Profile

Mr. Kheyfets is a professional economist who provides his clients with economic research and rigorous data analysis in litigation, regulatory, and business analytics matters. Across his practice, Mr. Kheyfets applies his technical training to develop large datasets, employ sophisticated statistical modeling, and analyze complex economic issues. He is highly skilled in communicating his findings clearly and concisely to a range of audiences that include business people, legal counsel, and judges and juries.

In the area of antitrust and competition, Mr. Kheyfets advises clients on a broad range of matters, including allegations of price-fixing, monopolization, market allocation, bid-rigging, refusals to deal, and tying and bundling. He specializes in all phases of these matters, from managing the data discovery process to advising clients and developing expert testimony on class certification, liability, and damages issues. Mr. Kheyfets has testified on economic damages issues in mediation and arbitration proceedings.

In his privacy and data security work, Mr. Kheyfets conducts empirical analysis to provide clients and outside counsel with answers to complex questions surrounding the scope of—and potential financial exposure resulting from—data breaches. Mr. Kheyfets holds a CIPP-US (Certified Information Privacy Professional, US Private Sector) certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Outside of litigation, Mr. Kheyfets serves in an advisory role to his clients, consulting on data-driven approaches to strategic decision-making. He has extensive experience analyzing large data sets as well as developing and validating a variety of models including ones used in:

  • evaluating and forecasting outcomes of firms’ strategic policies and business decisions;
  • assessing the viability of innovative technology projects;
  • forecasting outcomes for real estate investment portfolios; and
  • conducting competition policy reviews and regulatory impact analyses.

Mr. Kheyfets has served in several leadership roles within the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law, where he has educated members of the legal community about topics in data analysis, economics, and statistics. He was also selected by Who’s Who Legal as a Future Leader in the area of competition economics.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Section
    • Antitrust Section
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Analyst, NERA Economic Consulting
  • Program Analyst, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center


Case Experience

Case Experience

Insights & News

Publications

Speaking Engagements

News

Industries

Industries

  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Distribution Networks
  • Electronics
  • Employee Welfare
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism
  • Transportation

Education

Michael Kheyfets received his BA, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors, and his MA in economics from Boston University.

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