Dr. Arthur has more than 15 years of consulting and litigation experience in the natural gas, natural gas liquids, and petroleum industries.
He specializes in the analysis of antitrust and market power, ratemaking and regulatory policy, and commercial litigation. He has testified before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, state public utility commissions, and federal courts.
With respect to antitrust and market power issues, Dr. Arthur has testified regarding the evaluation of market-based rates, as well as issues related to the determination of a competitive price, the evaluation of competitive alternatives, damages calculations, and the allocation of settlements for different consumer classes. He has also testified in several regulatory ratemaking proceedings regarding cost of service issues and reasonable allocations of costs, and assists clients regarding rate design issues on varying portions of a system and for differing customers.
In addition to providing testimony, Dr. Arthur frequently provides litigation support, including providing advice on regulatory matters, assistance with discovery, cross-examination regarding economic and technical industry issues, and preparation of briefs.
Prior to joining The Brattle Group in 1997, Dr. Arthur worked at Indiana University, where he performed research in the healthcare industry.