Andrea Okie

Vice President

Andrea Okie

Boston

Education

M.P.P., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., economics, Colby College

Summary of Experience

Ms. Okie has conducted economic and financial analyses and managed case teams in support of academic and industry experts across engagements in securities and antitrust litigation, regulatory investigations, bankruptcy matters, arbitrations, and general commercial litigation. Her experience spans a wide variety of sectors and has included fact and expert discovery, class certification, liability and damages, and trial. Ms. Okie has worked on a number of matters at the intersection of antitrust and financial services, including alleged anticompetitive conduct related to foreign exchange rates, municipal bond markets, and financial product trading. She has assessed alleged misrepresentations and omissions in the underwriting of securities, including issues surrounding loss causation, falsity, materiality, and buy-side and sell-side due diligence; analyzed valuation issues in mergers and acquisitions (M&A); and evaluated REIT market corporate governance and industry dynamics. In the energy sector, Ms. Okie has estimated damages associated with failed projects; valued rights-of-way; and supported clients involved in market manipulation investigations by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and state agencies. She has evaluated trading data, market power, and other competitive issues in oil, natural gas, propane, and electricity markets. Ms. Okie has published on many energy and environmental topics and authored white papers and reports for foundations, regional transmission organizations, and industry organizations. Ms. Okie is vice chair of the Insurance and Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) Antitrust Law Section.

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