Ph.D. and M.A., economics, University of Virginia; B.S., mathematics, and B.A., economics, University of Florida
Summary of Experience
Dr. Alford specializes in the application of microeconomics, econometrics, and statistical methods to complex litigation matters in the areas of health care, antitrust and competition, agriculture, and labor and employment. She has experience managing case teams and supporting experts through all phases of litigation, including fact and expert discovery, class certification, and liability and damages. Dr. Alford also has extensive experience in developing flexible damages models for real-time use in high-stakes negotiations. In health care matters, she has supported testifying experts and counsel on issues related to alleged kickbacks, off-label marketing, delayed generic entry, and the misappropriation of trade secrets. In antitrust and competition matters, Dr. Alford has evaluated market definition, market power, and competitive dynamics, and analyzed class certification, liability, and damages issues in cases involving allegations of price-fixing and monopolization. Dr. Alford has also conducted economic research across a variety of areas, including labor and employment, health care, and the effects of marijuana legalization.
Law360, April 25, 2018
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