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Dr. Levy specializes in microeconomics, econometrics, and statistics. He has managed and supported expert work calculating damages in numerous litigation cases with an emphasis on statistical and econometric issues as well as sample design.

Dr. Levy was recently involved in the LCD-TFT, SRAM, and DRAM antitrust actions in the U.S. as well as antitrust proceedings in Australia. In addition, he was a testifying expert on damages in the SRAM direct-purchaser antitrust matter.

He has supported many top-tier academic experts, including Professor Dan McFadden of the University of California, Berkeley, and Professors Roger Noll and Robert Hall of Stanford University. Dr. Levy was formerly Assistant Professor of Economics at North Carolina State University and a lecturer in econometrics at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Levy has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Labor Economics, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, and Economics Letters.

Representative Engagements
SRAM antitrust litigation

Supported liability expert Roger Noll and was testifying expert on damages.

Smith & Nephew v. Hologic
Supported Brattle expert on the effect of alleged patent infringement on plaintiff’s opportunities. The case went to jury trial with a resulting verdict in favor of the plaintiff.
Environmental pollution matter
Analysis of damages from lost human use of certain natural resources used for recreation.
PG&E demand side management portfolio forecast
Provided a coordinated long run forecast of demand side management resources for PG&E for a regulatory filing.
Testimony
SRAM Class Action Antitrust Litigation — U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (Master File No. M:07-cv-01819-CW, MDL No. 1819) Deposition and Expert Reports: Estimated antitrust class action damages for SRAM due to alleged price-fixing collusion
January 2010-January 2011
eBay Class Action Antitrust Litigation — U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (Case No.07-CV-01882-JF (RS)) Deposition and Declaration: Importance and relevance of certain data to estimate microeconomic models useful for market definition, measurement of market power and damages
June - August 2009
Report submitted before the International Trade Commission — Investigation Nos. 701-TA-447 and 731-TA-1116: An econometric study of the effects of Chinese imports of standard steel pipe
June 2008
Retailer Bankruptcy U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio — Declaration: Offered opinion related to anomalies in a proffered inventory database
May 2007
Mortgage Lender Class Action Litigation — Declaration: Offered opinion on effectiveness and reliability of random sampling of mortgage applications
2005
Publications
Presentation
Economics Cliff Notes
September 12, 2014
Presented at the Hagens Berman Annual Corporate Retreat, Phoenix, AZ
Article
Unobserved Factors In Antitrust Class Certification
May 14, 2014
Published on Law360
Presentation
A Markov Chain Approach to Forecasting Enrollments
June 28, 2012
Presented at the 25th Annual CRRI Western Conference, Monterey, CA
Report
Economic Benefits of the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan
June 20, 2012
David L. Sunding, Armando Levy, and Steven Buck
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Smart Pricing, Smart Charging
October 2011
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, Armando Levy, and Alan L. Madian
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Article
Wireless Diffusion and Mobile Computing: Implications for the Digital Divide
2004
Armando Levy, Jonathan Wareham, and Wei Shi
Published in Telecommunications Policy
Article
The League Composition Effect in Tournaments: An Empirical Analysis of Broiler Contracts
2004
Armando Levy and Tomislav Vukina
Published in Journal of Labor Economics
Article
Demand for Live Theater with Market Segmentation and Seasonality
2002
Armando Levy and Jonathan Corning
Published in Journal of Cultural Economics
Article
Parametric, Semi-Parametric and Non-Parametric Models of Telecommunications Demand: An Investigation of Residential Calling Patterns
2001
Armando Levy and Erik Heitfield
Published in Information Economics and Policy
News & Events
March 14, 2018
Armando Levy to Participate in Knowledge Group Webinar on Class Actions and Complex Litigation

Brattle Principal Armando Levy will participate in The Knowledge Group’s webinar, “Class Actions and Complex Litigation: Defending against Class Action Litigation,” taking place March 14, 2018 from 3-5 pm (EST).

February 21, 2018
Brattle Team Contributes to $850 Million Settlement in Minnesota v. 3M

3M Co. has settled a lawsuit related to groundwater and surface water contamination with the State of Minnesota for $850 million on the day trial was set to begin. Brattle economists provided evidence on liability and assessed damages on behalf of the State of Minnesota.

June 29, 2017
Brattle Economists to Present at Rutgers Center for Research in Regulated Industries Annual Western Conference

A group of Brattle consultants will present at Rutgers Center for Research in Regulated Industries’ (CRRI) 30th Annual Western Conference, taking place June 28-30, 2017 in Monterey, CA.

June 16, 2017
Paul Hinton and Armando Levy to Present at American Bar Association Western Regional CLE Program

Brattle Principals Paul Hinton and Armando Levy will present at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 4th Annual Western Regional Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program on Class Actions and Mass Torts, taking place June 16, 2018 in San Francisco, CA.

May 14, 2015
Daubert Motion Granted Based on Testimony of Brattle Principal Daniel McFadden

Relying on testimony by Brattle principal Professor Daniel McFadden, New York Federal District Judge Shira Scheindlin recently granted in part a Daubert motion to exclude the class certification testimony of Plaintiffs’ expert in an antitrust class action against the MLB and NHL professional sports leagues. As a result of this decision, class certification with respect to past damages was denied.

September 12, 2014
Armando Levy Presents on the Economic Principles of Damages at Annual Hagens Berman Retreat

Brattle principal Armando Levy recently gave a seminar on “Markets and Statistics” at the annual Hagens Berman corporate retreat in Phoenix, AZ.

June 25, 2014
Brattle Consultants to Present at CRRI’s 27th Annual Western Conference

Several Brattle consultants will participate in the upcoming Center for Research in Regulated Industries (CRRI) 27th Annual Western Conference, taking place from June 25 - 27, 2014 in Monterey, CA. CRRI is located at Rutgers University and aims to further study regulation in economics, finance, and institutions.

Personal Interests

Armando was born in San Francisco where he still lives with his wife and two children. When he is not working he enjoys surfing, vintage cars, and various forms of motorsports.