Richard Eichmann is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in San Francisco. Mr. Eichmann specializes in economic, financial and valuation analysis for commercial litigation in numerous industries including automotive, energy and securities. He excels at managing large disparate datasets into comprehensible, statistically meaningful conclusions.
Mr. Eichmann has extensive experience in matters involving breach of contract, trade disputes, purchase price disputes, intellectual property and securities (including 10b-5) litigation cases. He has filed expert reports in Federal court on the application of statistical methods, sampling, survey design, business valuation, and econometrics as they pertain to the calculation of damages. He has provided arbitration, deposition, and trial testimony.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Eichmann worked as an Economist providing litigation support for Cornerstone Research in Washington, DC. Prior to Cornerstone Research, he provided professional services at KPMG’s Forensic Dispute Advisory Services practice. He has taught economics as an adjunct faculty member and has testified as an expert at professional education conferences organized by National Institute for Trial Advocacy and major law firms.
Mr. Eichmann holds three degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, including a B.A. in economics as well as philosophy and an M.A. in applied economics. After graduate school he has completed graduate work in econometrics and mathematical economics at George Mason University as well as valuation courses by the American Society of Appraisers, of which Mr. Eichmann is a candidate. He is also a Certified Valuation Analyst.