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Richard Manning is an expert in providing data-driven insights to help various clients solve complex economic problems. He has significant experience conducting economic analyses in matters involving breach of contract, antitrust, patent infringement, pricing, and public policy. Dr. Manning has testified in US District Court, served as consulting expert, and prepared reports and papers on various matters in the biopharmaceutical and healthcare industries. His career includes 14 years as an executive at multinational pharmaceutical companies, where he led economic analysis and strategy development to shape practices related to emerging business concerns.

Prior to joining Bates White, Dr. Manning was an Executive Director at Merck & Co., Inc. where he oversaw economic analysis and strategy relative to challenges affecting pricing and reimbursement and intellectual property protection in worldwide markets. Previously, he was a Senior Director at Pfizer, Inc. During his 12 years with Pfizer, his team conducted economic analysis for strategic decision-making and worked with outside academic economists to foster analysis of key issues including: pricing and reimbursement; marketing and advertising; intellectual property protection; FDA regulatory reform with respect to data exclusivity, biosimilars approval processes and safety; healthcare benefit design; new product R&D; and various healthcare system reform proposals. In addition, Dr. Manning was a Director in the Advisory Strategy Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers, specializing in strategic partnerships, merger and acquisitions activity, economic valuation of early-stage companies, and empirical economic analysis for several biopharmaceutical, financial, and healthcare clients.

Dr. Manning was an economics professor at Brigham Young University and a visiting professor in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. As an academic, his teaching and research focused on price theory, the economic analysis of law, industrial organization, and the economics of government regulation.


PhD, Economics, University of Chicago

MA, Economics, University of Chicago

BA, Economics, Brigham Young University

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