Expert Witness

The Firm Reiner Associates is a multi-functional Engineering company, specializing in toys, infant and recreational products. We have provided the legal profession with in-depth expert testimony and research. Reiner Associates' combined capabilities in Development, Engineering, Model-making, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing, allow us to design and develop these products safely.


Experience - Our staff has 50+ years of diversified engineering experience in the field of toys, sporting goods, recreational products, swimming pools and playgrounds. Fully conversant with UL, CSA, ASTM, ANSI & CPSC standards.

Quality Assurance
- Our services include reliability and safety adherence, review quality standards, perform lot inspections, and interpret compliance with regulatory standards, member of ASTM Standards Committee.



  • Bicycles
  • Infant and Juvenile Furniture
  • Playground Equipment
  • Sporting Goods
  • Swimming Pools
  • Toys


We Provide

Research - Mechanical engineers provide support for research where required. Our staff are fully conversant with UL, CSA, ASTM, ANSI, CPSC standards.

Model Construction - Design and build reconstructive models for trial use.

Expert Testimony - Extensive experience in trials and depositions, opinions rendered in hundreds of cases.

Intellectual Property - Patent infringement, Trade Secrets, Copyright/Trademark/Licensing.



  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Electro-Mechanical (BME)
  • Sr. Member, Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
  • Member, American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM), committee F15 on Toy Safety
  • Associate Member, Toy Manufacturers of America (TMA)
  • Sr. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Diplomat, American Board of Forensic Engineering Technology (ACFE)



Worldwide - 50% for defense, 50% for plaintiff

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