We found an expert with over 40 years of experience in the fields of employment and human resources (HR). He had significant experience working in senior HR roles several prominent companies including temporary employment agencies. As such, his expertise was in independent contractor employment status, and he had consulted in many matters involving the topic. Well respected in his field, he had held professorships at top universities and had authored over 100 publications and three books. Finally, he had been retained as an expert witness in hundreds of matters, many of which involved independent contractor status, and had been deposed and testified at trial countless times.