Practice Areas: Antitrust & Competition, Class Certification, Damages, Entertainment & Media, Financial Institutions, Telecommunications, Transportation, High Technology
Mark Israel's areas of expertise include antitrust, damages, econometrics, and industrial organization economics. He has substantial experience bringing state-of-the-art econometric tools to bear in merger and litigation matters. He has served as an expert in litigation, arbitration, and regulatory proceedings in industries including telecommunications, cable television, broadband internet service, airlines, shipping, credit cards, cigarettes, and consumer retail. He has supported clients with all aspects of merger analysis, from initial assessment through lengthy government investigations, in industries including telecommunications, financial markets, airlines, consumer beverages, and cable television. Israel has written numerous academic articles on merger policy, price discrimination, and competition and consumer choice in insurance and other financial service markets. His research has been published in both leading scholarly and applied journals, including The American Economic Review, The Rand Journal of Economics, The Review of Industrial Organization, Antitrust Source, and the Global Competition Review and presented to business, government and academic audiences around the world. Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Israel was an Associate Professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 2001.