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Dr. Denise Neumann Martin

Managing Director

Contact

New York City
Tel: +1 212 345 5296
Fax: +1 212 345 4650

Email: denise.martin@nera.com
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Education

PhD and MA in economics, Harvard University
BA in economics and French, magna cum laude, Wellesley College

Experience

At NERA, Dr. Martin applies economics and statistics to matters arising in several practice areas:

  • She has been retained in over 200 securities class actions and other financial litigation matters, and has testified on class certification, market efficiency, tracing, materiality/event studies, loss causation, short selling and damages. In In Re: PolyMedica Securities Litigation, her work was cited by the Court in its decision denying class certification.
  • In consumer class actions, she has critiqued proposed formulaic damages measures, including hedonic regression, in cases involving e-cigarettes, moist wipes and home appliances. In In Re NJOY, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litigation, her testimony was cited by the Court in its decision denying class certification. 
  • In product defect and toxic tort matters, she has forecasted claims arising from the sale of construction products and medical products. She is co-author of a book on claims estimation and was asked to provide Senate testimony regarding proposed asbestos tort reform. In In Re: Tronox Incorporated v. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, her testimony was cited by the Court finding in favor of Tronox.
  • In the area of labor economics, her experience includes testimony on issues of class certification, liability and damages in wage and hour litigation, as well as in class actions alleging discrimination in hiring, pay, promotion and termination decisions. In In Re: Salvas, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., her testimony was cited by the Court in its decision denying class certification.

Dr. Martin earned a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. At Harvard, she taught classes at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and was awarded the Danforth Prize for Teaching.

Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Martin was an Assistant Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Languages

French

Title Type Author
Trends in Wage and Hour Settlements: 2013 Update Working Paper By Dr. Denise Martin, Dr. Stephanie Plancich, and Janeen McIntosh
Trends in Wage and Hour Settlements: 2012 Update Working Paper Dr. Denise Martin, Dr. Stephanie Plancich, and Janeen McIntosh
Trends in Wage and Hour Settlements: 2011 Update Working Paper By Dr. Denise Martin, Dr. Stephanie Plancich, and Janeen McIntosh
Recent Trends in Wage and Hour Settlements Working Paper By Dr. Denise Martin, Dr. Stephanie Plancich, and Janeen McIntosh
Data in Wage and Hour Litigation: What To Do When You Have It and What To Do When You... Working Paper By Dr. Alex Grecu, Sukaina Klein, Dr. Denise Martin, Mary Elizabeth Stern, and Dr. Kent Van Liere, et al.
Why Daubert Makes Sense At Class Cert. Under Title VII Published Article By Dr. Denise Neumann Martin, et al.
The Economic Impact Of New MMSEA Regulations Published Article By Dr. Denise Neumann Martin, Dr. Stephanie Plancich, and Mary Elizabeth Stern
Class Certification in Wage and Hour Litigation: What Can We Learn from Statistics? Working Paper By Dr. Denise Martin, Dr. Stephanie Plancich, and Mary Elizabeth Stern
Implications of the Fair Pay Act for Statistical Analysis in Wage Discrimination Suit... Working Paper By Dr. Denise Neumann Martin and Dr. Elizabeth Newlon with former NERA Senior Vice President Dr. Christopher Erath
The Use of Economic Analysis in Predatory Lending Cases: Application to Subprime Loan... Published Article By Dr. Denise Neumann Martin, Dr. Stephanie Plancich, and Dr. Faten Sabry