Ph.D. and M.A., economics, Cornell University; European Union Diploma, Institut D'Etudes Politiques de Paris; B.A., economics, University of Arizona
Summary of Experience
Dr. Borek specializes in the application of microeconomics, finance, and statistics to litigation and complex business problems. He has managed economic analyses presented in numerous intellectual property, antitrust, consumer harm, finance, and tax disputes. His recent case work involves analyses of damages, survey research, demand drivers, and the appropriateness of a permanent injunction in patent disputes between leading smartphone manufactures. Other recent assignments include analyses of class certification arguments in a consumer class action brought against a leading online advertiser; the role of innovation in the context of a prospective merger between leading wireless telecom providers; and the economic substance and business purpose underlying the reorganization of a special-purpose entity in a tax dispute. Dr. Borek serves as a senior policy fellow in the Center for Business and Public Policy in Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, and previously held positions with Ernst & Young's Corporate Finance practice and Chernivtsi State University in Ukraine, where he taught international trade and international finance. His research, presented in journals and before professional and academic audiences, has focused on issues in industrial organization, international trade, labor economics, and corporate governance.