Keith Mendes has consulted in matters involving intellectual property, valuations, wrongful terminations, wage and hour class claims, business interruption, and calculation of complex damages.

He has experience in fields including transportation, agriculture, commercial banking, healthcare, video game entertainment, real estate, semiconductor technology, telecommunications systems, and mobile phone technology. His project experience includes building and maintaining databases, constructing complex damage/financial models using sensitivity analysis, and calculation of economic damages.

Mr. Mendes has been published and submitted an expert report regarding the determination of the appropriate “cram-down” interest rate in a bankruptcy setting. He also has testimony experience at both deposition and trial. In addition, he has presented at mediation and supported expert testimony plus all steps in the production of expert reports. He previously spent eight years at two economic consulting firms in a variety of positions.

Employment History

Berkeley Research Group
Managing consultant
2010 – 2011

Associate, senior associate, consultant, senior consultant
2004 – 2010

Economic Analysis
Research associate
2002 – 2004

Areas of Expertise


Claremont McKenna College
BA, Economics, 2002 (cum laude, with honors)

CFA Charter Program
Level III Candidate


Outstanding Senior Thesis in Economics, 2002