Joseph R. Pohlot specializes in forensic economics and accounting.

He has testified as an expert in federal court, state court, and arbitration in cases involving wage and hour matters and partnership dissolution, and cases alleging wrongful termination, wrongful death, and personal injury.

He is experienced in industries such as securities, insurance, construction, agriculture, hospitality, food service, medical services, and real estate. He has calculated damages related to alleged breaches of contract, alleged theft of trade secrets, wage and hour claims, franchisee/franchisor disputes, termination of employment, wrongful death, personal injuries, and insurance claims.

Mr. Pohlot is experienced in investigations related to Securities and Exchange Commission reporting compliance, the Bank Secrecy Act, royalty compliance, alleged misappropriation of company funds and unfair lending practices. These investigations involved funds tracing between various entities across various countries, analyses of account transactions, and analyses of consumer loans, among others.

Prior to joining BRG, Mr. Pohlot was a senior managing consultant with LECG, LLC; a managing consultant at a specialized expert services firm; and a senior economist at a settlement company.

Employment History

Senior managing consultant
2005 – 2011

Navigant Consulting
Managing consultant
2004 – 2005

IBAR Settlement Company
1999 – 2004

Community/Civic Involvement

Association of Certified Public Accountants

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Areas of Expertise


Pepperdine University
MPP, Economics, 1999
BA, Economics, 1997