Ryan N. Herrington
- Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 214 397 1625
- F: +1 214 397 1790
- 2001 Ross Avenue
- Suite 300
- Dallas, TX, 75201
- United States
- T: +1 214 397 1600
- F: +1 214 397 1790
- M.B.A., University of Texas at Dallas
- B.B.A., Finance, magna cum laude, Texas A&M University
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- Licensing Executives Society
- Breach of Contract
- Commercial Damages Analysis
- Expert Testimony
- Intellectual Property
Ryan N. Herrington is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Dallas. Mr. Herrington has more than fifteen years of professional experience in applying financial, accounting, and economic principles to complex business disputes over a variety of engagements. Mr. Herrington has significant experience in disputes involving intellectual property, including matters brought before the ITC. Mr. Herrington has served as an expert witness and testified in deposition and trial.
Mr. Herrington’s intellectual property experience includes matters involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement as well as trade secret misappropriation. He has experience in evaluating damages associated with lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, and disgorgement of profits. Mr. Herrington’s experience with ITC investigations includes evaluating the existence of a domestic industry, the appropriateness and scope of a Cease and Desist Order, the amount of a bond to protect the complainant from injury, the EPROMs factors, the current business conditions associated with a general exclusion order, the impact on the public interest if an exclusion order is issued, and the commercial success of products practicing the patents. Mr. Herrington has also participated in ITC enforcement proceedings. Mr. Herrington co-authored a chapter in the Litigation Services Handbook on the role of financial experts in ITC investigations.
Mr. Herrington has assisted clients in a variety of industries including telecommunications, technology, banking, health care and entertainment, among others. Mr. Herrington has presented to various law firms and groups and has also authored articles for inclusion in multiple trade journals.
Engagements that Mr. Herrington has directed or assisted on have centered on disputes in areas such as antitrust; breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty; intellectual property; lost profits / earnings; false advertising; and wage and hour. In addition, Mr. Herrington has been involved in forensic accounting and fraud investigations. Mr. Herrington’s experience encompasses the entire litigation cycle including but not limited to discovery; damage analysis; preparation of expert reports; critique of analyses propounded by opposing experts; preparation for deposition and/or trial testimony; and preparation of demonstrative exhibits.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Herrington provided litigation consulting services at Analysis Group as well as dispute analysis and investigation services at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Herrington holds an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Dallas. Mr. Herrington also received a B.B.A. in finance from Texas A&M University. Mr. Herrington is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mr. Herrington is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society.