Nisha Mody, Ph.D., is a Managing Director at Secretariat and specializes in financial and economic consulting on intellectual property cases, business valuation cases, antitrust cases and unfair business practices cases, among others. She is an expert in the application of economic methods to complex business disputes and is retained in cases requiring economic analyses, financial analyses, valuations and/or damages-related analyses. Dr. Mody has constructed damages models in litigation involving reasonable royalties, lost profits, market share assessments, and but-for scenarios. She has also performed valuations of intellectual property (patents and trademarks) as well as valuations of tangible assets, including evaluating damages by applying econometric analyses to large databases.
With more than 20 years of experience in consulting and economic research, Dr. Mody is well regarded among the most prestigious law firms for her expert testimony. Her economic analyses have been affirmed by the Federal Circuit in three matters. She has written approximately 100 reports and given deposition/trial testimony in over 60 matters.
Before joining Secretariat, Dr. Mody was a Co-Founder/Partner, at Eurekanomics, LLC. Prior to that, she served for almost a decade as a Partner for a top-tier economic consulting firm. There she worked on many high-stakes litigation projects. Before that, Dr. Mody spent over a decade at leading consulting firms.
Dr. Mody was previously a lecturer at the Santa Clara University School of Law and has authored articles in Les Nouvelles.
Dr. Mody received a Ph.D. in Political Economy and Public Policy from the University of Southern California, and a B.A. from Pomona College.