David Zion and Larry Tedesco Promoted to Director

BRG is pleased to announce that David Zion and Larry Tedesco have been promoted to Director in the firm’s Atlanta office.

Mr. Tedesco provides financial damages, valuation, and expert witness services in litigation matters. He has held senior-level management positions with both private and public companies, where he obtained extensive experience monetizing intellectual property through the development of technology assets and patent licensing programs. He has negotiated more than 75 patent and software license agreements and managed the retail-licensing program to a widely revered essential Ethernet patent portfolio.

As an intellectual property consultant, Mr. Tedesco has provided multiple levels of IP damages evaluations for both plaintiffs and defendants in significant IP disputes. Additionally, he has managed teams of financial professionals and coordinated substantial document productions related to complex valuation issues in commercial litigation matters. He has developed damages and lost-profit models, analyzed infringement contentions, calculated reasonable royalty rates, and served as an expert team member in a large international arbitration proceeding relating to disputed valuation issues.

Mr. Zion is a leader in BRG’s Construction Defect Evaluation and Standard of Care practice. He is a professional architect with national credentials currently licensed in 16 states. Mr. Zion possesses over 30 years of diversified experience in the design and construction industry.

Mr. Zion has served as principal-in-charge and architect of record for governmental and private industry clients while employed with consulting, architectural design, and design-build firms, executing projects for Fortune 500 and Department of Defense clients. He has testified in federal and state courts, AAA arbitration, mediations, and dispute review board venues for a complex construction disputes involving alleged design and/or construction defects, negligence, and standard of care issues.

BRG’s Atlanta office features design and construction risk management and dispute resolution professionals; financial professionals offering loan diligence and valuation services; capital markets experts who advise on a wide range of corporate and real estate finance transactions and mergers and acquisitions projects; and intellectual property professionals offering evaluation of financial damages, licensing, valuation, expert witness services related to trade secrets, and the evaluation of royalty rates subject to standard essential patents and FRAND agreements.