Brooks Hilliard, CMC, CCP is the only actively practicing expert witness in the world who is both a Certified Management Consultant and a Certified Computing Professional specializing in computer system selection and problem resolution. He has testified more than 30 times as a computer expert witness and has been engaged on more than 90 such matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Hillard has done expert witness and consulting assignments in 25 states, and has qualified as an expert witness on computer software and hardware (including ERP, SCM and CRM systems) in both state and federal litigation. His expert witness engagements have included courtroom and deposition testimony in lawsuits, arbitrations, mediations and formal governmental hearings.
Areas of Expertise:
- Allegations of ERP and CRM system failures and/or defective business software/systems
- Computer Forensics
- Intellectual property
- Valuation of computer hardware, software and services
- Regulatory, Procurement and Tax matters
An property and casualty insurance agency acting as a managing general agent for several insurance lines sold through sub-agents throughout the United States had agreed to license a comprehensive agency management system from a developer of such software specifically developed for managing general agencies.
A distributor of products used in the health care industry invented a system and filed patents describing the system and associated methods.
A regional wholesale distributor of construction products was sold a manufacturing ERP system that the software developer and implementer claimed was capable of meeting its distribution needs.