Claire V. MacKoul is an associate director in BRG’s Health Analytics practice, based out of BRG’s Boston office.
She provides consulting services to life sciences companies with a specific focus on new product development, drug pricing and reimbursement, and product liability. She has advised pharmaceutical and healthcare companies and provided expert support through quantitative and qualitative analyses for litigation matters and investigations.
Ms. MacKoul has led the day-to-day operations of BRG teams providing complex sales and claims analyses, potential exposure analyses, electronic data collection and discovery services, and expert opinions on industry standards and damages. She specializes in applying industry knowledge and litigation experience to analyze documents and data efficiently and effectively and present findings in easily digestible, informative work product.
Ms. MacKoul has consulted both pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) on drug pricing and reimbursement matters, particularly related to generic pharmaceuticals. She has conducted exposure modeling and litigation support for clients involved in the generic drug pricing antitrust litigation and the maximum allowable cost (MAC) pricing litigation.
Ms. MacKoul also has been extensively involved in consulting for pharmaceutical manufacturers and PBMs involved in opioid litigation—both advising companies on potential exposure and assisting with expert opinions on industry standards and damages analyses.
In both litigation and business advisory roles, Ms. MacKoul has assessed the development, regulatory approval, and commercialization of new pharmaceutical products and performed product sales forecasts and valuation analyses.
Through her work with pharmaceutical companies and PBMs, Ms. MacKoul has significant experience with the pharmaceutical supply chain and the various types of business data used by these companies, including pharmaceutical sales and chargebacks, third-party market data, and regulatory databases. She and her team manage and analyze these data in a variety of softwares. Her quantitative experience includes market-share analyses, product market models, damages analyses, statistical sampling and extrapolation, time-series regression modeling, and survey methodologies.
Ms. MacKoul has provided consulting services with BRG for over seven years and holds a BA in economics and international affairs from the George Washington University.
Berkley Research Group
Associate Director, 2014 – present
Areas of Expertise
The George Washington University
BA, Economics and International Affairs (honors), 2014