Christopher Gerardi

Vice President at Charles River Associates

Christopher Gerardi is a vice president at Charles River Associates (CRA) based in Washington DC and New York. He has more than 25 years of experience providing economic, financial and accounting advisory services to companies, legal counsel, regulatory authorities and tribunals involved in transactions, investigations and disputes. Prior to joining CRA, Mr Gerardi was senior managing director at FTI Consulting and co-leader of FTI’s dispute advisory services practice.

An internationally recognised adviser and economic damages expert, Mr Gerardi has expertise in matters relating to intellectual property, International Trade Commission (ITC) investigations and a wide array of commercial litigation (breach of contract, business interruption, tortious interference, merger termination, failed systems implementation and price discrimination), as well as international arbitration.

He has provided substantive advisory services, including global market, competitive, dispute and regulatory analyses, to clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including:

  • aerospace and aviation (military and civilian);
  • banking, securities, financial markets and insurance;
  • chemicals and petrochemicals;
  • computer hardware, networking, and cloud computing;
  • energy (renewable, oil and gas);
  • industrial and building products;
  • life sciences (pharmaceuticals, assays, medical devices and biotechnology);
  • opto-electronics;
  • semiconductors;
  • software and information engineering;
  • telecommunications; and
  • transportation and automotive (self-driving and electric).

In addition to economic damages issues, Mr Gerardi has worked with legal counsel, management and licensing professionals in the development and execution of contract compliance programmes, technology valuation and licensing strategy.

He is a member of the Sedona Conference’s Trade Secrets Working Group and serves on the drafting committee for monetary relief in trade secrets litigation.

Mr Gerardi has provided oral and written expert evidence in matters before multiple US federal and state courts, the ITC and multiple international arbitration forums. He is a regular speaker on the topic of patent, trade secret and commercial economic damages at several professional organisations.

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Charles River Associates
Charles River Associates
1201 F Street NW
Suite 800
Washington DC 20004-1229
United States

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