Richard Eichmann is a managing director in the FTI Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment, based in San Francisco and Chicago with expertise in econometrics, statistics, sampling, survey research methods, risk assessment, and business valuation. He is a member of our Labor and Employment, Securities, Intellectual Property, and Complex Civil Litigation practices, who excels at drawing meaningful conclusions from large disparate datasets. His quantitative skill set has been applied in the calculation of damages in commercial litigation in a variety of industries, including the automotive, airline, credit card, financial, energy, gaming, and pharmaceutical industries. 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.
Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Eichmann provided economic analysis and dispute advisory services at a private litigation consulting firm and two Big 4 firms. In addition, he has worked as an analyst in the automotive industry utilizing proprietary survey research data for time series analysis and as a research assistant for the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan on panel study surveys.
Mr. Eichmann is an Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA) through the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), and holds a B.A. in economics as well as philosophy and an M.A. in applied economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has completed additional graduate work in econometrics and mathematical statistics at George Mason University as well as valuation courses by the American Society of Appraisers and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. He is also a member of the National Association of Forensic Economics and the American Statistical Association.