Erin McDermott

Associate Principal
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Erin McDermott is an associate principal in the Life Sciences Practice at CRA.

Ms. McDermott has a background in economics and over 10 years of experience in analytical and litigation consulting. At CRA Ms. McDermott focuses on antitrust and intellectual property ligation matters including class certification, commercial reasonable efforts, patent and breach of contract disputes, and damages claims and evaluation.

Prior to joining CRA, Ms. McDermott worked in the Advanced Analytics group for Aspen Marketing Services, a Division of Epsilon and in the Antitrust & Competition practice at NERA Economic Consulting. In addition to the Life Sciences sector, Ms. McDermott also has experience working in industries including automotive, chemicals, energy, media & telecom, meat processing, oil & gas, retail, textiles, and utilities.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    CRA addresses U.S. government healthcare programs and pharmaceutical pricing in False Claims Act suit
    In this whistleblower suit, a relator alleged Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (“BMS”) violated the False Claims Act and various state claims. The suit alleged that...
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  • 02
    CRA assesses class certification, market power, anticompetitive impact, and damages in alleged "No-AG" pay-for-delay suit
    CRA is retained by a major pharmaceutical manufacturer and a generic first filer in a suit alleging a pay-for-delay settlement. Rather than alleging a cash...
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  • 03
    CRA assesses distributor practices for controlled substances
    CRA was retained by distributors of pharmaceutical products in national litigation relating to opioid products. CRA addressed claims by state and local...
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