Dr. Charles Parekh Joins NERA as Director

18 April 2023

NERA Economic Consulting is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Charles Parekh to our Global Securities and Finance Practice in our Chicago office.

Dr. Parekh is highly accomplished in applying economic and statistical analysis to finance, health care, and public policy issues. He has over 20 years of experience calculating damages and losses for disputes and litigation.

“We are pleased Charles has joined NERA’s Securities and Finance Practice,” said Practice Chair Dr. Faten Sabry. “Charles has an impressive professional background that includes expert testimony in public finance and policy. His deep expertise in the health care, education, and structured finance sectors will add value to NERA’s capabilities.”

“I’m excited to join a team of experts who are passionate about economics. I look forward to working with my new NERA colleagues to expand our capabilities in statistics and sampling and deepen our bench in the securities and finance field,” said Dr. Parekh.

Dr. Parekh holds a PhD and an MPhil in public finance from New York University. He also holds an MPP in public policy analysis from the University of Chicago and a BA in economics from Colgate University. 

About NERA

NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For more than six decades, we have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real-world industry experience to issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. Continuing our legacy as the first international economic consultancy, NERA serves clients from major cities across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.