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Matthew Emerson

Matthew Emerson

Managing Director

Matthew L. Emerson is a managing director in the Technology Advisory Services practice with over 20 years of experience supporting dispute resolution matters. He specializes in complex, data intensive analyses in response to litigation, class actions, government, and internal investigations.

Mr. Emerson serves as an expert to Fortune 500 companies involved in large scale litigation, fraud, and regulatory matters.  His expertise includes collecting and analyzing accounting, operational, and financial information across a broad spectrum of industries, including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and government. Mr. Emerson is an exceptional leader when working throughout phases of discovery, communication, development, and implementation of successful strategic solutions.

Mr. Emerson’s experience includes matters involving alleged manipulation of drug pricing, fraud, OFAC and FCPA inquiries, and other similar events which depended upon the recovery and analysis of current and historical structured data.

  • Fraud Investigation – Insurance
    In an investigation of alleged fraud, impacting financial statements for an impending IPO, Mr. Emerson led a multi-disciplinary team of data scientists and forensic accountants in the extraction and analysis of relevant claims and operational data. He developed a strategy to analyze financial and transactional claims to identify irregularities. He managed the identification, extraction and analysis of relevant claims and operational data, and reported findings weekly to the board of directors. He interfaced with insurance regulators and successfully allayed concerns of stakeholders.
  • Average Wholesale Pricing Multi-District Litigation – Pharmaceutical
    Mr. Emerson led a team to determine liability and damages for a large multi-national pharmaceutical company engaged in average wholesale pricing litigation. The parent company included multiple legal entities with disparate data management (ERP) systems. He and his team identified, extracted, and aggregated financial and transactional records into a consolidated data warehouse for analysis. He developed a methodology to analyze ten years of historical electronic sales data in support of the expert witness report.
  • DOJ Inquiry – International Auction House
    Mr. Emerson led a team in the extraction and analysis of bid history and operational data in identifying allegations of “irregular” employee interaction with auctions. He worked closely with internal general counsel and outside litigators in devising a strategy to investigate transaction history and identify improper activity and employees involved.
  • OFAC Investigation – Global E-Commerce Company
    Mr. Emerson led a team in a comprehensive review of historical customer and transactional data to identify activity potentially related to sanctioned jurisdictions. He performed advanced data analytics across disparate data systems to identify potential OFAC violations.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Finance, University of Southern California

Matthew L. Emerson is a managing director in the Technology Advisory Services practice with over 20 years of experience supporting dispute resolution matters. He specializes in complex, data intensive analyses in response to litigation, class actions, government, and internal investigations.

Mr. Emerson serves as an expert to Fortune 500 companies involved in large scale litigation, fraud, and regulatory matters.  His expertise includes collecting and analyzing accounting, operational, and financial information across a broad spectrum of industries, including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and government. Mr. Emerson is an exceptional leader when working throughout phases of discovery, communication, development, and implementation of successful strategic solutions.

Mr. Emerson’s experience includes matters involving alleged manipulation of drug pricing, fraud, OFAC and FCPA inquiries, and other similar events which depended upon the recovery and analysis of current and historical structured data.

  • Fraud Investigation – Insurance
    In an investigation of alleged fraud, impacting financial statements for an impending IPO, Mr. Emerson led a multi-disciplinary team of data scientists and forensic accountants in the extraction and analysis of relevant claims and operational data. He developed a strategy to analyze financial and transactional claims to identify irregularities. He managed the identification, extraction and analysis of relevant claims and operational data, and reported findings weekly to the board of directors. He interfaced with insurance regulators and successfully allayed concerns of stakeholders.
  • Average Wholesale Pricing Multi-District Litigation – Pharmaceutical
    Mr. Emerson led a team to determine liability and damages for a large multi-national pharmaceutical company engaged in average wholesale pricing litigation. The parent company included multiple legal entities with disparate data management (ERP) systems. He and his team identified, extracted, and aggregated financial and transactional records into a consolidated data warehouse for analysis. He developed a methodology to analyze ten years of historical electronic sales data in support of the expert witness report.
  • DOJ Inquiry – International Auction House
    Mr. Emerson led a team in the extraction and analysis of bid history and operational data in identifying allegations of “irregular” employee interaction with auctions. He worked closely with internal general counsel and outside litigators in devising a strategy to investigate transaction history and identify improper activity and employees involved.
  • OFAC Investigation – Global E-Commerce Company
    Mr. Emerson led a team in a comprehensive review of historical customer and transactional data to identify activity potentially related to sanctioned jurisdictions. He performed advanced data analytics across disparate data systems to identify potential OFAC violations.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Finance, University of Southern California