SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global economic consulting firm The Brattle Group announced today that securities litigation expert Torben Voetmann has joined the firm's San Francisco office as a Principal.
Dr. Voetmann has more than ten years of experience working with clients and experts in highly complex litigation matters. He is experienced in all phases of litigation, including deposition, mediation, arbitration, and trial, and he has provided financial and economic consulting services to law firms on complex financial market disputes, commercial business disputes and other litigation matters involving accounting, finance, valuation, or economic issues. He has directed research in various prominent matters, including In re AOL Time Warner Inc. Securities Litigation, In re Xcelera Securities Litigation, Metropolitan Creditors' Trust et al. v. Ernst & Young and In re Apollo Securities Litigation.
Dr. Voetmann's securities experience includes multiple Rule 10b-5 and Section 11 class actions, including those involving options and other derivative securities. In these cases, he has led large case teams that have addressed market efficiency, loss causation, and the applicability of various methods to calculate aggregate damages. He has also testified on Cammer factors and cause-and-effect relationships between unexpected corporate events or financial releases and immediate responses in stock prices.
"We are pleased to welcome Torben to the firm," said Alexis Maniatis, President of The Brattle Group. "His prior consulting work in complex and high-profile matters complements our internationally recognized team of finance and litigation experts and we are excited about the continued growth of our securities practice and our San Francisco office."Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Voetmann was Managing Director at Finance Scholars Group and was formerly a Principal at Cornerstone Research. He has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses in corporate finance and valuation and security analysis at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco, where he teaches in the MBA program. The Brattle Group provides consulting services and expert testimony in economics and finance to corporations, law firms, and public agencies worldwide. Areas of expertise include antitrust and competition, valuation and damages, utility regulatory policy and ratemaking, and regulation and planning in network industries. For more information, please visit www.brattle.com. SOURCE The Brattle Group