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I provide litigation and strategy consulting to small businesses, international conglomerates and law firms of every size.

Biography

Not just a consultant – I have run businesses. My goal is to exceed client expectations by providing timely, cost-effective and high quality deliverables in everything I do.

Building on decades of experience in diverse industries and in critical roles, Brooks Consulting LLC’s staff brings both quantitative analysis and creative thinking to solving your problems. If you are seeking individuals who use their left brain and their right, you have reached your destination.

I invite you to look around our website at www.brooks-consulting.com to learn more about the roles we have served in meeting our clients’ needs and how we might work with you.

• Consulting Expert - Bridging the gap that often exists between business/industry experts and counsel in complex multiple-expert litigation.
• Expert Witness – Providing damages testimony for both plaintiffs and defendants.
• Growth Strategy Advisor - Serving as interim management as CEO/COO/CFO or delivering strategic consulting services to companies poised for rapid growth or experiencing flat or declining sales.
• Investigator - Performing reasonable inquiry into the factual bases for claims of patent infringement as required under Rule 11, prior art searches and general business intelligence.

Philip L. Brooks brings the ability to combine insightful analytical skills and creativity in solving client problems and managing people. Critical skills developed include: effective complex project, department and corporate management; successful marketing and sales; recruiting; and training. Particular expertise developed in finance, accounting, intellectual property economics and decision analysis. Proficient with a large array of software packages including database, spreadsheet, decision analysis, accounting, word processing, graphics and Internet tools.

Currently Phil is co-founder and Managing Member of Brooks Consulting LLC. Publisher of Philip Brooks’ Patent Infringement Updates blog for over six years. During the course of a 28-year business career, addressed issues related to business interruption, contract disputes, patent infringement, antitrust, environmental and construction claims. In addition, Phil has held positions of CEO, COO, CFO and Controller at seven companies incorporating: strategy; finance; accounting; sales and marketing; vendor, facilities and information technology management; and evaluating, establishing and managing human resource programs, including employee benefit plans.

Elected partner in seven years at one of the most well respected litigation consulting firms in the country (Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, Inc. – now PA Consulting). Has experience in building boutique consulting practices within the Big Six (now Big Four) accounting firm environment and a high technology PR firm in Pittsburgh. In addition, has four years of technical experience in analytical chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry.

Mr. Brooks was a founding member of the board of directors of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and its former President and Treasurer. He was elected to the board of the Allegheny Land Trust in 2005 and serves as Chairman of the Board and President. He has also served as a Technical Advisor to BlueTree Allied Angels, a regional group of accredited investors who desire to invest in regional early-stage companies. In addition, he is an active member of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association and the American Bar Association, and was a member, for over 15 years, of the Association for Corporate Growth.

Mr. Brooks earned an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.S. in Pharmacotherapeutics from Long Island University, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of Connecticut.

Interests

Consulting Expert, Expert Witness, Growth Strategy Advisor, Investigator