Phillip Johnson is an expert with extensive experience in the complex and sophisticated analyses required for antitrust, class action, and intellectual property matters. In his 15 years as a consultant, he has written expert reports and testified regarding price fixing, monopolization, patent misuse, patent infringement, reasonable royalties, lost profits, and other analyses of complex data. He has analyzed class certification issues in major antitrust cases, including High Tech Employees, TFT-LCD, and CRT. His expertise in complex data analysis and class issues extends to employment matters. His work has encompassed a wide range of industries including various consumer goods, biotechnology, computer software, and computer hardware. In addition to his own engagements as an expert, Dr. Johnson and his team frequently work with and support other experts, primarily those currently in academia. Dr. Johnson and his team are experienced with all facets of large multi district litigation including the initial data gathering, the handling of large complex datasets, the use of sophisticated analytical tools, the creation of clearly written reports, and the presentation of economic analyses in a trial setting.
Before joining Econ One, Dr. Johnson was a professor of economics at ITAM where he taught courses in microeconomics. His research was in applied microeconomic theory, including bargaining, strategic interactions, and evolutionary game theory. He has published on the evolution of cooperative and opportunistic behavior in community settings. This work applied game theory and the theory of learning to an economic environment with a community of individuals facing strategic decisions. Dr. Johnson also has studied and written about the use and misuse of statistical significance in a litigation setting.
Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A. in Economics, California State University Northridge, cum laude
Econ One, July 2000 – Present
Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), Assistant Professor, 1997 – 2000
U.S. District Court