Laurel C. Van Allen, SENIOR Vice President
Laurel Van Allen has over ten years of economic consulting experience on a wide array of complex financial and economic matters. She has consulted on high-profile matters involving securities & ERISA litigation, contested mergers, sales, and recapitalizations, regulatory enforcement matters, and claims related to financial instruments including mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations. She has consulted on economic inquiries at all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation economic consulting work to analysis at the class certification, merits/liability, settlement and mediation negotiations, and trial stages. In addition to performing economic analysis for the purposes of expert opinions and testimony, clients have retained her to provide economic insights and to oversee large-scale data projects on a consulting basis.
Prior to joining Coherent Economics, Laurel was a Vice President at Compass Lexecon. She received her M.S. in economics from the University of Chicago.