Chris has over 25 years forensic and investigative accounting experience, focusing on complex commercial disputes and economic damages. He is a Partner at the firm’s St. Louis office.
Chris has been involved in hundreds of engagements across a wide range of industries in the U.S., evaluating and quantifying economic damages. He specializes in matters related to business disputes, builders’ risk & soft costs, commercial damages, fidelity, personal injury & wrongful death, products liability and recall, lost profits, fraud, concealment & misrepresentation and intellectual property.
He has provided expert witness testimony in numerous cases involving breach of contract, lost profits, benefit of the bargain disputes, damage claims and construction accounting. He has assisted legal counsel in every phase of the litigation process from pre-litigation settlement discussions through trial testimony. Chris was engaged to assist in the U.S. government’s mandated dealership termination arbitrations in 2010 and he has served as the forensic accounting expert on dozens of complex cases involving the financial condition and economic viability of dealers around the Midwest.
Chris is a member of MDD’s Intellectual Property team and has conducted seminars on topics such as lost profits, trade secrets, construction delay damages, personal injury, intellectual property damages, and other forensic accounting topics. In 2014, Chris was asked to be a panel speaker at the London Power Forum on complex construction delay damages.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Missouri – St. Louis.