Stephen Gomez, J.D.

Stephen Gomez, J.D., is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Lumos Labs, where he oversees legal and compliance matters in areas like privacy, intellectual property, and litigation. He has extensive legal experience in the e-commerce, media, and entertainment industries, previously holding key roles at Thirstie, Equinox Media, and SeatGeek. Gomez also contributed to legal functions at HelloFresh and Chubb and has a background in legal content and research management. He earned his J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. in Politics from New York University. His expertise lies in providing strategic legal advice to fast-growing companies.

Stephen Gomez

Hedge Fund Expert Witnesses

Co-authored by Peter Radetich Hedge funds are, “aggressively managed portfolio[s] of investments that [use] advanced investment strategies…with the goal of generating high returns.”[1] The funds, which are not subject to the same regulatory constraints of other financial items, still have specific issues that can arise during litigation. In many cases, hedge fund expert witnesses are

Posted on July 10, 2013 in Working with Experts

Aviation Expert Witness: A Hiring Guide

Right now, there are about 5,000 commercial airplanes in the sky over the United States. Unfortunately, the combination of high speeds, high altitudes, and volatile chemicals make flying an extremely dangerous form of transportation. The odds of dying in a commuter plane accident are 29 times higher than driving in a car. This makes lawsuits

Posted on August 9, 2013 in Working with Experts

The Medical Expert Witnesses You Should Consult For Erroneous Cancer Diagnosis Cases

Medical expert witnesses are crucial when analyzing a medical malpractice case, especially one concerning errors in diagnosis. In the medical field, few diagnoses are more serious, or life-threatening, than cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, over 12.5 million individuals in the United States are living with cancer.[1] 

Posted on August 13, 2013 in Working with Experts

Medical Expert Witnesses and Their Role in Modern Litigation

Medical expert witnesses have become an integral part of modern litigation. Experts in the medical field are brought to discuss different elements of a case. This can range from items related to the design of medical devices, to the effects of a given pharmaceutical product or procedure. A medical expert witness couples their training and

Posted on August 23, 2013 in Working with Experts

Family Law Expert Witness and an Introduction to Family Law

Co-authored by Carrie M. Babiasz Family law is an area of law involving issues and disputes that may arise from familial or other personal relationships, including domestic partnerships, civil unions, and marriages. The area of family law is quite broad, encompassing topics ranging from divorce, child custody and support, child abuse and abduction, division of property,

Posted on August 28, 2013 in Working with Experts

Derivatives Expert Witness: An Introduction to Derivatives

In finance litigation, many elements turn on the specifics of the case. In cases involving derivatives, the complexity of the elements, usually stemming from the different financial instruments involved, coupled with numerous parties, is leading to the increase employment of a derivatives expert witness. They are used to explain the various practices that financial parties should follow

Posted on September 5, 2013 in Working with Experts

Fiduciary Duty Expert Witness: An Introduction To Fiduciaries

Fiduciary law, like many new niches in the legal environment, is a relatively recent invention. It is a product of the evolving specialization in different legal fields. As such, fiduciary law litigation (largely arising from the concept of a fiduciary and the specific duties that a fiduciary owes) is becoming increasingly prevalent. A natural progression

Posted on September 9, 2013 in Working with Experts

Expert Witness Testimony and its Impact on Litigation

Expert witnesses, from construction expert witnesses to medical expert witnesses, are becoming a mainstay in modern litigation. Experts are brought on to discuss the intricacies of a case. Expert witness testimony helps to clarify the issues of fact for the jury. As different cases continue to utilize expert witness testimony, understanding how experts are brought in,

Posted on September 19, 2013 in Working with Experts

Cross-Examination Tips for Questioning an Expert Witness

As expert witnesses’ roles in litigation become increasingly important, so does the manner in which attorneys converse with said experts. Therefore, we've compiled a number of cross-examination tips for questioning an expert witness. While finding the right expert is a critical part of the process, how you interact with the opposing side’s expert(s) can be

Posted on September 26, 2013 in Working with Experts

Robotic Surgery Expert Witnesses: An update for attorneys on litigating claims

Back on April 1st, we published a litigation guide on the da Vinci Robot Surgical System (produced by Intuitive Surgical, Inc.). It details the different litigation issues, medical summaries, and robotic surgery expert witnesses used in those types of cases. Since that time, a number of items have come up regarding how the claims are being litigated

Posted on October 3, 2013 in News & Working with Experts