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For the second consecutive year the Tinari Economics Group has been voted one of the top 3 "Best Expert Witness Providers" by the readership of the New York Law Journal (NYLJ). We wish to a extend a sincere thanks to the NYLJ, its readers and our clients.

If you haven't considered the services of the Sobel Tinari Economics Group as your economics expert give us a call to find out what many of your fellow attorneys already know.


An article by Lawrence Spizman and Frank Tinari entitled "Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of New York," was published in the Journal of Forensic Economics, 22(1), 75-100.  A special focus of the article concerns how Rule 50A/B is applied to determine the ultimate payments to plaintiffs and their attorneys.


Dr. Frank Tinari was an invited attendee in New York City at a Bloomberg Law seminar titled "Burden of Proof for Challenges to Patent Validity" on May 11, 2011.  The focus of the program was on competing evidentiary standards, highlighted in the recent Microsoft case, for challenging patent validity.


Congratulations!  Richard Grungo, Jr., Esq., of Archer & Greiner won the Morton’s Steakhouse gift certificate from Sobel Tinari Economics Group at the recent NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar.


Kristin K. Kucsma, M.A., was a panel speaker presenting “Proof of Damages in a Wrongful Death Case” at the “Proving Damages in Personal Injury Cases: How BIG is Your Case?” seminar, sponsored by the Gann Legal Education Foundation on April 22, 2011, at the Renaissance Woodbridge in Iselin, New Jersey.


The Sobel Tinari Economics Group launches a revised and updated website.


Steve Levinson, Ph.D., and Frank Tinari, Ph.D., presented a paper entitled “A Preliminary and Simplified Method for Establishing the Personal Consumption Deduction from Decedent-Only Earnings,” at the Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference, New York.


Frank Tinari, Ph.D., published an article entitled “New Federal Rule on Experts Now in Place” in the Sobel & Co. Newsletter.


Ken Betz, MA, MBA, joins the SobelTinari Economics Group after a successful career in forensic economics associated with economist M. Marcus, Ph.D., who recently retired. Ken is also a faculty member at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he teaches a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in economics and finance. In 2005 he received Teacher of the Year award from the Silberman College of Business.


Frank Tinari, Ph.D., and Manuel Smith, MA, published an article entitled “Hard to Scrub Numbers for BP Victims” in the Newark Star-Ledger.


Frank Tinari, Ph.D., published an article entitled “How to Ensure Economic Damages Will be Presented Effectively at Trial” in The Legal Intelligencer, 2010 How-To Guide, pp. 12, 21.


Frank Tinari was a co-presenter with Laura Stamm on the topic "IP Fundamentals - Trade Secrets, Patents, etc." at the AICPA National Forensic Accounting Conference, Boston, October 1, 2010.


Frank Tinari spoke on "Economic Damages - Lost Profit Case Study" at the AICPA National Forensic Accounting Conference, Boston, September 30, 2010.


Frank Tinari, Ph.D., and Steve Levinson, Ph.D., published an article entitled “How Your Economist Can Help You Value Damages in a Rule 50A Medical Malpractice Case,” Bill of Particulars, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, Vol. II, 68-69.


Kris Kucsma, MA., is appointed as a Member of the District Ethics Committee, Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.