Maria Lauve

Vice President

Maria Lauve

Chicago

Education

Ph.D. and M.A., economics, Rutgers University; B.S., mathematics, and B.A., French, University of Oklahoma

Summary of Experience

Dr. Lauve specializes in the application of economic and statistical principles to a wide range of litigation and consulting matters. She has evaluated liability and damages in cases involving contractual disputes, claims of intellectual property infringement, and claims of anticompetitive behavior including price collusion, price discrimination, and market price manipulation. She has also evaluated the merits of class certification and conducted a number of pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes studies. Dr. Lauve's work spans several industries including insurance, computer software, communications- and internet-related technology, electronics, and pharmaceuticals. Most recently, she has supported industry experts on a number of securities-related matters and performed analyses relating to customs and practices in the securities lending industry, the compliance and suitability of investments, the market for structured finance securities, and the quantification of damages. Dr. Lauve assists experts, counsel, and clients in all phases of the litigation process including discovery, expert reports, deposition, and trial.