CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global economic consultancy The Brattle Group has been named one of the world's top firms for competition economics by Global Competition Review (GCR). This is the ninth consecutive year that Brattle has been recognized in GCR's annual "Economics 21," an analysis of the world's leading economic consulting firms.
Brattle's antitrust and competition practice includes 61 economics experts led by New York-based Principal Andrew Abere and Washington, DC-based Principal James Reitzes. The firm is supported by a vast network of experts, including academics from several prominent institutions, including Columbia University, Stanford University, Harvard Law School, the London School of Economics, UC Berkeley, Georgetown University, and Northeastern University.
"With a team that includes two Nobel laureates, it is no surprise that The Brattle Group acts in scores of high-profile antitrust cases, mergers and government investigations," noted Global Competition Review.
During the past year, experts with The Brattle Group have worked on more than 25 antitrust litigation cases and 20 government investigations, and offered successful critique of a class certification affidavit in an antitrust class action against the MLB and NHL professional sports leagues.
Recent additions to Brattle's competition practice include Principal Renée Duplantis, former T.D. MacDonald Chair in Industrial Economics at the Canadian Competition Bureau, and Academic Advisor Joshua Gans, a Professor of Strategic Management and the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
GCR's Economics 21 ranks firms using several criteria, including size of practice, number of nominations to Who's Who Legal: Competition, reputation, and work over the past year.
The Brattle Group analyzes complex economic, finance, and regulatory questions for corporations, law firms, and governments around the world. We are distinguished by the clarity of our insights and the credibility of our experts, which include leading international academics and industry specialists. For more information, please visit www.brattle.com.
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