Dr. Jules Kamin received his Ph.D. in business economics, finance and management science from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, rated #1. He is an expert on economic damages and economic/financial aspects of liability. He brings to the practice of forensic economics a unique combination of educational background, practical business and teaching experience, and a proven record of expert retention and testimony in over five hundred cases since 1987. He conducts economic and financial analyses and testifies in a broad range of litigation categories, including lost profits of businesses; lost earnings of individuals related to wrongful termination, personal injury and wrongful death; valuation of business interests; intellectual property; securities and antitrust. He has been retained by numerous leading law firms, major corporations and government agencies on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. He has testified in hundreds of depositions and approximately seventy-five trials and arbitrations.
BackgroundQ: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Ph.D. in Finance, Business Economics and Management Science and M.B.A.
University of Toronto, M.A. in Economics and B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: National Association of Forensic Economists
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California, Corporate Finance and Management of Financial Institutions
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 600.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Calculation of economic damages for recovery of lost profits or lost value of businesses, in connection with breach of contract, business torts and intellectual property infringement; and lost earnings of individuals, in connection with personal injury, wrongful death and wrongful termination. Pattern of conduct in antitrust matters. Statistical analysis of discrimination.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: About one-half.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: About one-half.
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Estimate over 400.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: November 2013.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Over 75.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Over 75.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Analysis and testimony.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel time.