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Economic Experts

Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Damage Professionals

Our economic consultants and experts hold advanced degrees and credentials in accounting, business management, and economics. We have extensive experience in commercial litigation including economic analysis, lost profits calculation, and determination of reasonable royalties.

Our experts comprehend the economic, accounting, and legal matters in intellectual property litigation. They provide timely, concise, and reliable professional services.

Economic Damage Experts

Scott Hampton

Scott Hampton, CPA, ABV


Scott Hampton is a Certified Public Accountant and ABV valuation expert with 29 years of accounting and forensic consulting experience. He frequently provides expert testimony on economic damages arising from complex litigation involving intellectual property infringement, business disputes, and construction claims.

Karen Romrell

Karen Romrell, MPA, CVA


Karen Romrell is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) with over 20 years of experience analyzing businesses and financial information. She provides economic damage analysis and forensic services for litigation related to intellectual property infringement and other commercial disputes.

Aaron Burgoyne

Aaron Burgoyne, MAcc, CFE


Aaron Burgoyne is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with experience and training in areas such as accounting, financial statement analysis, and fraud investigation. He performs financial analyses in commercial litigation relating to intellectual property damages.

Technical Experts

Don Drysdale

Don Drysdale, CPA, ABV

Expert in Business Valuation

Don Drysdale’s professional career spans more than 20 years. In that time he has valued many businesses for ESOPs, gift and estate taxes, litigation support, and other purposes. He also helps businesses with the complex area of goodwill and intangible asset valuations for financial reporting.

Howard Marylander

Howard Marylander, MBA

Expert in Market Research (Confusion Surveys)

Howard Marylander’s over 45 years of experience in marketing research includes almost every research discipline. He has worked for research firms and corporations. Mr. Marylander has pioneered research techniques, lectured and served as an expert witness in law cases.

Bret Romrell

Bret Romrell, MBA


Bret Romrell has over 25 years of manufacturing accounting and management experience. He has extensive background in project, job, and activity based cost accounting. His global corporate experience also includes working with government and commercial contracts, investment analysis, risk management, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system implementations.

Antonio Sarabia

Antonio Sarabia

Expert in Apparel Licensing

Consult with clients on licensing goals and aid in the achievement of the objectives. Plan intellectual property protection using civil, criminal and administrative remedies. Preparation of license, distribution and import agreements.

Bruce Silverman

Bruce Silverman

Expert in Advertising, Branding, Marketing and Media

Bruce Silverman has testified as expert witness in both federal and state courts in cases involving false or deceptive advertising, trademark infringement, marketing, branding, publicity rights, media, and/or advertising industry custom and practice. He is a former top level executive at six of America’s most important advertising agencies and a director of the American Association of Advertising Agencies.