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Personal Interests

Mr. Benjamin A. Sacks is a Principal in the Washington, DC office of The Brattle Group. Mr. Sacks has twenty years of experience assisting corporations, investors, U.S. government agencies, and foreign governments, to develop and present economic and financial testimony in complex litigations and arbitrations. Mr. Sacks was the expert for Shareholders in the recent In Re Facebook Inc., Class C Reclassification Litigation which sought to enjoin Facebook from issuing non-voting shares. Facebook cancelled its plans to issue those shares five days before trial was to begin. Mr. Sacks was also the consulting expert for Russia in the Yukos ECT arbitration, where the award was recently set aside by the Dutch Court, and continues to be involved in those matters. He has provided expert reports and testimony in numerous matters before Courts and arbitral Tribunals in the both the United States and internationally. Mr. Sacks teaches a Continuing Legal Education course on damages featuring several valuation case studies, has taught classes to attorneys on valuation, and served as a panelist on damages at the recent Juris International Arbitration conference in Washington D.C.

Mr. Sacks received his B.A. in mathematical economics from Columbia University and his M.A. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Representative Engagements
Lessons for Attorneys from Damages War-Stories
February 28, 2012
CLE presentation to New York County Lawyers Association and various law firms, New York, NY
Presentation on corporate governance and self-dealing to the Securities and Exchange Commission
June 17, 2010

Ben grew up in Philadelphia and Savannah, Georgia and now lives in DC with his wife, two kids and two dogs. He enjoys spending time with family, playing squash and tennis, grilling, music, poker and snowboarding.