Michelle M. Burtis

Senior Consultant to CRA

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 mergers to the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice.

Dr. Burtis has significant experience in applying economic analysis to alleged horizontal conduct such as price fixing and claims of attempted monopolization. She has analyzed various intellectual property issues, including damages claims. Her work encompasses a broad range of industries, including natural resources, consumer products, computer software, and service industries.

She has published articles on antitrust and intellectual property issues for the Antitrust Law Journal, Journal of Business Valuation, Supreme Court Economic Review, and antitrust publications for the American Bar Association. Dr. Burtis is regular speaker on antitrust and other economic topics, and has taught economics at the University of Texas at Austin and George Mason University.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Economics of auction markets
    Michelle Burtis was retained as an expert by counsel for Newfield Production Company in the matter: Branta, LLC et al. v. Newfield Production Company. Dr....
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  • 02
    In re: Western States Wholesale Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation
    Michelle Burtis was retained as an expert by counsel to defendants in the multi-district class action In re: Western States Wholesale Natural Gas Antitrust...
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