Sumon Mazumdar

Vice President
Sumon Mazumdar

San Francisco

Education

Ph.D., economics, Southern Methodist University; BSc., economics, St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University

Summary of Experience

Dr. Mazumdar is a financial economist with over twenty years of experience advising clients in a wide range of industries on complex litigation issues. He has testified in a mediation and in depositions, and submitted expert reports in federal and state courts and in US Tax Court. Dr. Mazumdar has led case teams to support experts through all phases of complex business litigation in cases related to securities fraud, antitrust, hedge fund trading, mutual fund performance, algorithmic trading, breach of contract, transfer pricing, structured finance products, business valuation, banking regulations, and market microstructure cases. He has analyzed class certification, materiality, loss causation, and damages in several significant securities fraud cases. His valuation expertise includes the valuation of companies, illiquid assets (including employee stock options, restricted stock, and partnership interests), derivatives, debt instruments, and intellectual property (IP).

In addition to his work as an economic consultant, Dr. Mazumdar is a member of the finance faculty at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Investment Management and on several American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation leadership committees. He has held tenured professorships at McGill University and York University, and has served as a research scholar at the US Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Dr. Mazumdar has published widely on valuation, banking, risk management, and securities law issues, and has presented his research before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and at major universities and conferences. His research on securities class actions has been cited by major news outlets, and in a brief presented to the US Supreme Court.