Strategic Consulting - Expert Witness - Litigation Consulting


Leonard J. Backer Associates LLC

"When we get involved in the early stages of your project, case, claim or dispute, it will make a significant difference in accomplishing your goals"



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Our firm, Leonard J. Backer Associates LLC, has over 30+ years of documented, hands-on experience in all aspects of the FURNITURE INDUSTRY.  Our particular expertise in SEATING and TABLES has been widely recognized within the entire industry; having worked directly in developing over 250 seating and table collections with domestic and overseas product designers and factory sources. We have been providing substantial added value, Expert Witness, Strategic and Litigation Consulting services to a wide range of satisfied clients.  We are AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE for most any type of consulting project, from telephone consultations to longer term research, operations analysis and strategic sales and marketing program development. Our expert witness work entails site visits and detailed inspection of actual damaged products, document review, product analysis and overall litigation strategy with law firms, insurers or end user clients.  Extensive knowledge and experience in hospitality and end user markets including hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, fast food, stadiums, casinos, spas, timeshare resorts, retail stores, shopping malls, senior living, healthcare, education and university installations, along with all types of corresponding furniture design, damage, construction defects, alleged abuse and performance issues.  Guaranteed high level professional approach and strong credibility with product inspections, detailed  analyses and written opinions, expert witness reports, appearances at depositions, arbitration or in court.

* We are happy to forward a listing of our cases, along with attorney references, upon request.


Leonard J. Backer Associates LLC

16463 N.E. 33rd Avenue

North Miami Beach, FL  33160

phone:  305-409-9092


Strategic Consulting
  • Sourcing

  • Private Label Production
  • ​Costing & Bill of Materials
  • Product Development
  • Sales Rep Agreements
  • Large Project Specs & Sales
  • Hospitality Markets
  • Designer Resources
  • Marketing Programs
  • Branding
  • Import and Distribution
  • Vendor Qualification
  • Supplier Relations
  • Upholstery & Materials
  • Customer Service
  • Website, Literature Upgrade

Expert Witness and Litigation Consulting

  • Plaintiff and Defense
  • Furniture Based Disputes, Claims or Legal Actions
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Product Liability - Focused on Seating & Tables
  • Contract Issues
  • Furniture Showrooms
  • Supplier Quality Problems
  • Freight Damage and Packing Issues
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Purchasing Disputes
  • Issues Related to Product Design and Performance
  • Design Knockoffs
  • Sales Rep Commission Disputes
  • Designer Royalties
  • Exclusive Distribution Agreements
  • Product Evaluation
  • Warranty Issues
  • Private Label Development Agreements
  • Evaluation of Management Performance