Marks Paneth & Shron LLP has appointed Donald M. May, a valuation specialist with nearly 20 years of experience, as a director in the MP&S Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group.

He will be based in MP&S's Manhattan headquarters. May comes to MP&S from leading global consulting and accounting firms including a Big Four firm and most recently Experts-on-Experts LLC, a New York-based litigation support firm where he served as managing partner and economic advisor to law firm clients across various industries on valuation, lost profits, opposing expert reports and deposition and trial preparation.

Earlier in his career, May was an assistant professor in the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he published research and taught MBA and Ph.D. level classes in economics, accounting, financial statement analysis and statistics.

"We're delighted to welcome Donald to our practice," said Steven L. Henning, partner-in-charge of the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group at Marks Paneth & Shron. "Don's vast experience developing and implementing asset valuation as well as preparing expert reports and witness testimony will bring tremendous value to the litigation services we offer our clients. In addition, Don's teaching background at one of the leading business schools underscores the increasingly sophisticated needs of our client base in this space."

May brings to MP&S his experience preparing expert reports and expert witness testimony related to business valuation, hedge fund valuation, lost profits, lost enterprise value, time-series forecast models, asset and investment portfolio valuation and statistical forecasting models and methodologies. He also brings to MP&S experience developing and implementing firm wide training programs for estimating the cost of capital and valuation technique.

He was on the faculty at the Sloan School of Management from 1993 through 1998 and earlier at Loyola University of Chicago from 1991 until 1993. He holds a Ph.D. and MBA in finance, economics, econometrics and statistics from the University of Chicago and is licensed to practice public accounting in Illinois. Dr. May has been published in numerous trade and business journals and is a member of the American Finance Association, the American Economic Association and the American Accounting Association. He resides in Mount Kisco, NY.

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