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  • Vice President, Co-Practice Leader of Finance
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2711
    Dr. Mukarram Attari is a vice president and co-practice leader of Finance at CRA. He is an expert in the fields of modeling, valuation, and trading of assets with particular emphasis on illiquid securities and markets. Dr. Attari has experience in the modeling and valuation of a variety of financial contracts including equity securities, debt... Read more
  • Senior Consultant
    Oakland
    +1-510-420-6244
    Dr. Mukesh Bajaj is a Senior Consultant in CRA's Finance Practice. Dr. Bajaj is a testifying expert and has managed hundreds of consulting and litigation support assignments involving economic and financial issues. His areas of expertise include: securities fraud, valuation of complex derivatives and intellectual property, insider trading,... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2700
    Professor Aaron Edlin specializes in antitrust economics and antitrust law and is the co-founder of the Berkeley Electronic Press. He holds the Richard W. Jennings Chair at the University of California, Berkeley with appointments in both the economics department and law school. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Oakland
    +1-510-420-6247
    William Fitzsimmons has over 20 years of experience in the economic analysis of telecommunications issues. In the context of providing expert testimony in regulatory proceedings and litigation, he has developed financial simulation models of competitive entry into local markets, advised telecommunications companies on the construction of forward-... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Oakland
    +1-510-596-4072
    Mr. Fortenbaugh has worked extensively with external and in-house counsel regarding complex labor and employment issues. Primarily focused upon wage and hour class action matters, he also has experience in wrongful termination issues, modeling of collective bargaining agreements, and other data-intensive analyses.  His expertise includes design... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-3092
    Bob Harris is Professor Emeritus in the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. At Berkeley, he taught courses in competitive strategy, antitrust and competition policy, and network industries; he also served as Chair of the Business & Public Policy Group. Professor Harris has published more than 100 academic articles and... Read more
  • Vice President
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2707
    John Hayes has provided expert consulting services on economic issues arising in antitrust, innovation and competitive strategy for more than 20 years. He has provided expert testimony and advice to the US House of Representatives, the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and various state... Read more
  • Vice President
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-3097
    Bharati Mandapati specializes in industrial organization and applied economics. She has extensive experience conducting sophisticated data analyses, involving large transaction or demographic databases, for mergers and antitrust cases. Since joining CRA, she has conducted both qualitative and quantitative economic analysis for matters involving... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Oakland
    +1-415-669-9641
    Bridger M. Mitchell is an expert in competition and pricing in the telecommunications industry and is the author of five books and numerous articles in professional journals. He has researched regulatory issues involving the theory and practice of telecommunications pricing, competition, and equal access in local telephone markets, interconnection... Read more
  • Vice President
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2703
    Jane Murdoch is an expert in the areas of industrial organization and antitrust. She has extensive experience in analyzing the potential competitive impacts of both horizontal and vertical mergers in a variety of industries. Dr. Murdoch also has provided support for expert witnesses in litigation involving monopolization, price fixing, predation,... Read more
  • Vice President
    Oakland
    +1-510-420-6260
    Christopher Pleatsikas is a vice president in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice at CRA. He specializes in competition analysis and antitrust issues including mergers and acquisitions, economic impact assessment analysis, intellectual property, class action certification and damages, and regulatory consulting. Dr. Pleatsikas has... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2705
    Carl Shapiro is the Transamerica Professor of Business Strategy in the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. Shapiro had the honor of serving as a Member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during 2011-12. For the two years immediately prior to that, he was the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for... Read more
  • Principal
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2709
    Dr. Marissa Beck is a principal in the Competition Practice of CRA, where her work focuses on antitrust, merger analysis, and intellectual property. Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Beck completed her doctoral studies in economics at Stanford University, specializing in microeconomic theory and market design. Her research evaluated auctions used for... Read more
  • Principal
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2716
    Dr. Johnson joined CRA in 2006 after completing doctoral studies in economics at Yale University. His doctoral studies focused on applied microeconomics, and his dissertation research involved development and estimation of a dynamic equilibrium model of US labor markets. Dr. Johnson’s experience prior to joining CRA also includes applied economic... Read more
  • Principal
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2893
    Ann K. McDermott has more than 15 years of experience in consulting on economics and public policy issues, specializing in natural resources, antitrust, intellectual property, and damages. Ms. McDermott manages all aspects of CRA litigation engagements: coordinating with client/counsel and supervising staff; formulating research and analysis plans... Read more
  • Principal
    Oakland
    +1-510-420-6250
    Dr. Rahul Surana is a principal in the Finance Practice of CRA. Dr. Surana is an expert in disputes related to securities transactions and capital markets and has testified in US and International courts. He has over 15 years of experience in class certification matters and has consulted on economic analyses, damage exposures, expected settlements... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Oakland
    +1-510-595-2896
    Nikolai H. Caswell is an Associate Principal in the Finance Practice. Nikolai has over 18 years of consulting experience on behalf of financial institutions, law firms, corporations, and government agencies. His primary expertise is in securities and finance, specializing in applying rigorous economic, financial, and statistical analysis to... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Oakland
    +1-510-420-6242
    Hitesh Makhija joined the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of CRA in 2012 after completing graduate studies in economics at the University of Minnesota and New York University. His graduate studies focused on Applied Microeconomics & Labor Economics. Prior to joining CRA, he worked in the Economic Research department in the... Read more
  • Senior Associate
    Oakland
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  • Senior Associate
    Oakland
    +1-510-420-6269
    Dr. Brian Lucking is a senior associate in the Antitrust and Competition Practice of CRA. Prior to joining CRA in 2019 he completed his doctoral studies in economics at Stanford University, specializing in labor economics and public economics. His dissertation evaluated the employment effects of state tax credits for business research and... Read more