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 over half a century, NERA's economists 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 bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.
Richard Eichmann specializes in the application of applied economic analysis in intellectual property, securities, and other commercial litigation. His skills include valuation, econometrics, statistics, sampling, and survey research. He has calculated economic damages in a variety of industries, including the automotive, airline, credit card, financial, energy, gaming and pharmaceutical industries. He has filed expert reports in Federal court on the application of statistical methods, sampling, survey design, and business valuation, lost profits, and patent damages. He has provided arbitration, deposition and trial testimony.
Prior to joining NERA, Mr. Eichmann provided economic analysis and dispute advisory services at public and private litigation consulting firms as well as two Big 4 accounting 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.
Dr. Bremser has more than 20 years of experience providing expert services before energy regulatory agencies and within commercial disputes. Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Bremser was at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the Office of Administrative Litigation as an expert witness on behalf of FERC Trial Staff from 2015 to 2019. In the private sector, Dr. Bremser has assisted clients with economic analysis for commercial disputes. He has analyzed economic damages due to alleged breach of contract in industries such as merchant electricity generation, natural gas storage, crude oil, mining equipment, and automotive parts. He has conducted economic damage analyses involving allegations of a breach of fiduciary duty in the management of investment portfolios and trust management regarding life insurance. Dr. Bremser has completed economic damages analyses involving business torts such as environmental claims, and economic damages associated with alleged patent infringement, copyright infringement, trademark licensing, and trade secrets.
Dr. Bremser has taught finance courses at Virginia Tech. He has published articles in the Journal of Legal Economics.