Apparel Clothing Fashion Garment Textiles Trademark & Copyright Infringement Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Apparel, Clothing, Fashion, Garment, Apparel, Textiles, Apparel Licensing, Clothing Trademark, Clothing Copyright Infringement,

Expert Witness No. 3083



Barnard College, NY
University of Cincinnati, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, Major: Economics
Bachelor of Science, Major: Education

Xavier University, Ohio
Graduate Studies in Business

Certified: Arbitrator and Mediator by American Arbitration Association & Los Angeles Bar Association

Professional Experience

’86 – Present
Teach Entrepreneurship, Inventory Control, Marketing, Production Planning, Purchasing, Sales, Total Quality Management, and various other business related subjects for Apparel Manufacturing and Design students.

’95 – Present
Apparel Expert Witness
Expert Witness in 40 plus apparel industry disputes. Contributed litigation support to attorneys for cases involving all aspects of the garment/fashion industry. Worked with both the plaintiff and the defense.

’86 – Present
Business Management Consultant
Consultant to more than 180 new, failing or growing companies in need of reorganization, restructuring, or reengineering of the business process. Specializing in areas of inventory management, marketing and selling strategies, product development, financial planning, customer service, warehousing, distribution, and domestic and international manufacturing and sourcing. Worked with major American companies as well as companies in France, England, Australia and USAID (United States Agency for International Development) sponsored projects in Romania, Egypt, Russia, Thailand , El Salvador, and Bulgaria, as an “apparel expert”.

Private Company – Executive Vice President, Corporate Operations
Responsible for overall corporate operations. Areas of accountability include overseas and domestic production, customer service, information technology, inventory control, distribution logistics, and corporate profitability. Restructured and streamlined operations to support corporate growth.

Private Company – Director of Corporate Operations
Responsible for corporate operations of 5 divisions including Cole, Catalina, Speedo, White Stag and Oscar de la Renta.

Private Company – General Manager
Directed all corporate operations which included opening of the company in the United States (Australian based) to full establishment as a manufacturer. Opened stores, developed concept and established licensing for future stores. Achieved sales volume of $2 million in the first 6 months.

Private Company – Executive Vice President
Directly responsible for all corporate operations including product development, production, sales and marketing and distribution. Increased sales volume by 50%, which brought the company from a substantial loss situation to profitability with six months.

Private Company – Partner/Executive Vice President
Responsible for operations for six apparel divisions. Reorganized business structure, opened three new divisions and increased profitability by 300%.

Private Company – Vice President/Customer Support/Consultant
Consulted with top management of apparel companies. Delivered seminars nationally about information on computers in and for the apparel industry. Also responsible for managing new installations and training of new users.

Private Company – Vice President/Operations
Responsible for corporate operations; business strategies, long range and immediate planning and manufacturing.

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