Coherent Economics Welcomes Dr. J.B. Heaton as a Senior Affiliate

Dr. J.B. Heaton, Senior Affiliate

Dr. J.B. Heaton, Senior Affiliate

Coherent Economics is pleased to announce that Dr. J.B. Heaton has joined our finance practice as a Senior Affiliate.

Dr. Heaton is an expert in financial economics specializing in securities, market efficiency, and behavioral finance. He is the leading financial economic expert on solvency tests, having written the authoritative article on the subject, “Solvency Tests.”  His work has been published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Finance, and Financial Management. He has been cited by scholars and courts around the world, including by U.S. district courts, the United States Courts of Appeals, and the United States Bankruptcy Courts.He has taught at both the law and business schools of the University of Chicago and Duke University, and at Northwestern University’s law school.

Dr. Heaton received his JD from the University of Chicago Law School and his MBA and PhD in financial economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1999. He joined Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP in 2004, where he ultimately became a litigation partner, and led corporate, securities, and transactional litigation.  He left the firm in 2017 to pursue broader academic and consulting roles in finance.

To learn more about Dr. Heaton, including a list of his publications, visit his profile on Coherent’s website.