Michael Jeffords is a Director at Davis & Hosfield Consulting LLC. His work is focused on assisting clients and counsel with complex financial, accounting and damages matters, primarily in intellectual property litigation. His experience spans various business disputes across many industries including automotive, aviation, biotechnology, coal, computer software, construction, consumer products, electronics, financial institutions, food products, internet services, medical devices, office equipment, paper, pharmaceuticals, power tools, real estate, and steel.
Mr. Jeffords has conducted complex damage analyses involving lost sales, lost profits, incremental profits, manufacturing capacity, fixed and variable costs, reasonable royalty, unjust enrichment, and prejudgment interest for both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Jeffords experience includes cases involving patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright infringement, breach of contract, fraud, antitrust and other types of business disputes.
He has assisted counsel in developing damages strategies, analyzing company forecasts, business and strategic plans, financial statements and appropriate market data, preparing interrogatories, document requests and deposition issues for 30(b)6 and opposing experts and preparing trial exhibits.
B.S. Business Administration – University of Missouri – Columbia
Additional Accounting coursework at DePaul University
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Chicago Bar Association (CBA)
Licensing Executives Society (LES)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
SELECT PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
“Trends in Patent Infringement Damages” – Michael Jeffords, Jennifer Knabb – American Bar Association’s IPL Newsletter, Spring 2002
“Tips For Hiring And Working With Experts: Learn How To Maximize Value” – Michael Jeffords, Jennifer Knabb – Missouri Lawyers Weekly, April 4, 2003
“Intellectual Property Damages: Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights” – Guest Lecture at The John Marshall Law School, March 6, 2012
“Intellectual Property Damages: Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights” – Young Lawyer Section of The Chicago Bar Association, Intellectual Property Committee, February 6, 2013
Spending time with his wife and three children