Andres Lerner is an Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon. He has extensive experience applying economic and econometric analysis to a wide range of issues in antitrust matters, including litigation, regulatory proceedings, and mergers. Dr. Lerner also has substantial expertise estimating complex damages and assessing the appropriateness of class certification. These engagements have involved a wide array of industries, including Internet search, e-commerce, online advertising, wireless telecommunications, broadband services, mobile devices, computers and computer components, cable and satellite television, payment cards, retailing, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, motion picture, video games, music, automotive, real estate brokerage services, and airlines.
Dr. Lerner has been named one of the foremost competition economists in the International Who’s Who of Competition Economists each year since 2013. He also has been selected as one of the leading competition economists aged 45 and under by Who’s Who Legal and Global Competition Review for the Who’s Who Legal: Competition – Future Leaders 2017 publication. Dr. Lerner has published scholarly articles in leading economic and legal journals, including the American Economic Review, the Antitrust Law Journal, and the Antitrust Bulletin, and has coedited a collection of seminal articles in antitrust economics. He has taught Economics as a Visiting Professor at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. Dr. Lerner holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He is a member of the American Economics Association and the American Bar Association.