Communications, Media, and Internet

Antitrust and Business Litigation

Antitrust and Business Litigation

Our telecommunications, media, and postal economists have an unmatched reputation for highly defensible analysis, based on rigorous economics and quantitative methods, and grounded in a thorough understanding of the industry, market forces, and the facts of the case. We work with our clients at all stages of competition and litigation matters, ranging from pre-merger analyses and pre-complaint counseling through discovery, direct and rebuttal testimonies, cross-examination, and oral testimony. Our work and industry expertise has earned us an outstanding reputation for compelling quantitative analysis and persuasive testimony and skill under cross-examination. Some of our recent examples of our competition and litigation work include:

  • Anticompetitive conduct
  • Bankruptcy
  • Breach of contract
  • Business interruption
  • Business valuation
  • Coaxial network upgrades
  • Comparative advertising performance claims
  • Consumer class action
  • Competitive harm
  • Cross-ownership
  • Early termination fee class actions
  • Economic damages
  • False advertising
  • MNO-MVNO price squeeze
  • Price fixing in the mobile sector
  • Reputation damages
  • Structure (pole, ducts) sharing
  • Video retransmission consent
  • Wholesale market failures

Our litigation clients include domestic and international law firms, private telecommunications and media companies, and domestic and international regulatory agencies. We present our findings before courts, arbitrators, and regulators.

Name Title Location Phone Email
Dr. Alan Cox Managing Director
Chair of NERA's Intellectual Property Practice
San Francisco
Toronto
+1 415 291 1009
+1 415 291 1009
+1 416 868 7314
alan.cox@nera.com
Dr. Christian Dippon Managing Director
Chair of NERA's Global Energy, Environment, Communications & Infrastructure Practice
Washington, DC
San Francisco
+1 202 466 9270
+1 415 291 1044
christian.dippon@nera.com
Dr. Richard Hern Managing Director London
Berlin
+44 20 7659 8582
+49 30 700 1506 01
richard.hern@nera.com
Dr. Chantale LaCasse Managing Director Washington, DC
Toronto
+1 202 466 9218
+1 416 868 7314
chantale.lacasse@nera.com
Richard Marsden Managing Director New York City
London
+1 212 345 3000
+44 20 7659 8618
richard.marsden@nera.com
James Mellsop Managing Director Auckland
Wellington
Sydney
+64 9 928 3290
+64 4 819 2550
+61 2 8864 6536
james.mellsop@nera.com
Dr. Lauren Stiroh Managing Director
Chair of NERA's Global Antitrust and Competition Practice
White Plains, NY +1 914 448 4143 lauren.stiroh@nera.com
Jeanne Lubek Director Paris +33 1 70 75 01 82 jeanne.lubek@nera.com
Dr. Soren Tang Sorensen Associate Director London +44 7775 018622 soren.sorensen@nera.com
Kevin Counsell Senior Consultant Wellington +64 4 819 2551 kevin.counsell@nera.com
Dr. Lewis Evans Affiliated Academic Wellington +64 4 474 1320 lew.evans@vuw.ac.nz
Dr. Carlo Scarpa Affiliated Academic Rome +39 06 488 8101 carlo.scarpa@nera.com
Title Type Author
In Search of a Competition Doctrine for Information Technology Markets: Recent Antitr... Published Article By Dr. Jeffrey A. Eisenach with Ilene Knable Gotts of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Consumer Demand for Mobile Phone Service in the US: An Examination beyond the Mobile ... Study By Dr. Christian Dippon
Telecommunications Deregulation Topic By Dr. William E. Taylor with MIT Department of Economics Professor Dr. Jerry Hausman
Auction Design and the Success of National 3G Spectrum Assignments Working Paper By Dr. Gary Madden with Dr. Ismail Saglam of TOBB University of Economics and Technology and Aaron Morey of Curtin University
Economic Welfare and Universal Service Study By Dr. Gary Madden
Is Faster Necessarily Better? Third Generation (3G) Take-up Rates and the Implication... Working Paper By Christian Dippon
Wholesale Unbundling and Intermodal Competition Working Paper By Dr. Christian Dippon, et al.
Regulatory Policy Goals and Spectrum Auction Design: Lessons from the Canadian AWS Au... Report By Christian Dippon
Is More Special Access Regulation Needed? Reactions to the NRRI Report on Special Acc... Working Paper By Dr. Christian Dippon and Dr. William Taylor with Dr. Harold Ware
Voluntary Relationships Among Mobile Network Operators and Mobile Virtual Network Ope... Published Article By Christian Dippon with Dr. Aniruddha Banerjee