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Chapter Event: Chicago (Midwest)

Venue: Miller Canfield

Join FEWA's Chicago Chapter meeting for an intro 3-hour basics workshop. Learn how to successfully launch your forensic consulting business. Designed exclusively for those new to forensic consulting, seasoned experts will review everything you want to know about becoming an expert witness, and the opportunity to ask all the questions you might have. This workshop is not to be missed! Content will cover:

  • The Basics of Getting Started: Learn all of the "need to know" basics, including how to network, market, and start your business. 
  • Marketing and Getting Found: Learn how to define and market your image. What are the most effective means of getting found?
  • Best Practices in Forensic Consulting: Drawing upon lessons learned, the presenters will provide new ideas to relay what success looks like and how to get there. 

Susan Maccoy, CFLC

Susan Maccoy, CFLC, is an actively practicing Cosmetologist and Forensic Expert Witness on beauty salon and spa products, processes, procedures, policies and standards. An award-winning professional, she has held positions as hair stylist, hair colorist, salon owner, Glemby International corporate salons manager, salon trainer and International industry educator. Ms. Maccoy has assisted the legal profession in litigation and other legal matters related to the Cosmetology and Beauty Salon and Spa Industry for 35 years. Her forensic investigative work and expert opinions were instrumental in obtaining Dismissals with Prejudice in two actions, one Civil and One Federal, in 2011. Her opinions have been accepted in 34 states.

Edward J. Priz, CPCU, APA, CFLC

Edward J. Priz, CPCU, APA, CFLC is an expert witness and consultant on proper Workers Compensation insurance premiums and audits. He's worked in the insurance field since 1976, and as an expert witness since 1995. He holds the Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC) designation from FEWA and has served as Vice President of the Chicago FEWA chapter. He has testified as an expert in state and federal courts across the U.S.


Steven J. Rotunno. Esq. 

Steven J. Rotunno, Esq. has more than three decades of experience representing corporations, partnerships and financial services professionals in complex and wide-ranging legal matters, including investment advisory services, securities matters, employment law, title insurance claims and general commercial litigation.

He represents clients before federal and state courts, as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission, New York Stock Exchange, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the American Arbitration Association in issues involving restrictive covenants, regulatory investigations  and business disputes. He provides counsel to individuals and registered investment advisory firms in connection with mergers and acquisitions and preparing the Form ADV, client investment management agreements, compliance manuals and other necessary documents. He also serves as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Steve is a frequent speaker on business issues, including the ever-evolving securities regulatory environment, restrictive covenants in employment agreements, business succession plans and contract enforcement.

This course has been approved for 3 CFLC Credit

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