Risk Management
Overview
Experts
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The Brattle Group offers clients expertise in risk management issues relating to finance and commodities, energy and utilities, insurance, and regulated industries.

Our internationally recognized economic consultants provide expert testimony in litigation proceedings, evaluate settlement analyses and negotiations, advise regulatory agencies, and assist clients in anticipating and managing strategic risk management issues. We bring to bear essential skills in statistics, computation, competitive analyses, valuation, and allocation modeling.

Areas of Expertise
Principals
Belanger_053
Principal
+1.617.864.7900
Mr. Belanger provides consulting and litigation support to the financial services industry including both standard of care and industry custom and practice. More-icon
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Principal
+1.415.217.1000
Dr. Goldberg specializes in complex litigation in which careful analysis and modeling of economic, business, or financial data is critical. More-icon
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Principal
+1.617.864.7900
Mr. Graves specializes in regulatory and financial economics, especially for electric and gas utilities, and in litigation matters related to securities litigation and risk management. More-icon
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Principal
+1.617.234.5729
Mr. Levine specializes in energy and regulatory economics and is an expert in the economics of the natural gas, oil, and liquefied natural gas markets. More-icon
Oldfield_098-1
Principal
+1.202.955.5050
Dr. Oldfield is an expert in financial economics, including mortgage securitization, trading strategies, market making, corporate bond valuation, financial derivatives, and risk management. More-icon
Read_050
Principal
+1.617.864.7900
Mr. Read is an expert in valuation, risk management, and capital budgeting in the energy industry, especially electric power and natural gas. More-icon
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Principal
+1.617.864.7900
Dr. Villadsen specializes in finance and accounting matters with an emphasis on the energy industry. More-icon
Voetmann_055
Principal
+1.415.217.1000
Dr. Voetmann focuses on cases that involve complex economic and financial issues. He has worked with clients and experts on securities cases and valuation disputes related to capital markets and financial institutions. More-icon
Wharton_123
Principal
+1.415.217.1000
Dr. Wharton specializes in the development of new business models and innovative pricing policies for regulated industries. More-icon
Academic Advisors
Academic Advisor
Dr. Lessard is the Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management at the Sloan School of Management at MIT. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Dr. Stulz is the Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics and the Director of the Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics at Ohio State University. More-icon
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Dr. Sundaresan is the Chase Manhattan Bank Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia University. More-icon
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Professor Williams, a risk management expert, teaches finance and economics at Boston University. More-icon
Consultants
Mcknight-david-0034
Senior Associate
+1.212.789.3650
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. More-icon
Article
Hedge Timing: There’s No Magic in Dollar Cost Averaging
May 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Article
Dodd Frank Compliance for Oil and Gas Companies
February 6, 2012
Julia E. Sullivan, Cary Oswald, and Romkaew P. Broehm
Published in Oil & Gas Monitor
Report
Cleaning Up Spark Spreads: How Plant Owners Can Reduce Risk Through Carbon Markets
March 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Dodd-Frank and Its Impact on Hedging Strategies
February 10, 2011
Presented at Law Seminars International Electric Utility Rate Cases Conference
Report
Managing Natural Gas Price Volatility: Principles and Practices Across the Industry
November 2010
Prepared for the American Clean Skies Foundation
Article
The Major Risk Management Challenge of this Decade
October 2010
Published in Risk Professional Magazine
Article
Risk-Adjusted Damages Calculation in Breach of Contract Disputes: A Case Study
2010
Frank C. Graves, Bin Zhou, Melvin Brosterman, and Quinlan Murphy
Published in Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis
Presentation
Some Theory on Price and Volatility Modeling
January 2009
Frank C. Graves and Julia Litvinova
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Utility Supply Portfolio Diversity Requirements
June 2007
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
Risk Management in Financial Institutions
2006
George S. Oldfield and Anthony M. Santomero
Published in Sloan Management Review
Book
Financing and Risk Management
2002
Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers, and with The Brattle Group
Published by McGraw-Hill