At Rubin/Anders our involvement in each case does not end when we have identified the best expert witness able to provide the needed testimony or consulting services.
Our Client Service Team maintains continuous contact with our clients, ensuring that the process is working to your satisfaction.
Susanna Ryanclose open
Director of Client Relations
As Rubin/Anders Director of Client Relations, Susanna works to maintain client interaction to ensure prompt and proper delivery of our services. Ultimate customer satisfaction is Susanna's goal. Rubin/Anders' clients rely on her to understand their needs, and to deliver top notch expert witness candidates. To fill this role, she relies on her lengthy experience as a client manager, having worked for over ten years in the corporate relocation industry, assisting executives from leading pharmaceutical, financial and retail corporations worldwide.
Craig S. Johnsonclose open
Senior Client Manager and Research Analyst
With experience both as a practicing lawyer and as a financial adviser with national firms, Craig's background is the reason why he is the first person with whom most of our non-patent clients have contact. His goals are to elicit key information that will assist our team in identifying outstanding expert candidates, to facilitate the client's engagement of experts, and to provide ongoing support for each client relationship.
John Gardinierclose open
Senior Client Manager
John arrived at Rubin/Anders with substantial experience as a Client Manager. He helped create and manage key client relationships for leading companies within the financial services, legal information and technology consulting industries. He has worked with most of the country's large law firms to integrate Automated Litigation Support tools. John's previous employers include the Jurisoft Division of LEXIS-NEXIS and Fidelity Investments. John earned a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Kara Magidclose open
Kara Magid works with Rubin/Anders as a Client Manager. She works directly with our clients and assists them by determining their expert witness needs and delivering the best possible candidates. Kara received her B.S. in Communications from Boston University. With over 10 years of experience in account management, marketing and B2B relationship building, Kara’s skillset is a perfect match for our team.
Marisa DiGiovanniclose open
Marisa provides administrative support to Rubin/Anders. Prior to her work at Rubin/Anders, she has been an executive assistant to senior-level managing partners in Boston-based companies. In that capacity, she handled numerous complex business needs, including investor relations for a real estate investment trust. She received her B.A. from Saint Anselm College.
Sheila Smithclose open
Sheila Smith joined Rubin/Anders in 2004 with an extensive background as a consultant in finance and accounting. After earning her M.B.A.,Sheila worked for several years as a consultant focused on strategic management for small to mid-sized companies. Sheila works with our clients and experts to ensure a smooth transition from contracts to working together.
Cathy Turnerclose open
Ph.D. Director of Research
Cathy leads the team of scientists, economists and lawyers that identifies candidates for patent cases. She has diverse scientific interests in chemistry, molecular biology, and biophysics. She holds a B.A. in chemistry from Middlebury College and a Ph.D. in biophysical chemistry from Yale University. Cathy strives to present our clients with candidates who are excellent technically and who possess the qualities that make them great expert witnesses.
Mark P. Siehclose open
Ph.D. Assistant Director of Research
Mark is a member of the team that identifies candidates for patent cases. He holds an A.B. in biology from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mark assists in identifying and presenting expert witness candidates for patent cases.
Santosha Ammuclose open
Ph.D. Research Analyst
Santosha assists in finding expert witnesses for patent cases in several areas, including but not limited to communications, engineering and science. She strives to identify the right experts for a client, based on their requirements, by extensive research and thorough understanding of the technologies involved in the patents. She holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Rhode Island.
Charles Bedordclose open
Ph.D. Research Consultant
Charles Bedord holds a B.S degree in political science, a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Wyoming, and has 25 years of research and development experience in the pharmaceutical industry in both large corporations and small start-up companies. Charles is located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley and keeps up-to-date on both new computer and life-science technologies. He seeks to present our clients with witness candidates who are experts in cutting-edge science and engineering and can communicate in a clear and concise manner.
David Dowclose open
David is responsible for maintaining the Rubin/Anders computer network infrastructure. He has been involved in the Information Technology industry for 21 years, including implementing, training and managing IT at numerous international hospitality businesses, including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Hilton Worldwide. He holds a B.S. in computer science from Northeastern University.
Alesia Selby Flemmingclose open
J.D. Research Analyst
Alesia received her a law degree from New York University School of Law where she was the managing editor of the Law Review, a semi-finalist in the Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition, and a Fellow in the Non-media Libel Law Program. She was general counsel of OrderTrust, Inc. in Lowell, MA, and an associate at Davis, Polk & Wardwell in New York City and at Goodwin, Proctor in Boston. Since 2001, Alesia has served a diverse array of clients in her private practice where she concentrates on corporate law, contracts and intellectual property. Prior to entering the law, Alesia received a B.A. in Journalism from Georgia State University and was an editor for a weekly newspaper. Alesia is also a writer focusing on professional articles and fiction.
Jessica Kretzengerclose open
Client Support Coordinator
Jessica supports our sales team by performing internet research as well as maintaining our extensive client database with daily updates to ongoing patent cases. She comes to Rubin/Anders with a substantial background as a client manager, working several years in charge of Quality Control for a local data processing company. She has handled a broad range of responsibilities including project management, technical writing and staff management. Prior to this, Jessica earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Stephanie Leongclose open
M.A. Research Analyst
Stephanie applies her broad experience in economic litigation support, research, and writing to her work as a research analyst. She is well versed in the technical and practical requirements of an expert, as well as the interests and needs of attorneys, having been a manager at a large economic consulting company, serving on numerous litigation support cases across a variety of industries. She has practiced research skills having earned a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College. Stephanie is also an accomplished author of more than ten articles published in peer-reviewed journals. Stephanie enjoys the challenge of working in a variety of industries, and identifying and presenting the best possible experts for each case.
Fred Levinsonclose open
Ph.D. Online Marketing Consultant
Fred heads Nested Strategies, a web production company focused on providing:
- marketing advice, content development and management
- search engine optimization services
- Website Design, Website Development and Maintenance
Danielle Levyclose open
Danielle comes to Rubin/Anders Economics with an extensive background in client project and program management, specializing in technical, creative and editorial service content needs. Her role at Rubin/Anders focuses on account and business development support via case review, research and data integrity. Prior to this role, Danielle has handled a broad range of client facing responsibilities that include general project management and strategic consulting, budget analysis and forecasting, business development and staff management for various Boston advertising and communications consulting agencies. She holds a B.S. from Boston College.
Marc A. Nascarellaclose open
Ph.D. Research Analyst
Marc is a research analyst that interprets patents, case complaints, and requests for domain specific expertise and translates them into candidates for intellectual property and patent litigation matters. He holds a B.S. from Norwich University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Marc is a practicing toxicologist, a board certified public health professional, and an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences. This background has enabled Marc to quickly identify the expertise required by our clients, and interact professionally with candidate scientists, engineers, and physicians to identify world class experts.
Anna Nolanclose open
Ph.D. Research Analyst
Anna Nolan has been working as a research consultant at Rubin/Anders for over three years. She has a BSc. in Biological sciences from the University of Plymouth and a Ph.D. in Metabolic Diseases from the University of Buckingham in the U.K. Anna’s analytical scientific background and her experience as a research consultant enable her to find the best qualified experts for our clients.
Amy Perkinsclose open
J.D. Assistant Director of Research
Amy received her law degree, magna cum laude, from New England School of Law in 1994, where she graduated second in her class of 199 and served on the New England Law Review. Following Amy's graduation from NESL, she began a judicial clerkship with the Massachusetts Superior Court, where she clerked for five years. Since 2001, Amy has worked as a contract attorney and has regularly prepared pleadings, motions and memoranda for complex cases venued in the United States Court of Federal Claims, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the First Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the Massachusetts District Courts, Superior Court and Appeals Court.
David Tavennerclose open
Client Manager and Research Analyst
David reviews the patents, complaints, and background information related to patent litigation cases to find and contact the best experts for a specific case. He earned both his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Texas Tech University, concentrating on microprocessor development and incoherent optical processing. He has applied his technical expertise in a variety of fields including telecommunications, bio-medical devices, and earth-moving machinery, and has managed engineering teams and projects. These experiences and his broad interests in science and technology prove useful in searching for, and communicating with, highly qualified expert witnesses.
Mary Ellen Tynanclose open
Ph.D., R.D. Research Analyst
Mary Ellen joined Rubin/Anders as a Research Analyst in 2012. Her current areas of interest include the bio-psychological aspects of eating behavior in pregnancy, obesity and athletic performance. Mary Ellen earned her Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of Maryland. Her dissertation focused on macronutrient selection in rats subjected to food deprivation and cold exposure in relation to circulating levels of corticosterone and aldosterone. Mary Ellen seeks experts that have the appropriate knowledge and talent for our clients’ needs.
Sidra Vitaleclose open
Sidra Vitale heads the team that surveys ongoing litigation to identify individual expert needs and global litigation trends. She holds a B.S. in physics with a concentration in astrophysics from the University of California at Irvine, and a J.D. from New England Law|Boston, where she teaches legal research and writing. She prides herself on bringing every aspect of her multidisciplinary career in physics, software development, litigation, and teaching to bear to find cases requiring that premier expert only Rubin/Anders can provide.
Alice Wangclose open
Ph.D. Research Analyst
Alice is a research analyst who identifies expert witnesses for a broad range of litigation cases. She has diverse scientific interests in the areas of molecular and cellular neuroscience in relationship to learning and memory as well as bio-medical research in cancer treatment. She received her A.B. from Dartmouth College and earned her Ph.D. from Tufts University. Alice strives to efficiently identify qualified and appropriate candidates as expert witnesses.
Laura Williamsclose open
Ph.D. Research Analyst
Laura is a member of the research team who strives to identify experts with the specific fit for each case and for each client. She holds a B.A.in biochemistry from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and has published research in her field. She applies the research skills that she developed both in the lab and later as a scientific writer to search out excellent candidates from a wide range of fields.
Susan Wyoralclose open
M.S. Research Analyst
As a research analyst, Susan applies the critical thinking and analytical skills developed during her academic training to finding the best expert consultants for our clients' needs. In addition to a background in bio-medical related research, with an M.S. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she is experienced in locating experts within a wide range of fields and has satisfied requests for litigation support in areas such as mechanical engineering, industrial design and software development. She appreciates that litigation experience is frequently an important consideration in identifying appropriate experts and enjoys the challenge of difficult searches.
Lyn Bodmerclose open
M.S. Research Analyst
Lyn received a BS in chemical engineering and a BA in German from the University of Rhode Islandâ's international engineering program and a MS in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia. With her analytical background and broad interests in science and technology she is able to research and identify outstanding candidates in a wide range of fields.
Lori Humphreysclose open
J.D. Research Analyst
Lori Humphreys applies the skills she acquired as a practicing attorney to her research at Rubin Anders. She received her B.A. from Muhlenberg College in 1993, graduating Magna Cum Laude. In 1996, she received her J.D. from Catholic University, Columbus School of Law. At Catholic, she was a winner of the Miller Cup Moot Court Competition and a Member of the Vanderbilt Cup National Moot Court Team. As a practicing attorney, Lori's primary focus was family law. After working at several small law firms in Maryland, she became a Managing Attorney at Ayuda, Inc., a non-profit in Washington D.C. There she litigated complex family law matters and was appointed to serve on the D.C. Mayor's Commission on Violence Against Women. Most recently she worked as an instructor at The Domestic Violence Institute at Northeastern University School of Law. Lori applies her depth of understanding of the legal system and her strong research and interpersonal skills to every project, determined to find exemplary experts for our clients.