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Welcome to the Sobel Tinari Economics Group

Who We Are

The Sobel Tinari Economics Group is comprised of PhD economic experts and analysts led by Principal of the Firm and Senior Economist Kris Kucsma.  The team of professionals provides economic consulting services in litigated matters, industry studies and other research projects.

Our forensic economists specialize in writing individualized economic loss appraisals for solo attorneys, large law firms, private industry, and government agencies. As forensic economists, we believe in the advancement of knowledge, professionalism in our work, and the highest quality of service for our clients. Whenever we provide analysis of loss in litigation, we strive to abide by the National Association of Forensic Economics' Statement of Ethical Principles. We are proud to say that we have drafted more than three thousand reports over the years and our experts have collectively testified in more than 800 trials and depositions in NY, NJ, PA, CT, MA, FL, GA, CO, and other venues. Our client testimonials, a few of which are published here, attest to the quality of our economic experts’ work.

Sobel Tinari Economics Group is a cost-effective and exceptionally responsive alternative to larger consulting firms. Our goal is to meet the needs of law firms, large or small, by providing expert economic consulting and analysis services at reasonable rates. Because of the cutting-edge knowledge and broad experience of its testifying experts, we have an excellent command of the many substantive issues that may arise in the course of an engagement. And with our staff of full-time research analysts, we are able to quickly respond as needed to changing needs and circumstances. Our team further distinguishes itself by attempting to adhere to the highest ethical standards. We strive to extend civility and professionalism in all circumstances -- to attorneys, their clients, and the Court.

Areas of Expertise

Plaintiff Services

Defense Services

There are multiple phases to our defense services including the preparation of:

We also are available to assist lawyers in conducting a detailed examination of the economic opinion of a plaintiff's expert during depositions and trial testimony.

Why Clients Choose the Sobel Tinari Economics Team

Since 1979 our economists have specialized in writing individualized economic loss appraisals for solo attorneys, large law firms, private industry, and government agencies.  Throughout the years they have drafted more than five thousand reports and their experts have collectively testified in over 1,000 trials and depositions in NY, NJ, PA, CT, VA, MA, FL, GA, CO, and other venues.

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What Clients Say

“Kris is an outstanding expert witness. She explains her work with crystal clarity. She is engaging & interesting. In my most recent case, she had the jury on the edge of their seats. She is easy to work with and really explains difficult concepts in a way in which anyone can understand them. I highly recommend her and will definitely hire her again.” Chaim Book, Esq., NYC

"The case settled at mediation. Our client was very, very pleased. I can’t thank you enough for your help on this case. Your thoroughness and assistance in sorting through the financial/lost profits/damages issues in this case (as reflected in your report) was a significant factor at mediation." - Catherine Tobin, Esq., Gonzales Hoblit Ferguson Corpus Christi, TX

"The jury just returned its verdict. I want to thank each of you for your help. You were absolutely 'perfect.'" Frank T. Luciano, P.C., Lodi, NJ