Brian M. Carl
- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 312 428 2672
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- 227 West Monroe Street
- Suite 900
- Chicago, IL, 60606
- United States
- T: +1 312 759 8100
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- B.A., Economics, St. Olaf College
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section of ABA (TIPS)
- Claims Management
- Data & Analytics
- Insurance Claims Analysis
- Liability Estimation
- Litigation Support & Analytical Services
- Energy, Power & Products
- Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure
Brian Carl is a Senior Managing Director in the Data & Analytics practice in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. He is based in Chicago where he leads the office’s Data & Analytics practice.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Carl has served clients by providing consulting services to companies and law firms with a focus on event-driven situations. He specializes in providing data and analytical services in connection with litigation, internal investigations, insurance claims, risk transfers, and performance improvement matters.
Mr. Carl has experience performing quantitative analyses in complex commercial disputes, and collecting, analyzing, and producing financial, transactional and operational data from disparate sources to develop relevant insights. He has managed the design and development of 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 disputes. Mr. Carl has significant experience quantifying the financial impact of asbestos, pollution, health hazards (e.g., lead-based paint, benzene, silica), pharmaceutical, and other product liability claims. He also has experience calculating lost profits and extra expense associated with business interruption claims. He has prepared, presented and resolved dozens of major claims and recovered more than $1.5 billion for his clients.
Mr. Carl has provided testimony, submitted expert reports in litigation and arbitration, supported testifying experts and attorneys, and consulted with clients on a wide range of matters, including the management, acquisition, and reconciliation of structured data systems; the development of claim allocation models under a variety of legal theories; ascertainability of classes; reconstruction and valuation of insurance assets; estimation and evaluation of future liabilities; probabilistic risk analyses; management of multi-party settlement proceedings; quantitative efforts to support robust demand and target ranges; and the development of negotiated settlement strategies with counsel to optimize the value of distressed assets.
Mr. Carl has served clients in the automotive, chemical, consumer products, e-commerce, financial services, fintech, hospitality, insurance, gaming, manufacturing, rental & leasing, retail, oil & gas, and pulp & paper industries. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Carl was a Director in the Disputes, Claims, and Investigations practice at The Claro Group for more than eight years. Before that, Mr. Carl was a Manager with LECG in the Global Insurance Claims practice and was a Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen in the Financial Advisory Services practice.