insight:   a clear, deep, and sometimes sudden understanding of a complicated problem  

Noun, ˈin-ˌsīt , Cambridge Dictionary

Insight Economics is a leading economic consulting firm that provides expert economic analysis in both legal and business settings. We have extensive experience in matters involving economic damages, intellectual property, unfair competition, antitrust, labor and employment, class actions, and much more. Our clients depend on us to provide thoughtful analysis, distill complex issues, and communicate our results effectively in courtrooms and boardrooms across the country.

We thrive because of the core values that define our work:

1. Excellence We are committed to excellence in contributing to favorable legal and competitive outcomes with sound economic thinking. We thrive in a high-stakes consulting environment based on our expertise, work ethic, and high performance at all times.

Insight was “somehow able to review countless deposition transcripts and exhibits and tens of thousands of documents/Excel spreadsheets in short order, and quickly and correctly figure out the nuances of the pharmaceutical marketplace and the economic theories in short order. It was impressive.” 

– Law firm Partner, Chicago

“DeForest McDuff and his team at Insight are without question one of the “go to” consultants I turn to when I have a critical case. “

– Law Firm Partner, Chicago

2. Expertise.  Our consultants have worked on hundreds of projects and have decades of collective experience across a wide variety of legal and business issues. Our breadth and depth of experience across subject matter enable clients and courts to rely on our judgment and analysis. 

“At the outset, [Party] does not challenge [Insight Expert’s] credentials, which the Court finds are substantial.”

 District Court of the Central District of California

“The defendants offered unrebutted testimony from an [Insight] expert in economics and pharmaceuticals.”

 Federal Circuit

3. Credibility. Our experts provide testimony that is thoughtful, credible, and persuasively communicated. We help to make complex issues understandable and intuitive to triers of fact. Judges, juries, arbitrators, regulators, and other decision-makers across the country have relied on our testimony to support case outcomes.

 “Just wanted you to know that the [Court] ruled for us and specifically credited your testimony. Thanks for everything!”

 Law Firm Partner, Washington DC

“In addition, the Court found [Insight Expert’s] testimony persuasive…”

 District Court of New Jersey

4. Clarity.  We turn economic complexity into clarity by selecting and applying the most appropriate and effective analysis for each matter. Our clients value our direct and clear synthesis of legal, factual, and economic information in addressing the issue at hand.

That was the best explanation of [economic topic] I’ve ever seen.”

– Law Firm Partner, Washington DC

“[Insight Expert’s] conclusions stem from his expertise in economic markets.”

– District Court of the Northern District of California

5. Client serviceWe bring a dedication to communication, responsiveness, and efficiency to every matter. Our collaborative approach promotes optimal outcomes for clients and avoids surprises.

Thank you again for your time, patience and efforts this past week preparing for the deposition. We appreciated how well-prepared, responsive and focused you were throughout the process. It went well, as expected.” 

Law Firm Partner, Chicago

It has truly been a pleasure working with you. You know what you’re doing, plus you’re good people who are pleasant to work with. A hat trick!”

– Law Firm Partner, Silicon Valley

You guys stepped up for me in a time of need”

– Law Firm Partner, Los Angeles