Since its formation in 2008 through the joining of Competition Policy Associates and Lexecon, Compass Lexecon has continued to grow and now houses over 400 professionals, 135 of whom hold PhDs in economics and econometrics, across 17 offices. The firm is known for its “outstanding consultants” and “world-class expertise” in a number of areas, including regulatory investigations, accounting litigation services, and valuation and financial analysis.
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Compass Lexecon is lauded for its work in competition economics. Jonathan Orszag is a member of the firm’s executive committee and is a “preeminent” practitioner who is known for his “dynamism, innovation and creativity”. Daniel Rubinfeld is a senior consultant who is praised for his “analytical expertise”, and for his “friendly, collaborative approach”. In Chicago, Dennis Carlton is a “leading figure” in macroeconomic and antitrust research and “always offers well-considered advice”; he is described as “invaluable” by clients. Janusz Ordover has advised governmental organisations on economic matters and has acted as consultant to the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. He is “a leading figure” in the field, and is noted for being “unflappable”. Jorge Padilla is head of Compass Lexecon Europe and is noted for his work in competition economics and forensic accounting. He is “great to have on a case”, and offers “excellent advice”. Lorenzo Coppi heads the firm’s Brussels office and is noted for his work in competition economics and quantum of damages, where he possesses an “impressive depth of experience”. Alejandro Requejo is “a skilled practitioner” who “can break down complex ideas with ease and offers workable solutions”.
Compass Lexecon also receives mention in our quantum of damages chapter. Daniel Fischel is “one of the foremost” figures in the field of damages. He was the principal damages witness for the DOJ in the Winstar cases, worth over $100 billion. Manuel Abdala is an executive vice president of the firm and is “fiercely talented” in the field of damage valuation, and has also provided expert testimony on disputes relating to damages. Pablo Spiller is “a consummate analyst” and “a strong team player” who is highly valued by his clients.