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

Mr. Pohlot is experienced in investigations related to Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA / AML), 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.

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 financial services company.

Employment History

2011 – present


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