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The Following Comments Are Reproduced With The Permission Of Our Clients

“…I appreciate all of your help on this case. You were an outstanding expert to work with, not only because of your expertise, which was first rate, but also because of your willingness to work on short notice, your insights, your humor, and last but not least, your parables. We hope to work with you again in the future, and please do us the honor of allowing us to be a reference for you should you ever need one.”

Mark Venardi
Venardi Zurada LLP
Walnut Creek, CA 94596


“I wanted to send you a quick note to let you know how much I have appreciated your your assistance with my cases over the last several years. Your analysis on Lender Liability issues is always concise and to the point. You are always timely and accommodating with respect to report deadlines and court scheduling issues.

We have enjoyed great results for our clients based, in no small part, upon your sound approach and ability to analyze complex transactions, your appreciation of the legal significance of lenders’ actions and/or inactions coupled with your ability to succinctly articulate your findings and conclusions. I appreciate your common sense approach to complex commercial disputes.

I would unequivocally recommend your expert witness service to any attorney, plaintiff or defendant involved in a lender liability case. I look forward to working with you in the future.”

Kevin E. Dinius
White Peterson, P.A.
Nampa, Idaho


“Steve is a “thinking man” and an advocate. When we designated Steve as our expert, the “enemy” knew we were serious. The designation alone (of Capital Finance) was a catalyst for settlement.”

Michael A. Vacchio
A Professional Law Corporation
Whittier, California


“Mr. Fried served as an expert for us in litigation involving issues of banking processes and procedures for asset-based lending. His years of experience in the banking industry were evident from our first conversation with him. He is extremely knowledgeable and his analysis of the issues on which we sought his expertise was thorough and critical to our case. We have been quite pleased with Mr. Fried’s work and would be happy to use him again in the future and recommend him to our colleagues.”

Jacquelyn Kilmer, Partner
Brownstein, Hyatt & Farber, P.C.
Denver, Colorado


“Steve has been of tremendous help in a variety of ways: helping me to understand the issues, anticipating the opposition’s strategy, conducting background research, and pointing out potential gaps in the case. Extremely easy to work with , with a helpful attitude and agile mind. Combines depth and breadth of knowledge. Highly recommended.”

Paul Bloom, Esquire
Law Offices of Paul Bloom
Oxnard, California


“Steve is insightful, knowledgeable, responsive and savvy. All you can ask for in an expert”

Thomas P. Gulley, Partner
Jontz, Dawe, Gulley & Crowne, P.C.
Albuquerque, New Mexico


“Steve, the case has settled. Thanks to the comments you provided on the plaintiff’s deposition and the ideas you had on both liability and damages issues, we were able to obtain an extremely reasonable settlement for my client. I also want to thank you for the prompt service you provided. Many things were happening in the last month and it was helpful to get your input on short notice. I look forward to working with you again in the future.”

Craig K. Shikuma, Partner
Kobayashi, Sugita, & Goda
Honolulu, Hawaii


“Steven’s expertise in matters financial has been the basis of our business relationship on six occasions over 4 years. Most recently our international client (involved in a $2 billion case) hired him based on his experience in banking and credit. In the past we worked with him on cases involving banking, credit, loans, and asset based lending. A consummate , personable, professional.”

Toby Edwards,
Investigative Researcher
Round Table Group, Inc.
Washington, D.C.


“Mr. Fried proved to be an excellent expert witness. He was well prepared, gave concise answers, and was able to follow-up when necessary. His demeanor reflected a firm grasp of the subject matter while, at the same time, he did not create any unnecessary animosity. I would be happy to use Mr. Fried’s services in the future.”

Michael S.O’Rourke
Partner
Rode & Qualey
New York, New York


“Steve Fried brings great insight and experience to his consulting. He is most responsive and is excellent to work with. I had not worked with him before and would not hesitate to call on him again.”

William D. Hyslop
Principal
Lukins & Annis P.S.
Spokane, Washington


“We couldn’t be more pleased with your efforts in this case. Your grasp of and attention to the issues were first rate. You accommodated the case’s very demanding schedules resulting from the summary judgment deadlines. Your knowledge of the subject matter was superb and allowed us to focus on the important issues, not the issues defendants raised here as a smokescreen. Your case analysis and accompanying declaration greatly assisted our side in defeating a summary judgment motion.”

Douglas J. Campion
Principal
Law Offices of Douglas J. Campion
San Diego, California


“I would like to thank you again for your help in the … case. Your input was invaluable. You provided us with numerous key points to address in discovery, and your declaration was extremely helpful in bringing the case to a successful resolution at mediation. I look forward to working with you again in the new case I mentioned….”

William J. Brown III
Principal
Law Offices of William J. Brown III
Encinitas, California


” I found Mr. Fried to be instantly, intimately familiar with banking regulations and deposit/withdrawal account procedures.””

Patrick J. Duffy
Partner
Monteleone & Mc Crory
Los Angeles, California


” We have finalized the settlement of the … case. The case has been dismissed. It was a pleasure working with you on this matter. Your expert testimony was helpful to us in getting this case resolved. Thanks for all your work.””

J. Henk Taylor
Partner
Lewis and Roca LLP
Phoenix, Arizona