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Steven Herscovici is an economist specializing in the application of economics, finance, and data analysis to litigation and other complex business issues. He has served as an expert witness in antitrust, employment discrimination, and commercial damages litigation. He has also testified on the valuation of music copyrights on behalf of performing rights organizations, music publishers, and record companies.

Dr. Herscovici has experience designing surveys used to assess factors such as substitutability across competing products, damages, and consumer awareness or confusion. In addition, he has provided economic analyses and damages estimates in finance, environmental, and general business litigation matters across a wide range of industries, including payment cards, entertainment, financial services, travel, and utilities.

On matters of public policy, Dr. Herscovici was a coauthor of the report commissioned by Office of the Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to evaluate the Boston 2024 bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. He also has coauthored amicus briefs with other academic and consulting economists on antitrust issues involving the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Herscovici has extensive experience managing large, high-profile economic consulting projects, many involving multiple expert witnesses. He has led case teams providing consulting support throughout all stages of litigation, from the pre-complaint phase through trial. He has also presented economic analyses in response to civil investigations and merger reviews to the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and state agencies.

Prior to joining The Brattle Group, Dr. Herscovici was a managing principal at Analysis Group.

Representative Engagements
Article
July 17, 2017
Published in Law360

This article evaluates a proposed remedy that would allow investors to hold shares in one company in a concentrated industry, or limit their shareholdings to no more than one percent of the industry.

Report
May 10, 2016
Prepared for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Report
Analysis of the Boston 2024 Proposed Summer Olympic Plans - Executive Summary
August 17, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon, Pallavi Seth, Steven Herscovici, Mark P. Berkman, Allen R. Sanderson, Brad Humphreys, Joseph J. Floyd, and Michael P. Abasciano
Prepared for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House
Report
Analysis of the Boston 2024 Proposed Summer Olympic Plans
August 17, 2015
Coleman D. Bazelon, Pallavi Seth, Steven Herscovici, Mark P. Berkman, Allen R. Sanderson, Brad Humphreys, Joseph J. Floyd , and Michael P. Abasciano
Prepared for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Governor, President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House
Report
Brief of Antitrust Economists as Amici Curiae in Support of Defendants-Appellants
January 15, 2015
Lisa J. Cameron, Steven Herscovici, Henry G. Grabowski, Sheila Coombs Branyan, Kenneth G. Elzinga, Paul Greenberg, James W. Hughes, Anne Layne-Farrar, Kevin M. Murphy, Janusz A. Ordover, Ann E. Querns, Bradley N. Reiff, Jeremy A. Rist, John Rizzo, William H. Roberts, Edward A. Snyder, Bruce Stangle, Robert H. Topel, and Michael Wohlgenant
Prepared for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Presentation
How to Excel in Complex Cases Involving a Large Number of Documents and Multiple Experts
April 2013
Presented at the SEAK 22nd Annual National Expert Witness Conference
Article
An Economic Framework for Analyzing Covenants Not to Compete
May 2011
Steven Herscovici, Elaine Fleming, and Keith R. Ugone
Published in Expert Witnesses
Article
The Changing Landscape For Credit Ratings
October 18, 2010
Steven Herscovici and William Chambers
Published in Securities Law360
Article
Is Delaware’s Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Evidence from 1988-2008
May 2010
Steven Herscovici, Guhan Subramanian, and Brian Barbetta
Published in The Business Lawyer
Article
Is Delaware’s Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Further Analysis and a Reply to Symposium Participants
May 2010
Steven Herscovici, Guhan Subramanian, and Brian Barbetta
Published in The Business Lawyer
Presentation
Credit Rating Agencies and the Credit Crisis: What Securities Attorneys Need to Know
April 13, 2010
Steven Herscovici and William Chambers
Webinar Presentation
Article
Getting the Most out of Your Experts
October 2007
Steven Herscovici, Pierre Y. Cremieux, and Elizabeth A. Eccher
Published in Expert Alert (Reprinted in Pretrial Practice & Discovery)
Article
Assessing Conflict, Impact, and Common Methods of Proof in Intermediate Indirect-Purchaser Class Action Litigation
September 2006
Steven Herscovici, Pierre Y. Cremieux, Adam Decter, and Robert Mascola
Published in Economics Committee Newsletter

Steve has wide-ranging interests outside of the office including hiking, photography, and skiing. In fact, he recently took up telemark skiing.

Steve is a Board Member and chair of the Finance Committee of the Brookline Education Foundation and a Board Member and Treasurer for the Friends of Brookline Rowing.