About Dr. Thomas J. Maronick DBA, JD.

Dr. Thomas J. Maronick DBA, JD. is an experienced expert witness

Dr. Maronick is the former Director of the Office of Impact Evaluation in the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission. He was the in-house marketing and advertising expert for all Divisions of the Bureau of Consumer Protection for over 16 years.

During his time at the FTC and since leaving the Commission, Dr. Maronick designed and implemented over 300 consumer surveys, using virtually every survey research methodology, including mall- intercept studies (packaging and advertising matters), telephone and mail surveys, and studies using the internet and consumer mail panels.

His expertise includes false and deceptive advertising, deceptive marketing practices, consumer perceptions of claims made in advertising, packaging, and direct marketing promotions.

Since leaving the Commission in 1997, Dr. Maronick has served as a marketing and advertising expert in Federal and/or State Courts across the country.

Dr. Maronick has worked as an expert on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants, providing expert reports, affidavits and declarations, and survey research as needed in support of litigation, including numerous class-action matters.

Dr. Maronick has testified (deposition/trial) over 100 times in the past ten years.

Dr. Maronick has an MBA from the University of Denver, a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) with a major in Marketing from the University of Kentucky, and a JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He is an inactive member of the Maryland Bar.

Member of:
American Marketing Association, Association for Consumer Research, Association for Marketing and Public Policy, Trademark Association.