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Personal Interests

Mr. Benjamin A. Sacks is a Principal in the Washington DC office of The Brattle Group. He has over fifteen years of experience providing expert advice and testimony on the application of economics, finance, and statistics to valuations, damages and determination of liability. Mr. Sacks has assisted corporations, investors, U.S. government agencies (such as the Department of Justice and the Securities Exchange Commission), and foreign governments, in developing and presenting economic and financial testimony in complex litigations and arbitrations. He has critiqued valuations as an expert in litigation matters before courts, and arbitral Tribunals in the United States, and has provided expert testimony in U.S. based arbitrations. He has significant expertise in valuations in a wide variety of industries and countries. Mr. Sacks was the consulting expert for Russia in the Yukos ECT arbitration, where the award was recently set aside by the Dutch Court. Mr. Sacks teaches a Continuing Legal Education course on damages featuring several valuation case studies, has taught classes to attorneys on valuation in the context of International Arbitration, and served as a panelist on damages at the recent Juris International Arbitration conference in Washington D.C.

Mr. Sacks received his B.A. in mathematical economics from Columbia University and his M.A. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Representative Engagements
Lessons for Attorneys from Damages War-Stories
February 28, 2012
CLE presentation to New York County Lawyers Association and various law firms, New York, NY
Presentation on corporate governance and self-dealing to the Securities and Exchange Commission
June 17, 2010

Ben grew up in Philadelphia and Savannah, Georgia and now lives in DC with his wife, two kids and two dogs. He enjoys spending time with family, playing squash and tennis, grilling, music, poker and snowboarding.