Michael Kheyfets Promoted to Partner at Edgeworth Economics
Jul 30, 2014
Edgeworth Economics, today announced that Michael Kheyfets has been promoted to Partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
Mr. Kheyfets provides expertise in economic analysis and modeling for a variety of clients in litigation, advisory, and regulatory contexts. He develops and analyzes large data sets for complex litigation matters and employs statistical and econometric modeling in antitrust, class actions, commercial litigation and damages, as well as labor disputes. Additionally, Mr. Kheyfets consults clients on a range of economic issues outside of litigation, including data analytics, arbitration, and collective bargaining. He also contributes to Edgeworth’s pro bono practice.
“I am honored and excited to join the leadership of Edgeworth as a Partner at the firm,” said Mr. Kheyfets. “Edgeworth is an elite economic consulting firm that has a proven record of success in providing clients with rigorous economic analysis across a broad range of industries. I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued growth, particularly in the areas of data analytics, antitrust, and labor and employment.”
“We are all proud to have Mike as a Partner,” said Dr. John H. Johnson, President of Edgeworth Economics. “He is a valued member of our team with a proven track record of providing our clients with high quality data metrics and insightful economic analysis. At the same time, Mike has a talent for making complicated concepts simple, practical, and understandable.”
Mr. Kheyfets’ prior experience also includes generating and auditing network cost models, and development of cost of capital models for major electric utilities. He has performed market research and financial modeling for assessing the viability of innovative energy projects, as well as for quantifying the impacts of alleged fraud and imprudence by energy companies.
Mr. Kheyfets received his B.A., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors, and his M.A. in economics from Boston University. He currently serves as a Young Economist Representative on the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law Economics Committee.
He joined Edgeworth Economics in 2010 as a Senior Consultant and was promoted to Principal Consultant in 2011.
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Edgeworth Economics LLC provides quantitative and economic consulting in the course of litigation and business to its clients, which include world-class law firms, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Edgeworth experts apply their knowledge and experience, along with state-of-the-art computing infrastructure, to help clients efficiently manage complex issues including antitrust litigation, mergers and acquisitions, class certification, labor, data management, transfer pricing, and intellectual property. As a rapidly growing firm with a fresh approach, Edgeworth attracts leaders and teachers from across the industry including PhD economists, MBAs, statisticians, programmers, and engineers. Edgeworth Economics currently has offices in Washington, DC, and Pasadena and San Francisco, CA.