Partner Chuck Fields Appointed to President; Dr. Jesse David to Continue as Partner


Edgeworth Economics, a leading provider of economic analysis and expert testimony, today announced that Partner and co-founder Chuck Fields has been appointed to the role of President. Mr. Fields succeeds Dr. Jesse David, who held the role for the past two years and will continue as a Partner and full-time economic expert at Edgeworth. In his role as President, Mr. Fields will assume responsibility of day-to-day business operations and executing on the vision for the firm, focused on growth and development in line with the firm’s culture and values.

“Chuck’s leadership experience over the past 11 years, both in serving our clients across our different practice areas and in managing the firm, makes him the ideal candidate for Edgeworth’s President at this time,” said CEO Dr. John Johnson. “I look forward to working with Chuck as we continue to build on our vision for the firm where our experts and their teams work together to provide our clients with reliable, thoughtful, high-quality work. He is the perfect person to lead our plans focused on both internal expert development and strategic lateral growth.”

Mr. Fields co-founded Edgeworth in 2009 and is based in Washington, DC. He is an economic consultant and expert witness with comprehensive experience working on antitrust matters, labor and employment issues, consumer class actions, and data analytics engagements. He earned a BS in Organizational Administration and a master’s degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois.

“I am honored to take on the role of President,” said Mr. Fields. “As a leading consulting firm that has always been focused on client responsiveness and rigorous economic analysis, Edgeworth is well positioned to develop and grow in both its existing practice areas, as well as new areas going forward.”

Mr. Fields and Dr. David will work closely together in the coming weeks to ensure a smooth transition and both will report to Dr. Johnson, who will continue to serve in his role as CEO. 

“I want to thank Jesse for his steady leadership guiding the firm over the past two years, which has set us up for continued success going forward,” said Dr. Johnson. “Edgeworth and our clients are fortunate to continue to have the benefit of his expertise and leadership at our firm.” 

About Edgeworth Economics

Edgeworth Economics is an economic and quantitative consulting firm that provides economic analysis and expert testimony for clients facing complex litigation, regulatory, and other challenges involving antitrust, class certification, intellectual property, and labor and employment. Edgeworth’s expert economists, statisticians, data analysts, and other professionals assist clients with innovative solutions rooted in the rigorous application of economic principles and hard data. Organizations including leading law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies rely on Edgeworth Economics to help them navigate through their most critical legal disputes and other challenges.


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