The economists and consultants at Coherent Economics have decades of experience and provide their clients with world-class litigation support and expert testimony in legal and regulatory disputes involving complex economic or financial issues. Coherent provides a principled approach to economic consulting, helping clients to evaluate the economic merits of their cases at every stage and providing effective and persuasive expert analysis and testimony.
In 1977, professors, Dr. James T. McClave and Dr. Thomas P. Rothrock developed the first computerized methods for detecting collusive behavior in sealed bid markets through statistical and economic consulting services for the Florida Attorney General. Consequently, Info Tech ® became the pioneer in computerized techniques for detecting fraudulent business behavior in various industries.
The consulting business of Info Tech ® continues to provides expert testimony in the analysis of statistics, economics and econometrics in areas of antitrust, labor and employment discrimination and healthcare fraud among other litigation areas.
Led by President Dr. Jamie Baldwin and founder Dr. James T. McClave, the consulting business of Info Tech ® is nationally known for its unmatched ability to apply the scientific method to generate clear and professional services. Simple graphical depiction and concise explanation of complex concepts makes Info Tech ® Consulting work invaluable to clients.
Alan Frankel, founder of Coherent Economics, has analyzed economic issues in antitrust, contract, IP, securities, and other matters since 1985. He is a leading expert on competition issues in payment systems. He has consulted and spoken about payment markets and two-sided market issues in many countries, and served as expert in a U.S. case brought against Visa and Mastercard that resulted in the largest ever antitrust settlement. Dr. Frankel is Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a member of the U.S. Advisory Board at the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, and a Senior Editor of the Antitrust Law Journal.
Dr. Robert Kneuper is an Expert Economist at Info Tech, Inc. and has a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Clemson University. Dr. Kneuper also serves as an adjunct professor at Charleston Southern University, where he teaches courses in managerial economics and corporate finance. Dr. Kneuper also has taught antitrust economics at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Dr. Kneuper spent over 10 years analyzing antitrust matters at the FTC and worked extensively on a variety of antitrust cases while in consulting, including cases involving two-sided markets.
Dr. Kneuper consults on a wide variety of applied economic and applied finance topics such as antitrust, damages, class certification, intellectual property, and regulation. His work spans a wide variety of industries including financial markets, health care, pharmaceuticals, insurance, energy, media, entertainment, transportation, real estate, internet, sports, gaming, aerospace, defense, waste collection, retail and consumer products.