Eric Forister is a Managing Director with testifying experience on market definition, market power, and damages. His expertise includes applying advanced statistical techniques to datasets, synthesizing information from documents, and designing and evaluating surveys. He focuses on relevant questions to tackle complex issues with an efficient and effective style of communication.
Dr. Forister has worked on both the plaintiff and defense sides of antitrust, intellectual property, consumer fraud (marketing), and breach-of-contract cases. As a consultant, Dr. Forister has addressed issues such as lost profits, market definition, market power, market pricing (including price discrimination), competition, merger efficiencies, common impact, materiality, reliance, ascertainability, royalty rates (including FRAND), damages, sampling, survey design, and irreparable harm.
Dr. Forister has analyzed dozens of industries including pharmaceuticals, consumer packaged goods, luxury goods, food products, medical services, biotechnology, legal services, fitness, clothing, entertainment, real estate, air and ground transportation, telecommunications, television, electronics, heavy industry, advertising, restaurants, automobiles, gasoline, payment processing, and illicit markets.
Ph.D. in Business Administration (Field: Economics), Stanford Graduate School of Business
B.S. in Mathematics/Economics, University of California at Los Angeles, magna cum laude
Econ One, May 2015 – Present
Cornerstone Research, September 2006 – May 2015