Our managing member, J.B. Heaton, consults on financial research both in and out of litigation.
J.B. is a leading expert on valuation, cost of capital, solvency and credit risk. His published work in financial litigation has been cited by scholars throughout the world and relied on by state and federal courts, including the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, and Fourth Circuits.
J.B. received his J.D., M.B.A., and Ph.D. (with a finance concentration) from the University of Chicago.
He was a litigation partner at a Chicago-based law firm for 14 years and is admitted to the bar in Illinois and New York.*
He has taught at the law and business schools of the University of Chicago and Duke University and the law school of Northwestern University.
Much of J.B.'s research is available for free download at SSRN. His Google Scholar site is here. Cases, briefs, and law review articles citing his research are available on Lexis and Westlaw. His CV is available here.
*Consulting involving legal advice is provided through J.B. Heaton, P.C., an Illinois Professional Corporation.
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