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BRG Continues Global Expansion, Opens New York Office

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February 11, 2011
Press release

Berkeley Research Group, LLC, a preeminent expert services and data analytics firm, today announced the opening of its New York office. The New York office will be located at 555 Fifth Avenue, bringing the firm’s total headcount to more than 200 employees working across 10 offices in the United States and Europe.

“We are very pleased to announce the opening of the New York office, as it is such a critical market for litigation and advisory services.” said BRG Chairman Dr. David Teece.  “We are expanding at a rapid rate in order to meet the demand for high-level expertise in antitrust, intellectual property, healthcare, finance, valuation, and other areas.”

The New York office will be led by Wayne Hoeberlein, a director with over 25 years of experience in damages and disputes, mainly in connection with intellectual property matters, breach of contract cases, and tortious interference matters. Mr. Hoeberlein has consulted with counsel in several matters involving auditor malpractice, and has served as an arbitrator in purchase price disputes. He has also testified a number of times in Federal court as well as in arbitration hearings in matters relating to commercial litigation and intellectual property. “I am excited by the opportunity to lead BRG's New York office,” Mr. Hoeberlein said. “The breadth and scope of talent and experience at BRG is impressive, and I look forward to assisting in the growth of our presence in New York.”

Also joining the New York office as a director is Dr. Tom Murphy, who has over 20 years of quantitative finance experience spanning energy, commodities, complex financial structures, derivatives, real option assessment of complex physical and intangible assets, risk modeling and assessments, strategic investments, external financing,  and financial contracting. Mr. Murphy joins BRG from UHY Advisors in New York where he was national director of the Derivatives and Risk Analytics practice.

BRG also welcomes principals Fred Kautz and Joshua Lathrop. Mr. Kautz has more than 15 years of experience in areas related to derivatives pricing methodologies, electronic trading, structured transaction design and valuation, and risk management in global markets. Mr. Lathrop has more than 16 years of experience providing litigation, accounting, financial, and economic consulting to attorneys and corporate clients, focusing on intellectual property and commercial damages matters.

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