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Dr. Eric M. Gaier is a founding member of Bates White, LLC, and currently serves on the firm's Board of Directors. He focuses on matters in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Practices. Dr. Gaier has significant experience in the application of economic and statistical analyses to antitrust, intellectual property, False Claims Act (FCA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), California Unfair Competition Law (UCL), commercial success, and other legal frameworks. He specializes in economic analysis of issues associated with class certification, liability, causation, and damages.

Dr. Gaier has testified and consulted for government, law firm, and corporate clients across a variety of industries including health insurance, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, retail sales, agriculture, technology, commercial aviation, aerospace manufacturing, and defense procurement.


PhD, Economics, Duke University

MA, Economics, Duke University

BA, Economics, Florida State University

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