Chris McKay

Associate Director

Disputes and Economics

Los Angeles, CA +1.213.670.3298

Areas of Expertise

As an Associate Director, Chris McKay helps clients to resolve complex business disputes by performing data analytics, constructing multi-dimensional databases, assessing data management procedures, and conducting numbers-driven market and industry research. He has extensive experience in directing forensic investigations, preparing expert testimony, testing class certification criteria, calculating damages, assessing regulatory compliance, and empirically evaluating litigation risk, loss causation, and liability.

Chris has performed statistical and regression analysis, dataset acquisition and construction, and data quality assessment in the context of securities and corporate fraud investigations. He has worked extensively on employment matters involving rest break compliance, prevailing wage analysis, reductions in force disputes, and discrimination claims. He has also worked on a variety of commercial disputes involving breach of contract claims, franchise agreement violations, natural resource damages assertions, the enforcement of intellectual property rights, product liability claims, and post-acquisition disagreements. On consulting matters, he has performed economic impact analyses, labor compliance reviews, financial conduct and fraud risk assessments, evaluations of bond prospectuses, and a variety of econometric studies.

In addition to serving clients, Chris has designed and executed business development initiatives, produced thought leadership and training materials, and served as an instructor for courses on dispute resolution, statistics, and project management.

B.A., with honors, Economics & Legal Studies, Claremont McKenna College (cum laude)
Certified Fraud Examiner

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Chris McKay

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