Olga Koumrian

Senior Consultant

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  • Silicon Valley

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Olga Koumrian has more than ten years of experience providing economic analysis in commercial litigation matters. She has experience across a range of industries, including high technology and real estate, and she has developed particular expertise in financial institutions, including banking and insurance, venture capital and private equity, mortgage financing, asset-backed securities, and issues related to the credit crisis. Ms. Koumrian has managed a variety of cases involving corporate transactions, corporate governance, valuation, breach of contract, auditor liability, and intellectual property.

Ms. Koumrian has worked on corporate transaction cases involving mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, venture capital investments, assets sales, spin-offs, and dividend payments. She has analyzed merger agreements and valuations as well as acquisition-related disclosures and board and management conduct in the sales process. Ms. Koumrian coauthored Recent Developments in Shareholder Litigation Involving Mergers and Acquisitions, which has received substantial media, academic, and industry interest. The report has been cited by the EconomistNew York Times DealBook, Bloomberg, and Forbes, among others. In corporate governance matters, she has addressed issues involving fiduciary duties, piercing the corporate veil, and executive compensation.

Ms. Koumrian has analyzed class certification, liability, loss causation, and damages issues, and she has worked with testifying experts to prepare expert reports and depositions. She has consulted on several notable trials, arbitrations, and international arbitrations, including the following.

Ms. Koumrian received the Henry Ford Scholarship Award and the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from the faculty of the Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business, where she earned her M.B.A.

Case

In re Appraisal of Stillwater Mining Company

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In re Xerox Corp. Consolidated Shareholder Litigation

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Air Communications & Satellite, Inc. v. EchoStar Satellite Corp.

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Large Technology Merger

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Asbestos Workers Philadelphia Pension Fund v. Merix Corp.

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Vision Improvement Products Advertising

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OurHouse, Inc. v. UAL Loyalty Services, Inc.

  • Shareholder Litigation Involving Acquisitions of Public Companies: Review of M&A Litigation, Cornerstone Research, 2012–2014
  • “Statistics Relating to Securities Litigation Filings as Well as Those of Cases Challenging M&A Transactions,” American Bar Association Annual Meeting, 11 September 2014