Securities
Overview
Experts
Publications

Brattle's securities litigation experts provide testimony on economics, finance, banking, accounting, regulation, and industry custom and practice.

Our Principals and Academic Advisors have wide-ranging academic qualifications and industry experience. We also draw on a broader network of leading academic and industry experts to meet the needs of particular cases.

Areas of Expertise
Principals
Belanger_053
Principal
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Mr. Belanger provides consulting and litigation support to the financial services industry including both standard of care and industry custom and practice. More-icon
Borucki_113
Principal
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Ms. Borucki is a financial economist with experience providing advice and developing expert testimony on the application of corporate finance and economics in both litigation and strategic engagements. More-icon
Cragg13
Principal
+1.617.234.5721
Dr. Cragg has extensive consulting, research, and expert witness experience in corporate finance, financial services, and valuation. More-icon
Principal
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Principal
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Dr. Goldberg specializes in complex litigation in which careful analysis and modeling of economic, business, or financial data is critical. More-icon
Graves_116
Principal
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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
Dr. Herscovici specializes in the application of economics, finance, and data analysis to litigation and other complex business issues. More-icon
Hinton_035
Principal
+1.212.789.3666
Mr. Hinton has over 15 years of experience in economic consulting in a wide range of advisory and testifying engagements pertaining to securities and finance litigation, commercial and contract disputes, bankruptcy, and product liability. More-icon
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Principal
Dr. Ledgerwood is an expert in market competitiveness with an emphasis on the economic analysis of potential market manipulation claims in commodities and securities markets. More-icon
Oldfield_098-1
Principal
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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
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Mr. Read is an expert in valuation, risk management, and capital budgeting in the energy industry, especially electric power and natural gas. More-icon
Sacks_124
Principal
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Mr. Sacks has more than fifteen years of consulting experience in valuation, international arbitration, securities, commercial damages, tax, and product liability matters. More-icon
Sarro_061
Principal
+1.617.864.7900
Dr. Sarro is a financial economist specializing in complex business matters and litigation involving capital markets, securities and structured finance contracts and transactions, valuation, and economic damages. 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
Zhou_082
Principal
+1.617.864.7900
Dr. Zhou is a valuation, corporate finance, and accounting expert with 15 years of consulting experience. More-icon
Academic Advisors
Academic Advisor
Dr. Goldstein is Chair of the Finance Division and a Professor of Finance at Babson College, where he holds the Donald P. Babson Chair in Applied Investments. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Dr. Graham is a Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Mr. Holderness is a Professor of Finance at the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College and Visiting Professor of Finance at the Sloan School of Management at MIT. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Dr. Lie is an Associate Professor of Finance and Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow at University of Iowa, where he teaches investment banking and corporate finance. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Dennis Logue is chair of the board of directors at Ledyard National Bank in Hanover, New Hampshire and a professor emeritus at Dartmouth College. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Madansky is the H.G.B. Alexander Professor Emeritus of Business Administration in the Graduate School of Business at The University of Chicago. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Dr. Schwartz is Associate Professor of Accounting in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. 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
Academic Advisor
Dr. Sundaresan is the Chase Manhattan Bank Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia University. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Dr. Weisbach is the Ralph W. Kurtz Chair in Finance at the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. More-icon
Academic Advisor
Professor Williams, a risk management expert, teaches finance and economics at Boston University. More-icon
Consultants
Associate
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Kumar_066
Senior Associate
+1.415.217.1000
Dr. Kumar is an economist with expertise in the areas of regulatory finance, financial statement analysis, and business valuation. More-icon
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
High-Frequency Trading Litigation Presents Complex Issues for Experts
June 2014
Zachary Ziliak, Pavitra Kumar, and Torben Voetmann
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc. Published on Law360
Article
Computerized and High-Frequency Trading
May 2014
Published in The Financial Review, Vol. 49, No. 2
Presentation
A Framework for Market Manipulation Compliance and Enforcement
January 2014
Presented to the Houston Chapter of the Energy Bar Association, Houston, TX
Newsletter
Trading at the Speed of Light: The Impact of High-Frequency Trading on Market Performance, Regulatory Oversight, and Securities Litigation
2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Newsletter
Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire: Will the Dodd-Frank Swaps Proposal Reduce Systemic Risk?
2011
George S. Oldfield and Julia Litvinova
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
The Changing Landscape For Credit Ratings
October 18, 2010
Steven Herscovici and William Chambers
Published in Securities Law360
Presentation
Presentation on corporate governance and self-dealing to the Securities and Exchange Commission
June 17, 2010
Presentation
Credit Rating Agencies and the Credit Crisis: What Securities Attorneys Need to Know
April 13, 2010
Steven Herscovici and William Chambers
Webinar Presentation
Newsletter
Understanding the Credit Crisis Part 2: Getting Down the Mountain
2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Expanding Subprime Mortgage Crisis Increases Litigation Risks
March 2008
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Newsletter
Understanding the Credit Crisis: The Treasury, the Fed, and the Banking System
2008
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Just Lucky? A Statistical Test for Option Backdating
March 27, 2007
Published by Social Science Research Network, No. 977518
Newsletter
Subprime Mortgage Problems: What to Look For and Where to Look
2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.