Dr. Mike DuMond’s consulting experience includes numerous engagements in matters involving pay equity, disparate impact, wage-and-hour compliance, systemic Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigations, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs audits, and the calculation of economic exposure.

He routinely works with counsel and internal subject-matter experts to design statistical models that are reflective of an employer’s hiring, promotion, compensation, termination, and performance evaluation processes. He also routinely works with employers and internal and external counsel on proactive audits relating to potential compensation disparities.

Dr. DuMond’s engagements in wage-and-hour matters have involved allegations relating to off-the-clock work, miscalculation of the regular rate of pay, missed meal/rest periods, and misclassification of exempt status. He also specializes in the preparation and analysis of complex electronic databases. He has supported his analysis through declarations, written reports, and sworn testimony.

Dr. DuMond’s academic research focuses on employee compensation and selection procedures and has been published in professional peer-reviewed journals, including Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Economic Inquiry, and the Journal of Sports Economics.

Employment History

Secretariat Economists (formerly Economists Incorporated)
Managing Director, 2014-2022

Charles River Associates
Principal, 2009-2014

ERS Group
Research Economist, 2001-2009

Areas of Expertise


Florida State University
PhD, Economics, 1997
MS, Economics, 1994
BS, Economics, 1991