Carol Ludington

Carol Ludington

Carol Ludington

Carol Ludington possesses over thirty years of varied experience as a damage expert in U.S. domestic litigation, U.S. arbitration and international arbitration; as an arbitrator; and as a consultant in hundreds of matters involving a wide variety of industries and parties ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small companies and individuals.

Experience

Testifying Expert
Retained as a testifying expert regarding damages, financial, and business issues in hundreds of complex commercial and intellectual property disputes. Analyzed financial, business, and marketing information, assisted discovery, prepared written reports, and testified in numerous depositions and trials in Courts throughout the United States.

Consultant

Frequently retained as a consulting expert prior to and during litigation to perform initial damages assessments, identify issues, assist discovery, provide input regarding litigation strategy, and assist development of settlement positions.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Involved in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution over the past thirty years as an arbitrator, as an expert witness in international and U.S. arbitrations, and as a consultant.

Licensing

Frequently addresses licensing considerations, including royalties, licensing terms, and other intellectual property transfer considerations in litigation and non-litigation situations.

Other Experience

Assisted clients in a variety of consulting matters, including intellectual property transfer, financial feasibility studies, financial forecasts and projections, valuations and financings. Engagements involved health care, real estate, retail and other industries.

Employment

Ludington Ltd. (previously Cobb, Ludington & Associates, Ltd.) 1987 to present
Churchill Advisors, Inc., 1985-1987
Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG Peat Marwick) Management Consulting Department, 1983-1985
Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC) Audit Department, 1979-1983

Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, M&A Disputes, Mediation

Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Minnesota and Texas
Certified in Financial Forensics – American Institute of CPAs
Certified Licensing Professional – CLP Board of Governors
AAA Roster of Neutrals, American Arbitration Association
Qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General
Rules of Practice
Vienna International Arbitral Center (VIAC) – List of Practitioners in International Arbitration
Vienna International Arbitral Center (VIAC) – List of Practitioners in International Mediation and ADR
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center – International Accredited Professional Mediator
LCIA Database of Neutrals
International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) – Member
Past Arbitrator, NASD
Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Congress of Fellows – Center for International Legal Studies
LCIA North American Users’ Council
Participated in working sessions of UNCITRAL Working Group II on behalf of the Forum for International Conciliation and Arbitration (FICA), 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Member, Sedona Conference Patent Damages and Remedies Working Group 9 and Patent Litigation Best Practices Working Group 10
Licensing Executives Society
AICPA Conference on Fraud and Litigation Services Steering Committee – Past Member
AICPA Economic Damages Advisory Committee to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Services Task Force – Past Member
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants Ethics Committee – Past Chairperson and Member
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants Committee for Cooperation with Lawyers – Past Vice Chairperson
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Bar Association
American Bar Association Women in Dispute Resolution – Past Chair of Regional Intitiative
AIPLA – Patent Litigation Damages Subcomittee
Minnesota State Bar Association ADR Section
Arbitral Women

Mankato State University (now Minnesota State University at Mankato) BS, Magna Cum Laude, Accounting and Business Administration

English
321 Stillwater Road P.O. Box 760
Willernie, MN