Laura A. Malowane

Vice President


B.A. York University
MBA York University
LL.B. York University
M.A. Princeton University
Ph.D. Princeton University

Dr. Malowane specializes in analyzing compensatory and punitive damages in complex commercial and personal litigation matters. She has served as a testifying expert on behalf of Federal and local government agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, national non-profit organizations, and senior executives. Dr. Malowane has extensive experience in analyzing employee damages stemming from defamation, employer retaliation, personal injury, wrongful death, discrimination and loss of employment opportunity.  Such analyses often include valuing bonus structures, employer benefits, retirement pensions, employer stock, leave with and without pay, and disability payments.

Dr. Malowane’s expertise also includes estimating lost profits and loss in business value stemming from allegations of breach of contract, theft of trade secrets, and unfair business practices. Her work has involved a wide variety of industries, including e-commerce, government contractors, physician services, and pet food manufacturing. Dr. Malowane has more than 15 years of experience in consulting on the effects of taxation on the e-commerce industry and various sized internet retail firms.

Dr. Malowane is a notable expert in issues related to the awarding of attorneys’ fees, and served as an expert consultant for the Department of Justice in its development of the Attorney’s Fees Matrix of the United States Attorneys Office. She has testified on behalf of federal and local government agencies as well as individual law firms with respect to attorney rate survey data, and the appropriate geographic and product market for determining attorney fees.

Prior to her work as a consultant, Dr. Malowane was a lecturer at Princeton University in microeconomics and statistics. In addition to receiving her Ph.D. from Princeton University, Dr. Malowane also is recipient of MBA and Bachelor of Laws degrees from York University in Toronto.