Dr. John Johnson Appointed to Appleseed Board of Directors

Jul 14, 2011

Washington, D.C. - Edgeworth Economics LLC is pleased to announce that Dr. John Johnson has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Appleseed. Appleseed is a nonprofit network of public interest justice centers and professionals dedicated to building a just society through legal, legislative and market-based structural reform across the United States and Mexico. Appleseed’s Executive Director, Ms. Betsy Cavendish, commented on Dr. Johnson’s appointment, “It takes an interdisciplinary team to make the legal and policy changes for justice and opportunity that we seek. Through his pro bono work and his board service, Dr. Johnson is adding a critical skill set to Appleseed’s prestigious board of directors. He and his team are responsive, brilliant, and client-oriented and I’m looking forward to more work in the years to come with John and his team.”

As the President and CEO of Edgeworth Economics LLC, Dr. Johnson uses state of the art econometric techniques and economic theory to analyze complex datasets in antitrust and labor/employment litigation. He has worked on a number of pro bono litigations and previously assisted Appleseed’s Life Long Justice Team with data analysis that helped shape policy in the elder care field. Dr. Johnson remarked on his recent appointment, “I am thrilled to be joining the Board of Directors of Appleseed. The organization makes contributions in so many meaningful areas, and focuses on practical and pragmatic solutions. Edgeworth Economics has been delighted to contribute data and statistical analyses to the Life Long Justice project, and we look forward to contributing to the organization in many other ways in the future.”

Edgeworth Economics LLC is a boutique economic consulting firm that provides economic and quantitative analyses in the course of litigation and business matters to its clients, who include world-class law firms and Fortune 500 companies. Edgeworth experts apply their knowledge and experience, along with state-of-the-art computing infrastructure, to help clients efficiently manage complex issues in their core competency areas including antitrust, class certification, labor, data management and intellectual property. As a rapidly growing firm with a fresh approach, Edgeworth attracts leaders and teachers from across the industry including Ph.D. economists, MBAs, statisticians, programmers, and engineers. Edgeworth Economics currently has offices in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles.

 

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