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Ian Howard Altman
San Francisco, California
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Ian Howard Altman FSA, EA is an expert witness in the field of Employee Benefits, Economics, Actuarial Sciences. Some of the cases where Ian Altman has been retained as an expert witness are Ruppert V. Alliant Energy Cash Balance Pension Plan; McGuire V. Metro. Life Ins. Co.; Curtis V. Alcoa, Inc..
Ian Howard Altman FSA, EA has been involved in cases related to Employee Benefits, Contracts etc. in the past. These cases have been in front of judges such as Thomas L. Ludington, Helene N. White, Bernice Bouie Donald And Thomas W. Phillips, Barbara B. Crabb in United States District Court For The Western District Of Wisconsin, United States District Court For The Eastern District Of Tennessee, United States Court Of Appeals For The Sixth Circuit, United States District Court For The Eastern District Of Michigan, Northern Division.
This is only a representative list of cases where Ian Altman has been involved and more information is available in our Expert Witness Profiles and Expert Challenge Study. These include details about whether the testimony was challenged or not, which party retained the expert, who were the attorneys representing the parties in the case.
A previous Expert Challenge Study on Ian Howard Altman's revealed:
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