Damages Expert Witness - Damages Analysis in Commercial Disputes and Insurance Matters
Key is Executive Director and Founder of Litigation Economic & Forensic Consulting Group LLC (LEFCG). His firm is located in Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but his practice is nationwide. Key frequently develops opinions and issues expert reports relating to economic damages, and is called upon to testify regarding his expert opinions.
Prior to forming his own company, Key served clients in this same capacity at well-known accounting and consulting firms for more than 22 years (beginning at PwC, where he served clients 11 years and rose to the level of Partner). Before his consulting career, Key worked for more than 10 years in the financial services industry.
Key is a CPA licensed in Pennsylvania and a CFA charterholder. In addition, he holds an MBA in Finance and a BA in Economics. Key is a prolific writer and speaker, and has often been quoted in industry-specific trade press.
Key serves as a damages expert in commercial disputes. He analyzes the underlying documents relating to each matter and determines damages (if any) based upon his knowledge, skill, education, experience and training. He frequently develops opinions relating to economic damages, issues expert reports and is asked to testify relating to his opinions.
Litigation Support Services
Key Coleman performs damages analysis in general commercial disputes, and is not tied to a single industry. He is available to travel nationwide and frequently works with clients as far away as California. Key's out-of town clients are pleased to learn that he is as comfortable being deposed by video teleprompter, as he is in person.
Areas of Expertise
Agent/Broker Dispute, Managing General Agency (MGA), Third Party Administrator (TPA), Healthcare, Post-acquisition Purchase Price Disputes, Lost Wages Analysis, Property & Casualty Disputes, Manufacturing Company Dispute, Insolvency Analysis for a State Insurance Guaranty Fund.
Nationwide (all states)
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Accounting and Consulting Firms - 23 years
Insurance/Reinsurance Company - 8 years
Securities Industry - 3 years
CPA - Certified Public Accountant licensed in Pennsylvania
CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder
CPCU - Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter
ARe - Associate in Reinsurance
Legal Experience & Services
Key has testified on numerous occasions.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Chicago Society of Financial Analysts
Key is a speaker, commentator and writer addressing critical issues facing industry, having been published and quoted in numerous periodicals. Most recently, Key's articles and speaking engagements have dealt with the way in which industry is reacting to climate change.
UCLA Extension – Graduate Level Accounting Courses
MBA, Finance - Emory University
BA, Economics - University of the South