Mr. Michael Kheyfets

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Mr. Kheyfets is a professional economist who provides his clients with economic research and rigorous data analysis in litigation, regulatory, and business analytics matters. Across his practice, Mr. Kheyfets applies his technical training to develop large datasets, employ sophisticated statistical modeling, and analyze complex issues. He is highly skilled in communicating his findings clearly and concisely to a range of audiences that include business people, legal counsel, and judges and juries.

In the area of antitrust and competition, Mr. Kheyfets advises clients on a broad range of matters, including allegations of price-fixing, monopolization, market allocation, bid-rigging, refusals to deal, and tying and bundling. He specializes in all phases of these matters, from managing the data discovery process to class certification, liability, and damages. Mr. Kheyfets also assists his clients with competitive analyses of mergers and acquisitions.

In his privacy and data security work, Mr. Kheyfets applies rigorous empirical analysis to provide clients and outside counsel with answers to complex questions surrounding the scope of—and potential financial exposure resulting from—a data breach. Mr. Kheyfets holds a CIPP-US (Certified Information Privacy Professional, US Private Sector) certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Outside of litigation, Mr. Kheyfets serves in an advisory role to his clients, consulting on data-driven approaches to strategic decision-making. He has extensive experience analyzing large data sets as well as developing and validating a variety of models including ones used in:

  • evaluating and predicting outcomes of firms’ strategic policies and business decisions;
  • assessing the viability of innovative technology projects;
  • estimating outcomes for real estate investment portfolios; and
  • conducting competition policy reviews and regulatory impact analyses.

Mr. Kheyfets has served in several leadership roles within the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law, where he educated members of the legal community about issues in data analysis, economics, and statistics.

Industry Experience
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods
  • Distribution Networks
  • Electronics
  • Employee Welfare
  • Energy
  • Financial Services

Education

Mr. Kheyfets received his BA, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors, and his MA in economics from Boston University.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

  • Labor and Employment Section
  • Antitrust Section

International Association of Privacy Professionals

Previous Experience

  • Senior Analyst, NERA Economic Consulting
  • Program Analyst, John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

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