Expert Witness

Expert Witness – Forensic Expert – Litigation Support – Speaker Bureau

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  • Blue Silk Consulting President Ms. Coates is an MBA and expert in Manufacturing and Supply
    Chain including forecasting, planning, procurement/purchasing, warehousing, distribution, and Import/Export.
  • She has 25+ years experience including significant expertise with manufacturers in the
    USA, China, Singapore, Korea and Japan. Her experience spans a broad range of industries including High Tech, Chemicals, Health Care, Consumer and Industrial Products, Food Distribution, Transportation, Publishing, Retail, Oil and Gas.

Legal Experience & Services


Our services include Consulting, Investigations, Research and Expert Testimony in the following

Business Operations

  • Quality and Defect Management
  • Negligence
  • Manufacturing
  • Procurement and Purchasing
  • Forecasting and Planning
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Transportation
  • Import and Export
  • China Sourcing and Manufacturing
  • Field Service

Software and Systems

  • Project Management
  • ERP Systems (SAP and Oracle)
  • Scope Management
  • Runaway Projects
  • Breach of Contract
  • Misrepresentation

Professional Experience

Ms. Coates has worked on consulting projects for over 80 clients. Prior to consulting, she spent 10 years as an executive in the high tech industry and as an adjunct professor in California colleges teaching manufacturing, management and international business.