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 a broad range of engagements in securities and antitrust litigation, regulatory investigations, bankruptcy matters, arbitrations, and general commercial litigation. Her experience spans industries such as finance and banking, high tech, entertainment, transportation, and a variety of energy markets. Ms. Okie has worked on a number of matters at the intersection of antitrust and financial services, including those involving alleged anticompetitive conduct related to foreign exchange rates, municipal bond markets, and the trading of financial products. Her recent finance and securities casework has included assessing alleged misrepresentations and omissions in the underwriting of securities, including issues surrounding loss causation, falsity, and materiality; analyzing expected synergies and other valuation-related issues associated with mergers and acquisitions; and evaluating issues of corporate governance and industry dynamics in REIT markets. 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, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and state agencies. In these matters, she has evaluated trading data, market definition, and other competitive issues in oil, natural gas, propane, and electricity markets. Ms. Okie has experience in many phases of the litigation process, including fact and expert discovery, class certification, liability and damages, and trial. She has published on a wide variety of energy and environmental topics and authored numerous white papers and reports for foundations, regional transmission organizations, and industry organizations.

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