George A. Jouganatos, Ph.D.

George A. Jouganatos, Ph.D. Consulting Group
2001 T Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Web Site
Phone: 916-739-1132/916-743-2339
Fax: 916-452-3311

George Jouganatos has been a college lecturer for more than 27 years. He has taught economics, finance, management, ethics, and quantitative analysis at University of California, Davis, University of California, Santa Cruz, California State University, Sacramento, and University of San Francisco.

He has written and conducted seminars in the fields of the economics of development, political economy, economic history, environmental economics, public policy, operational analysis, and economic modeling and forecasting.

Dr. Jouganatos conducted research at the University of Athens and the Centre of Economic Research and Planning in Athens, Greece, where he conferred with many of the nation's top economists and political officials. The fruits of the research resulted in a seminal book on the development of the Greek economy. His work on the Greek economy has been cited numerous times. He also engaged in research at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.

Since 1991, he works as a consulting economist providing economic and statistical analysis for the private and public sectors. He has written many economic impact, efficiency, cost, and feasibility studies. He has designed economic models, strategic plans, and performance measures.

He is in demand as an expert witness for cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination, housing discrimination, employment discrimination, economic loss, business valuations, lost profits, public finance, and breach of contracts. He has consulted and given testimony for numerous attorneys in California as well as in New York, Nevada, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Iowa, Montana, British Columbia, and Hawaii. He has consulted in more than 700 cases and for more than 175 law firms.

Dr. Jouganatos also conducts MCLE seminars. He has recently written articles on economic analysis in personal injury cases, and employment matters. You may read these at www.cce-mcle.com. You may view video clips of his MCLE courses available on dvd at www.cce-mcle.com/prod/bl2023.htm.

His selected clients include California Department of Boating and Waterways, California Resources Agency, California Attorney General, California Department of Finance, California Department of Education, California Department of Transportation, California Department of Justice, California Department of Corrections, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, County of Tehama, Yolo County, City of San Francisco, Harcourt Brace, McGraw-Hill Irwin, Delta Dental of California, Nationwide Insurance, General American Investments, Pacific Legal Foundation, Allied Electric Motor, Cengage, Fidelity Investments, Perry Capital, Deutsche Bank AG, London, and Bank of New York.

Dr. Jouganatos has advised California State Assembly and Congressional candidates on economic issues and policies. He was asked to review the economic platforms of United States Senate and California gubernatorial candidates. On many occasions he has provided brief commentaries on economic events and issues for television, radio, and print media.

In 2000, he was awarded a Faculty Research Fellows Grant from the Center of California Studies, California State University, Sacramento to analyze land holdings of the state for the Governor's Office of Planning and Research. He was awarded another Faculty Research Fellows Grant from the Center of California Studies, California State University, Sacramento in 2012. This research, also for the Governor’s Office of planning and Research, involves analyzing the implementation of California State Planning Priorities (AB 857).

He is a member of the American Economics Association, Association for Evolutionary Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, Sacramento County Bar (associate) and Friends of Mount Athos Society.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: please click on 'introductory paragraph.'

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: please click on 'introductory paragraph.'

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: I have given several MCLE seminars in the last several years. The subject matters were economic analyses in personal injury, wrongful death, employment, and business cases. The last MCLE course I taught was in April 2015.

I have been interviewed more than 50 times for the media. I give public lectures as well. Recent topics included implementation of State Planning Priorities, alternative views of the Greek Crisis, and the impact of the economy on our senior citizens.

please see introductory paragraph for a few more details.

please contact me for my c.v. which contains more details regarding my more than 26 years of university teaching experience, as well as public speaking experience and media commentaries.

I have recently written articles on Economic Analysis in PI cases and employment matters. Please go to www.cce-mcle.com

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: never

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: in more than 700 cases

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: please see intro.

In sum, economic, financial, business, and statistical analyses.

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: perhaps 70%

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: perhaps 30%

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 74 approx

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Fall 2015

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: many times, and never rejected as an expert in state and federal courts.

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: approx 24

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1991

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consultation, analysis, reports, testimony, research, case law research support, interrogatories, cross-examination support. MCLEs.

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: There is no charge for initial consultation.

Otherwise $250/hr. I prefer to give you an estimate of my time.

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $250/hr but I prefer to give you an estimate of my time.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $375/hr


Usually I do not charge travel time, just expenses.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $375/hr

Usually I do not charge travel time, just expenses.

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel expenses if necessary. I usually do not charge for travel time.

References

David S. Secrest
Law Office of David S. Secrest, P.C.
629 State St Ste 215
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 770-2660
dave.secrest@me.com




Raymond N. S. Erlach
Law Offices of Raymond N. S. Erlach
275 Battery St., Suite 2600
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415)788-3322
rerlach@rayerlach.com


Robert Moselle,Esq.
Executive Director
Center for Continuing Education
395 Del Monte Center, #178
Monterey, CA 93940
(800) 443-MCLE
mcle@msn.com
www.cce-mcle.com


Lawrence R. De Fehr, Esq.
Dummit, Buchholz & Trapp
1661 Garden Highway
Sacramento, CA 95833-9706
(916)929-9600
lawrence.defehr@dbtlaw.org



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