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Grey Circle


Financial Industry Expert Witnesses | SEDA Experts | United States

SEDA is an Elite Expert Witness firm specializing in Financial Services. We support international law firms by combining over 20 years of expert witness and litigation support experience with the highest level of expertise across the financial industry and providing access to the most influential financial services industry leaders.
We provide superior independent advice, data analytics, valuation, expert reports, and testimony services to law firms, regulators, and leading financial institutions.

Our experts have unmatched industry experience in a vast array of financial services practices. With decades of industry experience as senior executives and global managing directors at leading financial institutions, consulting firms, and regulators, our financial expert witnesses are dedicated to applying exceptional real-world economic, financial, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges.  


SEDA financial expert witnesses have provided independent litigation and consulting services in hundreds of high stake litigation, dispute, and consulting matters. Our services include:

Financial Expert Witnesses Testimony and Report

Litigation Process Support

Mediation, Class Certification Consulting

Complex Data Analysis

Damages Calculations

Engaging World Class Experts

Advisory Services


Our experts have hands-on experience as portfolio managers and senior managers of trading desks on buy side, sell side, and broker dealers on a wide variety of asset classes, including: ​

  • Fixed Income

  • Equities

  • Derivatives

  • Structured Products

  • SPACs

  • Quantitative Investments

Our expertise includes Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory, Underwriting and Investment Banking, and trading activities.

Our world-class financial industry experts have experience working extensively on the valuation of complex securities such as:

  • Equities,

  • Fixed income,

  • Structured Finance Products (ABS, CMBS, RMBS, CDO),

  • OTC derivatives products, such as interest rate swaps (IRS), credit default swaps (CDS), and exotic derivatives, and

  • Exchange-traded derivatives.

Our expertise includes valuation, ISDA documentation, regulatory requirements, and best market practices.

Our team has an extensive industry experience in:

  • Custody services such as safekeeping, trade processing and settlement, 

  • Trustee services, 

  • Collateral administration for complex fund structures, and

  • Fund administration for regulated funds and hedge funds.

Our expertise includes structured finance products such as CDOs, RMBS and CMBS, ABCP, SIVs, Net Asset Value (NAV) calculations, complex fee arrangements, reconciliation and reporting for investors and accounting purposes.

SEDA Experts are world-class experts in:

  • Market risk,

  • Counterparty risk,

  • Portfolio risk management, and

  • ERISA, FINRA, SEC, and other regulatory compliance.

Our expertise includes, but is not limited to, VaR models and benchmarks against best market practices, current regulatory regimens, best market practices for risk measurement and reporting, as well as best risk and pricing practices of hedging positions.

SEDA Experts team consulting experience includes economic damages, and valuations triggered by a breach of contract and commercial disputes, including:

  • Fraud

  • Misrepresentation

  • Misappropriation

  • Products mislabeling

  • Trade secrets, and

  • Other related allegations and claims


We have experience applying different methodologies and well-accepted analyses such as lost profits, full-price restitution, disgorgement of profits, as well as valuation methods such as discounted cash flows, market multiples, comparable analysis, and event study analysis.

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