Ph.D. and M.A., economics, Harvard University; B.S., economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; CFA charterholder
Summary of Experience
Dr. Saeger specializes in the application of economic and financial analysis to complex commercial problems, with a particular focus on matters related to banking and financial institutions, tax litigation, and valuation. He has managed teams supporting academic and industry experts in a variety of cases, including disputes related to underwriter due diligence, tax and transfer pricing, structured finance, securities lending, and class certification. He has also supported experts in a number of non-litigation assignments related to financial regulatory matters. Key recent cases include assisting a major global bank in defending claims related to residential mortgage-backed securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, providing consulting support to the Canada Department of Justice in transfer pricing litigation, and managing the team in support of a portfolio management and credit analysis expert in a securities lending/collateral investments matter.
Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Saeger gained significant regulatory and policy experience in international banking and finance issues. He held several positions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury during the Asian financial crisis, including deputy director of the Office of East Asian Nations and special assistant to Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Timothy Geithner. Dr. Saeger also worked on banking supervision issues at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where his responsibilities included analysis of the Japanese banking crisis and leadership of the bank's International Supervision Unit.