John Pisarkiewicz

Principal Consultant

Education

Ph.D., Economics, Vanderbilt University, 1973
A.B., Mathematics (cum laude), St. Louis University, 1966

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Dr. Pisarkiewicz has more than 30 years of experience serving as an expert economist before federal and state courts, administrative tribunals, and arbitration panels. He started at Nathan Associates in 1985, then rejoined the firm after a five-year hiatus as senior vice president at Heiden Associates. Dr. Pisarkiewicz began his career at Western Kentucky University teaching applied microeconomics, industrial organization, statistics, and econometrics. He left full-time teaching to serve at the Federal Trade Commission, initially as a Brookings Economic Policy Fellow. He later served as Acting Director of the Office of Policy Planning and Evaluation at the FTC with oversight responsibility for three operating bureaus--competition, consumer protection, and economics. He has also been an Adjunct Associate Professor at the George Washington University.

Recent Expert Testimony (deposition and/or trial)

U.S. District Courts

  • Richard Dominguez v. UAL Corp. and United Airlines, District of Columbia, Civil Action No. 1:07CV00418 (RJL)
  • Modern Creative Services, Inc. v. Dell, Inc.,District of New Jersey, Case No. 05-CV-3891, (JLL)(CC)
  • Somtai Troy Charoensak and Marianna Rosen et al v. Apple Computer, Inc., Northern District of California, Civil Action No. C-05-00037 JW
  • Anthony Park et al v. The Thomson Corp., and Thomson Legal and Regulatory, Inc., Southern District of New York, Case No. 05-CIV-2931
  • Orasure Technologies, Inc., v. Schering-Plough Healthcare Products, Inc., Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Civil No. 2:04-CV-03507-NS
  • Allison Haas, et al v. Delta Air Lines Inc., United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Case No. 03 CV- 0589
  • B&H Medical L.L.C. v. ABP Administration, Inc., and Wright & Filippis, Inc., Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division, Case No. 02-73615
  • Sundar V. Nilavar, M.D. v. Mercy Health System-Western Ohio, et al., Southern District of Ohio, Western Division, Case No. C-3-99-612
  • Santana Products, Inc. v. Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. et al, United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Civil Action No. 3:CV96-1794
  • Amorous Andi’s v. Thomas T. Prousalis, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division, Case No. CA99-1234-IA
  • Maris Distribution Company v. Anheuser Busch Inc., Middle District of Florida, Ocala Division, Case No. 97-15-CIV-OC-10C.

State Courts

  • Franz Inc. et al v. Quantum Corp., Hitachi Maxell, LTD., Maxell Corp. of America, Fuji Photo Film Co., LTD., Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Francisco, No. CGC-03-423301
  • Barbara D. Wesley, M.D., M.P.H., v. Howard University and Howard University Hospital et al., Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Civil Action No. 000142 99.
  • Natural Gas Anti-Trust Cases I, II, III, IV, Coordination Proceeding Special Title (Rule 1550 (b)), Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Diego (unlimited jurisdiction), J.C.C.P. Nos. 4221, 4224, 4226 & 4228.
  • Inhalation Plastics Inc., v. Johnson & Bell, LTD, In the Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois, County Department, Law Division, Case No. 97L02609-C.

Arbitration Matters

  • Skywalker Communications, Inc., v. Hughes Network Systems, Inc., American Arbitration Association, Washington, D.C., No 16 181 00747 02

Selected Publications

  • “Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade: The Case of Egypt and Pharmaceuticals,” paper presented at International Economics and Finance Society meetings held in conjunction with the Southern Economic Association, 72nd Annual Conference, New Orleans, November 2002.
  • "Airline Woes—What To Do," American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Economics Committee Newsletter, Fall 2002.
  • "Notes—on the FTC Healthcare Workshop," Nathan Associates Inc., Proceedings, October 2002.
  • A Comment on the Paper, "A New Concept of Mass Privatization in Poland" by Professor Tomasz Stankiewicz, Nathan Associates, 1993.
  • A review of "The Limited Relevance of Patient Migration Data in Market Delineation for Hospital Merger Cases," with Konrad Bonsack, in U.S. Department of Justice, Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper EAG 89-2, March 1989, in Manual on the Economics of Antitrust Law (Sixth Supplement), American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Economics Committee, Summer 1989.
  • A review of "The Political Economy of Resale Price Mainten­ance," Marvel and McCafferty, 94 Journal of Political Economy 1074, in Manual on the Economics of Antitrust Law (Second Supplement), American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Economics Committee, 1987.
  • "LOFI and LIFO: A Useful Test for Geographic Market Deter­mina­tion," Antitrust & Commerce Report, National Association of Attorneys General, October 1986.
  • With Lloyd E. Oliver, "Analysis of the Proposed Flammability Standard for Upholstered Furniture," monograph, August 1978.
  • With Lloyd E. Oliver,"A.C. Nielson Market Share Data." Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 47, Issue 3, August 1978.
  • Comment on "Role of Competition in Cost Containment" by Clark C. Havigurst in Competition in the Health Care Sector: Past, Present, and Future, Federal Trade Commission, March 1978.

Speeches and Lectures

  • Guest lecturer and ajdunct associate professor in health economics at The George Washington University, 1996-2004.
  • "Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement." Seminar at The International Law Institute, Washington, D.C., 1994.
  • "A New Assessment of Allied Health Professionals: An Economic Perspective." American Public Health Association, New Orleans, October 1987.
  • "Obtaining and Presenting Evidence on Geographic Markets—A Comment." American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Economics Committee, San Francisco, August 1987.
  • "Defining Health Care Markets—An Economists' View." American Public Health Association, Las Vegas, September 1986.  
  • "Antitrust Issues in Health Care." National Association of Attorneys General, Seventh Annual Conference on State Antitrust Enforcement, Phoenix, Arizona, November 1985.
  • "Antitrust Economics in Health Care." Renal Physicians Association Health Issues Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 1985.
  • Comment on "Defining Geographic Markets in the Hospital and Nursing Home Industry" by David M. Eisenstadt, American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Health Care Committee meeting, Chicago, August 1984.

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Specialty

Specialty: 

Expert witness, antitrust, industrial organization, valuation, IP, damages, class certifications, FIFRA, dumping

Industry Experience

Bar review courses, beer, cell phones, computers, software, and back-up systems, diamonds and diamond jewelry, domestic airlines and travel agents, firetrucks, gasoline dispensing equipment, healthcare (hospitals, physicians, allied health professionals, home healthcare), insurance, ocean shipping, online music, pharmaceuticals, plastics, restroom equipment, satellite television, securities, toys, trucking, utilities-natural gas, vitamins

Selected Publications & Presentations

“Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade: The Case of Egypt and Pharmaceuticals,” paper presented at International Economics and Finance Society meetings held in conjunction with the Southern Economic Association, 72nd Annual Conference, New Orleans, November 2002.

"Airline Woes—What To Do," American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Economics Committee Newsletter, Fall 2002.

Memberships

American Economic Association

American Bar Association

American Statistical Association

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