Description: In a contract performance dispute involving three parties where business critical data was lost, reviewed existing documentation and in a report opined where the negligence for the lost data lay. The matter was favorably settled just prior to my deposition.
Description: In four separate TCPA matters, prepared reports for the court. The foundations for these reports were based on both business processes and demonstrated technical capabilities. Three of the matters were solely with DLA Piper while one was joint with Piper and Jenner & Block. Each matter was settled favorably after submission of the report and prior to deposition.
Client: Confidential Client
Project: Dialing Plan Patent Matter
Description: Evaluated three patents for alleged infringement. Prepared documentation regarding the definition of terms. Testified at a Markman Hearing in Federal Court. Prepared a pre-trial report for the court. The matter favorably settled for my client.
Client: Confidential Client
Project: Antitrust Matter
Description: Prepared business and residential customer surveys for a government organization regarding antitrust behavior by a vendor with their IT tool. Directed the survey of 8000 residential customers and 4000 business customers in eight countries and the subsequent statistical analysis. The defendant settled shortly after the submission of the survey results.
Client: Bryant Pond
Project: PUC Testimony
Description: Provided expert testimony before the Maine PUC in a hearing regarding the changes in service levels which would occur when an independent telephone company changed its central office technology from magneto to common control.
Description: Directed the technical preparation necessary for a multimillion dollar legal claim for Sacramento County against a delinquent network vendor. This resulted in a favorable out-of-court settlement for the client.
Client: Internal Revenue Service
Project: IRS ACD Functional Requirements Preparation and Protest Response
Description: Directed the needs analysis for an ACD/voice processing system for a major Federal Government agency, prepared the technical foundation for the procurement, and assisted in the evaluation of the proposals. This was the largest ACD procurement of the 1990's. The proposal analysis included the technical foundation for rejecting a major protest by a bidder.
Client: Pettit and Martin
Project: Internet Intellectual Property Analysis
Description: Performed an analysis of the prior art in the commercial market for enhanced wideband (Internet-like) network services for law firm.
Client: Employers Health
Project: PBX/ACD Performance Analysis
Description: Prepared the technical foundation so Employers Health Insurance could challenge the substandard performance of a recently purchased PBX/ACD. The analysis included determining key call center performance parameters and demonstrating these to be far below industry standards for this type of equipment.
Client: Burlington (VT) Electric Department
Project: Burlington VT Versus Adelphia Cable
Description: Expert witness for Burlington VT as it intervened with the Vermont Public Service Board to ensure that the city?s CATV provider?s certificate of public good was renewed only if suitable protections for the city were included. Issues addressed included CATV company?s operational performance and requiring open access of the CATV system for Internet service. Testified before the Public Service Board.