Jonathan Neuberger specializes in financial economics, valuation, and damages analysis in complex commercial litigation across a broad range of industries. He has served as consulting and testifying expert for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has significant experience in the banking and other financial services industries, including competitive analyses for 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 has also worked with private and government clients in securities matters to address risk, securities valuation, options backdating, and banker conduct.
In addition, Dr. Neuberger has testified on behalf of federal government agencies in contract disputes in banking, logging, consumer services, and other industries. He was a key government witness on economics and damages issues in litigation over the Nuclear Waste Policy Act.
Dr. Neuberger values intellectual property and estimates damages from patent infringement and theft of trade secrets, using lost profits and unjust enrichment damages theories and estimates of reasonable royalties to analyze IP damages. He also performs transfer-pricing analyses of services, tangible products, and intangibles in litigation and non-litigation settings.
Before joining Secretariat, Dr. Neuberger was a partner at the economic consulting firm Bates & White, a senior managing economist at LECG Inc., and an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.