Douglas Bernheim is the Edward Ames Edmunds Professor of Economics and Chair of the Economics Department at Stanford University. He provides expert testimony in high-profile litigation, mergers, and regulatory matters on such topics as market definition, competitive impact, countervailing efficiencies, monopolization, antitrust liability, causation, and damages. He has authored numerous expert reports, testified at deposition and trial, and assessed liability or damages in several industries.
Dr. Bernheim has more than 25 years of experience and is a recognized leader in the academic community for his many contributions in the areas of industrial organization, public finance, applied econometrics, and microeconomic theory. He is the author of more than 125 publications, including 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, four books, and many other professional and academic publications. He holds multiple distinctions, including John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow, and Econometric Society Fellow. He has also been listed in Global Competition Review’s International Who’s Who of Competition Economists since 2007 and a Thought Leader in Competition since 2019.
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
AB, Harvard University
- Served as testifying expert for the putative class of purchasers of LIBOR-linked OTC financial instruments—the class of OTC plaintiffs—in the LIBOR-based Financial Instruments Antitrust Litigation.
- Served as testifying expert on behalf of American Express in its litigation with DOJ and private parties.
- On behalf of plaintiffs in the matter In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, testified in the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
- Served as testifying expert on behalf of AMD in the landmark antitrust case AMD v. Intel.
- Submitted expert report and provided deposition testimony on behalf of the unsecured creditors committee of the Enron estate in Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. v. Citigroup.
- Provided written, deposition, and hearing testimony in Amgen v. F. Hoffman-La Roche to advise the court considering a permanent injunction against Roche’s sales and marketing of a product that infringes Amgen’s patents.
- Provided written, deposition, and trial testimony on behalf of Adelphia Recovery Trust in Adelphia Communications Corporation v. Motorola, a lawsuit alleging that Motorola aided and abetted Adelphia in Adelphia’s breach of fiduciary duties and in its perpetuation of a massive financial fraud on Adelphia’s investors.
- In In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, served as testifying expert.
- On behalf of Qwest Communications, submitted expert affidavits before the Federal Communications Commission and presented before the Department of Justice regarding the competitive effects of the acquisition of MCI by Verizon Communications and AT&T by SBC Communications.
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