Managing Director Brent McDade and Senior Manager Sharon Hamrick of Decosimo Advisory Services will speak at the Litigation Counsel of America’s (LCA) 2012 Fall Conference & Induction of Fellows hosted Oct. 24-26 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.
Mr. McDade and Ms. Hamrick will co-present “How to Best Work With a Financial Expert Witness” on Oct. 26. Their presentation will be made to Fellows of the LCA, a highly-selective trial lawyer honorary society which represents less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.
Brent McDade, ASA, CBA, CFFA, is managing director of Decosimo Advisory Services. A business appraiser since 1994, Mr. McDade’s experience includes the appraisal of equity securities, debt instruments and derivatives. He also provides valuation services related to buy-sell agreements, employee stock ownership plans, estate and gift tax matters, fairness opinions, financial statement reporting, marital dissolutions, mergers and acquisitions, and shareholder disputes. Mr. McDade has served as an expert witness in disputes regarding business valuation and economic damages in federal and state courts, and is a frequent speaker on business valuation topics to groups of business owners and their advisors.
Sharon Hamrick, CPA, CFF, CFE, a senior manager with Decosimo Advisory Services, primarily provides commercial litigation support and consulting services, as well as forensic accounting services to support the deterrence and investigation of suspicions of corporate fraud in numerous businesses sectors including manufacturing, check-cashing and medical practices. Ms. Hamrick has extensive experience in financial analysis and preparation of expert reports for state and federal courts for both plaintiff and defendant attorneys, especially related to litigation involving economic damages, contract disputes, breach of contract, manufacturing and supply disputes, wrongful termination, personal injury and wrongful death.
Fellowship in the LCA is by invitation only and fellows are carefully selected based upon evaluations of excellence, effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, and superior ethical reputation. For more information regarding the LCA or the 2012 Fall Conference & Induction of Fellows, please contact Jessica Sullivan at 212/724-4128 of Jessica.Sullivan@litcounsel.org.