majeure provisions.

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Jubin Merati, MA, PhDView profile

ID: 64609

Dr. Jubin Merati, MA, PhD

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Dr. Jubin Merati has 38 years of experience in the field of Economics. He earned his BA in Business Administration and his MA in Economics from California State University, Fullerton. He then went on to receive his Ph.D. in International Economics and Labor Economics from Claremont Graduate University. Formerly, this expert held roles as a Forensic Economist at Brinton Economics, Inc., and as a...

Casualty Actuary Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Casualty Actuary Expert Witness | Illinois

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This fully credentialed actuary has a special focus on warranties, extended warranties, and service contracts. He regularly speaks at conferences such as the Warranty Chain Management and Warranty Innovations conferences, as well as being an Advisory Board member of the Global Warranty & Service Contract Association (GWSCA). He has authored 4 publications relating to warranties and actuarial...

Patrick Fitzgerald Kennedy, PhDView profile

ID: 516228

Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald Kennedy, PhD

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Dr. Patrick F. Kennedy has 30 years of experience in Economics. He earned his BA in Economics from the University of California San Diego and his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. Formerly, this expert served as the Director of Economic Research at International Securities Group, Inc., as a Consultant and Shareholder at Mack Barclay Inc, and as the Managing Director at LECG...

Litigation Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Litigation Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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This expert has been a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; the Boston Bar Association, where he was chair of the Aviation Litigation Committee; and the Massachusetts Bar Association. He has taught in trial practice courses at Harvard Law School on many occasions and has published multiple articles in local and national legal journals. This expert has 40+ years of experience. He...

C. test Ibbs Jr.View profile

ID: 6072874

Dr. C. test Ibbs Jr.

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Dr. Charles William Ibbs has over 34 years of experience in Construction Management. He earned his BS in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, his MS in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California Berkeley. He is licensed as a Civil Engineer in the state of California. He is also active in his field as a...

Procurement and Contracts Management Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile


Procurement and Contracts Management Expert Witness | Washington

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This expert is a highly qualified procurement and category management expert who has directed and managed procurement departments of several Fortune 500 mining and EPC companies for more than 20 years. He earned his MS in economics from the University of Split in Croatia. This expert belongs to the National Contracts Management Association, and is a published author on international procurement...

Henry Carl Miller, PhDView profile

ID: 6255077

Dr. Henry Carl Miller, PhD

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Dr. Henry Miller has over 45 years of experience in the fields of Healthcare Analytics, Public Policy, and Regulatory Analysis. He earned his BBA and MBA in Accounting from City College of New York, and his Ph.D. in Economics and Accounting from the University of Illinois. Formerly, this expert served as the Managing Director at LECG Corporation and at Navigant Consulting, Inc., He also served as...

Technology, Intellectual Property, and Foreign & Domestic Contracting Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile


Technology, Intellectual Property, and Foreign & Domestic Contracting Expert Witness | Virginia

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This highly qualified technology intelligence expert has over 44 years of professional experience. He earned a BE in electrical engineering from the Pratt Institute and an MS from George Washington University. He is active in his field as a member of several professional associations including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and also holds membership to their honor...

James Taylor Schmid, ABV, CFF, CPAView profile

ID: 6328744

Mr. James Taylor Schmid, ABV, CFF, CPA

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Mr. James T. Schmid has over 23 years of experience in the fields of Accounting, Business Valuation, and Fraud. He earned his BS in Engineering from Oakland University and his MBA in Accounting and Finance from Ross School of Business. Today, this expert is Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a...

Shawn FalveyView profile

ID: 65755

Mr. Shawn Falvey

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This highly qualified expert earned his BS from Albright College and his MS from Shippensburg University. He is a certified safety professional and serves as an active member of several societies including the American Society of Safety Engineers, National Safety Council, and National Fire Protection Association. Formerly, he held roles as manager at Harsco Corporation, The Manitowoc Company, and...

Brett PostelliView profile

ID: 11770

Mr. Brett Postelli

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This highly qualified expert in public safety and emergency response earned a degree in fire science and law enforcement in addition to become a certified Unexploded Ordinance Technician at Texas A&M. He then completed 10 years of service as an EMS, firefighter, and police officer for Coloma Public Safety. He then became very involved in the private sector as a government contractor responding to...

August ManzoView profile

ID: 11967

Mr. August Manzo

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New Jersey

This highly qualified expert earned his AA in construction engineering technology from Bergen County Community College and his BS in education from the University of Arizona. He has over 3 decades of commercial construction management experience and he is certified as an NYC site safety manager. He has held numerous senior superintendent positions throughout his career at various construction...

Darrin CardView profile

ID: 12639

Mr. Darrin Card

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This highly qualified expert is a Universal Technician, Licensed Residential Builder, Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician and a certified InterNACHI Home Inspector. He has 10 years of experience working in maintenance and four years of experience managing multi-million dollar apartment rehabilitation. Prior to his current role as Project Manager at a prestigious apartment rehabilitation firm,...

Diane BecklerView profile

ID: 18122

Ms. Diane Beckler

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South Carolina

This construction HR and talent acquisition specialist has been in the field of HR for 9 years. She earned her BS in business administration with a concentration in corporate finance and HR management from the University of South Carolina. She also earned a master's degree in human resources from Darla Moore School of Business. She is currently a human resources and talent acquisition specialist...

Robert McdonoughView profile

ID: 18897

Mr. Robert Mcdonough

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New York

This highly qualified expert is OSHA certified and he has over 10 years of experience of hands-on in all aspects of construction including residential, light commercial, commercial projects, electrical projects, and utility projects. He previously served as a foreman at Hudson Valley Remodeling where he provided on-site management of materials, subcontractors and work crews. He also served as a...

John TorreView profile

ID: 20632

Mr. John Torre

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New York

This highly qualified expert has over 45 years of experience in the roofing and ventilation business, and he specializes in residential roofing and accessories. He obtained his BS in marketing from Penn State University, before beginning his career in the field. Today, this expert is an active member of Buffalo Niagara Builders, the Home Improvement Council, the Rochester Home Builders...

Greg AbramowitzView profile

ID: 20918

Mr. Greg Abramowitz

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This expert has extensive experience in construction, architectural design, landscape design, and product design. He earned his BA in architecture from the Arizona State University. He has been a licensed contractor in California for over 30 years. This expert has previously served as a draftsman at Neil Stanton Palmer and TRW Aerospace and as a designer at Duplanty Architects and Nespa Spas. He...

Ryan ThayerView profile

ID: 22062

Mr. Ryan Thayer

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This expert received his BA in Business Administration from the University of North Dakota, where he began his career by founding a handyman and remodeling company. He later held various positions in sales and financial management before starting Cloud 9 Realty, LLC. He then founded a construction company, where he currently serves as the president and general contractor, demonstrating an...

Michael ZimnickiView profile

ID: 22819

Mr. Michael Zimnicki

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This construction branch and sales hiring manager has been involved in the construction industry for 9 years. He earned his BBA in general business administration and management from Oakland University, an AA from Eastern Michigan University, and an AA from Henry Ford College. He formerly served as a team operator in the US Army, a sales consultant for Infinity Solutions Worldwide, and an account...

Martin SaucierView profile

ID: 23858

Mr. Martin Saucier

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This expert has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, having managed and built numerous Residential, Multi-Family, Light Commercial and mixed use construction projects. He earned his AS in architectural engineering at Norwalk Community College and is certified as a General Contractor in the state of Colorado.

Contracts Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a contracts expert witness in legal proceedings?

A contracts expert witness provides specialized knowledge on contract law, interpretation, and enforcement. They can offer insights into contractual disputes, breach of contract cases, and more.

What types of cases does a contracts expert witness typically handle?

Contracts expert witnesses often handle cases involving business agreements, employment contracts, real estate deals, licensing agreements, and other contractual disputes.

How can a contracts expert witness assist in a breach of contract case?

An expert can analyze the contract terms, assess whether a breach occurred, evaluate damages resulting from the breach, and provide testimony to support these findings.

Are there subspecialties within the field of contracts that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in specific areas like construction contracts, intellectual property agreements, or international trade contracts.

Why is it important to hire a contracts expert witness with experience in my specific industry?

Industry-specific expertise ensures the expert understands unique contractual norms and standards in your field, leading to more accurate analysis and credible testimony.

How does Expert Institute select its Contracts expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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