Berkeley Research Group has announced the appointment of Dr. David Sunding as vice chairman and managing director. Sunding has more than 25 years of experience as an economist and consultant, with particular expertise in antitrust and competition, product liability and environmental regulation. He is the Thomas J. Graff Professor Emeritus and a Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches law and economics, industrial organization and environmental economics. Immediately prior to joining BRG, he was president of a leading global economic consulting firm.
Sunding has consulted and testified in cases related to competition in industries such as software applications, credit cards and agricultural products. He has also testified extensively in complex environmental cases such as Deepwater Horizon, ground- and surface-water contamination cases brought by state and local entities, and product liability matters involving PCBs, TCP, PFAS and other chemicals. He has testified in three interstate cases of original jurisdiction at the US Supreme Court.