Vikram Kumar analyzes economic and statistical issues arising in antitrust and competition, product liability, and life sciences matters. He has developed theoretical and numerical models to analyze large, complex datasets in a variety of contexts, and has designed and implemented large-scale market surveys.
Dr. Kumar leads teams to support clients and testifying experts in all stages of litigation and regulatory matters. He has consulted on matters before the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, the European Commission, the Competition Commission of South Africa, and several U.S. courts.
Antitrust and competition
Dr. Kumar has consulted on antitrust litigation, including class actions, as well as regulatory matters. Using sophisticated economic analyses and econometric tools, he has addressed issues in merger review and alleged vertical and horizontal exclusionary practices. His industry experience includes energy, financial markets, healthcare, information technology (software and hardware), and telecommunications.
Consumer fraud and product liability
Dr. Kumar has analyzed large, proprietary datasets in high-profile product liability matters involving class certification and estimation of damages in the automobile industry and consumer goods.
Life sciences and pharmaceuticals
Dr. Kumar’s experience includes matters involving pharmaceutical marketing as well as damages and liability issues in the pharmaceutical industry.
2023 Antitrust Writing Awards
Cornerstone Research Once Again Named “Go-To Thought Leader” by National Law Review
Economic Evidence in Recent Competition Class Actions in the UK
Estimating Harm in Invasion of Privacy and Data Breach Disputes
Cornerstone Research Promotes Six to Vice President and Principal in London, Los Angeles, New York, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC
Economic Principles and the Reform of the European Commission’s Approach to Vertical Agreements
Trends in Merger Investigations and Enforcement at the European Commission