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Bates White promotes six Principals to Partner

January 1, 2022

Bates White is pleased to announce the promotion of six individuals to Partner: Kathleen Chandler, Nitin Dua, Scott Lobel, Frank Mossburg, Vincent Musco, and Fred Selck.

“We are excited to congratulate our newest Partners,” said Charlie Mullin, Bates White Managing Partner. “Their contributions and expertise exemplify the commitment the firm has to providing an exceptional experience for clients. Their hard work will continue to be integral to the firm’s delivering the high-quality work and top-notch consulting services that Bates White offers.”

Kathleen Chandler is a senior member of the Life Sciences Practice specializing in economic and statistical analyses. Her work has focused on False Claims Act and related engagements involving drug manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, and healthcare providers and has thus often required the analysis of large sets of Medicare or Medicaid claims data, product performance data, or IQVIA/IMS data. Ms. Chandler also provides consulting expertise on antitrust and class certification matters.

Nitin Dua is a consulting expert in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice, with expertise in analysis of mergers and monopolization issues across a wide range of industries. His experience includes work in high-profile merger litigation on behalf of both government agencies and private companies. Recently, Dr. Dua has supervised analyses for major telecom matters, including the DOJ-led effort to block the merger between AT&T and Time Warner. He is also an expert in healthcare merger work.

Scott Lobel has more than 20 years of experience providing expert testimony and consulting in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition and Environmental and Product Liability Practices. He has testified in federal court and written reports on the value of patents and other intellectual property. Mr. Lobel has extensive experience analyzing damages and liability in cartel cases and intellectual property matters and has supported experts analyzing claim values and liabilities in product liability matters. He works with counsel through all stages of litigation, including support for discovery efforts, settlement discussions, and mediation. Mr. Lobel is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Frank Mossburg has expertise in electricity procurement design and implementation and resource planning and evaluation. He reviews formal solicitations and bilateral transactions to ensure that each process generates the best results in terms of price, risk reliability, and environmental performance. Mr. Mossburg works with utilities, commission staff, and bidders and has also appeared before commissioners and staff in multiple jurisdictions to make recommendations regarding the acceptance of procurement results.

Vincent Musco specializes in electric industry policy, electric generation resource procurement, utility auditing, power purchase agreements, wholesale power market design, and market monitoring. He consults and serves as an expert witness on issues related to procurement, market design and operations. Mr. Musco has provided expert testimony on economic, antitrust, environmental, and regulatory policy across the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, as well as for FERC and NERC. His recent work has focused on the use of competition to transition electric utility generation portfolios to comply with environmental regulations and public policy goals, including use of renewable generation, energy storage, and distributed energy resources.

Fred Selck has experience analyzing and explaining complex issues at the intersection of healthcare and economics. He is an expert in healthcare innovation, public and private health insurance, pharmaceutical/medical device pricing and distribution, and healthcare policy. He has applied his expertise to matters across several practices in the firm that deal with competition, intellectual property, and false claim allegations. In addition, Dr. Selck teaches graduate-level courses in health economics, innovation, and health care finance at Johns Hopkins University.

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