News

Our experts and staff often publish in scholarly journals and provide continuing education to attorneys on economic and financial issues arising in litigation. Review our News entries for awards, events and commentary as well as information about recent verdicts and rulings.

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OnPoint Welcomes New Economist, Dr. Seamus Li, and New IT Manager, Sean Fatourchi

OnPoint Analytics is pleased to introduce the latest additions to our team: Economist Dr. Seamus Li and IT Manager Sean Fatourchi. Dr. Seamus Li is an Economist with a background of diverse experience in academia, government, industry, and consulting. He specializes in empirical industrial organization and applied econometrics. Dr. Li’s academic research touched upon such…

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OnPoint Expert Assists Class Certification Victory in Engquist v. City of LA

The Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles recently certified a class of all persons that have paid the City of Los Angeles Gas Users Tax (“GUT”) imposed by section 21.1.5 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code on certain amounts charged by Southern California Gas Company (“SoCalGas”) for customer…

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OnPoint Expert Testifies in Packaged Tuna Antitrust Case

OnPoint expert Dr. Gareth Macartney recently gave a full day of deposition testimony in an antitrust lawsuit against producers of packaged tuna in the United States (In Re: Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation, USDC, Southern District of California, Case No. 15-MD-2670). Dr. Macartney served as an economic expert on behalf of Plaintiffs Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.…

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OnPoint Welcomes New Director of Pharmaceutical Analytics, Dr. Theo Ndatimana, PharmD, MPH

OnPoint Analytics is pleased to introduce the latest addition to our team: Dr. Theo Ndatimana, who has a medical background and over 10 years of practical experience in the pharmacy field. He has worked for health insurers and for major health care providers and is intimately familiar with all aspects of pharmaceutical data, procurement, and…

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OnPoint Expert Testifies on Economic Damages in Arbitration

Dan Werner, Ph.D., CPA recently testified as the economics expert at an arbitration in Oakland, CA as part of a case involving personal injury allegations and underinsured motorist claims. Dr. Werner presented his analysis on the economic market opportunity for plaintiff’s small business, as well as his calculation of the lost profits sustained from plaintiff’s…

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OnPoint Expert Testifies in Deceptive Pricing Class Action

OnPoint expert, Dr. Stephen Hamilton, recently testified as an expert witness on the topic of economic damages for Plaintiffs in a deceptive pricing class action lawsuit against Carter’s, Inc. The Defendants are alleged to have engaged in the false and misleading advertisement of “market” prices (and corresponding phantom “savings”) on children’s apparel and accessories sold…

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OnPoint Welcomes New Experts, Drs. Jeffrey Dorfman and Leora Lawton

OnPoint Analytics is pleased to introduce the latest additions to our team of experts: Drs. Jeffrey Dorfman and Leora Lawton. Dr. Dorfman received both his bachelor’s degree and his doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of California, Davis. He is a professor at The University of Georgia, where he has been on the faculty…

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OnPoint Expert Publishes Article on the Use of Advanced Statistical Tools in Valuation and Litigation Matters

OnPoint expert Dr. Dan Werner recently published an article on the use of advanced statistical tools in valuation and litigation matters. The article was published in FVS Consulting Digest, a publication of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The article, titled “Applying regression analysis to valuation and forensic engagements ” introduces the concept of…

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OnPoint Expert Testifies in Arbitration related to the Termination of an Exclusive World-Wide Technology License

Dr. Gareth Macartney recently testified at arbitration as the economics expert for Altela, Inc., presenting economic analysis related to the termination by technology company Arizona Science and Technology Enterprises and the Arizona State University Foundation of a licensing agreement for exclusive use of a patented water decontamination technology known as “Dewvaporation.” Investments made by Altela…