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David E. Nolte


707 Wilshire Blvd.
Ste 2050
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: 213-787-4100
Fax: 213-891-1300

Customer Categories
  • General
  • Business Valuation
  • General
  • Business & Corporate
  • General Forensic
  • Specialties/Services (Area of Expertise)
    Our analysis and research combined with unique presentation techniques have resulted in an unequaled track record in successful court cases and client recoveries. Our personnel are full time and fully focused on the services we provide. We thoughtfully incorporate technology into our work to provide great results at a more reasonable cost. Our expertise encompasses damages analysis, lost profit studies, business & intangible asset valuations, fraud investigations, statistics, forensic economic analysis, royalty audits, strategic & market assessments, competitive surveys, injury and employment damages, and a wide range of other financial advisory services.
    Area Served

    School Attended: California State University Degree Received: MBA
    School Attended: Whittier College Degree Received: BA, graduated first in his class
    CPA's, CFA's, ASA's, PhD's and MBA's in Accounting, Finance, Economics, & related subjects
    Expert Witness Experience
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    Previous Positions & Appointments
    Prior to forming Fulcrum, Mr. Nolte was responsible for the Southern California forensic accounting, valuation, and damage analysis practice for one of the largest international accounting and consulting firms. At the time of his departure, this practice was one of the largest such groups in the western United States. In addition to leading the local group, Mr. Nolte served on the firm-wide steering committees for the litigation consulting and bankruptcy/troubled company consulting service lines.

    Prior to working as a financial consultant, Mr. Nolte performed commercial audits for large publicly traded and private companies, and served as the overall audit partner for such services. He also performed tax, business management and accounting work for smaller companies for approximately two years.

    Mr. Nolte taught upper division accounting and auditing classes as an Adjunct Professor at Whittier College from 1981 to 1986.


    1. Avoiding Common Mistakes When Selecting an Expert Witness, Los Angeles Lawyer, November 2002.
    2. Helping Your Expert Witness Succeed, Los Angeles Lawyer, April 2003.
    3. The Myths of Electronic Discovery, Los Angeles Lawyer, November 2003.
    4. The Ten Commandments of Demonstrative Evidence in Litigation, Los Angeles Lawyer, April 2004.
    5. Improving Your Expert Deposition Results is Easy, Los Angeles Lawyer, November 2004.
    6. Improving Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses, Los Angeles Lawyer, April 2005.
    7. Nolte, David, “How to Succeed as an Expert Witness” in Expert Witnessing in Forensic Accounting, Pagano, Walter J., and Thomas Buckhoff, eds. Philadelphia, PA: R.T. Edwards, 2005.
    8. How to Succeed with Expert Witnesses, published in The Survival Guide for New Attorneys in California by the Los Angeles Lawyer and the Los Angeles County Bar Association Barristers, Fall 2005. Republished Fall 2006.
    9. Employees’ Personal Storage Devices Create Data Security Risks, Legal Management, March/April 2006