MSG has an established, experienced network of affiliated experts with a wide range of skills and credentials. Each of our engagements typically requires a unique combination of business and financial skills, as well as industry knowledge. We work with our clients help them choose the expert(s) that best suits the assignment.


MSG’s experts typically hold advanced degrees from prestigious institutions and senior positions in academia, business, and government. In addition, they have authored numerous books, articles, monographs and other materials, and have received many awards for their contributions to the institutions they serve. MSG’s experts have a record of providing superior expert witness and consulting services to their law firm, corporate, and government clients.


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Rui Albuquerque

Rui Albuquerque is Associate Professor of Finance and Dean’s Research Fellow at the School of Management of Boston University and Visiting Professor of Finance at Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics in Portugal. He is a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in London, UK, and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute, ECGI.

Christopher Alt

Chris Alt is an adjunct professor of finance at Brandeis University’s International Business School and at Boston University’s Questrom Business School. His teaching covers investments, international portfolio management, managerial finance, financial strategy, corporate finance, and derivatives. He primarily teaches graduate students and has been repeatedly recognized for teaching excellence.

Paul D. Berger

Paul D. Berger is a Visiting Scholar and Professor of Marketing at Bentley University, where he is also the Director of the Master of Science in Marketing Analytics (MSMA) program. Prior to joining Bentley University, he was Professor of Marketing and Quantitative Methods at the Boston University Questrom School of Business for over three decades.

Mark N. Broadie

Mark Broadie is the Carson Family Professor of Business at Columbia University and the Research Director for the Program for Financial Studies. Professor Broadie teaches courses to MBA and Doctoral students on topics including, but not limited to, securities pricing, financial modeling, risk management, financial markets and computational finance.

Roberts W. Brokaw III

Roberts Brokaw has three decades of client-coverage and transaction investment banking experience, most recently as a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns and spanning senior roles at both Merrill Lynch and PaineWebber.

William J. Chambers

Bill Chambers is an Associate Professor Emeritus of Finance at Boston University’s Metropolitan College, where he joined the faculty in 2005. He taught graduate and undergraduate courses in corporate finance, investment analysis, portfolio management, multinational finance, international investments, fixed income analysis, and capital markets. Prior to joining Boston University, Professor Chambers spent 22 years at Standard & Poor’s (S&P) within its credit rating division, including 13 years as a Managing Director.

Peter K. Chudy

Peter Chudy was a Managing Director at UBS, and served as a Chief Risk Officer and Chief Operating Office of the Swiss National Bank StabFund. He provided independent oversight of the risks related to a $40 billion global portfolio of ABS, loans and OTC derivatives exposures from asset finance, residential and commercial mortgage sectors.

Ronald H. Filler

Ronald H. Filler is a Professor of Law and Director of the Financial Services Law Institute at New York Law School, located in New York City. He is also the Program Director of its LL.M. in Financial Services Law Graduate Program.

Tamar Frankel

Professor Tamar Frankel has written and taught in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.

Betsy J. Frauenthal

Betsy Frauenthal has over 28 years of experience in health care management as an executive, consultant and educator. Her executive experience spans roles in hospital administration, strategic planning, product development, market research, government relations and compliance.

R. Philip Giles

Philip Giles is an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School, where he teaches courses in money and financial markets including Debt Markets, Capital Markets and Investments, The Money Markets: Domestic and International and Banking and the Money Markets.

Donald H. Hunter

Donald H. Hunter has served as a director of The LGL Group, Inc. since March 2013 and as a director of Juniper Pharmaceuticals since March 2014, and currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee for both of these public companies. Mr. Hunter previously served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Harbor Global Company Limited, a public company which operated international investment management and natural resources subsidiaries, from October 2000 to December 2006.

Timothy Hurley

Timothy Hurley is an investment banker with over three decades of experience. He has held senior positions with three major (Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, and PaineWebber) and two boutique investment banking firms (Delta Financial Group and Bentley Associates).

Bradford Jordan

Bradford D. Jordan is Professor of Finance and holder of the Richard W. and Janis H. Furst Endowed Chair in Finance in the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky. He has taught courses in corporate finance, financial management, and financial asset valuation.

Darren J. Kisgen

Darren Kisgen is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Professor Kisgen was Vice President and Head of Energy Investment Banking at Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. and also served as Vice President of Institutional Sales and Trading at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Laurie Krigman

Laurie Krigman is an Associate Professor of Finance and holder of the Peter Black Senior Term Chair at Babson College. Prior to joining Babson College, she was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Arizona.

Barclay T. Leib

Barclay T. Leib, provides outsourced due diligence on hedge fund manager selection, peer group analysis, and risk monitoring to the family office and endowment/foundation community. Additionally, Mr. Leib provides expert witness services on structured products, internal risk management systems, and processes in the hedge fund arena.

Dennis E. Logue

Dennis Logue is Professor Emeritus at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ledyard National Bank. From 2001 to September 2005, he served as the Dean and Fred E. Brown Chair of the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma.

Evgeny Lyandres

Evgeny Lyandres is Associate Professor of Finance and Dean’s Research Scholar at Boston University Questrom School of Business. His expertise lies in the areas of real options valuation, capital structure, M&As, IPOs, linkages between firms’ financial and operating strategies, capital market anomalies and regularities, and Fintech.

Donald M. May

Don May possesses over 25 years’ experience in consulting, valuation and litigation support as well as researching, publishing and teaching at the university level. His experience includes implementing a broad range of damage analyses and valuations for businesses of various sizes and in numerous industries.

Susan Mangiero

Susan Mangiero is a nationally recognized provider of risk management and valuation consulting, training and expert testimony services. She has over twenty years of experience in capital markets, global treasury, asset-liability management, portfolio management, economic and investment analysis, derivatives, financial risk control and valuation.

Stanley D. Monsowitz

Stan Monsowitz has over 25 years of experience in back-office information systems design, due diligence, training, and corporate advisory services. He has a wide ranging consulting practice that includes designing and developing support systems within investment management, trading, custody, mutual fund, corporate trust, back office brokerage, insurance and non-retail banking environments.

Brad Orelowitz

Brad Orelowitz has almost 30 years of experience in finance and consulting, including more than 20 years with The Michel-Shaked Group. His practice at MSG focuses on bankruptcy, valuation, taxation, accounting, securities, capital markets, employment, and pensions and retirement plan issues.

Charles J. Plohn, Jr.

Charles Plohn, Jr.’s distinguished career has spanned over 45 years on Wall Street, including 34 years (1974-2008) at Merrill Lynch as a Managing Director and the Manager of the Special Equity Transactions group in Equity Capital Markets. His responsibilities have included the marketing and implementation of corporate open-market stock repurchase programs and self-tenders, executing sales of control and restricted securities, and coordinating confidential accumulations and sales of securities, generally in connection with merger and acquisition assignments.

Paul Rosenbaum

Paul Rosenbaum has five decades of experience in the fields of venture capital, private equity, technology, marketing, operations and business management, and over fifteen years of experience in consulting on these issues. He has held numerous senior roles in private equity organizations and high tech companies, including the position of president of four operating companies, two of which were venture capital backed.

Gary R. Rotenberg

Gary Rotenberg has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years as an investment banker, research analyst, financial advisor, and senior corporate financial advisor. He has served as the Managing Director and Head of Global Utility Finance at NatWest Markets, Vice President at Smith Barney, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Cralin & Co., and Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch.

James K. Seward

James K. Seward is an Associate Professor of Business Administration and the Prochnow Fellow in Finance at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His teaching duties currently include courses in corporate finance, financial management, corporate restructuring & reorganization, and mergers & acquisitions.

Nejat Seyhun

Nejat Seyhun is a Professor of Finance and Jerome B. and Eilene M. York Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He is also the Director of the Financial Engineering program at the University of Michigan.

Israel Shaked

Israel Shaked is a Founder and Managing Director of The Michel-Shaked Group, and is also Professor of Finance and Economics at the Boston University Questrom School of Business. For almost four decades, he has taught courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels on various topics, including business valuation, corporate finance and financial economics, and is a two-time winner of Boston University’s Broderick Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Betty J. Simkins

Betty J. Simkins, Ph.D., is the Williams Companies Chair of Business and a Professor of Finance in the Department of Finance at Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business. Prior to getting her Ph.D., Dr. Simkins began her career as a chemical engineer in the chemical industry for Conoco and as an engineer and planning analyst for Williams Companies.

Robert A. Strong

Bob Strong is Professor of Finance and University Foundation Professor of Investment Education at the University of Maine. He has been a visiting Professor of Finance at the Maine Maritime Academy as well as Harvard University where he was Deputy Director of the Summer Economics Program from 1997 – 1999.

Robert R. Trout

Robert R. Trout has over three decades of experience in the fields of finance, economics and statistics, with professional experience in these fields spanning both academic and professional roles. He is a past member of several national consulting practices specializing in forensic economic issues and has testified in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Joel M. Vanden

Joel Vanden is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University. Before joining the Smeal College of Business in 2008, Professor Vanden was an Associate Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Samuel C. Weaver

Sam Weaver is Professor of Finance at Lehigh University, where he has served on the full-time faculty since 1998 and as an adjunct professor since 1986. He has also served as the Director of Lehigh’s MBA and Professional Education program.

David W. Wiley

Dave Wiley has more than 25 years of experience in finance, investments, business valuation, and continuing education for finance professionals. He most recently served as a Vice President and Division Manager for Kaplan Professional, where he directed all CFA seminars worldwide.

Christianna Wood

Christianna Wood has deep experience in asset management and capital markets issues, including private equity, venture capital and alternative investments. She has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Z Asset Management, the largest independent sponsor/seeder of hedge funds.

Adam Zawadowski

Adam Zawadowski is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Boston University Questrom School of Business. Before joining Questrom, he did an internship at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Professor Zawadowski has authored several papers on over-the-counter derivatives and credit default swaps.

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