Sports featured experts

Featured sports analytics experts

Gregory K. Bell
Vice President
Boston
+1-617-425-3357
gbell@crai.com

 

Dr. Bell frequently testifies as an expert witness on damages in intellectual property, finance, and antitrust litigation in courts and arbitration proceedings in North America, Europe, and Australia. Dr. Bell’s business consulting engagements focus on the economics of business strategy, working with firms to develop sustainable competitive advantages in specific product markets.

Daniel N. Chai
Vice President
Boston
+1-617-425-3533
dchai@crai.com

 

Daniel Chai specializes in the application of modern financial and institutional economics to complex business issues and proceedings. He advises clients and their counsel on matters typically involving asset valuation, economic analysis of contracts, and the role of incentives and industry custom and practice in the corporate strategic decision-making process.

Andrew R. Dick
Vice President
Washington, DC
+1-202-662-3898
adick@crai.com

 

Andrew Dick is an expert in analyzing the competitive effects of mergers and acquisitions, alleged collusion, and a variety of business practices. In both government service and private practice, Dr. Dick has provided economic analysis in support of antitrust litigation. Dr. Dick has appeared before the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and various state and foreign competition agencies to assist clients with respect to a wide range of transactions and antitrust issues.

John J. Griffin
Vice President
Boston
+1-617-425-3059
jgriffin@crai.com

 

Dr. Griffin specializes in applying economic theory to complex litigation matters, with an emphasis on securities litigation. In securities litigation matters, his work focuses on damages issues, including the estimation of per share damages and aggregate damages using both simulation approaches and trading records. In antitrust litigation, Dr. Griffin has analyzed large transactional databases in the context of price fixing allegations and analyzed claims of anticompetitive behavior.

Stephen O'Neil
Vice President
Boston
+1-617-425-3052
soneil@crai.com

 

Mr. O’Neil has twenty years of economics consulting experience. He specializes in applying principles of economics and finance to litigation matters, with a particular focus on complex securities litigation, valuation, and damages. He has played an active role in all phases of litigation, including class certification, discovery, materiality and causation, per-share and total damages, mediation, and settlement.

Andrew Parece
Vice President
Boston
+1-617-425-6509
aparece@crai.com

 

With more than 30 years of consulting experience, Mr. Parece specializes in pricing and competitive strategy, quantitative analysis, modeling, and market research. His work in the sports industry has focused on economic impact and franchise relocation strategies, revenue optimization and benchmarking, and ticket pricing strategy.

David Persampieri
Vice President
Boston
+1-617-425-3093
dpersampieri@crai.com

 

David Persampieri has extensive experience in providing strategic and operational services to clients in a number of industries. His expertise includes strategic planning, competitive analysis, pricing strategy, product/market strategy, customer relations, financial analysis, and technology management, as well as manufacturing and distribution strategy.

Richard S. Ruback
Senior Consultant to CRA
Boston
rruback@hbs.edu


 

Richard S. Ruback is the Willard Prescott Smith Professor of Corporate Finance at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University. He is a noted authority on corporate finance and valuation, particularly as applied to mergers and takeovers. Professor Ruback also has special expertise in setting appropriate discount rates for valuing risky projects, capital budgeting, valuation, and other aspects of corporate control. He publishes widely on corporate finance, taxation, and valuation, and appears regularly at national symposia.

Michael A. Salinger
Senior Academic Adviser
Boston
+1-617-425-3052
msalinger@crai.comm

 

Dr. Michael A. Salinger is the Jacqueline J. and Arthur S. Bahr Professor of Management and Professor of Economics at the Boston University School of Management. From 2005 to 2007, he was Director of the Bureau of Economics at the FTC. He has consulted for private organizations and a variety of worldwide government agencies, including the EPA, the Federal Trade Commission, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Margaret Sanderson
Vice President
Toronto
+1-416-413-4071
msanderson@crai.com

 

Margaret F. Sanderson has in-depth experience analyzing the economic issues inherent in a wide range of mergers, antitrust/competition, class certification, damages, finance, energy, and telecommunications projects. She has consulted to legal counsel, governments, and private-sector clients in a diverse range of industries. Ms. Sanderson has testified before Canadian courts and regulatory authorities and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Geoffrey Senogles
Vice President
Geneva, London
+41-22-360-8090, +44-207-664-3700
gsenogles@crai.com

 

Geoffrey Senogles specializes in international arbitration and is our firm’s European contact for sports-related work. Mr Senogles is a Welsh chartered accountant who heads CRA's European team of forensic accountants based in our Nyon and London offices. He has testified on approximately 40 occasions and has lived in Switzerland since 2000. His sports caseload focuses on dispute resolution and advisory work and as such, he has testified at the Tribunal d’Arbitrage du Sport / Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne – approximately 20 kms from our Nyon office. His clients include football federations and clubs. Our sports work in Europe also benefits from accessing experienced consultants working independently in clubs.