Dr. Donald E. Vinson
– Chairman and CEO
Vinson Litigation Finance is led by Dr. Donald E. Vinson (LinkedIn). Dr. Vinson is widely considered the “founding father” of the trial consulting industry and is internationally recognized as the world’s leading expert in the field. Dr. Vinson has spent the last 40 years providing valuable insights and strategic recommendations to trial attorneys about juror behavior, and his record of success is unparalleled. He has consulted on hundreds of civil and criminal trials, including Pennzoil v. Texaco, USFL v. NFL, the Oklahoma City Bombing Case, the DuPont Plaza Hotel and MGM Grand Hotel Fires, Dalkon Shield Litigation, the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial, and the World Trade Center Insurance Case.
The management team he has put in place has many years of experience providing trial strategy, jury selection and consulting advice in hundreds of cases in both State and Federal Courts throughout the United States and in foreign venues. And the risk analysis tools VLF utilizes are an extension of the social science models and analytical procedures that we have developed for successfully assessing litigation-related matters.
Additionally, our professionals possess extensive experience in business, insurance, litigation, risk management, finance and the social and behavioral sciences. They include Lawyers, Psychologists, Sociologists, Statisticians, CPAs and MBA specialists in finance and management.