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Ms. Carol Ludington

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Carol Ludington has been involved in dispute resolution for over thirty years serving as a damages expert in U.S. litigation as well as U.S. and international arbitrations; as an arbitrator; and as a consultant. She is a CPA, Certified in Financial Forensics, with experience in hundreds of complex commercial and intellectual property disputes involving a wide variety of industries and parties.

Carol frequently serves as a testifying expert and has testified in courts throughout the U.S. and in international arbitration. She also frequently consults regarding early analysis of damages, licensing, creative dispute resolution processes and strategies, and other topics.

She is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, is on the AAA’s Commercial Arbitration Panel, is a qualified neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, and is actively involved with several domestic and international dispute resolution organizations. She has served as a sole arbitrator and as a member of three-member arbitral tribunals for AAA and NASD, and has been appointed as an advisor to neutrals.

Prior to forming her firm Ludington Ltd. more than twenty years ago, Carol was employed by two well-known international CPA firms. She is a frequent speaker and author on damages and ADR topics, including use of early attention to damages as a dispute resolution tool, and was a contributing editor for The Sedona Conference Commentary on Patent Litigation Best Practices: Patent Mediation Chapter and The Sedona Conference Commentary on Case Management of Patent Damages and Remedies Issues: Section on Patent Damages Hearings, and is the author of a chapter on Initial Damages Assessments for an upcoming ABA book on ADR strategies for IP disputes.

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