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Analee McClellan, ASA
P.O. Box 5656
Hacienda Heights CA 91745
phone: 626-330-8597

Analee McClellan Antiques Appraisal Expert PhotoAnalee McClellan is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). She is currently the Personal Property Education Chair for the ASA’s International Education Committee and a Member-at-Large of the ASA’s Personal Property Committee. She is a Course Developer and an Instructor of Valuation Theory Courses for the ASA, offered in conjunction with university partners: University California Irvine, University of Chicago, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), SUNY Purchase, New York.

Ms. McClellan is an independent, unbiased, and objective appraiser specializing in American and Continental European furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, and decorations dating from the 18th century to contemporary items, as well as general residential contents. Valuations are also performed for popular culture, Rock and Roll, music, celebrity memorabilia and collectibles. Ms.McClellan has a large network of qualified experts in other fields and can provide personalized service and project management for larger collections and additional specialized items. She provides consultations and professionally written and substantiated reports that conform to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the ethical code of the American Society of Appraisers. Her experience and background satisfies the IRS requirements of a qualified appraiser writing qualified appraisals for tax related assignments.

Litigation Support: Ms. McClellan offers objective opinions of value that comply with the USPAP and the ASA’s Code of Ethics. Consultant and expert in standard of care and typical practice for appraisers including USPAP compliance and IRS requirements, her services are available to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defense.

Professional Services:
  • Insurance: Coverage, Damage and Claims of Loss
  • Estate Matters: Estate Tax, Equitable Distribution, Probate
  • Financial Planning for Trusts and Estates: Establishing Cost Basis, Estate Management
  • Large Projects and Collections
  • Asset Valuation for Bank Loans
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Charitable Contributions and Gift Tax assignments that meet IRS requirements
  • Inventory and Condition Reports
  • Litigation and Expert Witness Assignments
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Toby Berlin
1701 Pier Avenue
Santa Monica CA 90405
phone: 310-200-9306
Toby Berlin is a Senior Media Executive and Consultant with a demonstrated history of culminating ground-breaking, original worldwide acquisitions in every aspect of Cable & Satellite including Cable, Premium and Broadcast Networks, Adult Programming, TV Everywhere (TVE), Shopping Networks and Pay-Per-View (PPV) events. Her broad expertise spans all aspects of sales, marketing, programming and operations honed through over 15+ years of executive-level leadership experience.

Ms. Berlin offers litigation support services and expert witness testimony to attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense. She is available to strategize on the following:

Core Areas of Expertise
  • Cable & Satellite Negotiations
  • Retransmission Consent & Must Carry
  • Content Acquisitions
  • Contract Database Management & Compliance
  • Network Packaging & Pricing
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Platform Development
  • New Category Expansions
  • Broadcast Networks
  • Industry Best Practices
  • Strong Entertainment Industry Relationships
  • Product & Service Innovations
  • Marketing & Operations Leadership
  • P&L Management
  • Compulsory Copyright
  • Expert Witness
  • Ms. Berlin serves as a Cable / Satellite / Retransmission Consent Advisor for multiple research firms to educate large institutional investors on industry. She currently consults with MVPDs such as the SONY team that developed Playstation Vue and advises on programming acquisitions, essential successful media distribution strategies and sales, marketing, and operations best practices.

    In her previous role, Ms. Berlin was responsible for aspects of programming acquisitions for the DIRECTV service including all networks available on DIRECTV’s Spanish-language package DIRECTV en Español, DIRECTV's WorldDirect international programming packages, DIRECTV's Local into Local platform, shopping channels, adult programming, DIRECTV’s airborne platforms on Continental, JetBlue and Frontier airlines, as well as the Sonic Tap music channels available on the DIRECTV platform.

    Ms. Berlin contributed to DIRECTV ‘s significant subscriber base growth from 3.5M to more than 20M by negotiating and closing programming acquisition deals that continuously expanded the service offerings. As a contract specialist, she contributed millions of dollars to the bottom line from programmers’ contractual non-compliance.

    Toby Berlin holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL, and a law degree from Southwestern University of Law in Los Angeles and is member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

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