Christopher Gerardi

Vice President

Christopher Gerardi is a Vice President in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice.

Chris 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, Chris was a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting where he was the co-leader of FTI’s Intellectual Property Practice and later the co-leader of FTI’s Dispute Advisory Services Practice.  Prior to FTI, he was a Partner in KPMG’s Forensic Services practice and began his professional career at Coopers & Lybrand.

An internationally recognized advisor and economic damages expert, Chris has expertise matters relating to intellectual property, ITC investigations and a wide array of commercial litigation matters including, breach of contract, business interruption, tortious interference, merger termination, failed systems implementation, and price discrimination.

Chris also has experience in evaluating state and municipal level appropriations, economic damages and abatement costs in discriminatory mortgage foreclosure and opioid-related matters.

He has a deep understanding of damages case law and is skilled at constructing and evaluating damages claims in light of the current guidance of diverse courts and he is a member of the Sedona Conference’s Trade Secrets Working Group and serves on the drafting committee for monetary relief in trade secrets litigation.

Chris has provided oral and written expert evidence in matters before multiple US federal and state courts, the US International Trade Commission, and multiple international arbitration forums.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Breach of contract in aerospace dispute
    Chris Gerardi, supported by Hong Qiao, was retained as a quantum expert on behalf of a diversified manufacturer of avionics products and services (at issue,...
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  • 02
    Damages in alleged infringement of patented automated securities exchange
    On behalf of a major securities exchange, developed estimate of economic damages arising from alleged infringement of patented technology relating to an...
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  • 03
    Healthcare DIFC-LCIA international arbitration involving trade secret misappropriation
    Chris Gerardi served as a quantum expert on behalf of pharmacy benefits management systems and healthcare informatics provider in a multi-jurisdictional...
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