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ECS Financial Services, Inc.
Northbrook, Illinois
3400 Dundee Road, Suite 180, 60062


Contact:  Mitchell Cohen, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CFLC
www.ecsfinancial.com/services/ExpertWitness.aspx?nav=services
847-829-1853 Or Toll Free 800-826-7070
mcohen@ecsfinancial.com
3400 Dundee Road, Suite 180
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Contact:  Mitchell Cohen, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CFLC
www.ecsfinancial.com/services/ExpertWitness.aspx?nav=services
847-829-1853 Or Toll Free 800-826-7070
mcohen@ecsfinancial.com
At ECS Financial Services, Inc., our litigation support practice is results-driven. We emphasize integrity, client service, strategic thinking, and innovative solutions to complex problems. We calculate and prove the financial impact of events arising from conflicts, accidents, and natural occurrences to name a few.
Information:  
Accounting,  CPA,  Forensic Accounting,  Lease Accounting,  Lender Liability,  Litigation Support,  Taxes and Taxation, 


At ECS Financial Services, Inc., our litigation support practice is results-driven. We emphasize integrity, client service, strategic thinking, and innovative solutions to complex problems. We calculate and prove the financial impact of events arising from conflicts, accidents, and natural occurrences to name a few.

Financial Institutions Resources and Solutions Inc.
Nokesville, Virginia
14732 Vint Hill Road, 20181


Contact:  Mark C. Riley, Co-Founder Susan E. C. Riley, Co-Founder
www.firsinc.com
757-642-8353 Or Toll Free
mriley@firsinc.com
14732 Vint Hill Road
Nokesville, Virginia 20181

Contact:  Mark C. Riley, Co-Founder Susan E. C. Riley, Co-Founder
www.firsinc.com
757-642-8353
mriley@firsinc.com
Since 2008, FIRSINC is an executive management consulting group that has provided Financial, Operations, and Regulatory / Compliance consulting services nationwide to financial institutions, attorneys and regulatory authorities. Litigation Consulting, Forensic Research and Expert Witness work are an important focus of our services. We have worked with attorneys and regulators on suits throughout the United States. Their work has included both plaintiff and defendant financial institutions, borrowers, depositors and regulators. Mark C. Riley is an experienced and successful former Bank Chief Executive Officer whose background includes leading the turnaround of two banks that had been operating under regulatory agreements upon arrival. Mr. Riley’s relevant experience was overseeing all areas of his banks including the development, approval, and implementation of effective risk management programs. For example, as CEO, Mr. Riley was involved in all phases of lending from business development to credit analysis and underwriting to overseeing loan approval and the review process, providing due diligence of client bank loan portfolios, and developing and overseeing workouts of nonperforming loans. Mr. Riley has provided Expert Witness services, including consulting, reports, depositions and testimony, to attorneys representing the FDIC, banks, bank clients, and related companies. Susan E. C. Riley is an experienced, successful former Senior Officer whose background includes the total responsibility for creating and managing the enterprise-wide systems of two denovo banks. Relevant experience also includes creating and managing the Human Resources Department, Compliance, IT and IT Security, BSA/AML, ACH, Vendor Management, Retail Bank Management, Remote Deposit Capture and Mobile Banking. . Mrs. Riley has provided Expert Witness services, including consulting and reports to attorneys representing banks, bank clients, and related companies.
Information:  
Banking and Finance,  Banking and Investment Banking,  Financial Management,  Lender Liability,  Real Estate Lending, 


Since 2008, FIRSINC is an executive management consulting group that has provided Financial, Operations, and Regulatory / Compliance consulting services nationwide to financial institutions, attorneys and regulatory authorities. Litigation Consulting, Forensic Research and Expert Witness work are an important focus of our services. We have worked with attorneys and regulators on suits throughout the United States. Their work has included both plaintiff and defendant financial institutions, borrowers, depositors and regulators. Mark C. Riley is an experienced and successful former Bank Chief Executive Officer whose background includes leading the turnaround of two banks that had been operating under regulatory agreements upon arrival. Mr. Riley’s relevant experience was overseeing all areas of his banks including the development, approval, and implementation of effective risk management programs. For example, as CEO, Mr. Riley was involved in all phases of lending from business development to credit analysis and underwriting to overseeing loan approval and the review process, providing due diligence of client bank loan portfolios, and developing and overseeing workouts of nonperforming loans. Mr. Riley has provided Expert Witness services, including consulting, reports, depositions and testimony, to attorneys representing the FDIC, banks, bank clients, and related companies. Susan E. C. Riley is an experienced, successful former Senior Officer whose background includes the total responsibility for creating and managing the enterprise-wide systems of two denovo banks. Relevant experience also includes creating and managing the Human Resources Department, Compliance, IT and IT Security, BSA/AML, ACH, Vendor Management, Retail Bank Management, Remote Deposit Capture and Mobile Banking. . Mrs. Riley has provided Expert Witness services, including consulting and reports to attorneys representing banks, bank clients, and related companies.

Michael F. Richards
Manhattan, Montana
21525 Norris Road, 59741


Contact:  Michael F. Richards
www.mrichardsconsulting.com
406-581-8797 Or Toll Free
mike@mrichardsconsulting.com
21525 Norris Road
Manhattan, Montana 59741

Contact:  Michael F. Richards
www.mrichardsconsulting.com
406-581-8797
mike@mrichardsconsulting.com

Michael F. Richards CV

 

Michael F. Richards has 34 years of banking experience as Founder, President, CEO, Work-out Specialist, and Loan Officer. He has qualified and testified as a Banking and Financial Expert Witness in Federal and State courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
Information:  
Banking and Finance,  Bankruptcy,  Construction Lending,  Lender Liability,  Mortgage Lending,  Real Estate Lending, 


Michael F. Richards CV

 

Michael F. Richards has 34 years of banking experience as Founder, President, CEO, Work-out Specialist, and Loan Officer. He has qualified and testified as a Banking and Financial Expert Witness in Federal and State courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

PD&J Associates, LLC
Marlton, New Jersey
333 Stoney Brook Lane, 08053


Contact:  Peter W. Leibundgut, Esq.
http://www.pdjassociatesllc.com/
856-912-8470 Or Toll Free
peterl@pdjassociatesllc.com
333 Stoney Brook Lane
Marlton, New Jersey 08053

Contact:  Peter W. Leibundgut, Esq.
http://www.pdjassociatesllc.com/
856-912-8470
peterl@pdjassociatesllc.com
Expert Witness in legal malpractice, lender liability, lending and financial fraud cases based upon 30 years of experience representing banks and public finance entities in conventional and innovative financings. Responsible for performing and overseeing due diligence, structuring, closing and restructuring public and commercial debt and equity transactions on behalf of lenders and borrowers. Consultant to banks, government agencies and regulators in bank mergers and acquisitions, special assets and work-outs, and developing regulatory compliant commercial lending policies, processes and procedures to meet financial crisis concerns and emerging laws and regulations. Experienced in complex credit transactions including: Asset based, factoring, securitizations, bonds, syndications, healthcare, commercial real estate, P3s, transportation, purchase order, mortgage, public and private offerings, letters of credit, secured and unsecured transactions, equipment leasing, microfinance, aircraft and vessel finance. He has served as an expert, provided litigation support, rendered expert reports and testified in cases involving several billion dollars over the last seven years.
Information:  
Banking and Finance,  Contract Disputes,  Legal Malpractice,  Lender Liability,  Real Estate, 


Expert Witness in legal malpractice, lender liability, lending and financial fraud cases based upon 30 years of experience representing banks and public finance entities in conventional and innovative financings. Responsible for performing and overseeing due diligence, structuring, closing and restructuring public and commercial debt and equity transactions on behalf of lenders and borrowers. Consultant to banks, government agencies and regulators in bank mergers and acquisitions, special assets and work-outs, and developing regulatory compliant commercial lending policies, processes and procedures to meet financial crisis concerns and emerging laws and regulations. Experienced in complex credit transactions including: Asset based, factoring, securitizations, bonds, syndications, healthcare, commercial real estate, P3s, transportation, purchase order, mortgage, public and private offerings, letters of credit, secured and unsecured transactions, equipment leasing, microfinance, aircraft and vessel finance. He has served as an expert, provided litigation support, rendered expert reports and testified in cases involving several billion dollars over the last seven years.

Cambria Associates
North Barrington, Illinois
224 Orchard Road, 60010


Contact:  John B. Schnure
www.cambriaassociates.com
847-372-3009 Or Toll Free
jschnure12@gmail.com
224 Orchard Road
North Barrington, Illinois 60010

Contact:  John B. Schnure
www.cambriaassociates.com
847-372-3009
jschnure12@gmail.com
Serving more than 100 clients over the years, and currently working with 30 banks, thrifts and credit unions with assets ranging from $100 million to $12 billion, Cambria Associates operates primarily in the Chicago area, but also in New York, California, Florida, Wisconsin and Iowa.
Information:  
Banking and Finance,  Banking and Investment Banking,  Forensic Accounting,  Lender Liability,  Real Estate,  Real Estate Lending, 


Serving more than 100 clients over the years, and currently working with 30 banks, thrifts and credit unions with assets ranging from $100 million to $12 billion, Cambria Associates operates primarily in the Chicago area, but also in New York, California, Florida, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Linda M. Williams
Phoenix, Arizona
5133 East Shasta Street, 85044


Contact:  Linda M. Williams
www.lindamaewilliams.com
702-480-3181 Or Toll Free
lindaw1900@gmail.com
5133 East Shasta Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85044

Contact:  Linda M. Williams
www.lindamaewilliams.com
702-480-3181
lindaw1900@gmail.com
Linda M. Williams has 35+ years of mortgage industry experience to provide a depth of knowledge for your project that can relate the alleged violation to the legislative time frame which provides precise Mortgage Expert Witness Reports.
Her in-depth knowledge provides:
• Precise information as a proven valuable asset to past attorneys, and their clients.
• The information needed to negotiate your clients’ favorable settlement and increase customer satisfaction.
• On-time reports and rebuttals with clear regulation references.
Information:  
Lender Liability,  Mortgage Lending,  Real Estate Lending, 


Linda M. Williams has 35+ years of mortgage industry experience to provide a depth of knowledge for your project that can relate the alleged violation to the legislative time frame which provides precise Mortgage Expert Witness Reports.
Her in-depth knowledge provides:
• Precise information as a proven valuable asset to past attorneys, and their clients.
• The information needed to negotiate your clients’ favorable settlement and increase customer satisfaction.
• On-time reports and rebuttals with clear regulation references.

Market Street Consulting Group
Carlsbad, California
6965 El Camino Real, Ste. 105-599, 92009


Contact:  James "Jay" B. Hibert
www.marketstreetfs.com/expert-witness/
760-518-2310 Or Toll Free
jhibert@marketstreetfs.com
6965 El Camino Real, Ste. 105-599
Carlsbad, California 92009

Contact:  James "Jay" B. Hibert
www.marketstreetfs.com/expert-witness/
760-518-2310
jhibert@marketstreetfs.com

James "Jay" B. Hibert's CV

Jay Hibert has been an ACTIVE commercial lender for 30 years. Prior to starting his real estate company in 2009, Hibert joined the founding team of a San Diego Business bank as a Sr Vice President, and one of the owners of the privately held bank. During this time he formed and managed the Bank’s Real Estate Loan Department. His experience includes business development, credit administration and management, loan syndication, brokering, and loan workouts. While at the bank Hibert managed the bank’s largest real estate portfolio and was instrumental in developing secondary market relationships for the bank. In 2009 Hibert formed Market Street Financial Solutions. The company provides commercial real estate loans and expert witness services related to banking and real estate. Hibert has transacted hundreds of real estate and non-real estate loan negotiations in times of economic growth as well as downturns in the economy. His extensive credit background arms him with the understanding of how banks and other lenders operate internally. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker (BRE) and his company is a California Finance Lender and Broker through the California Department of Business Oversight.
Information:  
Banking and Finance,  Construction Lending,  Lender Liability,  Real Estate Lending,  SBA Real Estate Lending, 


James "Jay" B. Hibert's CV

Jay Hibert has been an ACTIVE commercial lender for 30 years. Prior to starting his real estate company in 2009, Hibert joined the founding team of a San Diego Business bank as a Sr Vice President, and one of the owners of the privately held bank. During this time he formed and managed the Bank’s Real Estate Loan Department. His experience includes business development, credit administration and management, loan syndication, brokering, and loan workouts. While at the bank Hibert managed the bank’s largest real estate portfolio and was instrumental in developing secondary market relationships for the bank. In 2009 Hibert formed Market Street Financial Solutions. The company provides commercial real estate loans and expert witness services related to banking and real estate. Hibert has transacted hundreds of real estate and non-real estate loan negotiations in times of economic growth as well as downturns in the economy. His extensive credit background arms him with the understanding of how banks and other lenders operate internally. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker (BRE) and his company is a California Finance Lender and Broker through the California Department of Business Oversight.