Joseph K. Tanimura is a Senior Director with FTI Consulting’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment and is based in Los Angeles.
Dr. Tanimura has consulted on a wide variety of matters, with a particular focus on litigation involving complex economic and financial issues. He has worked on matters involving antitrust liability and damages, class certification and damages, commercial damages, corporate valuation, derivative securities (including commodity futures, credit default swaps, and employee stock options), franchises, insider trading and market manipulation, intellectual property, and public policy.
Dr. Tanimura’s work has covered a broad range of industries, including agriculture, consumer products, electric vehicles, financial services, medical devices, mobile devices, music, pharmaceuticals, precious metals, private equity, restaurants, sports equipment, and video games.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Dr. Tanimura worked as a Director at Berkeley Research Group, a Managing Economist at LECG, and an Economist at Economic Analysis. He has been an Assistant Professor of Finance at the San Diego State University, Fowler College of Business and also taught classes at the University of Washington, Foster School of Business.
Dr. Tanimura’s research has been published in peer reviewed journals such as the Asian Economic Journal, the California Journal of Politics and Policy, the International Journal of Financial Management, and the Journal of Financial Research. His current research focuses on corporate governance, corporate scandals, economic history, and insider trading
Dr. Tanimura holds a Ph.D. in Finance and Business Economics from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business, a J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.
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