Michael Emmert

Michael P. Emmert
Senior Managing Director

Complex Litigation Damages & Financial Testifying Expert

Michael P. Emmert is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, based in Chicago. He has over 42 years of experience assisting clients and counsel with the accounting, damages, financial, and business aspects of complex litigation. He has been qualified as an expert and provided many expert witness testimonies in federal and state courts, arbitrations (international and domestic), and regulatory hearings. His experience includes many disputes litigating billions of dollars of financial claims. Mike has deep experience in the public utility, construction, extractive, transportation, food and beverage (class action defense), and insurance industries.

  • Experience

    Michael’s previous roles include:

    • Navigant Consulting, Inc., managing director, May 2007 to August 2018
    • Mesirow Financial Consulting, senior managing director and executive vice president, October 2005 to May 2007
    • LECG LLC, director, April 2004 to September 2005
    • Ernst & Young, LLP, partner and global managing partner, disputes & investigative services, October 1994 to April 2004
    • Peterson Consulting Limited Partnership, partner, November 1980 to September 1994
      Arthur Andersen & Co., senior auditor, June 1975 to November 1980

  • News & events
    • 31st Annual Litigation Update Institute, 01/2015, “How to Effectively Use Expert Witnesses,” San Antonio, TX
  • Insights & innovation
    • “2015 Compendium ~ Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution,” Financier Worldwide (Co-authored)
    • “Disputes in the Energy Sector,” Corporate Disputes Magazine, 10-12/2014
    • “Disputes in the Unconventional Oil and Gas Sector: A Historic Overview,” Energy Litigation American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Fall 2014