EisnerAmper Welcomes Partner, Principal

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 14:01

August 21, 2012 – EisnerAmper LLP has announced that Dana Smith has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Services practice. 

Dana Smith provides expert witness services in intellectual property and complex commercial disputes.  Ms. Smith’s forensic accounting experience also includes assisting clients in post-acquisition disputes, fraud investigations, insurance claims, and in performing contract compliance examinations. Ms. Smith has consulted for clients in many sectors, including software, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, manufacturing, high technology, financial services, and the service industry.

“Dana makes an outstanding addition to our team with her depth of expertise and client service skills,” said David Politziner, partner-in-charge of the EisnerAmper Litigation Services practice. “As our litigation practice continues to grow in both scope and capability, Dana’s experience is a terrific resource for our clients,” added Jay Weinstein, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Jenkintown, PA office.

Prior to joining EisnerAmper, she was a principal with a regional accounting firm and a director with a Big 4 firm. 

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August 21, 2012 – Richard J. Gering, PhD, has joined EisnerAmper as a principal in the firm’s Litigation Services practice. 

Mr. Gering has over 20 years of experience specializing in intellectual property disputes, economic damages, lost profits and reasonable royalty.  He has provided consulting and expert witness assistance for clients in many industry sectors including medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, technology, software, manufacturing and service industries. 

“Richard’s intellectual property experience adds even greater depth to our litigation practice,” said David Politziner, partner-in-charge of the EisnerAmper Litigation Services practice. “His focus on economic consulting and quantifying damages in complex commercial disputes will be a great resource for our clients,” said Jay Weinstein, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Jenkintown, PA office.

Mr. Gering is an adjunct lecturer at Villanova University School of Law, where he teaches Economic Damages. He has presented seminars to organizations such as the American Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Intellectual Property Law Association on topics including an economist’s role in antitrust litigation and advanced intellectual property damages and valuation issues.