Brian Carl is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, where he leads Chicago’s Data & Analytics practice in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Carl has served clients by providing financial, litigation, and business consulting services with a focus on event-driven situations. He specializes in providing data and analytical services in connection with disputes, investigations, insurance claims, risk transfers, restructuring, and performance improvement matters.
Mr. Carl has experience performing complex quantitative analyses in commercial disputes, and collecting, analyzing, and producing financial, transactional, operational, and claims-related data from disparate sources to develop relevant insights. He has managed the design and development of rigorous financial models, analytical frameworks, dynamic visualizations, and data management tools to reveal truths, inform stakeholders and advise decision-makers in the face of uncertainty.
Mr. Carl also specializes in assisting companies and counsel evaluate and resolve complex insurance claims and related disputes. He has assisted clients quantify the financial impact of asbestos, pollution, human health hazards (e.g., lead-based paint, benzene, silica, cosmetic talc, PFAS), pharmaceutical, medical device, and other product liability claims.
Mr. Carl has recovered costs from insurers through buyouts, commutations, and coverage-in-place agreements, and provided support to attorneys in mediation, arbitration, and litigation. He also has experience calculating lost profits and extra expense associated with business interruption claims.
Mr. Carl has provided expert testimony in depositions, submitted expert reports in litigation and arbitration, supported testifying experts and attorneys in disputes, and consulted on a range of matters including the management, collection, analysis, and reconciliation of data from information systems; the development of claim allocation models under various legal theories; the ascertainability of classes; reconstruction and valuation of insurance assets; historical loss assessments; forecasting and valuation of future liabilities; probabilistic risk analyses; litigation risk assessments; management of multi-party settlement proceedings; quantitative efforts to develop robust demand and target recovery ranges, and development of negotiated settlement strategies with counsel to mitigate risk and optimize value.
Mr. Carl has served clients in the Automotive, Chemical, Consumer Products, e-Commerce, Financial Services, FinTech, Healthcare, Hospitality, Insurance, Gaming, Manufacturing, Medical Equipment, Oil & Gas, Pharmacy, Pulp & Paper, Retail, Rental & Leasing, and Utilities industries.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Carl was a Director in the Claims, Disputes, and Investigations practice at The Claro Group. Before that, Mr. Carl was a Manager in the Global Insurance Claims practice at LECG and was a Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen in the Financial Advisory Services practice.
Awards and Recognition:
- Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leader – Insurance & Reinsurance Expert Witnesses (2020, 2021)
- Who’s Who Legal: Recommended – Data Experts (2021)
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Data & Analytics
Insurance Claims Analysis
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