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Litigation expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including commercial litigation, personal injury litigation, intellectual property litigation, employment litigation, and medical malpractice litigation. Some of the most common specialties among litigation expert witnesses also include contract disputes, patent infringement, wrongful termination, professional negligence, and product liability. They can opine on the effects of breach of contract, patent validity, workplace discrimination, standard of care in healthcare professions, and defective product design or manufacturing.

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Gaines Franklin West II, JDView profile

ID: 6217773

Mr. Gaines Franklin West II, JD

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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,...

Automotive Lemon Law & Warranty Breach of Contract Expert WitnessView profile


Automotive Lemon Law & Warranty Breach of Contract Expert Witness

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This highly-qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in the automotive industry, with expertise in automotive Lemon Law and warranty breach of contract. He holds several certifications, including as a certified service writer, a certified master technician auto and HD truck, and a certified appraiser. He is active in his field as a member of the International Automotive Appraisers...

Banking and Financial Litigation Expert WitnessView profile


Banking and Financial Litigation Expert Witness

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This highly qualified banking expert has 34 years of banking experience. He has held several senior leadership positions in banking including Founder, President, VP/Commercial Lender, EVP/Region Underwriter and is highly knowledgeable about the credit review process and bank regulations. This expert has qualified and testified in a number of civil and criminal cases in both Federal and State...

Police Procedures Expert WitnessView profile


Police Procedures Expert Witness

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This expert has over 30-years of experience in law enforcement, primarily with the Drug Enforcement Administration. He has written three criminal justice textbooks. He currently serves as a Criminal Justice consultant and expert witness with extensive experience in litigation support.

Fine Rugs – Appraisals and Restoration Expert WitnessView profile


Fine Rugs – Appraisals and Restoration Expert Witness

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This expert has over 40 years of experience in the retail sales, wholesale acquisition and appraisals of Oriental Rugs. He is a former Trustee of the Oriental Rug Retailers of America, was awarded the 2000 National Oriental Rug Retailer of the Year, and has given multiple presentations focusing on Oriental Rugs. He is the Co-Founder and Principal of a private consulting group that focuses on fine...

Ski and Snow Sports Safety Expert WitnessView profile


Ski and Snow Sports Safety Expert Witness

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New Hampshire

This ski safety expert is the Principal Consultant at a major consulting firm, the premiere Ski Safety Consulting Practice in North America specializing ski accident investigation, skiing related litigation consulting, ski area risk management, ski area loss control, operational best practices and generally accepted practices and principles employed by the ski industry. His knowledge, education,...

Labor and Employment Law Expert WitnessView profile


Labor and Employment Law Expert Witness

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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...

Law and Insurance Expert WitnessView profile


Law and Insurance Expert Witness

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New York

This expert has been practicing law for over 35 years. A nationally recognized insurance coverage counselor, he is well known for his bi-weekly newsletter summarizing important insurance coverage decisions in New York State courts. Listed in Best Lawyers in America the past 6 years in a row, he has also been named as Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law by the same publication. This expert has...

Immigration Law Expert WitnessView profile


Immigration Law Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has been member of the State Bar of California since 1978 and focuses on immigration law. He holds a B.A. in Political Philosophy from the University of Toronto and a J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington. Certified as a Specialist in Immigration Law and a former chair of the Immigration Committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco, he...

Legal Malpractice Expert WitnessView profile


Legal Malpractice Expert Witness

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This highly qualified legal malpractice expert has 25+ years experience as an attorney. This expert earned his BS at the Cornell University and his JD at UCLA. He worked as an associate for several law firms in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California where he gained valuable experience as a civil litigator, trial attorney, and appellate lawyer. In 1995, this expert was admitted to practice law...

Litigation Services Expert WitnessView profile


Litigation Services Expert Witness

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New Jersey

This expert has multiple years of experience in litigation services, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, loan workouts and expert witness matters. He was the leader of his own consulting firm where he and his staff performed strategic financial analysis, provided valuation and re-financing advice to major corporations and provided business planning advice to start-up companies. While at the...

Legal Malpractice And Consumer Affairs Expert WitnessView profile


Legal Malpractice And Consumer Affairs Expert Witness

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This highly qualified attorney has 35+ years of experience. He earned his BA from the University of Maryland and JD from The John Marshall Law School of Chicago, Illinois. After graduation he served as an Attorney-Advisor to Esther Peterson, President Carter's Special Assistant for Consumer Affairs where he initiated the interagency litigation project, establishing a consumer presence in...

Insurance Bad Faith Expert WitnessView profile


Insurance Bad Faith Expert Witness

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This expert has over 40 years of claims experience, both as an adjuster and then as an in-house attorney advising adjusters on the proper standard of care in claims handling. He has represented numerous bad faith plaintiffs, and he also established the errors & omissions adjusting practices and auditing procedures for a major insurance company. The expert spent over 6 years as AIG's Western Zone...

Bankruptcy Law & Corporate Financial Restructuring Expert WitnessView profile


Bankruptcy Law & Corporate Financial Restructuring Expert Witness

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This highly-qualified expert in bankruptcy law has over 15 years of experience in his field, with extensive experience in myriad commercial law matters, including bankruptcy, contract disputes, commercial loans, financial restructuring, fiduciary duties, fraudulent transfer law, corporate responsibility, leveraged buyouts, and securities. He earned his BA in business administration from the...

Insurance Claims & Bad Faith Litigation Expert WitnessView profile


Insurance Claims & Bad Faith Litigation Expert Witness

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This insurance expert works as an independent claims consultant and expert witness, primarily in the areas of bad faith claims litigation for both plaintiffs and insurance defense. She has over 20 years of experience in the property & casualty industry, handling all levels of claims, including large loss and complex claims, as well as bad faith litigation. The expert holds the CPCU, AIC-M, and...

Litigation Expert WitnessView profile


Litigation Expert Witness

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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...

FINRA / Securities Litigation Consultant Expert WitnessView profile


FINRA / Securities Litigation Consultant Expert Witness

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This expert is the President and Chief Compliance Officer of a Registered Investment Advisory firm that he established in the 1980s. His credentials are numerous including being an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF), and recognized by the Minnesota Supreme Court as a Qualified Neutral under Minnesota Rule 114 of...

Wealth Management & Brokerage Firm Litigation Expert WitnessView profile


Wealth Management & Brokerage Firm Litigation Expert Witness

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This expert was a financial advisor for seven years and a supervisor of financial advisors for twelve years. As a supervisor he served as a sales manager, office manager, regional sales manager, and complex director. He managed over a thousand different advisors in different capacities over his time at Merrill Lynch. He held series 7, 9, 10, 63, 65 and insurance licenses in his capacity as...

M&A  Control Contests  Corporate  Securities Expert WitnessView profile


M&A Control Contests Corporate Securities Expert Witness

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This experienced corporate finance attorney retired after a 44-year career with Bell, Boyd & Lloyd in Chicago, where he practiced in securities, corporate governance, and related areas. For 13 years, he was the Chair of his firm's corporate and securities group, working with many large U.S. Corporations. He recently taught an M&A course at Northwestern University and currently acts as an...

Taxes and Trusts Expert WitnessView profile


Taxes and Trusts Expert Witness

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Prior to her academic career, this expert worked as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service for nearly 15 years. While with the IRS, she tried 50 cases before the United States Tax Court, dealing with issues including fraud, business deductions, mergers and acquisitions, TEFRA partnerships, corporate expenses, and exempt organizations. She earned her JD at DePaul University and currently...

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Litigation Expert Witness FAQs

A litigation expert witness provides specialized knowledge and insights to help clarify complex issues in a lawsuit. They can testify on matters within their expertise, aiding the judge or jury.

Litigation expert witnesses are often needed in cases involving business disputes, personal injury claims, malpractice suits, intellectual property disputes, and more.

Yes, litigation experts can provide valuable testimony in both civil and criminal cases where technical or specialized knowledge is required for understanding case facts.

Yes, there are many subspecialties. These include but are not limited to commercial litigation, personal injury litigation, medical malpractice litigation, and intellectual property litigation.

By providing objective analysis and clear explanations of complex issues, a litigation expert witness can significantly influence the jury's understanding of the facts, potentially swaying the verdict.

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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