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Mechanical & Electrical Engineer and Human Factors/Ergonomics - Expert Witness

Leslie N. Wilder, PE, CPE, CFE

Leslie N. Wilder, PE, CPE, CFE

150 Jennie Lane
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824

Phone(203) 255-8880


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Leslie Wilder, President of Sabon Industries, Inc., provides expert witness services and consultation services in product design and manufacturing, failure analysis, products liability, safety, and slips, trips and falls.

Services

In addition to forensic services, whether as a testifying or non-testifying expert, Leslie N. Wilder/Sabon Industries, Inc. offers consulting services in engineering, human factors, product development, and manufacturing. Clients have included Stanley Tools, ATT, and other industrial firms. Mr. Wilder holds 14 patents, including the Bell System Trimline telephone, and has been an expert witness in several patent litigation matters. Where appropriate, functional models can be constructed to demonstrate alternative approaches to existing products.


Litigation Support Services

A partial listing of Mr. Wilder's background and experience includes:

mowers and garden equipment
snow throwers
skis, boots and bindings
bicycles
sports and recreational products and equipment
ladders, chairs and stools
power and hand tools, shop equipment
industrial and production machinery
vehicles, seat belts and brakes
automatic doors and mechanisms
appliances, switches and other electromechanical devices
patent litigation
slips, trips and falls

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Practice

All States

Professional Experience

Sabon Industries, Inc. - President

The Hopp Press, Inc. - Vice President and General Manager

Mechtronics Corporation - Executive Vice President

AMF Inc. - Director of Engineering, Leisure Products

Dictaphone Corp, - Vice President Research and Development

Icore Industries - Manager of Research and Development

Autonetics/North American Aviation - Research Specialist

Bell Telephone Laboratories - Member of Technical Staff


Licenses

Licensed Professional Engineer - CA, CT, FL, NY
Board Certified Diplomate Forensic Engineer
Board Certified Professional Ergonomist


Legal Experience & Services

Mr. Wilder has provided expert testimony in state, federal and international courts regarding a wide variety of engineering and forensic investigations for both plaintiff and defense attorneys.


Affiliations

Past and present affiliations include:
National Academy of Forensic Engineers (Past President)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
National Society of Professional Engineers
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
American Society for Testing & Materials
Society of Automotive Engineers
International Society for Skiing Safety


Education

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
M.S. Engineering Mechanics, Stanford University
M.S. Electrical Engineering, New York University





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