More than 45 years experience in the Fashion/Garment Industry, as a retailer, manufacturer, consultant & college instructor. A perceptive & articulate expert witness who has been involved in over 150 apparel industry legal disputes during the past several years. Ms. Goldaper has been deposed and testified for both defendants and plaintiffs. She has owned her own clothing manufacturing company & held key executive positions in major public and private apparel companies. Ms. Goldaper has been a management consultant to over 200 new, failing or growing apparel companies, and completed assignments for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Romania, Egypt, El Salvador, Moscow, Thailand & Bulgaria as an apparel expert. She is a 30-year member of the faculty at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.