Ida Shea is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Denver. Ms. Shea specializes in dispute consulting services and is experienced in performing damages analyses and providing litigation support in an array of dispute types. Ms. Shea has provided analysis related to accounting, finance, and economic issues in various matters, including intellectual property infringement, trade secret misappropriation, commercial damages investigations, insurance claims, construction disputes, and breach of contract. Ms. Shea has assisted in the preparation of expert reports and subsequent expert testimony in federal courts and in arbitration. Her experience spans many industries including computer software and hardware, banking, construction, energy, retail, and manufacturing.
Ms. Shea has assessed and quantified numerous patent, copyright and trademark infringement, and trade secret misappropriation damages on many occasions. Additionally, for patent and trade secret matters, she has performed analyses of irreparable harm in the context of requests for injunctive relief through preliminary and permanent injunctions. Ms. Shea has performed market and competitive studies, financial analyses, and technology valuations. She has assessed lost profits damages stemming from alleged infringements, evaluated the contribution of the patented process or method to the end product, and identified and reviewed comparable license agreements.
Ms. Shea is skilled in the application of the Georgia‐Pacific factors and other case law to the determination of infringement damages and has reviewed hundreds of license agreements in diverse industries. Her experience in calculating damage from the misappropriation of varied trade secrets includes misappropriated confidential methods, processes, and commercial information. In the context of disputes, she has performed numerous reasonable royalty and lost profit calculations and valued technology across many industries.
Ms. Shea joined FTI Consulting in 2012, after having completed an M.B.A. with a specialization in corporate finance and investment banking from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. While in Madison, she worked part time at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board doing credit analysis on the oil and gas industry. Prior to attending business school, Ms. Shea worked at a business litigation and consulting group headquartered in Washington, D.C., where she provided valuation and consulting services to companies in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, chemical, utility, construction, entertainment, technology, financial services and consumer products, among others.
Certified Fraud Examiner
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Licensing Executives Society
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
B.S.B.A., Finance and International Business, Georgetown University
M.B.A., Corporate Finance and Investment Banking, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Commercial Damages Analysis