Peter Hess

Vice President

Peter Hess

Menlo Park

Education

Ph.D. and M.S., agricultural and resource economics and policy, University of California, Berkeley; A.B., economics and public policy studies, Duke University

Summary of Experience

Dr. Hess specializes in the application of microeconomic theory and analytical methods in litigation, business, and policy contexts. He has assisted clients in all phases of the litigation process, including pretrial discovery, exposure analyses, construction and evaluation of settlement proposals, quantification of damages, and the preparation of expert reports and testimony. Dr. Hess has consulted on commercial damages and valuation, intellectual property, antitrust, securities, finance, class action, employment, environmental, policy, regulatory, and general business matters. His experience spans the financial services, information technology, computer hardware and software, electronics, telecommunications, biotechnology, health care, and manufacturing industries at the federal, state, and local levels. Dr. Hess's work has included assessment of market definition, predatory pricing, and loss causation; estimation of lost profits, reasonable royalties, and commercial damages; analyses of internet, transaction, investment, and insurance claims data; business valuation; portfolio performance simulation and forecasting; cost-benefit analysis; and policy evaluation. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Hess was a lecturer and post-doctoral fellow at University of California, Berkeley. There, he worked closely with the California Department of Finance and the California Air Resources Board to model the fiscal and economic impacts of legislative and regulatory proposals.