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Employment expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including human resources, labor law, wage and hour disputes, workplace safety, and employment discrimination. Some of the most common specialties among employment expert witnesses also include sexual harassment, wrongful termination, employee benefits, and workplace violence. They have provided opinions on the effects of discriminatory practices, unfair labor practices, wage discrepancies, unsafe working conditions, and violations of employment laws.

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Gaines Franklin West II, JDView profile

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Mr. Gaines Franklin West II, JD

Mr. Gaines West has 48 years of experience in Commercial & Civil Litigation, Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution. He earned his BBA and his JD from Baylor University. Today, this expert is licensed as an Attorney in Texas and holds admissions to the United States Supreme Court, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Western,...

Employment Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Employment Expert Witness | New York

This expert is the senior partner of EMA Partners New York, and a retired Partner of Ernst & Young where he was the Managing Director of the global executive search practice and senior national partner for executive compensation and human resources consulting services. He has successfully completed more than 1000 search assignments in his career across all industry sectors and within all...

Workplace Conflict and Investigations Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile


Workplace Conflict and Investigations Expert Witness | Washington

This expert has frequently advised school district and other public clients concerning appropriate responses to allegations of teacher and other employee misconduct, as well as advising them after an investigation is complete concerning what actions they might wish to take depending on the findings in the investigation. She often interacts with attorneys on cases, and has extensive human...

Employment Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Employment Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This expert has 40 years of experience as a wage and hour specialist. She worked for the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division for more than three decades, gaining extensive experience achieving compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act, including white collar exemptions, regular rate in overtime computations, reconstructing hours of work, and child labor. She also has extensive...

Employment And Labor Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Employment And Labor Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in litigation matters concerning employment issues. She has testified in at least 5 cases that went to a jury. She received a B.A. in Economics from Boston College summa cum laude and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School cum laude and was on the Law Review. Her experience as a litigator makes her a specialist in the workplace...

Human Resources Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile


Human Resources Expert Witness | Illinois

This expert has over 10 years of experience in the field of human resources. She earned her BA and MA from Lewis University, followed by her DBA in strategy and innovation from Capella University. She is certified in human resources development and aging services risk management and is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management. This expert previously served as the director of...

Human Resources Expert Witness | MarylandView profile


Human Resources Expert Witness | Maryland

This expert is an internationally recognized human resources expert and is a trained Ohio Drug Free Workplace trainer. She earned a JD from Taft Law School and a MBA from York College of Pennsylvania. She is well published on human resources issues, specifically relating to employment practices. She has served as the HR Vice President or Director for a number of large, for-profit and non-profit...

Labor and Employment Law Expert Witness | MarylandView profile


Labor and Employment Law Expert Witness | Maryland

This highly qualified attorney has extensive experience in the field of employment law. He was formerly in practice as a labor and employment attorney, where he frequently handled cases discussing discriminatory violations under Title VII. He regularly represented employers charged with Title VII violations before the human relations commissions, and on occasion represented the charging parties...

Legal Malpractice Expert Witness | IndianaView profile


Legal Malpractice Expert Witness | Indiana

This highly qualified attorney earned her BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University and her JD from the University of Chicago Law School. She writes about and researches issues related to corporate compliance, drawing on scholarship from the areas of professional ethics, corporate governance, employment law, and corporate social responsibility. She is currently an associate...

Human Resources Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Human Resources Expert Witness | Florida

This highly qualified expert has had 30+ years of HR experience and has been a global Human Resources executive for 15+ years. She has extensive experience with Fortune 500 and mid-sized organizations across industries and cultures in areas such as employee relations and development, performance management, and compensation. She is a board member in 2 societies, an invited speaker, and she...

Labor Analysis Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile


Labor Analysis Expert Witness | New Jersey

This expert has worked in labor analysis for over 35 years and has published extensively on the labor market. Previously, he worked at the U.S. Department of Labor where he received numerous Outstanding Performance/Secretary's Exceptional Achievement Awards. He has a PhD in the Economics of Human Resources and is currently Senior Consultant for an employment analysis firm. He has consulted and...

Workplace Bullying Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Workplace Bullying Expert Witness | California

This expert is a consultant and trainer with 10+ years experience in the area of workplace bullying/abusive conduct. She has consulted for a number of Fortune 500 companies, including the third largest energy company in the world, several hospitals and universities, several branches of the U.S. Military, and a variety of large and small businesses and government agencies. She also consulted...

Human Resources Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Human Resources Expert Witness | California

This expert has over 30 years of combined experience as a Human Resource executive and employment attorney. She is the co-founder and principal consultant of her own human resource consulting practice. She has conducted and/or supervised hundreds of investigations as both an in-house investigator and an outside consultant, written numerous policies and practices manuals, mediated disputes and...

Labor and Employment Law  Alternative Dispute Resolution Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Labor and Employment Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified attorney has practiced employment and labor law for 40+ years. Currently he is the President, a practicing attorney, and mediator at a global employment law and HR consulting firm. He has extensive experience with a variety of employment law matters including wrongful termination, wage and hour, class actions, breach of contract, discrimination, retaliation, workplace...

Human Resources Expert Witness | DelawareView profile


Human Resources Expert Witness | Delaware

As founder and president of a well-established human resources consultancy firm, this expert has more than 28 years of experience in human resources and general management. Among his professional credits in human resource management are the establishment of comprehensive HR departments where none previously existed; the design and installation of base and incentive compensation systems and...

Human Resources, Employee Relations, & Restaurants Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Human Resources, Employee Relations, & Restaurants Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified human resources professional has over 14 years of experience in his field. He earned a BA in business management with an emphasis on human resources with the University of Phoenix and an MA in organizational development from Chapman University. This expert is active in his field as a member of several professional associations including both the National Human Resources...

Employee and Executive Compensation Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Employee and Executive Compensation Expert Witness | California

This qualified expert has 22 years of experience in compensation consulting and specializes in employee and executive compensation matters. He earned his BS at California Polytechnic State University and is an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management. Formerly, this expert served as a compensation consultant for numerous companies and organizations including Spansion, Google,...

Human Resources, Employee Misconduct, & Cultural Diversity Expert Witness | OregonView profile


Human Resources, Employee Misconduct, & Cultural Diversity Expert Witness | Oregon

This expert has 26 years of experience with the Oregon State Police and ample experience in teaching, human resources investigation, and public safety training. He received a BS in the administration of justice from Portland State University and a master's in education focusing on adult education from Oregon State University. This expert formerly served as a sergeant first class in the Oregon...

Employment Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an employment expert witness in a legal case?

An employment expert witness provides specialized knowledge on labor laws, workplace standards, and employment practices to assist in court cases or arbitrations.

What types of cases can an employment expert witness handle?

They can handle cases involving wrongful termination, discrimination, wage disputes, sexual harassment, and other employment-related issues.

How can an employment expert witness help in a discrimination case?

They can analyze evidence, review company policies, and provide testimony on whether discriminatory practices were likely to have occurred.

Are there subspecialties within the field of employment expert witnesses?

Yes. Some experts specialize in areas like human resources, labor economics, vocational rehabilitation, or specific industries.

Why might I need an employment expert witness for a wage dispute case?

An employment expert can provide insight into industry standards for pay rates and overtime, helping to determine if unfair wage practices have taken place.

How does Expert Institute select its Employment 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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