About Us

Retail Expert Witness Services is an operating unit within Atlanta Retail Consulting Inc whose experts provide high quality objective opinion and assistance to legal clientele who are in need of retail and consumer products industry focused business and strategic analysis, operating recommendations, and case strategy guidance. Retail Expert Witness Services was formed by seasoned retail and consumer products attest and consulting professionals to address the need for experienced legal input and subsequent improvement implementation guidance as required. Our team members are carefully chosen highly dedicated experts who present well and can credibly learn, analyze, opine, elaborate, and represent a position.

We specialize in advisory and litigation support services that include: advisory reports and authoritative studies, expert witness reports, expert witness deposition, and expert witness testimony. Our retail expert witness team is skilled at complex analysis, forensic accounting, valuation and damage assessment, and operational assessment. We also have the ability to assist your clients to operate in a more efficient and effective manner, so as to avoid recurrence of the core issue.


Our team can assist you in the following legal practice areas:

  • Anti-trust issues
  • Business Strategy Review
  • Financial / Corporate
  • Labor and Employment
  • Bankruptcy
  • Determination of Damages
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Litigation
  • Enterprise Performance
  • Impact of Competition
  • Operations Review


Our leadership team is headed by Patrick Fitzpatrick

Patrick Fitzpatrick is the President and founder of Retail Expert Witness Services. Following his graduation from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York, with an Industrial Engineering and Financial Management background, he spent eight years with Colt Industries (as a member of the Management Career System) in various division operational and financial positions including Manager of Financial Analysis and Assistant Controller.

In 1982 Patrick took a position with a leading retail consulting organization that was subsequently merged into Arthur Andersen & Co. Over the following seventeen years Patrick managed and was accountable for scores of successful consulting engagements for retail, manufacturing and financial services clients while rising to Director of National Retail Consulting Sales for Arthur Andersen North America. In 1998 he accepted a partner position with another large international consulting organization, rising to senior partner in 2003. In 2004 Patrick formed his own firm, Retail Expert Witness Services, a unit of Atlanta Retail Consulting Inc.

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