Daniel Schmierer

Principal

Contact

  • New York

Education

Daniel Schmierer focuses on economic and statistical analysis in antitrust and competition matters, as well as cases involving allegations of consumer fraud and product liability. He has expertise in developing and implementing econometric models and in analyzing large datasets in complex matters. Dr. Schmierer leads case teams and works closely with experts throughout all stages of litigation.

Antitrust and competition

Dr. Schmierer has worked on antitrust litigation and merger reviews in several industries, including video programming, heavy manufacturing, food and agriculture, and consumer products. These litigation matters have involved a range of competition-related allegations, including horizontal price fixing, vertical exclusionary practices, vertical restraints, and monopolization/monopsony. In litigation cases, he has analyzed issues of class certification, liability, and damages. In merger cases, he has worked for the merging parties on mergers reviewed by the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission. Representative merger cases that Dr. Schmierer has worked on include United States v. AT&T Inc. et al. and Big Tex Trailers and American Trailer Works Merger.

Consumer fraud and product liability

Dr. Schmierer has addressed consumer fraud and product liability issues in the automobile industry, as well as matters involving consumer products. He has analyzed large proprietary datasets in several of these cases and has expertise in datasets used in the automobile industry. Dr. Schmierer has also worked on consumer finance cases related to credit reporting and mortgage servicing.

Together with Reuben Arnold and Neill Norman, Dr. Schmierer was a winner of the Antitrust Writing Awards 2017 for their article, “Resale Price Maintenance and Dual Distribution.” Organized by Concurrences Review and the George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center, the awards honor the best articles published or accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals or professional business publications in the preceding year.

Case

Students for Fair Admission Inc. v. University of North Carolina et al.

Case

In re General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation

Case

Alleged Price Discrimination and Unfair Competition among Automobile Dealerships

Case

Big Tex Trailers and American Trailer Works Merger

Press Release

Cornerstone Research Announces Senior Staff Promotions to Principal

Case

United States v. AT&T Inc. et al.

Press Release

2017 Antitrust Writing Awards

Case

Alleged Unintended Acceleration and Brake Defects in Automobiles

  • “Resale Price Maintenance and Dual Distribution,” Distribution and Franchising Committee, American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, March 2016
  • “Antitrust Impact in Indirect Purchaser Class Actions: The Need for Rigorous Analysis of Pass-Through,” Distribution and Franchising Committee, American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, April 2015