Dr. Jesse David is an expert on the valuation of intangible assets, market definition, and the assessment of economic impacts in complex commercial disputes and regulatory proceedings. His experience spans antitrust, intellectual property, labor, regulatory, environmental, and class certification matters, among other economic issues related to the intersection of business and government.  

Dr. David is an expert witness who has provided economic consulting and expert testimony for many industries, including pharmaceuticals, petroleum products, chemicals, software, and consumer products. He frequently submits expert reports to and testifies before decision-making bodies, including US federal and state courts, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the National Energy Board of Canada, and various arbitration venues.

Dr. David’s consulting practice also includes developing cost-benefit analyses of government regulations and assessing the economic impacts of government policies and other changes in industry structure. Dr. David has prepared studies for entities such as the American Trucking Association, the National Football League Players Association, the San Diego County Water Authority, the New York Power Authority, and the Ocean Conservancy.


  • Senior Vice President, Criterion Economics
  • Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting

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  • Agricultural Products
  • Construction
  • Consumer Goods
  • Healthcare
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Medical Devices
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Transportation


Dr. David received his PhD in economics from Stanford University and his BA, with high distinction, in economics and physics from Brandeis University.

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