Retail Safety Expert Witnesses

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Retail safety expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including retail management, loss prevention, occupational safety and health, premises liability, and risk management. Some of the most common specialties among retail safety expert witnesses include slip and fall accidents, product safety, security procedures, employee training, and customer safety. They have provided opinions on the effects of inadequate signage, improper merchandise stacking, insufficient lighting, lack of emergency protocols, and failure to follow safety regulations.

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Tim test WieseView profile

ID: 6072850

Mr. Tim test Wiese

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Mr. Tim Wiese has 24 years of experience in Workplace Safety and Retail Operations. He earned his BBA in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of North Dakota. Formerly, this expert served as the General Manager at Target Corporation, Kohl's Corporation, and Dicks Sporting Goods, as the Divisional Operations Manager at Republic Services Inc., and as the Chief Executive...

Security and Risk Management Expert WitnessView profile


Security and Risk Management Expert Witness

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This highly-qualified expert has 45 years of experience in the field of security and risk management. His areas of expertise include premises liability, nightclub security, security guards, apartment properties, retail loss prevention, negligent hiring/retention and cargo losses due to inadequate security. He earned his BA in sociology with an emphasis in criminology from Louisiana State...

Bradley CookView profile

ID: 722457

Mr. Bradley Cook

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This highly-qualified engineering expert earned his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and his MS in biomedical engineering from Purdue University. He is a licensed professional engineer in Florida and remains active in his field as a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Testing and Materials and the American Society of Safety...

Automotive Retail and Dealership Operations Expert WitnessView profile


Automotive Retail and Dealership Operations Expert Witness

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This expert has been working in the retail automotive industry for over 40 years. He has been a contributing monthly columnist to an automotive dealer publication for nearly 20 years, while he is the co-author and co-presenter of an automotive management course. He has extensive hands-on experience in dealership sales, development, operations, and management, and he has been an invited speaker...

Keith ConneryView profile

ID: 13356

Mr. Keith Connery

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This well qualified retail management expert has over 15 years of experience in his field. After earning his BS from the University of New Haven, he went on to hold several leadership roles at The Home Depot including asset protection manager, district asset manager, and then district operations manager. He then went on to serve as an executive team leader at Target. He is currently a divisional...

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...

Rose BalderianView profile

ID: 15835

Ms. Rose Balderian

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This expert has over 15 years of retail visual merchandising experience. She received her AA in visual communications from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She worked as Club Monaco's visual manager before becoming DFS Galleria's visual merchandising manager for over a decade. She is the founder of a visual merchandising consultancy in northern California. In this role, she...

Retail Gasoline and Convenience Store Industry Expert WitnessView profile


Retail Gasoline and Convenience Store Industry Expert Witness

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This expert specializes in gas station and convenience store operations, management, and safety, with specific focus on site valuations, operating procedures, capital and expense management. He earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and a MBA in Finance from Drexel University. He has 37 years of experience in the downstream petroleum refining and marketing industry with ARCO...

Christopher UlaneView profile

ID: 15898

Mr. Christopher Ulane

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This highly qualified expert has expensive experience in retail management. Formerly, he served as the senior merchandise manager at Bass Pro Shops. Currently, he is the store and operations manager at Dick's Sporting Goods.

Program Grants & Contract Manager Expert WitnessView profile


Program Grants & Contract Manager Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has over 20+ years experience directing food stamp programs. Former positions include Regional Food Stamp Program Director, Administrator Review Officer, EBT Project Director, and EBT Regional Implementation Manager. He has directed over 200 regional and field office staff involved in state agency policy support and food retailer management. He has adjudicated...

Christina LarsonView profile

ID: 16768

Ms. Christina Larson

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North Carolina

This expert on retail safety obtained her BS in marketing from Florida State University. She has over 10 years managing various aspects of retail safety including operating standards for restaurant and several years as a business owner of a large garden center.

OSHA and Safety Expert WitnessView profile


OSHA and Safety Expert Witness

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North Carolina

This qualified expert has more than 20 years of experience in safety compliance with more than 10 years in managing supermarket and retail location safety. He previously worked at Winn-Dixie Stores as a District Manager and Division Safety Director. He holds several certifications from various associations including the National Association of Safety Professionals and the National Safety Council...

Karla BakersmithView profile

ID: 17690

Ms. Karla Bakersmith

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This expert has nearly 2 decades of experience running her medical apparel company. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University before working as a buyer in several departments for the Famous Barr division of May Company. Afterward, she worked for over a decade as the vice president of merchandising and marketing for Life Uniform. She is now the CEO of one of the largest retailers of...

Retail Finance and Merchandising Expert WitnessView profile


Retail Finance and Merchandising Expert Witness

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New Jersey

This expert has more than 20 years of experience as a retail executive (Senior VP, Executive VP, Merchandise VP, and President) with Macy's, Bloomingdales, the U.S. division of a major dutch retailer Steinbach, and more. He has also spent 18 years as a financial advisor, equity analyst, and investment banker. He earned a BS in Retail Management/Marketing from Drexel University and has authored...

Quintin WilliamsView profile

ID: 19239

Mr. Quintin Williams

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This highly qualified footwear designer earned his BFA in industrial design at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has designed for multiple professional athletes in the NBA, WNBA, NFL, and MLB. He has formerly held positions as the lead footwear designer at Power Force Apparel and PEAK Sports USA. In addition, he has designed a sandal brand that has been placed on He...

Retail Finance and Consumer Products Expert WitnessView profile


Retail Finance and Consumer Products Expert Witness

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This expert is a partner in a large independent public accounting firm, where he serves as the leader of the firm's National Retail/Consumer Products industry group. He provides consulting services in the apparel, manufacturing, distribution, and retail industries.

James A DionView profile

ID: 19750

Mr. James A Dion

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This expert has over 40 years of experience in the retail space. He holds a BS and an MS in psychology from Chicago State University and a PhD in industrial psychology and marketing from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a member of the National Retail Federation, and he routinely speaks at retail meetings and has published several books. In the past, he has served as the national sales...

Retail Industry & Management Expert WitnessView profile


Retail Industry & Management Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has been responsible for hiring and training thousands of people and dozens of service providers for the companies that he has been in charge of and he has 20+ years of experience with big box retail establishments. He has been trained at Stanford University and at the Harvard Negotiation Institute and is a Director at the National Retail Federation. He is the former...

James MalackowskiView profile

ID: 21851

Mr. James Malackowski

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This expert has been involved with IP litigation and valuation consulting for over 30 years. He has extensive professional and personal experience with the IP process and personally holds over 20 U.S. patents. This expert has received numerous honors and awards for his work in the IP space, including being named as one of “The Most Influential People in IP”. Prior to his current position as...

Retail Full Price & Outlet Pricing Expert WitnessView profile


Retail Full Price & Outlet Pricing Expert Witness

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This expert graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. in Apparel Design & Merchandising, and she has 10+ years of experience in fashion merchandising. She began her career at Freeze CMI and then held increasingly senior merchandising roles at Cole Haan for nearly five years. The expert also served as the Director of Women's Merchandising for Handbags and Small Leather Goods at Kate...

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Retail Safety Expert Witness FAQs

A retail safety expert witness provides specialized knowledge in cases involving accidents, injuries, or violations of safety standards in a retail environment.

They can handle slip and fall cases, product liability issues, security breaches, employee safety concerns, and other incidents related to retail operations.

They can analyze incident reports, review CCTV footage, assess store policies and procedures, and provide testimony on standard industry practices for safety in retail settings.

Yes. Subspecialties may include supermarket safety, mall security, warehouse safety, product placement safety, and more depending on the specific nature of the retail setting.

An expert with relevant experience will have a deep understanding of the specific safety standards and regulations applicable to your case, increasing their credibility and effectiveness.

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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