George Pasternack, Ph.D.

Dr. George Pasternack, Ph.D.

M.B. Pasternack & Associates, Inc.
6310 Sturbridge Court
Sarasota , FL 34238
Office: 941-927-3513

Introduction

Dr. Pasternack, a recognized coating expert, provides expert witness services for paints, coatings, chemicals, product defects, accidents, personal injury, adhesives, failure analysis, hazardous materials, laboratory testing, EPA, MSDS, OSHA, patents, polymers, plastics, safety, and solvents.

Dr. Pasternack has a Ph. D. in chemistry and offers more than 30 years of extensive R&D, manufacturing, patent law,
worldwide government chemical compliance and management expertise in the chemical industry. A nationally known expert in the field of UV and EB curable coatings, Dr. Pasternack has been selected to present the Technical and Safety Primer Session at five RadTech National Conferences. He has hands-on laboratory and R&D management experience in the commercialization of more than 50 new products for a broad range of industrial uses. For more than twenty years, Dr. Pasternack directed a corporate technical exchange program between his United States laboratory and European and Japanese partners. He has more than 65 publications including patents, journal articles and presentations at technical conferences. Dr. Pasternack developed and implemented a multimillion-dollar global patent program that included worldwide patent enforcement as well as filing patent applications worldwide. In addition, he created and directed a corporate worldwide product MSDS and government compliance program. Dr. Pasternack has excellent writing skills and is able to communicate complex chemical technology into easy to understand language. His extensive knowledge of chemical and physical analytical test methods is a critical asset in achieving favorable results in client litigation.

Legal Experience & Services:

Review case history
Site inspection
Failure analysis
Evaluate opposing technical expert witness' findings
Develop, recommend and carry out technical strategies
Perform analytical tests to support planned strategy
Provide written reports in convincing easy to understand language
Attorney deposition
Court testimony


Areas of Expertise

  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Adhesives
  • Alcohol
  • Analytical Testing Labs
  • Brick & Stone
  • Chemicals
  • Chemistry
  • Construction Safety
  • Corrosion
  • Environmental
  • Environmental & Science
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Failure Analysis
  • Flooring
  • Food
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Industrial Hygiene & Mold
  • Labels & Warnings
  • Latex
  • Lubricants
  • Materials
  • Occupational/Environmental Health
  • OSHA
  • Packaging
  • Paint & Coatings
  • Patents
  • Personal Injury
  • Petrochemicals
  • Plastics
  • Pollution
  • Polymers
  • Printing & Publishing
  • Products Liability
  • Rubber
  • Safety
  • Safety Equipment
  • Sealants
  • Silicone
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Spectroscopy
  • Storage
  • Trademarks
  • Vinyl
  • Walking & Working Surfaces

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Ph.D. Chemistry
M.A. Chemistry
B.S. Chemistry
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Chemical Society
RadTech North america
National Paint and Coatings Association
American Coatings Association
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: American Chemical Society
University of Eindhoven, Netherlands
RadTech North America, 2009, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
RadTech Europe
RadTech Japan
Coatings 2003
American Rubber Society
Ketek Research Center, Finland
Several trade organizations
Several Fortune 500 corporations
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Available upon request
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Chemical Exposure
Chemical Ingestion
Paint Failures
Product Failures
Slip and Fall
UV Coating Failure
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Available upon request
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: June 2, 2015
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Available upon request
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Available upon request
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Available upon request
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Review case history
Site inspection
Failure analysis
Evaluate opposing technical Expert Witness' findings
Develop, recommend and carry out technical strategies
Perform analytical tests to support planned strategy
Provide written reports in convincing easy to understand language
Attorney deposition
Court testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Available upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Available upon request
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Out of Pocket Expenses Billed at Cost


References

Available upon request