Dr. Hassan Faghani has extensive background and experience in transforming economic ideas into empirical and data-driven results, specifically in the area of antitrust and competition.

He has advised clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, consumer products, telecommunication, retail, and insurance. Dr. Faghani has supported expert reports in merger and acquisition, price-fixing, commercial damages, and labor disputes. He uses econometrics and data analytics in performing analyses, using methods such as regression analysis, difference-in-difference analysis, consumer demand estimation, and merger simulation.

Dr. Faghani is an adjunct professor in the Department of Economics at Georgetown University, where he teaches empirical industrial organization. He has published articles in Research in Law & Economics and Law360. Dr. Faghani is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Antitrust Unilateral Conduct Committee.

Employment History

Ankura Consulting Group
Managing director
Senior director

Navigant Economics
Associate director

Compass Lexecon
Senior economist

Professional Affiliations

Georgetown University, Department of Economics
Adjunct professor

Areas of Expertise


Washington University in St. Louis
PhD, Economics, 2013
MA, Economics, 2009

Sharif University of Technology
MA, Economics, 2007
BS, Industrial Engineering, 2005