Mukarram Attari

Vice President, Co-Practice Leader of Finance

Dr. Mukarram Attari is a vice president and co-practice leader of Finance at CRA. He is an expert in the fields of modeling, valuation, and trading of assets with particular emphasis on illiquid securities and markets.

Dr. Attari has experience in the modeling and valuation of a variety of financial contracts including equity securities, debt instruments, commodities, and various types of complex structured securities and derivatives.

Dr. Attari has worked on matters involving the valuation and trading of credit default swaps, bonds, interest rate related contracts, commodities, and foreign exchange. He has worked on valuation disputes between corporations and investors, and securities class actions. In addition to work on finance related matters, Dr. Attari has worked on a number of investigations and reviews of financial markets and institutions by competition authorities. Dr. Attari’s clients have included government agencies, investment banks, private equity firms, auditors, and corporations and their officers and directors.

Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Attari was a professor of finance at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has taught courses on options, futures, derivatives, fixed-income securities, corporate finance, and international finance. While in India, Dr. Attari was a management consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in its Bombay office.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Digital asset gain/loss analysis for class certification
    CRA was retained by counsel in a class certification matter to opine on whether it was possible to use a common methodology to calculate gains and losses from...
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  • 02
    Precious metals spoofing allegations
    CRA was retained by counsel to members of a precious metals trading desk as they faced charges including racketeering, conspiracy, spoofing, and attempted...
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  • 03
    Energy Industry Merger Litigation
    CRA was retained by counsel for an energy infrastructure company that had agreed to be acquired by a firm in its industry to provide support in litigation...
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