Testimonials

“Ken Free is an outstanding expert witness. In the case we had together, he mastered a very complicated record. He was thorough, organized and conscientious. His opinions were well thought out and his testimony was persuasive.”

~ Alinor C. Sterling, Esq., Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, PC, Bridgeport, Connecticut


“Ken Free provided us expert consulting and expert witness services in a case we had recently, and was excellent. He is comfortable and natural in explaining concepts in a way that is easy for a lay-person to understand. He is reliable, efficient and professional. We highly recommend him as an expert witness.”

~ Katie Esclamado, Esq., Van de Poel, Levy & Allen, LLP, Walnut Creek, California


“We were very pleased with Mr. Free’s work in a fairly complex matter. He was not only knowledgeable about the timeshare industry, but he effectively organized and reported his opinions. I feel certain that his report helped us obtain a resolution of our case. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an effective expert in his fields of expertise.”

~ Joseph C. Wilson, IV, Esq., Pierce, Herns, Sloan & Wilson, LLC, Charleston, South Carolina


“Mr. Free was engaged as an expert for a difficult case with many moving parts. He showed himself quite able to master its complexities and to apply his deep industry knowledge on developing appropriate critiques. I found him to be forthright in expressing his opinions and he was a highly credible expert witness on the stand.”

~ Tristan Pelayes, Esq., Wagner & Pelayes LLP, Riverside, California


“I’ve known Ken for a number of years, and worked together with him on a resort development case where the project was located in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He’s knowledgeable, well-connected, and a real asset to the team."

~ Robert O. Barton, Esq., Law Offices of Robert O. Barton, Torrance, California


“We engaged Ken Free as an expert for a very complex case involving a wide array of issues stemming from the management of a timeshare condominium with multiple associations. Mr. Free did an excellent job of navigating the complex set of facts involved in the case and delivering a convincing and streamlined opinion of what industry standard practice was and how the facts of the case compared with those industry standards. Mr. Free’s experience and expertise translated clearly, effectively, and credibly when testifying.”

Erik E. Hawks, Esq., Akerman Senterfitt LLP, Orlando, Florida


“Ken Free is qualified, knowledgeable and insightful in his analysis of forensic matters. His reports are accurate and thorough, and get right to the issues at hand. I highly recommend him for analyzing hospitality industry issues and I will gladly call on him again, as the need may arise.”

~ Scott R. Larson, Esq., Scott R. Larson, P.C., Denver, Colorado


“I have known and worked with Straightline's Principal, Ken Free, for nearly 30 years. Ken is a deep thinker, an industry expert and the most knowledgeable person I know for strategy and project development in hotels/hospitality.”

~ Robert M. LaForgia, former Chief Financial Officer, Hilton Worldwide, Beverly Hills, California

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