Nikolai Caswell is a Director in the Securities & Finance Practice at Navigant. He has more than 16 years of experience in economic and financial consulting engagements on behalf of financial institutions, law firms, corporations, and government agencies. In addition to developing insights into complex problems related to economic damages stemming from securities fraud and breach of contract claims, Nikolai has worked on some of the world’s largest structured finance-related disputes arising from the 2007/2008 global financial crisis. He has designed and executed the statistical analysis of large datasets in a number of engagements and performed numerous valuations of publicly traded and privately held securities. Furthermore, he has directly assisted counsel in trial testimony preparation for securities litigation and multi-million dollar settlement negotiations. His consulting work has covered a wide variety of industries, including banking (shadow and conventional), credit rating agencies, computer software and hardware, mass media, and natural resources (oil, electricity, and natural gas).
Nikolai recently coauthored a study on the economic costs of the US class action securities litigation system that was cited by The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Forbes.
Prior to Navigant, Nikolai worked at LECG and Compass/Lexecon.