Data Scientist Robert D. Leak Joins BRG’s Economics and Damages Practice

LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Berkeley Research Group (BRG) today announced that Robert D. Leaked, CFA joined as a West Coast-based director in the firm’s economics and damages practice. He is an applied economist and data scientist with extensive experience in litigation advice.

“We are very happy to have Robert join BRG,” said Jeffery A.Stec, PhD, leader of BRG’s Intellectual Property practice and co-leader of its Economics & Damages community. “He is a highly regarded economist with extensive experience in life sciences litigation and significant expertise in big data cases. He is a great addition to the practice.”

Leak provides economic, financial, econometric, infographic and valuation analysis to clients involved in litigation, arbitration and mediation. He investigates complex legal issues using his expertise in economics, mathematics, statistics and computer science. Leak has overseen the design, development, evaluation and audit of complex financial, economic and damage models for a wide range of clients. These models have been used in complex and high-profile litigation, appraisals and class actions.

Leak has successfully testified and refuted complex data and statistical models for clients. These cases involved areas such as class actions under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the health care-related False Claims Act, consumer protection class actions (Telephone Consumer Protection Act) and industrial nuisances.

“I am delighted to join BRG’s extensive network of litigation and investigation experts,” Leak said. “I look forward to leveraging my complex Big Data expertise with BRG’s network to deliver significant value to clients.”

Leak holds a Masters in Economics, Concentration in Econometrics. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He has frequently invited graduate economics courses in Econometrics and Law and Economics to Hunter College in New York City.

About BRG

Berkeley Research Group (BRG) is a global consulting firm that helps large organizations advance in three key areas: litigation and investigations, corporate finance, and performance improvement and consulting. Based at California with offices around the world, we are an integrated group of experts, industry leaders, academics, data scientists and professionals working across borders and disciplines. We harness our collective expertise to provide the inspired insights and practical strategies our clients need to stay ahead of the future. Visit www.thinkbrg.com to learn more.

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Sean N. Ayres