W. Scott Simon, principal at Fiduciary Experts, provides expert witness and consulting services in the areas of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act, the Restatement (Third) of Trusts, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 as well as other subject areas of expertise. Case evaluations of litigation, arbitrations and mediations, and assistance in litigation support consulting including trial preparation that can involve such issues as:

  • Intra-family disputes over provisions in trust instruments
  • Assessing the prudence of existing portfolios
  • Investor disputes with banks, trust companies and RIAs
  • Breaches of fiduciary duties
  • Standards of fiduciary conduct
  • Investment management
  • Modern portfolio theory
  • Diversification of portfolio risk
  • Reasonableness of portfolio costs
  • Principles of investing
  • Asset allocation of portfolios

No court has refused to certify Simon as an expert witness