Colleen Loughlin is an Executive Vice President with Compass Lexecon based in Chicago. She is an economist specializing in industrial organization, antitrust, international trade, and finance with extensive expertise in litigation across a range of industries including: pharmaceuticals, sports, consumer goods, financial data products, agricultural products, and retail distribution. Ms. Loughlin has assisted with analyses, filings and presentations on numerous competition matters before regulatory agencies in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and EU. She has also consulted on international competition policy matters. Before joining Compass Lexecon (formerly Lexecon) in 1988, Loughlin worked at the Congressional Budget Office analyzing the economic impact of proposed federal legislation. She is a co-author with Nobel Laureate James Heckman on a paper analyzing the effects of advertising on youth smoking. She received her M.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois, Chicago.