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Economists Incorporated is a premier economic consulting firm in the fields of law and economics, public policy, and business strategy. We offer expert consulting and testifying services in the context of litigation, arbitration, proposed mergers and acquisitions, regulatory hearings, and business planning. Our clients include legal counsel, businesses, trade associations, government agencies, and multilateral organizations.

Economists Incorporated was founded in 1981 in Washington, D.C. by a former director and two assistant directors of the Economic Policy Office of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. Today, with offices in Washington, D.C. and the San Francisco Bay area, the firm consists of over 35 professional economists, supported by research associates, research librarians, computer specialists, and other support staff.

Throughout its existence, EI has participated in path breaking and high profile antitrust, commercial litigation, and regulatory matters. Some of the matters that EI has worked on include:

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arrowsub   NYSE/Archipelago
arrowsub   In Re: Relafen Antitrust Litigation (market definition and market power)
arrowsub   In Re: Microcrystalline Cellulose Antitrust Litigation (territorial allocation conspiracy)
arrowsub   Goss International v. Tokyo Kikai Seisakusho (predatory pricing under 1916 Anti-Dumping Act)
arrowsub   Braintree Laboratories v. Schwarz Pharma (liability and damages in patent litigation)
arrowsub   Car Preservation Centers of Ohio et al. v. Ziebart International (liability in franchising context)
arrowsub   Matsushita Electrical Industrial v. Cinram International (liability issues in patent pool licensing)
arrowsub   In Re: Gemstar Development Corporation Patent Litigation (monopolization claims associated with a patent dispute)
arrowsub   HealthAmerica Pennsylvania, Inc., et al. v. Susquehanna Health System Inc., et al. (monopolization resulting from a completed merger)
arrowsub   United Healthcare of Illinois, Inc., et al., v. Advocate Health Care Network, et al. (price fixing and monopolization)
arrowsub   American Chiropractic Association v. Trigon Healthcare, Inc., et al. (monopolization)
arrowsub   U.S. v. AT&T (antitrust liability)
arrowsub   USFL v. NFL (antitrust damages)
arrowsub   Home Shopping Network v. GTE (commercial damages)
arrowsub   Alpo v. Ralston Purina (Lanham Act damages)
arrowsub   McNeil v. NFL (antitrust damages)
arrowsub   Trans-Alaska Pipeline Liability Fund (damages from Exxon Valdez oil spill)
arrowsub   State of New York v. Anheuser-Busch Inc. (exclusive territory)
arrowsub   Vanco Beverage, Inc., v. Falls City Brewing (Robinson-Patman)
arrowsub   Godix Equipment Export Corp. and Universal Service Co., v. Caterpillar, Inc. (vertical restrictions/Kodak issues)
arrowsub   Dr. Steuer and Latham, et al. v. National Medical Enterprises, Inc., et al. (private monopolization)
arrowsub   Arthur S. Langenderfer, Inc., et al. v. S.E. Johnson Company, et al. (predatory pricing)
arrowsub   Gearhart Industries Inc., et al. v. Smith International, Inc. (geographic mkt.)
arrowsub   In Re: Brand-Name Prescription Drugs Antitrust Litigation (liability and damages)
arrowsub   GB Biosciences Corporation vs. Nations AG II, LLC (FIFRA data compensation)
arrowsub   Vitamin Antitrust Litigtation M.D.L. (pricing-fixing)
arrowsub   Yellow Book USA v. Broadwing and Cincinnati Bell Telephone (listing rates)
arrowsub   McLeodUSA Publishing Company v. Wood County Telephone Company (listing rates)

mergerreviews

arrowsub   United States v. Baker Hughes, Inc., et al. (merger involving mining equipment manufacturers)
arrowsub   United States v. Mercy Health Services and Finley Tri-States Health Group, Inc. (hospital merger)
arrowsub   Multiple healthcare acquisitions including acquisitions of Healthsource by CIGNA; U.S. Healthcare by Aetna; MetraHealth by United; Health Partners of Missouri and Group Health Plan Inc.
arrowsub   Southern Cross acquisition of Aetna (New Zealand)
arrowsub   Whirlpool/Maytag (appliances)
arrowsub   Harrah’s/Caesars (gaming)
arrowsub   R.J. Reynolds/Brown & Williamson (cigarettes)
arrowsub   Cardinal Health/Bergen Brunswig (drug wholesaling)
arrowsub   Johnson Controls/Delphi (SLI batteries)
arrowsub   Nuance Communications Inc./ScanSoft, Inc. (voice recognition software)
arrowsub   PeopleSoft, Inc./Oracle Corporation (corporate IT software)
arrowsub   Inco Ltd./Falconbridge Ltd. (nickel mining and refining)
arrowsub   Dofasco, Inc./Arcelor, S.A. (steel)
arrowsub   Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC)/Quantum Corporation (computer memory)
arrowsub   Numerous health insurance mergers including Pacificare/FHP
arrowsub   Numerous hospital mergers including Columbia Hospital Corp./Hospital Corporation of America and HealthTrust, Inc./Columbia/HCA Health Care Corp.
arrowsub   Several railroad mergers including Union Pacific Railroad/Southern Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway/Conrail
arrowsub   Numerous Telephone mergers including Qwest/US West merger
arrowsub   Exelon Corporation/Public Service Enterprise Group (electric power generation)
arrowsub   Ciba-Geigy/Sandoz (Novartis) (drugs)
arrowsub   Lockheed/Martin Marietta (defense industry)
arrowsub   Wells Fargo/Security Pacific (banking)
arrowsub   Westinghouse/ABB (electrical equipment)
arrowsub   Westinghouse/CBS and Infinity (mass media)
arrowsub   Rite Aid/Revco (drug stores)
arrowsub   Mattel/Tyco (toys)
arrowsub   Society/Ameritrust (banking)
arrowsub   Dow/Union Carbide (chemicals)
arrowsub   American Electric Power/Central & South West
arrowsub   NASDAQ merger with AMEX
arrowsub   United States v. SunGard Data Systems Inc., et al. (computer disaster recovery services)
arrowsub   Federal Trade Commission/State of Missouri v. Tenet Healthcare and Poplar Bluff Physicians Group
arrowsub   El Paso Corporation/The Coastal Corporation (natural gas)

governmentagency

arrowsub   Anti-Dumping and Subsidy cases before ITC and DOC in steel, logs/lumber, semiconductors and other industries
arrowsub   Financial Interest and Syndication Rules
arrowsub   Prime Time Access Rule
arrowsub   Implementation of The Cable Act of 1992
arrowsub   Implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (state regulatory proceedings)
arrowsub   Omnibus media ownership proceeding, media cross ownership proceedings
arrowsub   Broadband access
arrowsub   Wireless interconnection, resale, and spectrum caps
arrowsub   Californian Public Utilities Commission v. El Paso Natural Gas and El Paso Merchant Energy
arrowsub   Competition in Utah Health Care Markets