M.B.A., Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; B.A., economics and business administration, Kalamazoo College
Summary of Experience
Mr. Howrey has more than 15 years of experience providing consulting assistance to clients and supporting testifying experts, with a focus on finance, securities, financial institutions, and damages analyses in complex litigation. He has conducted analyses of market efficiency, examined loss causation and materiality, calculated damages, and assessed settlements in numerous securities matters involving alleged violations of Sections 10b-5, 11, and 12. He has also conducted numerous event studies, including an analysis of the impact of news and accounting disclosures on stock prices, as well as loss causation analyses. Mr. Howrey has consulted to large US financial institutions in matters related to the financial crisis and the decline of the mortgage industry. He has supported industry and academic experts on a wide variety of topics, including banking practices, class certification, due diligence, damages and loss causation, sampling, securitization, and valuation. These engagements span various types of cases, including federal and state investigations, put-back and trustee matters, monoline litigation, and securities matters involving residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) and bonds and stocks of companies involved in the mortgage industry. Mr. Howrey has reviewed investment manager practices, examined solvency-related issues, evaluated the business purpose and tax benefits of various corporate transactions, prepared and critiqued many damages analyses in commercial litigation, and examined accounting-related issues in numerous cases.