Immediate Opening - NERA Intellectual Property Researcher

NERA Economic Consulting ( www.nera.com ) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world's leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA's clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world's largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

We have an immediate full-time opening for a researcher in our San Francisco office.

Provide research, analysis and advice to clients in the antitrust and intellectual propertypractice areas. These practices focus on applying economic theory and quantitative methods, grounded in a thorough understanding of the market, to provide a full range of theoretical and empirical economic analysis in matters involving intellectual property rights enforcement, calculation of harm suffered due to infringement of intellectual property rights, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation, and competition policy.

Your responsibilities may include collecting market, industry, company, and competitor information; building and using spreadsheet models and applying econometric analysis to economic and financial data; reviewing, summarizing and analyzing industry trends; creating trial exhibits; drafting memos, expert reports and presentation materials; and participating in client and team meetings and conference calls. This is a team based, multi-task environment that requires precision work, often under tight deadlines. NERA offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills enhancement training.

Candidates should have a BA/BS in economics, public policy, applied math, statistics, finance, engineering, or related field, with exceptional analytic skills, and strong academic records.Coursework and/or 1-2 years of research experience in economics, statistics, finance, accounting, regression analysis/econometrics and computer programming are desired. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented and have the ability to think analytically and critically, and have excellent oral and written communications skills.Ability to use statistical software, such as SAS or Stata, is highly desirable.


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