Jonathan Neuberger is a Managing Director with Secretariat Economists. Dr. Neuberger specializes in financial economics, valuation, and damages analysis in complex commercial litigation assignments across a broad range of industries. He has served as both a consulting and testifying expert on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. He has extensive experience in banking and other financial services industries, including performing competitive analyses in bank mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Neuberger has testified in several cases involving the sale of mortgage-backed securities, credit default swaps and other derivative instruments that suffered losses during the 2008 Financial Crisis. He also has worked with both private and government clients in various securities matters addressing issues of risk, securities valuation, options backdating and banker conduct.
Dr. Neuberger has testified on behalf of federal government agencies in numerous contract disputes involving industries ranging from banking, to logging, to consumer services. He was a key government witness on economics and damages issues in litigation involving the Nuclear Waste Policy Act.
Dr. Neuberger has valued intellectual property (“IP”) and estimated damages in several matters involving patent infringement and theft of trade secrets. His analyses of IP damages include use of lost profits and unjust enrichment damages theories as well as estimates of reasonable royalties. He also has extensive experience performing transfer-pricing analyses of services, tangible products and intangibles, in both litigation and non-litigation settings.
Prior to joining Secretariat Economists, Dr. Neuberger was a partner in the economic consulting firm of Bates & White, a senior managing economist at LECG Inc., and an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.