Dr. Graeme Hunter
Co-Chair of NERA's White Collar Criminal Litigation, Investigations, and Compliance Practice
tel: +1 212 345 7724
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PhD and MA in economics, New York University
BA, in philosophy and economics, University of Michigan
Dr. Hunter is a member of NERA's Antitrust Practice, where his work focuses on analysis of the competitive effects of mergers and the effects of alleged anticompetitive behavior, assessing liability and damages. He has conducted research, prepared analyses, and contributed to litigation involving a broad range of market power issues, including price fixing, bid rigging, tying, and predatory pricing. He has also analyzed issues related to class certification. His experience spans a number of industries including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, heath care, software, specialty steel, chemicals, retail clothing, and printing presses. Dr. Hunter has also presented seminars on the economics of antitrust. In addition, Dr. Hunter is a leader of NERA's work on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other bribery-related cases. He has assessed the proper calculation of fines and penalties for clients being investigated by the DOJ and SEC and has worked on mediation of disputes between competitors related to bribery charges.
Prior to joining NERA’s Antitrust Practice, Dr. Hunter was an Economist in the Transfer Pricing practice at Ernst and Young. Dr. Hunter has also worked in NERA's Securities and Finance Practice, where he analyzed issues of materiality, causation, and damages in securities law suits, and has worked for the World Bank on financial sector reform and enterprise privatization projects in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo.
Dr. Hunter earned his BA in economics and philosophy from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He received an MA and a PhD in economics from New York University, where he received a teaching fellowship and taught courses in the principles of economics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, and the economics of money and banking.