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Dr. Albert Bremser

Senior Consultant

Contact

Washington, DC
Tel: +1 202 466 9222
Fax: +1 202 466 3605

Email: al.bremser@nera.com
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Education

PhD in Finance, Virginia Tech
MBA, University of Pittsburgh
BS in Commerce, University of Virginia

Dr. Bremser has more than 20 years of experience providing expert services before energy regulatory agencies and within commercial disputes. Dr. Bremser applies economic, finance, and accounting principles to regulatory matters that typically involve regulated and unregulated energy industries. In addition, he assists clients with the estimation of economic damages within commercial disputes. 

Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Bremser was at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the Office of Administrative Litigation as a member of FERC Trial Staff from 2015 to 2019.  He participated in settlement and hearing proceedings regarding tariff rate and non-rate tariff issues involving crude oil and refined product pipelines, electric transmission, electric generation, and electric generator-based reactive power. On behalf of FERC Trial Staff, Dr. Bremser filed written testimony on numerous occasions, was offered for cross-examination at hearing three times, and has been deposed twice.

In the private sector, Dr. Bremser has also worked on many regulatory engagements involving crude oil and refined product pipelines, which included cost-of-service tariff rates, settlement tariff rates, and market-based rate applications. In addition, Dr. Bremser assisted clients with economic analysis for commercial disputes. He has analyzed economic damages due to alleged breach of contract in industries such as merchant electricity generation, natural gas storage, crude oil, mining equipment, and automotive parts. He has conducted economic damage analyses involving allegations of a breach of fiduciary duty in the management of investment portfolios and trust management regarding life insurance. Dr. Bremser has completed economic damages analyses involving business torts such as environmental claims.

As a private sector consultant, Dr. Bremser has testified before the Department of Commerce in a countervailing duty case involving agricultural products. He has assisted clients on matters involving intellectual property issues, including a Section 337 proceeding at the US International Trade Commission, determining the mechanical (i.e., compact discs) royalty rates for recorded music sold in the United States, and issues related to economic damages due to alleged patent infringement, copyright infringement, trademark licensing, and trade secrets.

Dr. Bremser has taught finance courses at Virginia Tech. He has published articles in the Journal of Legal Economics.  

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