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Denise Neumann Martin applies economics and statistics to matters arising in several areas:

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  • 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.

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

Education

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