Mr. Chodorow has more than 25 years of experience in commercial damages, valuation, and tax matters.

He specializes in analyzing complex business and financial issues in the context of damages quantification, asset valuation, and evaluating the substance of transactions. His work has covered a wide variety of industries, and he has specialized expertise in the energy and natural resources sectors. Who’s Who Legal’s guides have identified Mr. Chodorow as a leading expert witness in Arbitration, Litigation, Financial Advisory: Quantum of Damages, and Construction: Quantum & Delay.

Commercial Damages: Mr. Chodorow advises clients on damages in investor-state arbitration, commercial arbitration, and litigation. He has served as a damages expert in disputes involving investment treaties, commercial contracts, M&A transactions, intellectual property, insurance claims, and antitrust disputes. He has served as an expert in cases before US federal and state courts; the District Court of Cyprus; and arbitrations before AAA, BCCC, ICC, ICDR, ICSID, LCIA, PCA, and ad hoc tribunals.

Business and Asset Valuation: Mr. Chodorow has valued businesses, financial instruments, and tangible and intangible assets. He has valuation experience in multimillion- and multibillion-dollar matters in a variety of sectors, including agricultural products, cement, chemicals, financial products, gaming, mining, oil and gas, and electricity.

Tax Disputes: Mr. Chodorow has advised the Internal Revenue Service, the US Department of Justice, and taxpayers on matters related to economic substance, business purpose, research tax credits, transfer pricing, hedging, and asset valuation. He has been engaged as an expert for disputes in US Tax Court and federal court.


Yale School of Management, MBA

Brandeis University, BA in Economics

Personal Interests

Darrell lives in Maryland with his wife and two boys. As a native New Mexican, he enjoys anything having to do with the mountains and the outdoors. Whenever possible, he can be found on his bike.


The Northern Cheyenne Tribe v. Gale A Norton, Secretary of the Interior and Fidelity Exploration and Production Company, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, Billings, Civil Action No. CV-03-00078-RWA. Expert Declaration

Perfetti Van Melle USA and Perfetti Van Melle Benelux v. Cadbury Adams USA LLC, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Civil Action No. 2:10-CV-35-DLB. Expert Declaration and Testimony
Norfolk Southern Railway Company v. Drummond Coal Sales, Inc., U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia. Civil Action No. 7:08CV00340. Expert Report
Laboratorios Haymann S.A. v. Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration, Case No. ICC 18589/CA. Expert Report