Ph.D., economics, Yale University; A.B., economics, Princeton University
Summary of Experience
Dr. Cacciola specializes in the application of microeconomics and statistics to the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, and the estimation of commercial damages. He has assisted clients in all phases of the litigation process, and has supported expert witnesses in their preparation of reports and other testimony in matters involving market definition, allegations of price-fixing, allegations of exclusionary conduct, false advertising, and patent and trademark disputes. His case work has included economic analyses pertaining to the agricultural, airline, automobile, computer software, financial services, payment card, and pharmaceutical industries. Dr. Cacciola has recently supported Analysis Group affiliates in the evaluation of economic issues related to a global price-fixing conspiracy; the assessment of damages in several insurance coverage disputes; the use of survey evidence to calculate damages resulting from false advertising; and the examination of statistical sampling techniques in the context of residential mortgage-backed securities litigation.