Bates White is an economic consulting firm that provides advanced, empirically based economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. We advise clients on litigation, case development, and strategy, assessing and analyzing the relative strengths of economic arguments, and determining optimal strategies for discovery, motions, trial preparations, and settlement.
Analysis Group is one of the largest economics consulting firms, with more than 900 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.
Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving clients in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality, commercially oriented legal advice and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration with our clients, among our lawyers and staff and within our communities. Founded in San Francisco a century and a half ago, Orrick today has approximately 1,100 lawyers across the United States, Europe and Asia. Our platform offers clients a distinctive combination of local insight and consistent global quality across our key market locations.
Dr. Deng has over a decade of experience in litigation and business consulting and academic research. He has worked on some of the largest price-fixing and market manipulation cases in the past decade. With expertise in econometrics and data analysis and a passion for teaching, Dr. Deng assists clients with understanding complex economic and econometric issues and developing easy-to-understand documents that explain technical arguments to judges and juries. He has also worked extensively with government agencies including FERC, the CFTC, and the US FTC. His experience spans multiple industries including high-tech, financial (including commodities), chemical, vitamins, and energy.
Dr. Deng is an invited external expert for the Romanian National Council for Scientific Research and a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. He has published in and served as a peer referee for many academic journals. His current research interests include applications of machine-learning techniques to price and market manipulation and the intersection between technologies (artificial intelligence and blockchain, in particular) and antitrust. He has spoken on antitrust implications of technologies at several forums. And most recently, he advised US FTC on technology-related antitrust issues for its public hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.
Almudena Arcelus, a principal at Analysis Group, specializes in the application of economics, finance, and technology to complex problems in business litigation. She has analyzed economic markets and competition in antitrust cases involving market power, monopolization, tying arrangements, class certification, price fixing, and damages in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Europe. Ms. Arcelus has worked on several notable antitrust cases involving optical disk drives, liquid crystal displays, replacement automotive parts, contact lenses, airlines, pharmaceutical products, Microsoft software, and Intel microprocessors. Her litigation experience includes management of all aspects of pretrial discovery, development of economic and financial computer models to analyze damages, critique of opposing experts, report preparation, deposition, and trial support. Ms. Arcelus frequently works with an extensive network of expert witnesses from leading universities, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, and the Boston Bar Association.
Howard Ullman, Of Counsel in the San Francisco office, is a member of the Litigation and the Antitrust and Competition Groups. He focuses his practice on competition and antitrust law, trade regulation, unfair competition, class action and complex litigation issues.
He has extensive experience advising on distribution law and distribution system issues (including competitor collaborations, pricing issues, non-price restraints and dealer termination issues). He routinely addresses and counsels on the antitrust / intellectual property interface.