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.
In securities litigation, Mr. McKnight has analyzed class certification, loss causation, and damages related to securities class actions and commercial disputes. He has analyzed the pattern of employee stock option grants and estimated the likelihood that grants were backdated; performed event study analyses; analyzed transactions data; and computed damages for stock, option, and bond holders.
In product liability matters, Mr. McKnight has worked with liability forecasts, insurance coverage, and discounted cash flows. He has forecasted future liabilities for personal injury claims resulting from exposure to asbestos, silicosis, pollution, and various drugs and medical devices; allocated projected losses to available insurance coverage; and estimated the resulting cash flows. He has also assisted companies in setting liability reserves for financial accounting.
Mr. McKnight has also worked on cases involving antitrust litigation, commercial damages, and intellectual property valuation. He has analyzed market supply and demand, estimated the impact of price fixing, computed the market share loss attributable to certain competitive disadvantages, and calculated the lost profits pertaining to certain manufacturing rights.
Mr. McKnight has taken substantial coursework in mathematical finance and is well versed in quantitative finance. Prior to joining Brattle, he was a Consultant at NERA Economic Consulting.
New York University, MBA and M.S. in Mathematics
Vassar College, B.A. in Mathematics