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CRA Enhances Expertise in its Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice


Charles River Associates (CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, today announced Debra J. Aron has joined CRA as a Vice President in its Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice in its Chicago office.

“CRA is pleased to welcome Debra,” said CRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Maleh. “Her background and track record will complement CRA’s impressive group of antitrust and competition experts.”

Margaret Sanderson, CRA’s Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice Leader added, “I’m thrilled to have Debra join CRA’s Competition practice in our Chicago office. Debra’s extensive experience as a testifying economic expert in litigation and regulatory proceedings will further strengthen CRA’s expert offering to clients.”

Dr. Aron was previously a Senior Managing Director at Ankura. She has more than 20 years of experience in consulting to clients on matters involving class actions, antitrust price fixing, product liability, market definition, unjust enrichment, theft of trade secrets, and patent infringement, among others. Dr. Aron has provided expert testimony and reports in federal, state, regulatory, and arbitration venues in the U.S. and abroad for industries including telecommunications, technology, chemicals, energy, and the beverage industry.

Dr. Aron holds a BA in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago.

About CRA’s Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice
CRA’s competition economists provide economic analysis and testimony in competition matters around the world. Many have served in government antitrust agencies and are members of premier academic, economic, and law faculties. Their experience extends to many industries, including health care, energy, computer hardware/software, retailing, telecommunications, aerospace and defense, entertainment, transportation, natural resources, sports, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, financial services, and consumer products.

About Charles River Associates (CRA)
Charles River Associates® is a leading global consulting firm specializing in economic, financial, and management consulting services. CRA advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Since 1965, clients have engaged CRA for its unique combination of functional expertise and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to complex problems. Headquartered in Boston, CRA has offices throughout the world. Detailed information about Charles River Associates, a registered trade name of CRA International, Inc., is available at www.crai.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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