Jeffrey Press is a Director in the Disputes, Compliance, & Investigations group. He has nearly 17 years of experience providing forensic accounting services, including expert testimony in the areas of calculating and testifying to damages in intellectual property and other complex commercial disputes. Jeffrey focuses on the quantification of economic damages in civil litigation, as well as forensic accounting investigations. His forensic accounting matters have encompassed a wide array of matters involving economic damages in intellectual property infringements and misappropriations (patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret), complex commercial disputes, including healthcare billing disputes, employment disputes, breach of contract matters, and shareholder disputes, and investigations of financial fraud.
Jeffrey has testified in both state and federal courts in intellectual property and other commercial disputes. His testimony includes matters related to economic damages and the commercial success of patents. Jeffrey's investigative accounting experience includes allegations of payroll improprieties, fraud, waste, and abuse in municipal entities, and misappropriation of funds in commercial companies.
Over the past three years, Jeffrey has devoted significant time to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant’s (“AICPA”) publishing of its Forensic & Valuation Services Practice Aid for practitioners involved in the assessment of damages in intellectual property disputes. Jeffrey served as an update author for the 2019 Practice Aid, “Calculating Damages in Intellectual Property Disputes – Fourth Edition.” He continues to volunteer his time in connection with preparing annual case law updates in the area of intellectual property damages.
Prior to joining the firm, Jeffrey was a Director in the Financial Advisory Services group of an advisory and accounting firm. Prior to that, he was with a national accounting and consulting firm providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services.
In addition, Jeffrey conducts continuing professional and legal education programs in the areas of forensic accounting, the quantification of economic damages, and the use of financial experts in litigation.