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Dispute Analytics & Litigation Support Dispute Analytics & Litigation Support

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Dispute Analysis & Litigation Support

When litigation support is needed, we deliver robust advice, meticulous attention to detail and quality execution.

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WHAT WE DO
Cushman & Wakefield’s Dispute Analysis and Litigation Support (DALS) practice is a multi-disciplinary litigation-support service provider in areas including expert testimony, real property valuation, damages theory and damages calculations, arbitrations, business and shareholder disputes, partial interest and discount calculations, intellectual property, patent and trademark infringement issues, and machinery and equipment valuations.

WHO WE ARE
DALS practice members External Link are solution-providers delivering robust advice, meticulous attention to people and detail, and quality execution. We are experts in our fields, testifying in U.S. and international courts and in global arbitrations. We hold designations such as MAI, CPA, JD, ASA, CRE and CFE.

HOW WE CAN HELP 
Real Property Valuation

  • Toxic torts and detrimental conditions
  • Breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty 
  • Construction defects and construction delays
  • Lease negotiations and rental reset
  • Transportation and utility corridors 
  • Lender liability
  • Real property valuation theory and standards 
  • Real estate industry practices
  • Valuation of real property interests such as debt and equity, remainderman and possessory interests 
  • Post-acquisition disputes
  • Shareholder, joint venture and partnership disputes
  • Event studies and time series analysis
  • Property taxation
  • Takings 

Business Valuation

  • Complex business, shareholder, and partnership disputes
  • Waterfall valuations
  • Lost profits
  • Trademarks
  • Trade names
  • Trade secrets
  • Assembled workforce
  • Broadcasting rights
  • Copyrights
  • Customer lists
  • Customer relationships  
  • Wrongful termination and employment contracts
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Fraudulent conveyances 
  • Goodwill
  • Licensing contracts
  • Newspaper mastheads
  • Software
  • Supply contracts 


Valuation of Machinery and Equipment

  • Container port facilities
  • Fiber optic networks
  • Food processing
  • Heavy industrial 
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Submarine manufacturing and maintenance facilities
  • Power substations
  • Rolling stock

 

THE CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD ADVANTAGE
The DALS practice capitalizes on the global scalability of Cushman & Wakefield, drawing on the intellectual capital, information platforms and experience of research professionals worldwide who collect and analyze data on trends in various industries and emerging businesses and in the capital and property markets.

Beyond Real Estate

Dispute Analysis Litigation Support is home to financial expert witnesses who not only value business interests and intellectual property but also calculate economic damages. Pamela O'NeillDavid Benick, and Phil Jones work with clients on shareholder, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty disputes, as well as intellectual property infringement.

As a global industry leader, Cushman & Wakefield provides the varied valuation and advisory expertise our clients need—which may or may not encompass real estate. Contact us at any time regarding our business and intellectual property valuation capabilities.


We Successfully Represented

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A Defendant in an International Arbitration

Problem
Global, billion-dollar European tech company accused of allegedly misappropriating its joint venture partner's trade secrets

Solution

Rebut the plaintiff's damage claim of hundreds of millions of U.S. dollars

Excellent Results
Tribunal accepted our analysis 100%

Above & Beyond
Plaintiff tried twice to quantify damages, but the Tribunal agreed with us and no damages were awarded
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A Plaintiff in a Jury Trial

Problem
After 20+ years, a Champagne house severed ties with our client (a U.S. brand ambassador to a French Champagne distributor and marketer), who had helped develop the brand, operating as if they had equity in the joint venture, but without an operating agreement

Solution
Applied a quantum meruit damage theory to value the brand and estimate what our client developed

Excellent Results
A jury offered a verdict for the plaintiff

Above & Beyond
Given limited operational data, we researched comparable market evidence for our opinion

SPEAK TO A LITIGATION EXPERT

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Meet the Team

Cory Savik Charlotte Appraiser
Cory Savik

Senior Director
Charlotte, United States


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Melissa Bach (image)
Melissa Bach

Executive Director
San Francisco, United States


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Philip Jones Phoenix Appraiser
Phil Jones

Managing Director
Los Angeles, United States


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Pamela O'Neill Headshot
Pamela O'Neill

Managing Director
New York, United States


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David Benick New York Managing Director
David Benick

Managing Director
New York, United States


+1 (212) 8417723

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Jim Pike Los Angeles Appraiser
James Pike

Executive Director
Los Angeles, United States


+1 (213) 955-5186 x375186

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Mark Nakleh Headshot
Marc Nakleh

Executive Director
New York, United States


+1 (212) 6985606

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Michael Parsons

Senior Vice President
Toronto, Canada


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Juan Carlos Ulloa Mexico City
Juan Carlos Ulloa

Executive Managing Director
Mexico City, Mexico


+52 5 58525-8023 x41028023

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Julio Speroni
Julio Speroni

Valuations
Buenos Aires, Argentina


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