Ben Wolfert specializes in data analysis and management, discovery support, and industry analysis. He has experience working with counsel and supporting testifying experts through all stages of litigation. His work focuses on healthcare engagements in the pharmaceutical industry, which often requires the analysis of large sets of Medicaid claims data, pharmaceutical sales data, and pharmaceutical pricing compendia. His healthcare experience also includes engagements in the medical devices industry, the insurance industry, and the provision of anesthesiology services. He also has experience in antitrust litigation in the airline and technology industries. He has supported experts and counsel in matters involving monopolization, collusion, class certification, and price fraud.
MBA, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
BS, Economics (with honors), Pennsylvania State University
BS, Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University
Supported expert in Muransky v. The Cheesecake Factory on issues involving alleged violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 and class certification.
Provided consulting and expert support on behalf of a number of pharmaceutical manufacturers facing allegations brought by several state attorneys general involving reported prices, which the states claim caused its Medicaid agencies to overpay for prescription drugs.
Supported expert testimony of Dr. Eric M. Gaier in In re Delta/AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation in connection with an alleged conspiracy to reduce capacity in Atlanta and introduce a first-bag fee.
Supported expert testimony of Dr. Randal Heeb in United States v. Dicristina.
Supported expert testimony of Dr. Cory S. Capps in Sheridan Healthcorp, Inc. v. AvMed Inc on issues of market definition, market power, and competitive effects on behalf of AvMed Health Plans, a Florida health insurer.
Conducted extensive analyses in support of cartel damages estimation and expert testimony for a large coalition of direct-action plaintiffs in the United States, Asia, and Europe in In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation.
Supported testifying expert and provided consulting expertise on behalf of a pharmaceutical supplier in connection with actions taken by the Drug Enforcement Administration to revoke its controlled substance certificate of registration.
Supported testifying expert and provided consulting expertise on behalf of a national health insurance company defending allegations that it artificially depressed reimbursement rates to certain medical providers.
Provided consulting expertise on antitrust liability and damages on behalf of a medical devices manufacturer engaged in an illegal tying allegation against one of its competitors.