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Mr. McKnight has over 14 years of experience in economic consulting in litigation and advisory engagements pertaining to securities and finance litigation, product liability, bankruptcy, and commercial disputes.

In securities litigation, Mr. McKnight has analyzed class certification, loss causation, and damages related to securities class actions and commercial disputes. He has analyzed the pattern of employee stock option grants and estimated the likelihood that grants were backdated; performed event study analyses; analyzed transactions data; and computed damages for stock, option, and bond holders.

In product liability matters, Mr. McKnight has worked with liability forecasts, insurance coverage, and discounted cash flows. He has forecasted future liabilities for personal injury claims resulting from exposure to asbestos, silicosis, pollution, and various drugs and medical devices; allocated projected losses to available insurance coverage; and estimated the resulting cash flows. He has also assisted companies in setting liability reserves for financial accounting.

Mr. McKnight has also worked on cases involving antitrust litigation, commercial damages, and intellectual property valuation. He has analyzed market supply and demand, estimated the impact of price fixing, computed the market share loss attributable to certain competitive disadvantages, and calculated the lost profits pertaining to certain manufacturing rights.

Mr. McKnight has taken substantial coursework in mathematical finance and is well versed in quantitative finance. Prior to joining Brattle, he was a Consultant at NERA Economic Consulting.

Delaware Appraisal Case Reaffirms Valuation Premium for S Corporations
September 15, 2015
Published in Deal Points
News & Events
December 07, 2017
David McKnight to Participate in The Knowledge Group Webinar on Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Brattle Senior Associate David McKnight will present during The Knowledge Group’s webinar, “Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy: Trends, Developments, and Opportunities for the Year Ahead,” taking place December 7, 2017 from 3-5 pm EST.

June 28, 2016
David McKnight and Florin Dorobantu to Present During Live Webcast on Fair Value Accounting

Brattle Senior Associates David McKnight and Florin Dorobantu will present during The Knowledge Group’s live webcast, “Fair Value: Friend or Foe?,” on June 28, 2016, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST.

September 15, 2015
Brattle Authors Deal Points Article on Delaware Court’s Reaffirmation of S Corporations Valuation Premium

Brattle principals Yvette Austin Smith and Torben Voetmann and senior associate David McKnight recently co-authored an article in the American Bar Association’s Deal Points journal on a recent appraisal case in the Delaware Court of Chancery which reaffirmed that S corporations enjoy a valuation premium relative to C corporations.