Erica Benton is an Executive Vice President in Compass Lexecon based in Chicago. She specializes in industrial organization, antitrust, intellectual property, class certification, and applied econometrics and has performed analyses in a variety of mergers, private antitrust litigations, and regulatory proceedings. During her time at Compass Lexecon, Dr. Benton has analysed economic issues in a wide range of industries such as pharmaceuticals, health care, finance, consumer products, transportation, and manufacturing.  She has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.