Client References

Brooks Hilliard has been a consulting and/or testifying expert in more than 90 computer and software-related cases. Clients have ranged from large international law firms to small practices with only a handful of attorneys, and have included testimony for both plaintiffs and defendants. Major law firm clients since 1983 have included:

  • Akin Gump
  • Ballard Spahr
  • Bryan Cave
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
  • Dickinson Wright
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath
  • Duane Morris
  • Federal Public Defender
  • Fennemore Craig
  • Fulbright & Jaworski
  • Gibbons
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Hunton & Williams
  • K&L Gates
  • Kutak Rock
  • Locke Lord
  • Nixon Peabody
  • Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
  • Perkins Coie
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
  • Quarles & Brady
  • Reed Smith
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Snell & Wilmer
  • Squire Sanders
  • Steptoe & Johnson
  • Texas Attorney General
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Many smaller firms in 35+ states throughout the United States.

Many of the firms listed above have engaged Business Automation for multiple assignments.

Please call 602.264.9263 or e-mail for individual attorney references.

Smaller firm references are also available, but are not included in the list above to avoid excessive telephone calls.

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Business Automation has been engaged in more than 50 suits between computer and software vendors and their customers, including engagements by both vendors’ and customers’ law firms.

Areas of expertise

Brooks Hilliard has been qualified as an expert on software defects, computer hardware defects and flawed computer system implementation, including matters related to all types of business software. He has also worked as an expert in patent and trade secret litigation.

Law firm clients

Business Automation has been engaged by several of the country’s largest law firms, as well as local firms throughout the United States.

Expert experience

Brooks Hilliard has been a consulting and/or testifying expert in more than 90 computer and software-related cases in more than 30 states.  He has been qualified to testify in both state and federal jurisdictions.


Fewer than 15 consultants in the world
have been awarded both the Certified Management Consultant™ (CMC®)
and the Certified Computing Professional (CCP) designations.

Team of Experts

Business Automation has Associates specializing in Software Quality, Call Center management and Systems, Software Project Management, Software Development, Computer Forensics, and Telecommunications systems and networks.