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Dr. Sandy is a financial economist with over 10 years of professional and consulting experience in matters related to equity, fixed income, and derivatives.

Using various identification strategies, Dr. Sandy quantifies the relationship between firms and shareholders, including institutional investors. He is also experienced with matters related to market efficiency, corporate governance, executive compensation, merger and acquisition disputes, proxy voting, company valuations, day trading, insider trading, and false claims.

Dr. Sandy has consulted for clients including the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, Federal Trade Commission, Internal Revenue Services, Department of Justice, and numerous corporations. These clients often retain him to work on complex securities cases and valuation disputes related to consumer protection.

In his case experience, Dr. Sandy has worked with clients and experts in all phases of litigation. This includes reviewing pretrial discovery; creating financial models to calculate damages; providing expert support; and critiquing opposing experts’ work. He has been involved in several high-profile cases with multimillion-dollar outcomes for clients. Notable examples include the $92.5 million Starz/Lionsgate merger settlement and the $300 million damages verdict for U.S. Department of Justice vs. Allied Home Mortgage Corporation.

Prior to joining The Brattle Group, Dr. Sandy was an assistant professor in finance at the University of Missouri. He has also taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses in investments. His research has been featured on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, as well as on MarketWatch.

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October 15, 2019
The Brattle Group Deepens Footprint in Midwest with Opening of Chicago Office

The Brattle Group announced today the opening of a new office in Chicago, its 11th office around the world. This new office will enable Brattle to enhance its support of local clients, as well as to expand relationships with academic and industry experts in the region.

November 07, 2018
Brattle Economist Files Report against the Department of Defense Regarding Legal Permanent Residents' Ability to Serve in Military

The Brattle Group is currently working with Latham and Watkins LLP and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Southern California on behalf of a certified plaintiff class of Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) in an action filed against the Department of Defense and Secretary of Defense James Mattis. 

September 07, 2018
Brattle Contributes to Shareholder Settlement in Starz Merger with Lionsgate

Brattle Expert Benjamin Sacks opined in reports and testified at deposition on behalf of the Series A stockholders regarding the value of Starz and Mr. Malone’s financial incentives.

March 03, 2017
Shastri Sandy to Present at Midwest Finance Association’s Annual Conference

Brattle Associate Shastri Sandy will present at the Midwest Finance Association’s (MFA) 66th Annual Conference taking place March 1-4, 2017 in Chicago, IL

September 16, 2016
Shastri Sandy to Discuss Shareholder Voting and Approval of M&A at the Annual Northern Finance Association Conference

Brattle Associate Shastri Sandy has been selected to be a discussant during the annual Northern Finance Association (NFA) Conference, taking place September 16-18, 2016 in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.

September 20, 2015
Brattle Associate Shastri Sandy to Present at Northern Finance Association Annual Conference

Brattle associate Shastri Sandy will present at the upcoming Northern Finance Association (NFA) 2015 Annual Conference taking place September 18-20, 2015 in Banff, Alberta, Canada.