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Timothy McKenna, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Big Data in Litigation

Timothy McKenna, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Big Data in Litigation: What it is and How it’s Used by Economic Experts and Lawyers in Complex Litigation Live Webcast.

New York, NY, April 16, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Timothy McKenna, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Big Data in Litigation: What it is and How it’s Used by Economic Experts and Lawyers in Complex Litigation.” This webinar is scheduled for May 18, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)

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About Timothy McKenna

Mr. McKenna is a member of NERA’s Securities and Mass Torts Practices. For the Securities Practice, his areas of expertise include asset valuation issues and forecasting. He has consulted on the valuation of fixed income, equity, employee stock options, principal protected notes, and a variety of other derivative positions. His experience also includes forecasting class action and bankruptcy filings for insurance industry clients.

In the Mass Torts Practice, Mr. McKenna has authored expert reports on future mass tort liabilities for clients in a variety of contexts.

About NERA Economic Consulting

NERA Economic Consulting ( is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For over half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. We bring academic rigor, objectivity, and real world industry experience to bear on issues arising from competition, regulation, public policy, strategy, finance, and litigation.

NERA’s clients value our ability to apply and communicate state-of-the-art approaches clearly and convincingly, our commitment to deliver unbiased findings, and our reputation for quality and independence. Our clients rely on the integrity and skills of our unparalleled team of economists and other experts backed by the resources and reliability of one of the world’s largest economic consultancies. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Event Synopsis:

In a world of “Big Data,” where data volume and variety is growing rapidly--both lawyers and experts must be increasingly efficient (and cost-effective) in identifying the data necessary for a litigation and integrating those disparate data into compelling arguments. The novelty and complexity of Big Data is relevant to:

- strategic decisions made during the discovery process;
- the need to potentially develop and present to the courts more sophisticated models and analyses; and
- reliance on new software and hardware tools to process data

In this live webinar, economic and legal experts will discuss key concepts relevant to the use of Big Data in litigation, and present real-world case studies to illustrate the advances and challenges in the area.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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