Dr. Arunachalam specializes in application of economic principles and empirical methods to questions arising in antitrust and intellectual property litigation. He has extensive experience in antitrust matters, including monopolization, mergers (including both horizontal and vertical issues), and price-fixing and bid-rigging, as well as intellectual property matters involving damages analyses. His work spans a number of industries, including structured financial products, chemicals, natural gas, generic drugs, medical devices, corporate insurance broking, cable and satellite television, credit cards, and online gaming.
PhD, Economics, University of California, Berkeley
MA, Economics, University of California, Berkeley
MA, History, University of California, Berkeley
BA, Philosophy, Religion, and History, University of Southern California (magna cum laude)
- Provided expert support on behalf of DOJ in its litigation effort to block the merger between AT&T and Time Warner Inc.
Led team in support of testifying expert in Dodson International Parts, Inc. v. Williams International Co., LLC.
- Provided expert support on antitrust counterclaims on behalf of Fera in Fera Pharmaceuticals LLC v. Akorn Inc.
- Co-led the consulting team in an SEC civil suit involving the mark-to-market valuation of a portfolio of credit default swaps at a large financial services firm.
- Supported testifying expert in a class action alleging conspiracy to manipulate natural gas prices. Analyzed effects of alleged misreporting and evaluated opposing expert’s damages analysis. Assisted expert in report analysis and preparing for depositions. Supported client in settlement negotiations.
- Supported testifying expert in a Canadian patent infringement case concerning polyethylene.
- Supported testifying expert in testimony before Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on issues related to allegations of natural gas price misreporting.
- Submitted expert statement in US Citizenship and Immigration Services proceedings.