Drew Claxton



New York City
Tel: +1 212 345 3442
Fax: +1 212 345 4650

Email: drew.claxton@nera.com
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MA in economics, New York University
BA in economics, Purchase College


Ms. Claxton has twenty years' experience in economic research and database development and is an expert in managing large data-intensive projects, statistical analysis, and survey research and design. 

Ms. Claxton works in the areas of securities, mass tort and product liability litigation, and public sector disparity studies. She has analyzed proof of claims and brokerage and trading data in connection with both securities class action lawsuits and regulatory investigations of mutual fund trading. In addition, she has calculated compensation to investors in mutual funds affected by market timing. In mass tort litigations, Ms. Claxton has forecasted claims relating to prospective mass tort litigation involving asbestos, silica, mixed dust, hardboard siding, all-terrain vehicles, and medical devices. She has also conducted analysis in regards to product liability litigation, including issues of diminution of value and class certification, as well as having analyzed USATF data to determine the relationship between manufacturer and distributor practices and guns used in crime. Ms. Claxton has also been the Associate Project Director on 11 public sector disparity studies, including studies for the States of Texas and Maryland.

Ms. Claxton is a co-author of “Residential Mortgage Defaults, Foreclosures, and Modifications” in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities (Frank J. Fabozzi, ed., 2016).

Before joining NERA, Ms. Claxton was the Senior Staff Associate for the Center for Human Resource Management Studies and the Industrial Relations Research Center at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, where she was responsible for the management of research projects and the development and maintenance of research databases. She prepared statistics for numerous reports, including Human Resource Policies and Practices and the Performance of American Firms, published by the US Department of Labor.

Title Type Author
The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities, 7th Edition Book Edited by Dr. Frank J. Fabozzi
Home Equity, Home Value and Determinants of Mortgage Defaults during the Credit Crisi... Published Article Dr. Faten Sabry, Dr. Ignacio Franceschelli and Drew Claxton
Comcast and Economic Analysis of Class Certification Issues Working Paper Drew Claxton and Dr. Faten Sabry