IMS Insights Episode 19: Best Practices of a Securities and Financial Services Expert Witness
In this episode of the IMS Insights Podcast, we speak with Marti Murray about best practices for working as an expert witness, tips for attorneys working with expert witnesses in litigation, and the role of mentors - and how early-career professionals or young students can identify mentors in STEM fields like finance, securities, and banking.
Marti Murray is an IMS Elite Expert with over thirty-five years of experience in the financial services industry. She has acted as a court-appointed Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Receiver, held leadership positions at business restructuring financial advisory firms and alternative investment management firms, and also served on several boards of directors. Her experience includes business and securities valuation, distressed debt investing, commercial and SEC related litigation, trade, and corporate finance.
Earlier in Murray’s career, she was the founder, president, and portfolio manager of Murray Capital Management, Inc.—an SEC-registered distressed debt hedge fund firm. She ran Murray Capital from 1995 through 2008, until it was acquired by Babson Capital in April 2008.
While running Murray Capital and after its acquisition, she served as an adjunct professor at the NYU Stern School of Business teaching courses in distressed debt investing, equity analysis/valuation, and bankruptcy. For her efforts, she was awarded the Teacher of the Year Prize.
Murray has written for and contributed to numerous publications, holds the Certified Valuation Analyst credential (CVA), and has been awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).