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Selected Expertise

  • 524(g) asbestos claims valuation and trusts administration
  • Applied econometrics
  • Due diligence
  • Financial reporting
  • Insurance allocation and valuation
  • Liability analysis and forecasting
  • Product liability estimation
  • Risk management
  • Statistical analysis

Selected Industries

  • Asbestos products
  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer products
  • Industrial products
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Silica
  • Tobacco

Marc Scarcella, MA

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Marc Scarcella has more than 10 years of experience as an economic consultant for mass tort litigation, specializing in quantitative methods and their applications in dispute resolution and strategic litigation management. He has extensive experience estimating litigation risk and economic damages associated with latent personal injury claims due to environmental and product liability.

Mr. Scarcella has developed forecasting models used to evaluate the impact of litigation and legacy liability on corporate financial management, transactions, and restructuring. His work has been leveraged in corporate financial disclosures for SEC reporting, bankruptcy reorganization, and structured financial transactions. Mr. Scarcella has acted as consulting expert on a number of complex insurance coverage cases and has developed economic models for estimating potential insurance recoveries due to environmental and product liability claims. He has applied his expertise in forecasting future loss and litigation risk to the areas of asbestos, silica, pharmaceutical, water contamination, and tobacco litigation.

Prior to joining Bates White, Mr. Scarcella was Managing Director at Analysis Research Planning Corporation (ARPC), where he provided economic analyses and consultative services in 524(g) Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in the areas of asbestos liability estimation and insurance allocation. This experience has made Mr. Scarcella a recognized expert on claim processing management and valuation for 524(g) asbestos personal injury and property damages bankruptcy trusts, and he has testified on matters of trust transparency and potential plaintiff recoveries at both the state and federal level.  Mr. Scarcella has also consulted on issues of process and policy management for other Qualified Settlement Funds (QSF) established from non-asbestos product liability litigation.

Selected Experience

  • Testified on various matters of 524(g) asbestos bankruptcy trust transparency and potential plaintiff recoveries at both the state and federal level
  • Estimated insurance allocation of asbestos-related losses in coverage disputes, coverage-in-place negotiations, excess policy buy-outs, SEC financial reporting disclosures, and bankruptcy reorganization
  • Advisor to 524(g) asbestos personal injury and property damages trusts
  • Engaged in high-profile asbestos bankruptcy proceedings for Fortune 500 companies
  • Retained as an advisor on over 50 individual asbestos litigation cases as an expert on 524(g) bankruptcy trust distributions and valuations

Education

MA, Financial Economics, American University

BA, Economics, American University

BA, Public Affairs, American University

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