Brian Ellman

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Brian Ellman

Washington, DC

Education

M.B.A., Yale School of Management; B.A., international affairs, George Washington University

Summary of Experience

Mr. Ellman specializes in the application of microeconomics, statistics, and financial analysis to complex commercial litigation matters and government investigations. He has worked on behalf of the US Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission, and has consulted to law firms in litigation and regulatory matters involving antitrust and competition, drug safety and product liability, intellectual property, data breaches, and general commercial damages issues. Mr. Ellman has conducted market analyses and assessments of competitive effects in major antitrust matters, as well as for proposed and executed mergers. He has also conducted statistical analysis, market research, and other economic analyses to evaluate the appropriateness of class certification in antitrust and commercial disputes, and to assess liability and damages. Mr. Ellman’s expertise in matters involving the pharmaceutical and medical device industries includes analyzing therapeutic markets and competitive dynamics; assessing evidence of causal associations in product liability suits; and conducting statistical analyses of market surveillance, clinical trial, and observational study data to evaluate the comparative effectiveness, safety, and dosing patterns of different treatments across a variety of therapeutic categories. He has published articles on a wide range of topics, including the assessment of causation and harm in data breach litigation, the appropriate analysis and interpretation of post-marketing surveillance data in product liability cases, and the economics of biosimilar drugs.

Selected Publishing