Dr. Johnson is currently on secondment from Bates White serving as the T.D. MacDonald Chair in Industrial Economics at the Competition Bureau of Canada. For additional information, please contact Julie Livingston.
Paul Johnson specializes in merger analysis, single-firm conduct, class certification, and applied econometrics. He has over a decade of experience working on civil antitrust litigation and on high-profile mergers before US and European antitrust agencies in a wide range of industries. Dr. Johnson has published in peer-reviewed journals on topics such as merger analysis, class certification, and applied econometrics.
PhD, Economics, University of Montreal
BA, Economics, University of North Carolina
Supported expert on behalf of DOJ in the matter U.S. v. AB Electrolux, Electrolux North America, Inc., and General Electric Company.
- Conducted detailed economic analysis on behalf of Eli Lilly in connection with its $5.4 billion acquisition of Novartis Animal Health.
- Provided analysis of terms in contracts between American Express and merchants on behalf of American Express.
Analyzed possible antitrust concerns and pricing structure of entering payment methods in light of the current payments landscape and theory of interchange fees.
Analyzed competitive effects of Grifols’ acquisition of Talecris (markets for biologic therapies derived from human plasma).
Analyzed allegations of global price-fixing by freight forwarders.
Analyzed issues related to single-firm conduct and damages on behalf of AMD in the landmark microprocessor antitrust case AMD v. Intel.
Directed competitive analysis of a merger in the financial services sector including econometric analysis of win-loss data.
Analyzed competitive aspects of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company′s (A&P) acquisition of Pathmark, Inc., through an entry and exit event analysis.
Analyzed class certification issues in the building materials industry that relied on extensive empirical analysis of defendant data.