Andrea Shepard

Andrea Shepard
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Two Embarcadero Center, 20th Floor
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San Francisco
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California
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USA
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Who's Who Legal Competition: Economists

Andrea Shepard specialises in directing analyses for large, complex antitrust litigation and merger reviews. She is the former co-head of Cornerstone Research’s antitrust and competition practice, and is an emeritus professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Dr Shepard has worked on cases in the information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, financial services, payment systems, consumer product, petroleum, automobile and chemical industries.

She has addressed allegations of price fixing, group boycott and other forms of horizontal conduct, as well as claims of monopolisation and exclusionary conduct. Her recent experience includes American Express v Visa, In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation, In re International Air Transportation Surcharge Antitrust Litigation, and LIBOR, foreign exchange, credit default swaps, and US treasuries matters.

In these and other matters, Dr Shepard has been involved in preparing expert testimony for class certification, liability, damages, and settlement. She has experience in all phases of litigation and has assisted counsel at arbitration, mediation and trial. Dr Shepard has also worked for clients facing investigation by the US Department of Justice.

She has consulted on merger cases for the merging parties or for regulatory agencies. Her merger work includes Sysco/US Foods, CoStar/LoopNet, Google/AdMob, Thoratec/Heartware, Intel/McAfee, and Cingular/AT&T Wireless. She has represented parties and the reviewing agencies, and prepared white papers and expert testimony for hearings.

She also has worked on matters in which plaintiffs alleged product misrepresentation, and violation of state competition laws or commercial regulations.

WWL says: Andrea Shepard is a "very accomplished" competition economist and is highlighted for her expertise directing economic analyses for large-scale antitrust litigation and merger reviews.

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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Economics - Competition Economists

Andrea Shepard specialises in directing analyses for large, complex antitrust litigation and merger reviews. She is the former co-head of Cornerstone Research’s antitrust and competition practice, and is an emeritus professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Dr Shepard has worked on cases in the information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, financial services, payment systems, consumer product, petroleum, automobile and chemical industries.

She has addressed allegations of price fixing, group boycott and other forms of horizontal conduct, as well as claims of monopolisation and exclusionary conduct. Her recent experience includes American Express v VisaIn re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust LitigationIn re International Air Transportation Surcharge Antitrust Litigation, and LIBOR, foreign exchange, credit default swaps and US treasuries matters.

In these and other matters, Dr Shepard has been involved in preparing expert testimony for class certification, liability, damages and settlement. She has experience in all phases of litigation and has assisted counsel at arbitration, mediation and trial. Dr Shepard has also worked for clients facing investigation by the US Department of Justice.

She has consulted on merger cases for the merging parties or for regulatory agencies. Her merger work includes Sysco/US FoodsCoStar/LoopNetGoogle/AdMobThoratec/Heartware, Intel/McAfee, and Cingular/AT&T Wireless. She has represented parties and the reviewing agencies, and prepared white papers and expert testimony for hearings.

She also has worked on matters in which plaintiffs alleged product misrepresentation, and violation of state competition laws or commercial regulations.

WWL says: The “highly accomplished” Andrea Shepard is a leading name on antitrust matters including price fixing, horizontal conduct and monopolisation.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

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