Robert Speakman, Jr. is a Managing Director at Secretariat Economists. Dr. Speakman has a Ph.D. in economics with fields of emphasis in labor economics and econometrics, which is the application of statistical techniques to economic data. He has over 20 years of consulting experience and has served as an expert witness at trial and at arbitration. He has significant experience both with class and collective actions, with single plaintiff cases, and with employer-initiated audits of employment practices. Prior to joining Secretariat Economists, Dr. Speakman was an Economist at Welch Consulting.