M.A., economics, New York University; B.A., economics, Columbia University
Summary of Experience
Mr. Kwak specializes in the application of economic and financial theory to questions arising in complex securities and finance disputes. Specifically, his litigation and advisory work has centered on the development and implementation of econometric and statistical analyses, damages quantification, and valuation models. Mr. Kwak has led engagement teams in the preparation of economic and statistical analyses for numerous Fortune 500 clients in a variety of matters, including fixed-income and derivatives valuations, shareholder class actions, ERISA matters, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) discrimination cases, wrongful termination and wrongful death lost wage matters, labor recertification class action lawsuits, and other statistical and econometric matters. He has direct trading experience with a diverse mix of asset classes, including common stocks, mutual funds, annuities, unit investment trusts, government and corporate bonds, and equity and interest rate derivatives. Before joining Analysis Group, he was an executive vice president at a global economic consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kwak worked as a financial advisor at Bear Stearns, where he managed the daily trading activity of the firm’s Israeli institutional clients and various high-net-worth individuals.
September 21, 2022