Dr. Aharonian has extensive consulting and research experience with financial issues involving securities pricing, business valuation, risk management, capital markets, and corporate finance. During his tenure at Brattle, he has led teams providing economic analysis in high profile domestic and international disputes stemming from the financial crisis, in complex tax transactions on behalf of both taxpayers and the government, and has supported settlement negotiations and testimony in securities class actions and other commercial litigations.
In Canada, he has supported testimony before provincial and federal regulators, including co-authoring a report for the Canadian Transportation Agency on cost of capital methodology in 2010. More recently, Dr. Aharonian has provided expert testimony on damages and irreparable harm in U.S. Superior and Circuit Courts.
Declaration of William P. Zarakas and Matthew Aharonian in the United States Court for the District of Columbia Circuit United States Telecom Association, Petitioner, v. Federal Communications Commission and the United States of America, Respondents, Case No. 15-1063 (and consolidated cases).
December 22, 2015
Published in Law360
The University of British Columbia, Ph.D. in Economics
McGill University, M.A. in Economics
The University of Western Ontario, B.A. in Economics