Berkeley Research Group is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, valuation, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, transaction advisory, restructuring services, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world.
BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate.
Crain Caton & James provides legal counseling and client-focused solutions locally and around the world. Our attorneys are recognized for their contributions to the legal community, their practical expertise, and their legal scholarship by contributing to standard legal texts and presenting papers and speeches to lay and legal audiences.
Founded in 1912 as Kennerly & Warnken, Crain Caton & James has grown into a stable law firm of over 40 lawyers and their highly-qualified support staff without a merger.
Cozen O’Connor delivers legal services on an integrated and global basis, with more than 700 attorneys in 26 cities on two continents. Our lawyers counsel clients on sophisticated legal matters in all areas of litigation, corporate and regulatory law at the state and federal levels. We represent a broad array of leading global corporations and ambitious middle market companies in all major industries. Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department boasts a team of 70 lawyers based in offices in 10 states and Washington, D.C. We provide ongoing advice and litigation defense on a comprehensive range of employment law issues to clients.
Dr. Carrie Amidon specializes in economic and statistical analyses for labor and employment matters. She routinely provides statistical analyses with regard to allegations of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, and age discrimination in hiring, promotion, termination, and compensation.
Dr. Amidon has provided testimony in state and federal court as well as an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) investigation regarding compensation analysis. In other investigations, she has analyzed issues of hiring, compensation, promotion, and termination. She was the managing editor of the Illinois Statistical Abstract during graduate school and published articles in the Illinois Business Review.
Kimberly R. Stuart practices appellate law, commercial litigation, and employment and labor law.
Kimberly began her legal career as a briefing attorney to Judge Margaret Garner Mirabal on the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas. Kimberly’s representative employment law experience includes successfully defending employers in FLSA wage actions and Title VII claims before administrative tribunals and at trial. She has also effectively represented employees and employers in matters related to covenants not to compete and fiduciary duties. Kimberly’s clients include Fortune 500 companies to sole proprietorships.
An important part of Kimberly’s practice is helping her clients avoid litigation altogether through reviewing contracts, examining trade secret and confidential information protection, conducting self-audits to ensure regulatory compliance, and assisting clients with best practices training and compliance.
Debra focuses her counseling and litigation practice on compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations, noncompetition disputes, business torts, corporate reorganizations, affirmative action issues, and defense of discrimination claims. She provides legal and business solutions to a myriad of human resource issues. She also regularly drafts complex corporate policies and contracts for her clients and advises them on best practices. She works closely with corporate counsel on the employment aspects of due diligence for complex transactions. She also negotiates and drafts employment and separation agreements for executives and companies in connection with such transactions. She regularly defends clients before federal and state fair employment accommodations and, for places of public accommodation, requests for modifications to services and programs. She defends clients on a variety of disability accommodation issues before civil rights agencies and in courts.