Forensic Expert Witness Profile


Maurice Robinson


Maurice Robinson & Associates LLC
28 Dover Place
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Phone: 310-640-9656
Fax: 310-640-9276


Maurice Robinson is one of the nation's top hospitality experts. He has testified as an expert witness over 80 times this century; has served as an arbitrator over 40 times; and has mediated a dozen matters, as well. He has a financial, market, economic and valuation skill set honed over 40 years as a top-level consultant to real estate and hotel developers, investors, operators, brands, lenders, and land-owning public agencies.

As an economist and appraiser, he can estimate lost profits or value under multiple situations, including developing supportable "But For" scenarios.


  • Expert witness testimony, damage calculations, lost profits
  • Hotel and real estate industry business issues expert
  • Fluent in ground & building leases; concession contracts,
  • franchise, management, partnership & JV agreements,
  • development agreements and loan docs.
  • new development planning, market demand & financial analysis
  • 40 years of consulting experience resolving disputes
  • Won top award for real estate consultants & appraisers
  • Appraised the Grand Canyon National Park for the NPS
  • Trained arbitrator & mediator, State-Certified Appraiser