Joseph Tess is a Managing Director in the Disputes, Claims, & Investigations group. He has over 15 years of experience in litigation support, forensic accounting, expert testimony, and complex claims consulting. Joseph has extensive experience analyzing complex financial and economic issues related to commercial disputes and transactions. He has assisted clients and their counsel with business interruption calculations, forensic accounting, damages quantification, insurance allocation modeling, claim estimations, decision modeling, distressed asset valuing, and negotiation/settlement strategy development. Over the last five years, he has helped clients recover more than $500 million in property damage, business interruption, and bodily injury losses for various insurance companies.

Joseph's clients include leading public and private corporations and many Fortune 500 companies in a diverse range of industries, including oil and gas, energy generation and distribution, mining, chemical, paints and coatings, and manufacturing, working directly with executive level employees, internal and external counsel, auditors, brokers, and outside stakeholders.

Prior to joining Stout, Joseph was a Managing Director and founding member at The Claro Group.