David Smith

Vice President
David Smith


Ph.D., economics, The University of Chicago; B.A., economics and philosophy, Pomona College

Summary of Experience

Dr. Smith specializes in the application of microeconomics, statistics, and econometrics in the context of litigation and business disputes. He has served as an expert and conducted economic analyses in support of academic and industry experts in complex litigation matters involving antitrust, finance, class certification, copyright, labor and employment, trade secrets, and in contractual disputes. In antitrust engagements, Dr. Smith has led teams on both civil and criminal matters that have investigated allegations of monopolization, price discrimination, exclusive dealing, price-fixing, and bid rigging. His finance experience includes matters involving securities fraud, shareholder disputes, earnings striping, loss causation, due diligence practices, fiduciary duty, and failure to disclose material information. Dr. Smith has served as an expert witness in matters involving breach of contract, competitive restraints, price discrimination, labor disputes, and personal injury. He has worked closely with attorneys in all phases of litigation, including developing case strategy, presenting economic models, critiquing opposing experts’ analyses, developing trial demonstratives, and preparing expert witnesses. Dr. Smith has worked on behalf of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and firms across a range of industries, including financial services, automotive, technology, media, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, health care, payment card services, private equity, and transportation. He is a contributor to the American Bar Association publication Proving Antitrust Damages. Prior to joining Analysis Group, he taught undergraduate economics at The University of Chicago, and worked in management consulting and investment banking. In his doctoral studies, Dr. Smith specialized in industrial organization and finance.

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