Charlie J. Gambino is a Director and Senior Counsel in the Regulatory, Litigation and Internal Investigation group for Deutsche Bank in the Americas and head of Legal’s Financial Crisis Task Force. Mr. Gambino served as a staff attorney in the United Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement from 1997 to 1999. He also was associated with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom from 1999 to 2003. He is a frequent speaker at securities law conferences. Mr. Gambino is a member of the American Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, on which he serves on the Securities Litigation Committee.
Irving B. Levinson, a partner with K&L Gates LLP, concentrates his practice in complex business and corporate litigation and ADR, including lawsuits and arbitrations arising out of acquisitions, securities litigation, real estate, corporate and intellectual property litigation and products liability and construction lawsuits. With over 38 years of litigation experience, he has tried numerous cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States and consulted on cases in Australia, Canada, China, Germany and Japan. Mr. Levinson is a court-certified mediator for the Circuit Court of Cook County Court-annexed Major Case Civil Mediation Program. Mr. Levinson is a frequent speaker and author on litigation strategy, mediation and commercial arbitration. He was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University Law Center, where he taught Trial Advocacy.
Jeff Litvak is a senior managing director in FTI’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice and is based in Chicago. Mr. Litvak is a Certified Public Accountant, an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in business valuation, and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). Mr. Litvak specializes in forensic accounting investigations and valuation matters, assessment of economic damages, analysis of lost profits and unity of interest/separateness matters. Mr. Litvak is FTI’s national product leader in merger and acquisition disputes. Recently, he was designated as co-chair of the AICPA task force on merger & acquisition disputes. Mr. Litvak received the 2009 AICPA Award for Volunteer of the Year for his achievements regarding the efforts of the AICPA’s Task Force on Mergers and Acquisition Disputes. Mr. Litvak has experience in a cross section of industries, real estate, manufacturing, wholesaling, construction, high tech, automotive and pharmaceutical. His extensive experience in accounting and auditing, market penetration analysis and corporate finance provide a strong background for analyzing damages in many types of business litigation. He has worked on significant matters for the United States Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service on valuation and other corporate finance matters.
Mr. Litvak has provided expert opinions in federal, state and municipal courts throughout the United States on matters involving post-acquisition disputes, breach of contract, damages, employee termination, lender liability, healthcare fraud and abuse, antitrust, lost profits, and destruction of business within the financial services, internet and healthcare industries.
For over thirty years Stewart has been a lead trial counsel in numerous complex litigation matters for both plaintiffs and defendants, in cases involving antitrust, accounting malpractice, legal malpractice, securities fraud, patent issues, contract actions, and consumer fraud. He has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court, the Seventh, Fifth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals. He has appeared before the United States Supreme Court as both counsel of record and as amicus counsel.