At CRA, you’ll be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex problems. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, the CRA experience opens doors. Hear from current employees about the work experience—from why they chose CRA, including the training and mentorship opportunities, to how CRA has grown their careers.

A guide to CRA's Chicago office

Welcome to the award-winning Chicago office!

CRA colleagues have been working from home since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are currently requested to continue working from home whenever possible. We do, however, miss the office and seeing our colleagues in-person each day! So that you have an idea of what to expect for when we return, we’d like to share a bit of information about the Chicago office. We look forward to going back to 1 S. Wacker Drive safely and when the time is right. Read more >

Alumni spotlight: Sunil Thakor

Alumni spotlight: Sunil Thakor

Sunil Thakor shares memories of working in CRA’s Finance Practice from 1999 to 2004. 

What are you up to now?
I’m in public equity these days; I work for a boutique investment firm outside of DC in Arlington, VA. I’m also going to my 20th college reunion in four days so things are going well. It’s always interesting when I meet friends of mine and we talk about the arch of college because since then, I’ve only had two jobs.  Read more >


10 years at CRA

Vice President and Financial Economics Co-Practice Leader Arthur Baines shares his experience of working at CRA for the past 10 years.

What has kept you at CRA? What do you enjoy about working here?
That’s easy. You always want to be number 1 or 2 in the marketplace or the places where you choose to compete, and we are simply the best at what we do. The market knows us well and we focus on the things that we’re good at. I simply like working for the best consulting firm. Read more >

A guide to CRA’s Cambridge office

The Cambridge office is a relatively new addition to CRA’s network, as the team was established in the summer of 2017. Since launching the Cambridge office, several locations have acted as a base of operations. As of this summer, however, the Cambridge team has set up permanent shop at 50-60 Station road, a brand-new office block adjacent to the train station and in an area known as “CB1”.  Read more >

A not so typical day in the Intellectual Property Practice

It's hard to describe a typical day as an analyst for the Intellectual Property Practice because each day usually looks very different from the last. Your day depends on the type of projects you are staffed on and other initiatives you are involved in. Most of the work in our practice is litigation-based, which is part of the reason why there is no typical day. Schedules and deadlines are constantly shifting, and with that, your workload. This week, I’m working on a false advertisement project with an associate and vice president. Read more >