David B. Lerman
FTI Consulting, Inc.
David is a Managing Director in the Disputes Advisory Services practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and Certified Valuation Analyst with more than 30 years of experience working within and consulting to the energy and chemical industries.
David’s testifying and consulting services include economics, valuations, operations, financial damages and expert witness services. His economic and valuation experience includes estimating royalties from production, damages and lost profits from business interruptions, insurance claims, contract disputes, construction disputes, antitrust matters and other commercial disputes. In addition, David has conducted rigorous commodity market and price analyses for commodity price and royalty disputes. He also assists clients with business valuations to support M&A activities and shareholder disputes.
David has been retained by energy and technology companies in the oil & gas industries, EPC service industries, oil field service industries, oil field equipment industries, transportation & logistics industries, refining and processing industries, chemical industries and power generation industries.
Prior to becoming a consultant, David spent eleven years at Amoco Corporation (now known as BP) where he held assignments in plant operations, R&D, supply chain planning, capital planning, environmental compliance and profitability improvement.