Richard J. Eichmann

Managing Director


San Francisco
Tel: +1 415 291 1033
Fax: +1 415 291 1020

Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 346 3009
Fax: 1 213 346 3030

Email: richard.eichmann@nera.com
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MA in applied economics, University of Michigan
BA in economics & philosophy, University of Michigan
Doctoral courses in econometrics and mathematical economics, George Mason University
Certified Valuation Analyst, National Association for Certified Valuators and Analysts


Based in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Mr. Eichmann is a Managing Director in NERA's Intellectual Property and Securities and Finance Practices.

Mr. Eichmann has particular expertise in damages modeling, business valuation, econometrics, statistics, sampling, and survey research methods. He excels at drawing meaningful conclusions from large disparate datasets. His quantitative skill set has been applied in the calculation of economics damages in commercial litigation in a variety of industries, including the automotive, airline, credit card, financial, energy, gaming, and pharmaceutical industries.
Mr. Eichmann has filed expert reports in Federal court on the application of statistical methods, sampling, survey design, business valuation, and econometrics as they pertain to the calculation of damages and lost profits. He has provided arbitration, deposition, and trial testimony in a range of intellectual property disputes and securities litigation. Mr. Eichmann led the analysis of a FCPA matter that embodied the statistical review of multiple Latin American countries in oil petroleum drilling. He has worked on a number of matters relating to foreign national firms involved in US Federal courts and homeland arbitration venues. He has also worked on a various multinational valuations on IP assets in dispute. 

Prior to joining NERA, Mr. Eichmann was a managing director in the Forensic and Litigation Practice of an international management consulting firm. He has also provided economic analysis and dispute advisory services at a private litigation consulting firm and two Big 4 firms. In addition, he has worked as an analyst in the automotive industry utilizing proprietary survey research data for time series analysis, and as a research assistant for the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on panel study surveys.

Title Type Author
The Role of Economics on the Road to Autonomous Vehicles and Digital Mobility White Paper Daniel Hanson, Richard Eichmann, Richard Marsden, George Anstey, Grant Saggers, Dr. Garrett Glasgow, Dr. C-Philipp Heller, Dr. Hector Lopez, Dr. Bruno Soria, Dr. Will Taylor, and Adam Rhoten
Title Date Type
NERA Economic Consulting Announces Senior-Level Promotions 27 February 2020 Press Release
Correlating Patent Values with Prior Citations 18 February 2016 Media Coverage