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Ms. Cleary has experience providing economic consulting services on issues of liability, class certification, and damages in antitrust cases involving mergers and acquisitions, price-fixing and collusion, monopolization, price discrimination, vertical restraints, and other anticompetitive practices.

She has analyzed competition in a wide variety of industries including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, airlines, groceries, soft drinks, cigarettes, sports leagues, and industrial and agricultural commodities.

Ms. Cleary has extensive experience in providing support to testifying economists, including two Nobel laureates. She also has experience in engagements regarding breach of contract, securities fraud, and patent infringement. Ms. Cleary has worked on behalf of clients involved in legal and regulatory disputes in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Prior to joining The Brattle Group, Ms. Cleary was a Senior Associate at The Princeton Economics Group and a Research Associate at NERA.

Publications
Article
Interview with Joshua Gans on Interoperability, Disruption, and Antitrust
April 2017
Published in Perspectives in Antitrust
Article
Insistence - Redefining How We Think of Antitrust
November 2015
Published in Perspectives in Antitrust, a publication of the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association
Article
Be an Expert in Working with Economic Experts
December 2014
Published in Perspectives in Antitrust, a publication of the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association
News & Events
May 23, 2017
Brattle Economists Interview Joshua Gans on Interoperability and Disruption for the ABA’s Perspectives in Antitrust

In an interview published in the ABA's Perspectives in Antitrust, Brattle economists Michelle Cleary and Lisa Cameron discussed interoperability, disruption, and antitrust with Professor Joshua Gans.

December 09, 2015
Michelle Cleary and Michael Cragg Co-Author Article on the Impact of Consumer Insistence on Market Power for Perspectives in Antitrust

As illustrated by the recent decision in the US Department of Justice’s case against American Express, insistence can be a critical issue in deciding an antitrust case.

December 16, 2014
Andrew Abere and Michelle Cleary Featured in American Bar Association Publication on Working with Economic Experts

Brattle principal Andrew Abere and senior consultant Michelle Cleary recently co-authored an article in Perspectives in Antitrust, a publication of the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association, on working with economic experts.