Nicole N. Zakowicz
Nicole Zakowicz is a Managing Director in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group. She has over 20 years of experience providing damages consulting and expert testimony in commercial, intellectual property, and business interruption disputes. Specifically, she has extensive experience determining damages in disputes related to breach of contract and intellectual property involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. She also frequently provides guidance related to damages for pre- and post-litigation issues, including determining preliminary ranges of damages and potential settlement amounts.
Nicole has spent 20 years leading dispute assignments, which involve determining damage theories, composing expert reports, analyzing opposing expert's damages calculations, and assisting counsel with depositions, trials, and dispute resolutions. She has prepared and calculated various damages opinions, including lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment/disgorgement of profits, and corrective advertising. She has been retained as an expert in multiple matters and has provided expert witness testimony in federal court.
Corporations, attorneys, and individuals benefit from Nicole’s diverse and extensive knowledge of litigation issues, including economic damage calculations, pre-litigation assessments, settlement analyses, and business acumen.
Prior to joining the firm, Nicole worked for an international audit, tax and advisory firm and a regional accounting and consulting firm.
She presents seminars on topics, including lost profits damages, patents, trademark, and copyright infringement damages and business interruption.
- Commercial Litigation
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- Royalty Audit & Contract Compliance
- Damages & Lost Profits Analysis
- Business Interruption
- Insurance Claims
- Insurance Litigation
Credentials & Education
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
- Boston College: BS, Finance & Accounting
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
- Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants