Forensic Expert Witness Profile


Thomas S. Tilghman

Forensic Employment & Compensation Consultants, LLC
413 West Palm Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863-687-3388
Fax: 863-687-7566


  • Lost earnings/lost profits
  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Compensation program design and evaluation
  • International compensation and expatriate transfers
  • Marital, partnership dissolution
  • Unreasonable compensation disputes



Thomas Tilghman is a Managing Director of Forensic Employment and Compensation Consultants, LLC. The firm provides litigation support for attorneys in matters relating to:
• Executive compensation and benefits
• Outplacement
• Career vocational assessment
• Earning capacity
• Employability
Mr. Tilghman has served as a compensation expert in over 20 legal cases including lost future income and other compensation matters. He has also provided economic analysis of future medical costs.
His career in consulting and senior management has spanned more than 40 years. He has conducted compensation related projects in a wide variety of industries and is experienced with all aspects of compensation (base salary, bonuses, long-term incentives, executive perquisites) including competitive comparison, design and time-based valuation, both domestically and internationally.
Previously, he was a Senior Consultant with Towers Perrin specializing in international compensation and a Director in Ernst & Young’s Human Resources Consulting Group where he managed the executive compensation and compensation survey activities. He was Assistant Vice President of Compensation at Continental Grain and Manager of Compensation at Baxter, managing their executive and employee compensation programs.
Mr. Tilghman received his BA from Harvard College and an MBA from Amos Tuck (Dartmouth College). He is a member of World at Work, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and ERC (Employee Relocation Council).
He has made frequent presentations to organizations such as World at Work, American Management Association, and National Foreign Trade Council. He is based in Florida but provides services nationally.

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