Title: Senior Vice President
Telephone: +1 703 516 7760
Education: CFA® Charterholder
M.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003
B.A., Economics (with honors), University of Maryland, 1999
Industry Experience: Finance, Airlines, Chemicals, Computer Hardware, Electronic Components, Agricultural Products Nutritional Supplements
Jonathan Schwartz is an economist with expertise in industrial organization and finance. He has provided written or deposition testimony on a variety of subjects including class certification, damages and settlement allocations. He has conducted economic analysis of class certification, liability, and damages on many large antitrust class action matters. He also has experience analyzing damages in breach of contract, intellectual property, international arbitration and ERISA matters.
Mr. Schwartz designed a methodology for distributing more than $200 million in indirect purchaser settlements for In Re: DRAM Antitrust Litigation that the Special Master described as fair, reasonable and adequate. His methodology also served as the basis for the proposed distribution of claims that was approved by the Supreme Court of British Columbia. He also submitted a declaration for In Re: Transpacific Passenger Air Transportation Antitrust Litigation which the Court relied on in its summary judgment opinion.