Dr. Bhagat is a nationally recognized expert on lawsuits concerning *Damages in securities class action litigation. *Bankruptcy. *Event studies. *Corporate governance and executive compensation. *Valuation of private corporations. *Litigation surrounding M&A.
Dr. Bhagat has *Over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, corporate law, and corporate litigation. *Over 10 expert witness cases. *Has advised U.S. government agencies and Fortune 500 companies on corporate governance and corporate law. *Submitted several amici curiae briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court that were cited in the high court's opinion.
Dr. Bhagat has done expert work on: *Class actions: event studies, loss valuation, statistical analysis. *Bankruptcy litigation: fraudulent conveyance, and related actions: solvency; damages; valuation; loss causation. *Employment disputes: damages in contract dispute; lost earnings. *Corporate governance and breach of duty: loss causation, event studies, mitigation, valuation, damages. *Insurance and product liability: sampling and statistical analysis of claims data; loss causation and damages in business interruption claim. *Intellectual property: lost sales and profits, business trends; reasonable royalty. *Securities and white-collar crime: loss causation; value relevance; market efficiency; damages; event studies.
Education & Licenses
Ph.D. (Finance; University of Washington), MBA (Finance, Applied Economics; University of Rochester)