Michael Topper

Michael Topper
Office:
1000 El Camino Real, Suite 250
94025-4327
City:
Menlo Park
State:
California
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 650 470 7116
Fax:
+1 650 324 9204

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Competition: Economists

Michael Topper has more than two decades of experience working with clients in complex business litigation and regulatory proceedings. He served for many years as the head and co-head of Cornerstone Research’s antitrust and competition practice, and also headed the firm’s Silicon Valley office.

Dr Topper consults on a range of liability, damages and class certification issues in antitrust, regulatory, product misrepresentation, product liability, intellectual property and contract dispute matters. He has expertise in applying microeconomics, econometrics, statistics and survey analyses in many market settings. His industry experience includes telecommunications, media, information technology, financial institutions, transportation, manufacturing and energy.

Dr Topper works with counsel to develop economic and financial testimony for leading academic and industry experts. His consulting assignments include antitrust litigation, US agency and European Commission merger reviews and US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proceedings.

He has also served as an expert and submitted testimony in FCC proceedings involving mergers and acquisitions, including Comcast/NBCUniversal and Comcast/Time Warner Cable; mobile wireless competition; high-capacity transport services and broadband internet access. Dr Topper has testified in Copyright Royalty Board and California Public Utility Commission proceedings.

For 10 years, Dr Topper taught courses in economics and antitrust policy as a lecturer in the Department of Economics at Stanford University. Prior to joining Cornerstone Research, he was on the economics faculty of the College of William & Mary. Before receiving his doctorate in economics, Dr Topper worked as an engineering economist at Bell Laboratories and Bell Communications Research.

WWL says: With over 23 years' experience Michael Topper is a long-standing fixture in the market, and impresses with his impeccable knowledge of regulatory and antitrust issues.

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

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

Michael Topper has more than two decades of experience working with clients in complex business litigation and regulatory proceedings. He served for many years as the head and co-head of Cornerstone Research’s antitrust and competition practice, and also headed the firm’s Silicon Valley office.

Dr Topper consults on a range of liability, damages and class certification issues in antitrust, regulatory, product misrepresentation, product liability, intellectual property and contract dispute matters. He has expertise in applying microeconomics, econometrics, statistics and survey analyses in many market settings. His industry experience includes telecommunications, media, information technology, financial institutions, transportation, manufacturing and energy.

Dr Topper works with counsel to develop economic and financial testimony for leading academic and industry experts. His consulting assignments include antitrust litigation, US agency and European Commission merger reviews and US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proceedings.

He has also served as an expert and submitted testimony in FCC proceedings involving mergers and acquisitions, including Comcast/NBCUniversal and Comcast/Time Warner Cable; mobile wireless competition; high-capacity transport services and broadband internet access. Dr Topper has testified in Copyright Royalty Board and California Public Utility Commission proceedings.

For 10 years, Dr Topper taught courses in economics and antitrust policy as a lecturer in the Department of Economics at Stanford University. Prior to joining Cornerstone Research, he was on the economics faculty of the College of William & Mary. Before receiving his doctorate in economics, Dr Topper worked as an engineering economist at Bell Laboratories and Bell Communications Research.

WWL says: Michael Topper is recognised for his high-quality expertise on numerous issues surrounding liability and damages in relation to antitrust.

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

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