Ryan N. Herrington
- Senior Managing Director
- Forensic & Litigation Consulting
- T: +1 214 397 1625
- F: +1 214 397 1790
- 2001 Ross Avenue
- Suite 650
- Dallas, TX, 75201
- United States
- T: +1 214 397 1600
- F: +1 214 397 1790
- B.B.A., Finance, Texas A&M University
- M.B.A., University of Texas at Dallas
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- Licensing Executives Society (LES)
- Breach of Contract
- Commercial Damages Analysis
- Expert Testimony
- Intellectual Property
Ryan N. Herrington is a Senior Managing Director in the Dispute Advisory Services practice within the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. He is based in Dallas.
Mr. Herrington has more than 18 years of professional experience in applying financial, accounting and economic principles to complex business disputes over a variety of engagements. He has significant experience in disputes involving intellectual property, including matters brought before the International Trade Commission ("ITC"). Mr. Herrington routinely assesses damages related to breach of contract and other loss events, including by opining on lost profits and earnings. He has assisted clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, transportation, energy, telecommunications, technology, banking, healthcare and entertainment, among others. Mr. Herrington has served as an expert witness.
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 and co-authored a chapter in the Litigation Services Handbook on the role of financial experts in ITC investigations.
Engagements that Mr. Herrington has directed or participated in 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, he has participated in forensic accounting and fraud investigations.
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 Licensing Professional and a member of the Licensing Executives Society. Mr. Herrington is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.