CONSULTING/EXPERT WITNESS: Matters
  • Chapman, Popik & White, LLP

    San Francisco, California
    2012:  Consultant to San Francisco law firm to assist in an orderly dissolution process.  A dissolution task list was created and specific timelines established.


  • Fuel Oil Systems vs. Robert Cook

    Action No. RG10-545518
    Appointment:  Provisional Director
    Northern District of California - Judge David Hunter
    2011:  Susan L. Uecker appointed Third Provisional Directory by the Honorable David Hunter for a company that provides turn-key installations of reliable diesel fuel support systems for emergency generator and bailers.


  • Evergreen Data Systems, Inc.

    Action No. 110-CV-164001
    Appointment:  Provisional Director
    Northern District of California - Judge Franklin E. Bondonno
    2011:  Susan L. Uecker appointed Provisional Director by the Honorable Franklin E. Bondonno for Evergreen Data Systems, Inc. with all the rights and powers of a Director until the deadlock of the Board of Directors or among shareholders of the corporation is broken or until the Provisional Directors are removed by Order of the Court or by approval of the outstanding shares.


  • Monterey Market, Inc.

    Action No. RG09459497
    Appointment:  Provisional Director
    Northern District of California - Judge Patrick J. Zika
    2010:  Susan L. Uecker appointed Provisional Director by the Honorable Patrick J. Zika for Monterey Market, Inc. with all  the rights and powers of a director pursuant to the bylaws of Monterey Market.  A settlement was reached by the parties in the case.


  • Mobile Ware, Inc. fka LimeLife

    Menlo Park, California
    Consultant to Board of Directors to assist in wind-down and dissolution of a digital media group.  Engaged to coordinate all activity including sale escrow oversight, liquidation of remaining assets, tax preparation, accounts receiveable collection, negotiation of payables and completion of the dissolution.


  • LTD Ceramics, Inc. and LCL International, Inc.

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Fremont, California
    Consultant to Chapter 11 debtor's. Assisted in preparation of Summary of Schedules and Statement of Financial Affairs. Prepare distribution to wage claimants.


  • K&B Creditor Benefit LLC

    Santa Rosa, California
    Financial Consultant in out of Court workout between a residential construction company and developer and its lenders and bonding companies on numerous construction projects. Review of year end 2008 and mid-year 2009 financial information, proposed creditor plan and claims analysis.


  • Cooperatech fka Rome Corporation

    San Francisco, California
    Financial Consultant to Board of Directors of a company in the business of developing, marketing and selling credit risk software for the energy commodities industries. Engaged to assist in supervision and completion of the terms of the asset purchase agreement including lease assignments, note payments, earn-out accounting, and escrow provisions. Additional work to terminate 401(k) and FSA accounts, close accounts, and complete tax refund application and sales tax payments.


  • West Contra Costa Health Care District

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Richmond, California
    Consultant to Chapter 9 Management Team. Assisted in preparation of Statement of Financial Affairs and Summary of Schedules. Created claims listing for future claims analysis.


  • Kenamea, Inc.

    San Francisco/Palo Alto, California
    Financial Consultant to Board of Directors to assist in completion of 401(k) Plan; accounting and tax reconstruction work for two (2) year period; sale of patent for $700,000.00 with collection of earn out and coordination of all activity to dissolve this technology corporation.


  • Expert Witness for the Union Street Plaza Office Building Litigation

    San Francisco, California
    Evaluation of property management activities, with emphasis on the expense items, for an approximately 40,000-square-foot office building.


  • Expert Witness for the Stevenson Office Building Litigation

    San Francisco, California
    Analysis of earthquake-damaged building and resulting vacancy issues in an approximately 10,000-square-foot office building.


  • In re: Western Asbestos Company

    Action No. 02-46284T
    Appointment: Expert Witness
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    2004: Expert witness to official unsecured creditors' committee. The judge found as follows: "Conflicting evidence was presented as to how long it would take a Chapter 7 Trustee to resolve all claims and make a distribution. A witness called by Hartford - (witness-name deleted), a turnaround professional with a national reputation - testified that, if this case were converted to Chapter 7, it would likely be concluded in two years. A witness called by the Plan Proponents - Susan Uecker ("Uecker"), who frequently serves as a Chapter 11 Trustee and State Court Receiver locally - testified that it would take at least five years to conclude a Chapter 7 case of this type. The Court found Uecker's testimony more convincing than the Hartford witness (witness-name deleted)."


  • Expert Witness for the Western Asbestos Company Litigation

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Oakland, California
    Consultant to official unsecured creditors' committee as Chapter 7 expert witness. The Honorable Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky noted the expert witness testimony of Susan Uecker as follows: "Conflicting evidence was testified that, if this case were converted to Chapter 7, it would likely be concluded in two years. A witness called by the Plan Proponents - Susan Uecker ("Uecker"), who frequently serves as a Chapter 11 Trustee and State Court Receiver locally - testified that it would take at least five years to conclude a Chapter 7 case of this type. The Court found Uecker's testimony more convincing than the (Hartford witness-name deleted)."


  • Dafne Corporation

    San Francisco, California
    Consultant to corporation to determine financial status of the corporation after closure.


  • Cody's

    Berkeley, California
    Financial Consultant to book store company to bring books and records current for further evaluation of financial status.


  • Greenridge Terrace

    Palo Alto, California
    Consultant to Family Mortgage Corp., No. 15 and Eastern Savings Bank, engaged by FSB to assist in the auction of 36+ acres of undeveloped property with potential sub-division located at 16100 Greenridge Terrace, Los Altos, California in conjunction with the terms of FMSC NO. 15 vs. Greiner settlement proposal. Prepared a timeline for auction and costs, completed all activities in the timeline, prepared monthly reports and concluded the auction of the real estate for $5.2 million.


  • BeautyScene.com

    San Francisco, California
    2000: Assignee of an ebusiness cosmetic retailer. Sale of website and all assets to third party purchaser for $400,000 plus assumption of leases within an extremely limited time frame due to diminishing value of the assets. Establishment of creditor listing for disbursement to creditors. Extensive payroll reconciliation work for pre-assignment period to determine tax liability.


  • ATG Cygnet , Inc.

    San Jose, California
    Consultant to Responsible Person under Confirmed Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for disbursement of allowed claims.


  • Underwater World

    Pier 39
    San Francisco, California
    Consultant to Bank Groups including Banque Paribas, BNP & Chase Manhattan Bank to monitor Chapter 11 Bankruptcy estate during and after Reorganization.


  • Bent Severin

    San Francisco, California
    Consultant to Bank of the Orient in liquidation of an architectural firm. Review records, prepare accounts receivable listing and coordinate turnover of leased premises to landlord.


  • World Pages, Inc.

    San Francisco, California
    Engaged as business consultant to assist in wind-down of the corporation. Completion of creditor review and payments, reconstruction of accounting, coordination of tax return filings and general wind-up. Reporting to Board of Directors.


  • Creditors Committee for the Bornemeier Bankruptcy Case

    San Jose, California
    Preparation of business evaluation of Elan Products, Inc., a wholesale kitchenware product company.


  • Landsea Marine Oil Terminal

    Martinez, California
    Operation off-loading oil facility on Carquinez Straits, California.


  • Expert Witness for Alvingroom Litigation In Re: Crawford vs. Colvin

    Oakland, California
    Analysis of a 120+ unit apartment complex with 12 individual buildings. Review property management documentation and code compliance issues.


  • Creditors' Committee for the Atherton Bankruptcy Case

    San Francisco, California
    Preparation of real estate evaluation of 190-unit apartment complex in Seattle, Washington.


  • Expert Witness for the Contra Loma Apartments Litigation

    Antioch, California
    Evaluation of construction defects in 128-unit apartment complex.


  • Casa Vista, Inc.

    Monterey, California
    Analysis of a limited partnerships refinance and accounting system through which the General Partner managed a 24-unit apartment complex.


  • Museum Parc

    San Francisco, California
    Budget proposal analysis for the Homeowner's Association of a 280-unit, mixed-use condominium project.


  • Expert Witness for the Cambrian Plaza Shopping Center Litigation

    San Jose, California
    Analysis of a 175,000 square-foot shopping center's historical trends from 1955 to present and fiduciary duties of the Trustees.


  • Expert Witness for the Lia Triff Belli Litigation Against Melvin M. Belli

    San Francisco, California
    Review of extensive Receiver reports; preparation of report to parties regarding execution of Receiver's fiduciary duties.


  • The Scott Company

    Oakland, California
    Financial Consultant to issue employment benefit related checks to former employees of the Company.


  • Territorial Savings and Loan Association

    Special Credits Department
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Consultation on 114-unit single-family residential development in Pittsburg, California.
    Consultation on, operation and supervision of construction and code compliance, and leasing of commercial office building located in San Francisco, California.
    Consultation on viability of earthquake damaged 10-story commercial office building located in San Francisco, California.


  • Gibraltar Savings and Loan Association

    North Hollywood, California
    Consultation on and operation of medical facility located in Grass Valley, California.


  • JBD Property Holdings, Ltd.

    San Francisco, California
    Preparation of business evaluation of proposed multi-level self-storage facility in San Francisco, California.


  • Columbus Savings and Loan Association

    San Rafael, California
    Consultation on and operation of 1,000-plus-unit self-storage facility in Santa Rosa, California.


  • Fleming Companies

    San Francisco, California
    Preparation of business evaluation of retail grocery operation in Oakland, California.