M.B.A., strategy and international finance, Yale School of Management; B.A., College of Social Studies, Wesleyan University
Summary of Experience
Mr. Yeater specializes in applying financial and economic analyses to complex business litigation. He is an expert on the evaluation of damages in antitrust matters, commercial disputes, and intellectual property (IP) claims. Mr. Yeater is particularly experienced in matters involving the intersection of IP and antitrust, including during merger reviews and litigation. He has also analyzed data to identify relevant volume of commerce for Sherman Act and state antitrust claims, and to inform analyses relevant to the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvement Act (FTAIA). He has served as an expert witness, supported academic experts, and managed case teams in matters in a variety of industries, including media, high tech consumer products, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, retail, and financial services.
In litigation matters, Mr. Yeater has provided assistance throughout all phases of pretrial and trial practice. This includes the development of models to analyze damages, critique of analyses produced by opposing experts, and support for preparation of expert testimony.
When advising clients, Mr. Yeater’s work includes developing and critiquing analyses of competitive effects and efficiencies in high-profile mergers. He has worked closely with clients to prepare and analyze business data in a variety of circumstances, and has presented economic and financial analyses to state and federal regulators. He has also evaluated business practices for financial services firms and provided strategic support for clients in the pharmaceutical technology and agribusiness industries.
Provided Expert Testimony
- Adidas America Inc et al v Skechers USA Inc
- Analysis Group Team’s Pro Bono Analysis of Towing Fees and Their Economic Impact on the Poor
- Fox Broadcasting Company et al v. DISH Network LLC et al
- FTC v. Wilhelm Wilhelmsen, et al.
- Gallus, et al. v. Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
- In re: EpiPen ERISA Litigation
- In re: TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation
- In the Matter of: Certain Footwear Products, investigation number 337-TA-936
- Jones v. Harris Associates
- Lightbourne v. CBS Interactive, et al.
- Multiple Antitrust Litigations on Behalf of Large Semiconductor Manufacturer
- Mutual Fund Excessive Fee Case
White paper, December 9, 2020
Global Competition Review, E-Commerce Competition Enforcement Guide, January 2019
The Ability to Achieve Lost Sales as a Consideration in Damages Analyses under Different Legal Frameworks
Landslide, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, November/December 2018
Law360, December 18, 2018
Lost Profits Damages: Principles, Methods, and Applications
Law360, May 12, 2016
Concurrences, March 2016
Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association, Economic Committee Newsletter, Volume 14, Number 1
Law360, January 10, 2014
Shannon K, Yeater A
September 11, 2020
February 28, 2020
July 18, 2019
March 21, 2019
January 17, 2019
December 20, 2018
December 5, 2018
July 30, 2018
January 3, 2018
April 22, 2015
- Forum Matthew Grennan on Concentration in Medical Supply Markets: Considerations from the Coronavirus Pandemic
- Forum What’s in the Record? Implications of the Asacol Case for Pharmaceutical Class Actions
- Forum Implications of the Tyson Ruling for Class Certification
- Forum The Myth of Divided Antitrust Economics
In re: TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation