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Chairman, Global Economics Inc.
Founding Editor: Competition Policy International
Lecturer: University of Chicago
Lecturer: University College London
London, Great Britain
David S. Evans, is the Chairman of the Global Economics Group in the firm’s Boston office, and has broad experience in the economics of antitrust, intellectual property, and financial regulation. Dr. Evans has an international practice and has worked on matters in the United States, the European Union, China, Brazil, Australia, and other jurisdictions. He has provided economic advice on a wide range of industries but has special expertise in financial services, internet-based, media, and information-technology based businesses. He is one of the world’s leading authorities on platform-based (“two-sided market”) businesses.
Dr. Evans currently teaches economics and antitrust at the University of Chicago Law School where he is a Lecturer and at the University College London where he is a Visiting Professor. He is the Founder and Publisher of Competition Policy International and is on the editorial boards of Concurrences and The Review of Network Economics. He has authored or edited 8 books and more than 100 articles and book chapters.
Dr. Evans was a Managing Director of LECG (2004-2011) where he was the head of its global antitrust practice and Vice Chairman of LECG Europe. Previously he was Senior Vice President at NERA (1989-2004) where he was also a member of the management committee and board of directors. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1983 and subsequently taught at the Department of Economics and the Law School at Fordham University in New York.
Appearances and Testimony:
Dr. Evans has appeared before the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, European Commission, Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice, and Securities and Exchange Commission. He has testified before the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee. He has also testified before various Federal and state courts in the United States and the European General Court.
Dr. Evans has worked on mergers, monopolization and abuse of dominance, and joint venture cases in multiple jurisdictions. A number of his matters have involved the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property and the antitrust of information technology/on-line businesses. He has also worked on regulatory matters involving payment systems, consumer financial protection, derivatives regulation, and the regulation of exchanges.
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago (1983)