Chadwick A. McTighe, Member
Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Chad McTighe is the Louisville Office Leader of the Business Litigation Service Group. He advises and represents clients in a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters, including extensive practice in class action litigation, shareholder and membership disputes, real estate litigation, data breaches, and fiduciary duty litigation. He represents clients in various industries, including oil and gas, tax liens, insurance, financial institutions, health care, and many others. He has practiced in a number of state and federal courts and has successfully argued multiple issues of first impression resulting in published appellate decisions. His accolades include: Martindale-Hubbell® (AV-Preeminent® rating), Super Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation’s Future Star, and Global Award as Class Action Adviser of the Year – USA in 2014.
David M. Kaufman, Senior Director
Heffler Claims Group LLC
David (Dave) Kaufman is a Senior Director at Heffler Claims Group and has spent his entire career in the legal field, consulting with clients to develop innovative class action settlement solutions in the areas of data breach, consumer, securities, antitrust, and insurance. Drawing from over 20 years of experience in the legal services industry, Dave specializes in pre-settlement consultation and aiding clients through the mediation process. As a sought-after professional, Dave has had a hand in both large and small settlements, including complex privacy and data breach cases. Dave also participated in one of the largest international securities cases. Dave’s experience and specialization in the legal industry contributes to his ability to identify efficiencies in even the most complex settlements.
Mihran Yenikomshian, Vice President
Mr. Yenikomshian specializes in data analysis and economic modeling, and has consulted on economic and strategic issues to companies in a variety of industries, including cybersecurity. He has supported experts in data breach class actions by evaluating the defendants’ data security controls as part of the liability assessment. He has also calculated damages in a variety of consumer class action cases. Mr. Yenikomshian has served as a testifying expert in a criminal matter, provided critiques of data and analytical methodologies in support of rebuttal testimony, and assisted attorneys with discovery, cross-examination strategy, and settlement negotiations. He has also developed interactive software tools to help clients make strategic decisions. Mr. Yenikomshian is a member of the American Bar Association and serves as co-chair of its Big Data Committee and Data Science Working Group, and as vice chair of its AI and Robotics Committee.