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  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3831
    Patrick Augustine is a vice president in CRA’s Energy Practice. He specializes in market analysis and strategy development within the electric utility and power market sectors. Mr. Augustine is experienced with power market dispatch systems and utility planning tools and has performed power market assessments throughout North America in support of... Read more
  • Vice President, Co-Practice Leader of Financial Economics
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7838
    The work of Mr. Baines generally involves analysis of economic and financial condition, development of financial and econometric models, evaluation of financial performance, the evaluation of consumer credit lending practices, the study of underlying information systems, and the migration and development of large analytic databases. Mr. Baines has... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-203-0748
    Dr. J. Gregory Ballentine is a former principal of The Ballentine Barbera Group, LLC. Dr. Ballentine is a widely recognized expert in the economics of taxation, transfer pricing, and public finance. With more than 20 years of broad consulting experience, he is well-known for his extensive work in obtaining advance pricing agreements and on a wide... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7830
    Dr. Anthony J. Barbera has more than 30 years of experience providing consulting services on a wide range of economic issues in both the government and private sectors. Since 1989, Dr. Barbera’s primary practice has been in the economics of intercompany pricing. His specializations include detailed market analyses, cost-sharing agreements,... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3833
    Stanley M. Besen is a nationally recognized expert in the economics of intellectual property rights, telecommunications policy, and telecommunications and computer standards. Dr. Besen’s distinguished career in academia and as a senior government policymaker makes him one of the most knowledgeable experts in his field. He is the author of three... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-320-7576
    Richard D. Boltuck specializes in international trade dispute matters, including antidumping, countervailing duty, and escape clause investigations. He has provided expert testimony and prepared submissions for petitioners and respondents in numerous international trade litigation matters and administrative agency proceedings, as well as Federal... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3808
    Dr. Michelle Burtis is an expert in antitrust litigation, damages, and intellectual property matters. She has testified in numerous direct and indirect purchaser class actions in federal and state courts and provided economic analysis on high profile antitrust litigation matters. She has also provided analyses related to the competitive effects of... Read more
  • Vice President, Co-Practice Leader of Financial Economics
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3804
    Dr. Marsha J. Courchane, Co-Practice Leader of Financial Economics, specializes in financial institution analyses for regulatory reviews and in support of litigation. Dr. Courchane is a leading expert in the areas of mortgage and consumer lending and has worked with many of the largest lenders in the US. Her client work and research focus on... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3830
    Dr. Gopal Das Varma  is an industrial organization economist with more than 20 years of experience in academia, government, and private sector economic consulting. He serves as a Vice-President with the Competition Practice of CRA Charles River Associates.  In that role, he provides expert advice to clients on mergers and acquisitions, and serves... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3898
    Andrew Dick, a vice president in the Competition Practice at Charles River Associates, has deep practical experience that spans both mergers and acquisitions as well as antitrust litigation. Dr. Dick routinely assists clients by assessing antitrust risks at the pre-transaction stage, preparing complex economic analyses in support of proposed... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3800
    George Eads is an internationally known economist and senior-level executive. His experience includes working with the nation’s largest manufacturing corporation, serving in the highest-level policymaking councils of the federal government (including the post of special economics assistant to the assistant U.S. attorney general for antitrust), and... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-305-361-5800
    Robert Feinschreiber is a senior consultant to CRA in the Transfer Pricing Practice. He is an experienced tax practitioner and attorney. Mr. Feinschreiber has more than 20 years of experience in transfer pricing, including planning, audit defense, APAs, and penalty elimination. He has worked across many industries including agriculture,... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-727-480-0706
    Stan Garnett is an independent energy consultant who currently heads Garnett Consulting Group, Inc. In prior positions, he was a partner with PA Consulting Group, executive vice president of Florida Progress Corporation (FPC), and senior vice president and chief financial officer at Allegheny Power System, Inc. (APS). From 1998 to 2004, Mr.... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3986
    Christopher Gerardi is a vice president at CRA based in Washington, DC and New York. He has more than 25 years of experience providing economic, financial, and accounting advisory services to companies, legal counsel, regulatory authorities and tribunals involved in transactions, investigations and disputes. Prior to joining CRA, Mr. Gerardi was... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7870
    Laila Haider provides expert economic testimony and economic analysis in matters involving antitrust, labor and employment, and false advertising. She has testified in federal court and in depositions and arbitrations, including in several high-profile antitrust class action matters. Dr. Haider regularly conducts and evaluates economic analyses... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3800
    J. Stephen Henderson, Senior Consultant, has an extensive background in the economics and regulation of the electricity industry, and has prepared extensive expert testimony on issues before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the New York Public Utilities Commission, and the Louisiana Public Utility Commission. His interests include... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3953
    David Hunger is Vice President with the Energy Practice of CRA. Formerly a senior economist at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Dr. Hunger is an expert in energy market merger analysis and market-based rate matters, as well as energy and capacity market rules in the FERC-regulated Regional Transmission Organizations. For 14 years at the... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3881
    Robert J. Levinson specializes in industrial organization and antitrust analysis, and has particular expertise in the economics of the computer software and hardware industries. Dr. Levinson assists clients in these and other industries by creating and directing comprehensive economic analyses of competition matters and presenting the results of... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3847
    Dr. Serge Moresi is an expert in the theory of industrial organization and specializes in applied game theory, including bidding and bargaining models. Dr. Moresi is also an expert in applied microeconomics theory, including search markets, network effects, and two-sided markets. He is an experienced developer of theoretical models and simulation... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7855
    Dr. Normann has more than 20 years of consulting and testifying experience in antitrust litigation, mergers, and regulatory matters for a variety of industries. Recognized for his ability to present complex economic concepts to various audiences, Dr. Normann has provided expert oral and written testimony at trial, in Federal Court, and before the... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3837
    Thomas R. Overstreet Jr. is an expert in industrial organization and antitrust economics. Dr. Overstreet has conducted research on a wide range of antitrust issues, including vertical restraints such as resale price maintenance, facilitating practices, and vertical market foreclosure. He has consulted with counsel in numerous legal proceedings,... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3816
    Dr. Jeffrey Prisbrey has extensive experience providing competition and regulatory analyses. He has conducted merger reviews and merger simulations, and he has conducted analyses of coordinated effects and collusion claims, class certification, monopolization via exclusive contracts, resale price maintenance, IP use and valuation in contract... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3935
    Dr. Peter J. Rankin, Vice President, has been a member of CRA’s Life Sciences Practice since 1999, specializing in economic and strategic evaluation. His pharmaceutical research includes assessment of patent extension antitrust claims, class certification analysis, monetary damages from commercial and intellectual property disputes, international... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3895
    David Reitman specializes in antitrust and industrial organization economics. He has extensive experience in merger review and in unilateral conduct cases, and he has worked as a testifying expert, in litigation support, on matters before the DOJ and the FTC, and in premerger review. Among the industries in which he has experience are consumer... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3819
    Gary Roberts is an expert in the economic analysis of industrial organization and regulatory matters, and has extensive experience assessing a broad range of antitrust issues. Dr. Roberts has prepared and submitted written reports and made oral presentations to various government agencies, testified in federal court proceedings, and provided... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-9095, +1-202-253-5431
    Steven Salop is a professor of economics and law at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, where he teaches antitrust law and economics and economic reasoning for lawyers. His research and consulting focuses on microeconomics, antitrust, competition, and regulation. Professor Salop has written numerous articles in various areas of... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3892
    Yianis Sarafidis specializes in antitrust economics. He has appeared as the lead economics expert for merger investigations in front of government agencies and is recognized for his specialized skills in economic modeling and econometrics, which he has applied on topics such as merger simulation, market definition, bargaining theories, vertical... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3955
    David Skanderson specializes in the quantitative analysis of financial institution regulatory and litigation matters, and advises financial institutions on their fair lending compliance management programs. He has more than 20 years of experience providing practical solutions to regulatory compliance, risk management, risk model governance,... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-617-425-3000
    Robert M. Spann is an expert in regulatory economics, antitrust, environmental economics, and telecommunications. He has extensive experience as an expert witness, having appeared before state and federal regulatory agencies, state courts, and arbitration boards. Dr. Spann has assisted utilities both in competition analyses and in regulatory... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3806
    Dr. Steven Tenn has significant experience evaluating antitrust and competition matters, specializing in merger investigations involving complex econometric analysis. He has analyzed competition matters across a range of industries including consumer products, health care, retail, and intermediate goods. His health care expertise includes... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3956
    Mr. Charles Trabandt currently serves as Chairman of the Advisory Councils to the Board of Directors for both the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and the Electric Power Research Institute. He is a senior financial, regulatory, and strategic planning professional with experience in financial transactions and strategic advisory engagements. He... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-617-425-3000
    Charles L. Trozzo rejoined CRA in 1991. His areas of expertise include microeconomics, industrial organization and control, antitrust economics, public utility regulation, econometrics and econometric modeling, public policy analysis, and logistics. He provides litigation support, developing economic evidence and testimony supporting legal counsel... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3809
    Joanna Tsai is a Vice President in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of Charles River Associates in Washington, DC.  She has over 15 years of experience in antitrust and intellectual property matters, and has held positions in private practice, academia, and government.   Who’s Who Legal ranked Dr. Tsai as the #1 “most highly... Read more
  • Vice President
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3859
    Gregory Vistnes specializes in the economic analysis of antitrust and competition issues. Dr. Vistnes is not only frequently retained by private parties to present his analyses to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) or the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), he has also been retained by the DOJ to serve as their expert witness in antitrust... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3804
    James Wilcox is the James J. and Marianne B. Lowrey Professor of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. In addition, he is a research fellow with the Filene Research Institute and a fellow of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. Professor Wilcox has published articles in dozens of leading industry... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3832
    John R. Woodbury is an expert in the economics of antitrust and regulation. He has provided expert testimony, litigation support, and economic consulting services, both as a private consultant to business clients and through several senior positions at the following agencies and commissions: Associate Director, Bureau of Economics, and Assistant... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3804
    Anthony M. Yezer is a professor of economics at George Washington University. Specializing in regional and urban economics, Dr. Yezer’s research interests include credit risk, fair lending, and real estate finance. Dr. Yezer has been a fellow of the Homer Hoyt Advanced Studies Institute since 1991 and currently serves on the governing board of the... Read more
  • Senior Consultant to CRA
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3814
    R. Craig Romaine is an expert in the economics of competition. He has provided economic consulting services and litigation support to clients on a wide range of antitrust issues. Mr. Romaine has worked on numerous civil antitrust cases involving allegations of monopolization, exclusionary practices, tying, foreclosure, and price fixing.  In... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7835
    Matthew Ahrens is a Principal in CRA's Forensic Services Practice. Matt is an experienced cyber security professional with security expertise including data breach forensics, incident response, cloud security, expert reports, security operations, security program development, penetration testing, secure code review, and building companies from the... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3871
    Dr. Andrea Asoni is a principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice at CRA. He has worked on merger and acquisition cases in various industries such as telecommunications, healthcare services, healthcare insurance, medical equipment, retail, iron goods manufacturing, and on-line, radio, and satellite music streaming. A native of... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3921
    Dr. Adriana de la Huerta is a principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of Charles River Associates, where her work focuses on mergers and litigation cases. Dr. de la Huerta’s work covers a wide variety of industries, including consumer products, food services, office supplies, appliances, chemical products, and communication... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3842
    Dr. De Stefano specializes in industrial organization and applied econometrics. He has worked on matters in the telecommunication, chemical, automobile industries, and electronics, and has experience with mergers, price-fixing, and foreclosure cases. While at Boston University, he lectured on intermediate and advanced microeconomics. Education PhD... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7853
    Kaitlyn Edsall is a principal in the Life Sciences Practice of CRA. She is an expert in customer insights and data strategy with a specialty in life sciences and healthcare. In her previous roles, Ms. Edsall has specialized in qualitative and quantitative research, particularly patient and HCP segmentation and targeting, competitive brand... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3879
    Dr. Adam Gailey is in the Financial Economics Practice of CRA and is based in Washington, DC. He specializes in financial services litigation and regulatory compliance. Since returning to CRA in 2012, he has worked on numerous DOJ and CFPB investigations, class-action lawsuits, and regulatory compliance cases. His cases typically involve providing... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3894
    Spencer Graf specializes in the analysis of antitrust issues arising in litigation, merger review, and other regulatory settings. Dr. Graf has extensive experience in the analysis of competition in a wide range of industries including prescription pharmaceuticals, travel services distribution, natural gas transport, wholesale electric generation,... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7860
    John Graham has more than 17 years of experience advising originators and sellers of residential whole loans as well as issuers and underwriters of mortgage-backed securities.  He has held senior positions at domestic and foreign investment banks and is an expert in the whole loan acquisition, servicing, and securitization business and related... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3926
    Dr. Justin Ho is a principal in the Life Sciences Practice at CRA. He specializes in industrial organization and the economic and strategic evaluation of firm behavior and contracting. Dr. Ho’s research includes the welfare and competitive effects of introducing new contracts between players in the video rental market and the optimal design of... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3931
    Robert Kaineg is a principal in the Energy Practice at CRA. As an energy economist, he has worked as a consultant for more than seven years developing solutions for clients in the public and private sectors. He supports clients’ strategy development and investment decisions through policy and market analysis, project evaluation, financial modeling... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3813
    With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Stephen Kletter, Principal, has served as either project manager or principal investigator on numerous antitrust and regulatory studies at CRA. Specifically, he has worked on cases dealing with competition issues, class certification, damages assessment, patent infringement, contract disputes,... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3889
    David Kogut has over 15 years of experience analyzing an array of economic and financial issues and specializes in conducting analyses related to the United States’ housing and mortgage markets. Since joining CRA in March 2008, he has applied his analytical and market expertise to several matters involving regulatory and litigation actions brought... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3958
    Mr. Anant Kumar is a principal in the Energy Practice of CRA with over 20 years of work experience in the energy industry. Over the course of his consulting career, he has provided market and commercial advisory services to financial and strategic investors on acquisition, sale, and financing of both renewable and non-renewable power generation... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3968
    Paul Labys is a principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of Charles River Associates. An experienced project manager, Dr. Labys has worked on mergers, antitrust and patent disputes, price-fixing matters, economic litigation, and business consulting cases across a wide range of industries. With an academic background in... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3918
    Jeff Plewes specializes in the economic analysis of energy and environmental policy and market design. He has worked with companies throughout the energy sector to help them understand the implications of public policies and regulations on their operations, assets, and investment decisions. Mr. Plewes has led projects for clients in each of the... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3861
    Archan Ruparel is a principal in the Life Sciences Practice at CRA. His experience includes a variety of life sciences, healthcare, general antitrust, and commercial strategy work. Mr. Ruparel has worked on reverse payment litigation, antitrust investigations and litigation, and merger clearance before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7890
    Alex Stricker has 10 years of mortgage credit risk measurement and management experience.  Mr. Stricker has experience with fair lending testing and regulatory compliance, credit risk analysis and pricing, and automated underwriting model development. Prior to joining CRA, he was a senior vice president with Countrywide Financial where his areas... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3924
    Dr. Isabel Tecu is a principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of Charles River Associates. She holds a PhD in economics from Brown University, where she specialized in applied microeconomics. Her research on anticompetitive effects of common ownership has been featured in The Economist and The New York Times, among others.... Read more
  • Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7871
    Dr. Bac Tran is a professional economist with 15 years of experience who provides his clients with economic research and rigorous data analysis in antitrust litigation matters and mergers and acquisitions. He specializes in antitrust class action matters assisting clients during the discovery process, working on developing large datasets, using... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3989
    Dr. Brachet specializes in applied econometrics, labor, and health economics and has been involved in a number of merger, price-fixing, and foreclosure cases in industries ranging from retail gasoline, to airlines, to industrial chemicals. Prior to joining CRA, he was an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3886
    Omar Farooque is an associate principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice at CRA. He has conducted empirical analyses of mergers and antitrust cases spanning a variety of industries, including health insurance, hospitals, industrial metal production, and consumer products. Prior to joining CRA, he completed a PhD in economics... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3923
    Mitchell Ginsburg is an associate principal in CRA’s Antitrust & Competition Practice. He is a PhD economist with more than 20 years of experience in the trade policy arena. Dr. Ginsburg has provided testimony before the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panels. Prior to his role at CRA, Dr. Ginsburg held several economic advisor... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-416-413-4075
    Dr. Yajing Jiang is an Associate Principal in the Antitrust and Competition Practice of CRA. Her research interests include empirical industrial organization, econometrics, and applied microeconomics.  She has developed structural identification and estimation strategies with a focus on online marketplaces, from both the matching and auction... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3811
    Jordan Kwok is an associate principal with the Energy practice of CRA. He has worked with regulated utilities and merchant operators throughout the United States with a focus on regulatory strategy, ISO/RTO market policy, and project valuation. At CRA, Mr. Kwok has managed and contributed to project work supporting clients in regulatory... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-7859
    Andrew Nauer is an associate principal in the Forensics Services at CRA. He is an eDiscovery and Information Governance Professional with over 10 years of experience in the litigation support and eDiscovery fields; overseeing complex cases involving environmental litigation, intellectual property, and information governance matters for multiple... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3945
    Ilton Soares is an associate principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice, where he works primarily on merger and litigation cases. He holds a PhD in economics from Columbia University, where he specialized in industrial organization and econometrics. Dr. Soares has extensive experience with economic and econometric modeling in... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3820
    Dr. Stoianovici is an associate principal in the Financial Economics Practice of CRA. He has more than 16 years of diverse experience working in consulting, for financial institutions, or as a financial manager. He specializes in financial services research, consulting, and litigation support, with focus on quantitative analysis, consumer lending... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-312-377-2339
    Olga is an Associate Principal at Charles River Associates and a Senior Visiting Policy Scholar at the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University. Olga is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law. Olga currently serves as a Young Economist Representative of the Media and Technology Committee.... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3834
    Dr. Goran Vojvodic is an associate principal in the Energy Practice at CRA. Dr. Vojvodic's background is in operations research. He provides analysis related to risk management and analysis involving mathematical programming, statistics, stochastic modeling, and data analytics. At CRA, he has worked on regulatory filings involving mergers and... Read more
  • Associate Principal
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3876
    Susan Yeh is an associate principal in the Competition Practice of CRA. Dr. Yeh holds a PhD in economics from Princeton University, with specialties in labor economics, public finance, and applied econometrics, and a JD from Harvard Law School. Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Yeh was a professor at the George Mason University School of Law and was a... Read more
  • Senior Associate
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3975
    Dr. Dodds is a Senior Associate in the Antitrust and Competition Practice. He received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University in June 2019.
  • Senior Associate
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3875
  • Senior Associate
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3965
    Jonathan Painley is a Senior Associate in the Energy Practice of CRA specializing in market analysis and strategy development within the utility and power market sectors. Mr. Painley has supported utilities, project developers, investors, and lenders in their development, financing, planning, and risk analysis efforts. Mr. Painley manages input... Read more
  • Senior Associate
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3825
  • Senior Associate
    Washington, DC
    +1-202-662-3966