Roman L. Weil
V. Duane Rath Professor Emeritus of Accounting, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Ph.D., economics, Carnegie Mellon University
Summary of Experience
Professor Weil is an expert in damages estimation and valuation. He has written dozens of articles and testified in more than 50 cases on these topics for leading firms throughout the country. His experience includes testimony on accounting principles; reasonable royalty and compensation; fair market value; and implied interest rates.
Professor Weil is codirector and founder of the Directors' Consortium, a joint program of the Chicago Booth School of Business, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Law School, and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. The program instructs corporate board members on their obligations for accounting and audit supervision. Professor Weil also founded and co-directs a similar program for mutual fund board members.
Professor Weil is author or coauthor of more than 100 books and articles, including the Litigation Services Handbook: The Role of the Accountant as Expert (with Michael J. Wagner and Peter B. Frank, John Wiley & Sons, 1990 and 1995) and related articles, including "Accumulating Damages in Litigation: The Roles of Uncertainty and Interest Rates," (with James M. Patell and Mark A. Wolfson, The Journal of Legal Studies, June 1982). He has held numerous senior editorial positions with leading accounting journals, such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Financial Analysts Journal, and The Accounting Review.