J.B. Heaton is managing member of One Hat Research LLC.
He holds J.D., M.B.A., and Ph.D. (finance) degrees from the University of Chicago. J.B. spent 18 years (14 as a partner) as a civil litigator of high-stakes matters with a litigation boutique in Chicago. J.B. is member of the bars of Illinois and New York. He is an experienced expert witness with both deposition and trial testimony experience.
J.B.'s research has been cited by courts throughout the United States and by scholars throughout the world. His research on corporate solvency has been cited by two federal courts of appeals and six federal district courts or bankruptcy courts. His research on the use of financial market evidence in litigation has been cited by two federal courts of appeals and nine federal district courts.
J.B. is also an award-winning instructor who has taught law and finance courses at the law schools of Northwestern University, Duke University, and the University of Chicago and the business schools of Duke University and the University of Chicago.