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Timothy McKenna is an economist who specializes in securities and mass torts. In securities, Mr. McKenna’s expertise includes asset valuation issues and forecasting. He has consulted on the valuation of fixed income, equity, employee stock options, principal-protected notes, and a variety of other derivative positions. His experience also includes forecasting class action and bankruptcy filings for insurance industry clients.

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In mass torts, Mr. McKenna has researched malignant and non-malignant forecasting methodologies. He is the author of expert reports on the valuation of future asbestos liabilities for use in tax related company filings, and has also prepared forecasts of asbestos and other tort liabilities for use in bankruptcy proceedings.

Mr. McKenna is a co-author of “Credit Derivatives and Mortgage-Backed Securities” in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities (Frank J. Fabozzi, ed., 2016).

Prior to joining NERA, Mr. McKenna worked for two years at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago as an Associate Economist.


  • MBA, Stern School of Business, New York University
  • MA in economics, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA in economics, University of Chicago