Edgeworth Economics hires new SVP in California
Leading competition economist Gregory Leonard has joined Edgeworth Economics as a senior vice president and director of the firm’s new San Francisco office.
He joins from NERA Economic Consulting where he was also senior vice president.
Leonard focuses his practice on antitrust litigation, mergers, class actions, intellectual property and commercial damages. He has advised on antitrust and IP issues before the US antitrust authorities as well as Japan’s Fair Trade Commission and China’s Supreme People’s Court.
He also has experience working in a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, finance, biotechnology and tobacco.
“I am excited to join the team at Edgeworth Economics,” says Leonard. “I value Edgeworth’s unique approach to solving difficult economic problems for their clients.”
Speaking on Leonard’s appointment, chief executive John Johnson says: “Greg is one of the premier competition and intellectual property economists in the industry, and I am delighted to welcome him to our firm. His rigorous approach, analytical mind, and down-to-earth teaching demeanour fit perfectly with the Edgeworth approach to economic consulting.”
Leonard is listed in The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and Economists.