Targeted, efficient solutions through thoughtful, informed analyses.

Economic analysis is an integral and valuable component of class action litigation. Monument Economics Group advises clients on the entire range of economic issues that can arise in class action cases, providing analyses related to common impact on a class-wide basis, loss causation, and the development of a formulaic approach to damages.

Our economists employ economic theory and sophisticated empirical techniques to assist our clients through all stages of class action litigation, from the preliminary analysis period through discovery and trial, and we present our findings in a manner that is clear, concise, persuasive, and accessible to all parties.

Monument Economics Group provides expert analysis of whether common impact can be shown using class-wide evidence by combining econometric techniques with extensive qualitative research grounded in sound economic theory.  We offer a full range of services related to class action litigation, including thorough market analyses, careful data extraction, and efficient processing of relevant information.

Economists at Monument Economics Group have provided economic analysis in support of class action litigation in indirect and direct purchaser suits in a variety of industries including building materials, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive parts, and waterworks products, as well as in support of class action litigation involving publicly traded securities.

Experience providing economic analysis and testimony in a variety of class action litigation contexts, including:

  • Antitrust
  • Securities & Capital Markets
  • Product Liability
  • False Advertising
  • Labor & Employment
  • Consumer Fraud
  • RICO
  • Data Analytics
  • Antitrust

    Experts at Monument Economics Group have extensive experience in class action litigation in the context of antitrust.  To read more about Monument Economics Group’s experience and expertise in the area of antitrust and competition, click here.

    Securities & Capital Markets

    Experience, teamwork, and a total commitment to client service makes Monument Economics Group the choice of the nation’s leading law firms.

    Our credentialed economists can assist counsel in assessing materiality, loss causation, and economic damages in complex securities and stakeholder litigations. Our analyses and opinions are predicated on sound economic, financial, and statistical methodologies using reliable empirical data.

    Monument Economics Group’s experts provide analyses and opinions on security-holder damages in class action litigations brought under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. We prepare event studies, if necessary, to demonstrate materiality and loss causation, as well as market efficiency. We also prepare calculations of loss to plan participants in employee-related investment actions brought under ERISA.

    Monument Economics Group provides valuations of privately-held entities to assist in resolving shareholder disputes and assist counsel in quantifying damages in commercial litigation.

    Our economists provide expert consulting in each stage of the lifecycle of the litigation, from early assessment of the economics of a case to providing expert opinions and testimony.  Our clients tell us our early involvement often prevents them from pursuing costly litigation with little potential for recovery, and allows them to focus on the most relevant economic issues of their case.

    Drawing upon a wealth of capital markets expertise across a wide array of industries, our economists are able to quickly identify the issues critical to the instant case.  This allows us to formulate targeted, efficient solutions through thoughtful, informed analyses.

    Product Liability

    In matters involving product liability, experts at Monument Economics Group provide testimony and statistical modeling and analyses related to damages issues. This analysis often includes undertaking a hedonic regression analysis to determine the contributory value of each part or characteristic of the good or service being analyzed.

    False Advertising

    Class actions involving allegations of false advertising are becoming more common in today’s global economy.

    Economists at Monument Economics Group are experienced at analyzing the effects of misinformation on consumer choice. Our professionals are skilled at collecting primary survey data and performing empirical analyses of consumer surveys, retail transactional data, and corporate financial data often required in these cases.

    Our experts leverage their experience with empirical techniques and sound analytical methods to offer innovative solutions to issues related to class certification and damages in false advertising litigation.

    Labor & Employment

    Monument Economics Group’s expertise in labor economics, econometrics and statistics, and in navigating complex employee databases provides our clients with sound and reliable analyses on a range of labor and employment issues.

    Experts at Monument Economics Group provide consulting services, expert testimony, and statistical and econometric analyses to support both the liability and damages phases of class action litigation related to labor and employment.

    Our experience in labor-related class action disputes includes allegations of hiring discrimination, wage and hour violations, termination, promotion, and other employment-related claims.

    We offer in-house expertise in extracting, processing, and analyzing complex corporate databases containing information on payroll, time entry, and hiring applications.

    Consumer Fraud

    Monument Economics Group’s experts are experienced at assisting clients at each stage of class actions related to consumer fraud.

    Our team of economists and consultants has extensive experience in determining consumer product market size and geographical reach, market pricing and margins, price premiums and discounts, product differentiation, and, using sophisticated modeling techniques, potential damages in actions brought pursuant to allegations of consumer fraud.

    Monument Economics Group’s experience across a wide variety of industries assists counsel in identifying the relevant data to request, the size of the potential claims, and other issues relevant to conducting a successful litigation.


    Professionals at Monument Economics Group have provided economic analyses and expert testimony related to alleged violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”).

    Our experts are experienced in developing class-wide methodologies that meet the unique requirements of class action disputes related to RICO.

    Data Analytics

    The need for big data analytics in class action litigation has been growing for years.

    Monument Economics Group’s team of economists and consultants has extensive experience conducting complex data analyses and econometric modeling used in analyzing a wide range of economic issues that often arise in class action litigation, from questions of common impact to the development of a formulaic approach to damages.

    To read more about MEG’s experience and expertise in the area of data analytics, click here.