Sophie Meadows is an economist and an expert in providing economic insights to clients facing legal disputes and investigations through rigorous analysis. Ms. Meadows’ work focuses on several areas including class certification issues, antitrust, commercial litigation, and labor and employment, across a wide range of industries. Across these fields, she has extensive experience leading project teams on large, complex cases for Fortune 500 companies.

Ms. Meadows brings a comprehensive understanding of working with complex datasets, as well as expertise in developing economic and statistical models. She has provided support to clients on issues related to the economics of class certification for both direct and indirect purchaser classes, processing and managing large data from multiple sources, and applying rigorous statistical analysis to assess class-wide issues. Throughout her work, Ms. Meadows focuses on explaining complex data and their implications clearly and accessibly to attorneys and other non-economists.


  • Research Analyst, Federal Trade Commission


  • Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
    • Co-Chair, Litigation Forum, 2021-2022
    • Co-Chair, Antitrust Forum, 2022-present
  • American Bar Association, 2013-Present
    • Antitrust Section
    • Labor and Employment Section
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Tufts University, 2008

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  • Blog, 12.06.2022

    The relevant economic issues in antitrust class action cases that involve indirect purchasers— class members who did not purchase the product at issue directly from one of the defendants, but instead from another seller further down the supply chain—are often complex and idiosyncratic to each specific industry.

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Project Experience

Project Experience


  • Served as a consulting expert on class certification and merits issues for multiple direct purchaser classes involving allegations of price fixing in a two-sided market

  • Served as a consulting expert on class certification issues involving allegations of supply restriction in agricultural products for both direct and indirect classes, conducting economic and statistical analysis for Joint Defense Group

  • Consultant to counsel on class certification issues involving monopolization and price fixing claims in the consumer electronics industry including analyses of economic issues related to pass-through in various supply chains

  • Served as a consulting expert on class certification issues and damages for direct purchasers in a price-fixing matter involving the medical distribution industry, directed large-scale database management and validation, and provided economic analysis of specific allegedly anti-competitive conduct

  • Served as a consulting expert assessing allegations of foreclosure in the medical distribution industry, including an assessment of the relevant market and market power

  • Consultant to counsel on class certification and damages issues involving bid-rigging allegations and assisted counsel in the production of Defendants’ data across multiple systems

  • Consultant to counsel on damages issues involving monopolization claims in the automotive industry, conducting economic analyses of class certification issues for both direct and indirect plaintiffs


  • Consultant to counsel on class certification and damages issues related to allegations of gender discrimination including statistical analyses of salary, hiring, and promotion data

  • Conducted statistical analyses related to potential reductions-in-force, rounding practices, and age discrimination claims



  • Agricultural Products
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Distribution Networks
  • Electronics
  • Entertainment
  • Industrial Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals


Ms. Meadows received her MSc in economics from the London School of Economics and her BA in quantitative economics, summa cum laude, from Tufts University.

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