Dr. Lauren Stiroh is Chair of NERA Economic Consulting’s Global Antitrust and Competition Practice. She has conducted research, prepared expert reports, and testified in court and before arbitration panels. Dr. Stiroh has also analyzed the competitive effects of mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, and issues arising from antitrust allegations such as monopolization, exclusionary conduct, tying, vertical restrictions, price fixing, predatory pricing, price discrimination, and abuse of standard setting.
Additionally, Dr. Stiroh has written expert reports and consulted on matters related to assessing impact and damages in class action litigation; and has performed or critiqued damage calculations in more than a dozen industrial settings. She has also written and testified on the subject of intellectual property value and valuation, and assessed and critiqued damages from patent, copyright, and trademark
infringement in industries including semiconductors, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical
devices, and consumer products.
Dr. Stiroh holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, an M.A. in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.