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Selecting And Using A Commercial Damages Expert

By: R. Christopher Rosenthal

and Zachary Reichenbach

Selecting a commercial damages expert can sometimes be the most important decision an attorney can make in a case. The damages expert is the person who can explain complex financial, forensic and accounting concepts to the judge or jury. A competent expert will be able to explain how these concepts fit in with the plaintiff’s damage theory. As many attorneys know, finding an appropriate damage expert can be a challenging process.

In the September 1st Greater Baltimore edition of Attorney at Law Magazine, Christopher Rosenthal, Chair of Ellin & Tucker’s Forensic and Valuation Services Group, and Zachary Reichenbach, Manager in Ellin & Tucker’s Forensic and Valuation Services Group, shares their insights on the factors to consider when selecting and using a commercial damages expert.

To read the article, please visit Selecting and Using a Commercial Damages Expert on Attorney at Law Magazine’s website.

chriscolorR. Christopher Rosenthal, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, AEP, is a Director at Ellin & Tucker and Chair of the firm’s Forensic and Valuation Services Group. Specializing in complex valuation, commercial damage, and forensic accounting for more than 30 years, Christopher has been responsible for hundreds of domestic and international consulting engagements both nationally and internationally.  He has testified over 150 times on commercial damages, valuation and forensic accounting issues in federal, state and international courts.



Zach RZachary C. Reichenbach, CFA, CPA/ ABV, is a Manager in the Forensic and Valuation Services Group at Ellin & Tucker. Zach’s experience includes providing valuation and litigation services ranging from simple contract disputes involving thousands of dollars to complex litigation, where the claims being sought are in the millions of dollars.

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