Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs Expert Witnesses

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Click on the links below to find expert witnesses who may consult and testify on bars, lounges, and night clubs. The professionals found through this page may advise regarding bar security, lounge security, and night club security. These experts may provide reports on taverns, dance clubs, dance club security, and discos or discotheques. They may also provide expert witness testimony concerning supper clubs, comedy clubs, and karaoke bars, as well as related topics.

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Robert A. Gardner, CPP
"Expert Professional Not Professional Expert" - I am a Board Certified security professional with multi-state security consultant, private patrol and private investigator "Qualified Manager" licenses. My background includes more than 40 years of training... Learn More ›

Preston Rideout (Dram Shop Experts)
Preston Rideout is a nightclub and bar consultant specializing in Dram Shop Expert Witness Testimony. He has 25 years of bar operations experience and 75 alcohol safety certifications. Preston is CEO of Rideout Hospitality and Founder of The Dram Shop... Learn More ›

Drew Neckar MBA, CPP, CHPA, CPD (COSECURE Enterprise Risk Solutions)
Drew Neckar MBA, CPP, CHPA is a board-certified security management professional who over his 20+ year career has managed safety and security programs for companies operating in the healthcare, higher education, financial services, and nightclub industries. In... Learn More ›

Dennis P Gemberling (Perry Group International)
Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, catering, special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate across North America. Held prior positions for different... Learn More ›

Scott A. DeFoe (On-Scene Consulting Group, LLC)
Retired Sergeant II+1 Los Angeles Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). I worked numerous assignments during my 29-year law enforcement career to include: SWAT, K9, Vice, Narcotics, Jail Operations, Internal Affairs, Gangs, Crisis Negotiation... Learn More ›
Gary Coburn (Restaurant Concept Innovations)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Award-winning restaurant executive. Helped create, open, run, and advise hundreds of full service restaurants, limited service, quick-service, bars and nightclubs. Additional expertise in restaurant franchising...
THE HOTEL EXPERTS, LLC (Skip Stearns)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Experienced hotel and hospitality experts providing litigation consulting and impartial hotel expert witness research, reports and testimony. With associate offices in Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Maine,...
John A Gordon, MAFF (Pacific Management Consulting Group)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: John A. Gordon is a restaurant subject matter expert, and works complex restaurant analysis and advisory projects. Gordon is a certified Master Analyst, Financial Forensics and supports litigation matters....
Michael J. Canaan, CPP (Trident Investigative Service, Inc.)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Michael J. Canaan, CPP, is a Security Premises Liability Expert Witness with over 45 years of experience in military and civil law enforcement, and corporate and private sector security and investigative...
Stan Kephart (Kephart Consulting, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Unrivaled qualifications in Police and Security Best Practices. Olympic Games Security Administrator, Retired Police Chief, Probation Chief, & Concert Public Safety Director. Qualified in Large Public...
Steve C Kaufer (Inter/Action Associates)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Steve Kaufer, CPP, is a Board-Certified security expert with more than forty years of experience. He has specialized expertise in school security (K-12), workplace violence, healthcare security, alarm...
Jane K Gray, Ph.D. (Jane Gray Associates )
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: http://www.janegrayphd.com Dr. Jane Gray is a premises liability expert specializing in assessing foreseeability in events involving violent criminal conduct by third parties. She also provides expert...
David Scott Rutecki
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: David Rutecki offers expert witness and litigation support for restaurant related issues in the United States. David’s career spans 35 years of restaurant and hospitality related experience. Working in...
Leonard Backer (Leonard J. Backer Associates LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: We have specialized expertise in all areas of the Furniture, Seating and Table Industries. Our firm's services encompass Expert Witness work, Litigation and/or Strategic Consulting for a wide variety...
Lance R. Foster CPP, CSC (Security Associates, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Lance R. Foster, CPP, CSC is a practicing, non-product affiliated security consultant. He is a former bank security director, homicide detective and college criminology instructor. While specializing...
Mark E. Williams, AIA, NCARB (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MARK E. WILLIAMS, AIA, NCARB Premises Safety, Construction Claims, & Architect Professional Liability Mr. Williams brings over 30 years of practical experience preparing construction documents and...
James S Cawood (Factor One)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Cawood is President of Factor One which is a California based corporation specializing in violence risk assessment, threat assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations....
Charles P. Stephenson (The Orion Group dba Crime Scene Plus    )
Location: Kansas
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Stephenson is a former Police Officer, FBI Agent, FBI Police Instructor, FBI - SWAT/Firearms Instructor/Defensive Tactics Instructor and FBI National Academy Instructor: Mr. Stephenson is a certified,...
Elizabeth J. Dumbaugh, MS, CPP (THG Expert Consultants, LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Elizabeth is a consultant and court-qualified expert in premises security and security management. Since 2014, Elizabeth has conducted more than 200 risk assessments for diverse commercial properties including...
Daniel B Kennedy (Forensic Criminology Associates, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Daniel B. Kennedy began his career in criminal justice and security administration as a civilian crime analyst with the Detroit Police Department in 1966. Over the next decade, Dr. Kennedy also served...
Alan W. Zajic, CPP, CSP (AWZ Consulting)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Alan W. Zajic is a board certified security and surveillance Forensic Security Consultant with over 35 years of practical experience whose primary expertise is gaming and casino operations and nightclubs...
William S Marcisz, JD CPP CHPA (Strategic Security Management Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Board-Certified and Highly Credentialed - Security & Workplace Violence Consultant: Specializing in Negligent Security / Violent Crime / Workplace Violence / Foreseeability / Use of Force. As a Forensic...
Norman D. Bates, Esq. (Liability Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Arizona and Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Norman D. Bates, Esq. is a nationally-recognized expert in security and the law. As the President and Founder of Liability Consultants, Inc., he provides security management consulting services to private...
Howard Levinson, CPP (Expert Security Consulting)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Howard began his security career in 1979 and has accumulated a diverse and impressive background as he has become one of the nations best known Board Certified Security Experts. He is based in Massachusetts...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Michael S. D'Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA (Secure Direction Consulting, LLC)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Highly credentialed, Board Certfied in Security Management, Security Consulting, and Healthcare Security Management. Michael S. D’Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA is the Principal and Lead Consultant of Secure...
Michael Glasser, Board Certified, Court Qualified, CPP, PSP, PCI, CISSP, CSPM, CEH, CNDA (Glasser Security Group LLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Premises Security - Physical, Electronic, Policy General Specialties: Security and Premises Liability Keywords/Search Terms: Negligent Security, CCTV, Surveillance, Lock, Access Control, Video Surveillance...
Silver T Gordon
Location: Kentucky
Areas of Expertise: Silver Gordon is a U.S. Army Veteran with 30 years of nightclub and bar experience. While in the military, Mr. Godon served in the Army Intelligence Corp before transitioning to 11th Groups U.S. ARMY Special...
Paul Romanos, Jr. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Paul Romanos, Jr. Food and Beverage Operations & Dram Shop Expert PJ Romanos is a liquor liability and food / beverage operations expert with more than 3 decades of hands-on hospitality industry experience....
Randy I Atlas (Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Founded in 1988, Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc., is a female - owned minority business enterprise which provides expert consultation in such areas as: compliance audits for the Americans With Disabilites...
Allan D. Snyder, MA (Business) (AFC Forensic Consulting - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT EXPERT • Premises Liability • Slip, Trip & Fall • Standard of Care • Wrongful Death • Fire Safety • Landlord/Tenant • Habitability, Health and Safety Codes • HUD Housing (Section...
Howard Cannon (Restaurant Expert Witness)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Howard Cannon has 40+ years Exclusive in the Restaurant and Bar Industry specializing in Slips, Trips & Falls, Coffee Burns, Alcohol & Dram Shop, Acts of Violence, Negligent Security, Customer & Employee...
Kevin Fox Gotham, Ph.D., CPP (Investigative Criminology Security (ICS) Consulting)
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Board certified in security management and Ph.D. in sociology with over 25 years of research and investigation experience. Dr. Kevin Fox Gotham has expertise in crime prevention, workplace violence, and...
William V. Durso Jr, CPP (The Durso Group, LLC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: William V. Durso, Jr., CPP, is the Founder and Principal Advisor of The Durso Group, LLC (TDG). Bill provides litigation support for cases involving inadequate security, negligent security, security management...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Gary L Deel, PhD, JD, CHSE, CHIA, CHE, CFE, SHRM-CP, APP (FC Consulting & Expert Witness)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Gary Deel, PhD, JD has 10 years of experience in executive-level positions in the hospitality industry and 10 years of experience teaching hospitality management and law curriculum for some of the nation's...
Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness and consultant specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural...
Salvatore Caccavale, CLSD (Global Hospitality Security Solutions, LLC)
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Sal is recognized for his 35-years with Hilton Hotels as a Director of Safety & Security in such notable Hilton branded hotels as the Palmer House in Chicago and The Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. He...
Mark Withrow CFLC, CHPP, CFC, CMI (Golden Gate Security Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Withrow specializes in Security and Police Practices & Procedures with a focus on Premises Liability, Hotel and Restaurant Safety, Crime Foreseeability, Negligence & Liability, Use of Force, Over...
Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs FAQs

What is a bars/lounges/night clubs expert witness?

An expert witness in the area of bars, lounges, and night clubs is someone who has extensive knowledge and experience in the operation of these types of businesses. This expert can provide testimony in court cases that involve issues such as liquor licensing, zoning, and noise ordinances, among other issues.

What is the role of a bars/lounges/night clubs expert witness?

Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs expert witness provides testimony on industry standards, safety regulations, and liability in the nightlife industry.

How much can a person make as a bars/lounges/night clubs expert witness?

Bars/lounges/night clubs expert witnesses may receive an hourly income of $225 to $450 per hour, or higher in some situations.

What are the qualifications of a bars/lounges/night clubs expert witness?

An expert witness in bars/lounges/night clubs should have extensive knowledge of the operations, policies, procedures, and safety protocols of such establishments.

For a case, how is evidence gathered by a bars/lounges/night clubs expert witness?

An expert witness in bars/lounges/night clubs cases may gather evidence through site visits, interviews with staff and patrons, review of surveillance footage, and analysis of industry standards and regulations.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a bars/lounges/night clubs expert witness?

Cases involving liquor liability, security measures, crowd control, and premises liability may require expert opinions from a bars/lounges/night clubs expert witness.