Experience

Mr. Shefftz has more than 25 years of experience as an economics consultant, applying financial economics to litigation disputes, regulatory enforcement, and public policy decisions. His clients have included federal and state governmental agencies, private litigators, and other private-­‐sector entities. Mr. Shefftz has extensive experience supporting settlements and litigation, and is a qualified expert witness in U.S. District Court, a federal agency’s Administrative Court, and state courts. He has calculated the economic damages and losses suffered by companies and individuals from alleged wrongful actions; applied financial economics to civil penalty factors in regulatory enforcement actions; and analyzed financial economic issues related to public policy decisions. In addition to his expert witness testimony, Mr. Shefftz has consulted on computer model development, training courses, and regulatory review. A member of the National Ski Patrol, Mr. Shefftz is an instructor in avalanche safety and mountain travel/rescue.

Credentials

  • MPP, Master in Public Policy, Government and Business, Energy and Environmental Policy, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1992
  • BA, Economics and Political Economy, Magna Cum Laude, Amherst College, 1989

Affiliations/Awards

  • Government Finance Officers Association, Member
  • Western Economic Association International, Member
  • National Association of Forensic Economics, Member
    • Former Eastern Vice President, Refereed Articles for the Affiliated Journal of Forensic Economics
  • American Avalanche Association, Governing Board Member
  • Town of Amherst Planning Board, Former Chair, Former Member
    ]University of Massachusetts Amherst, Engineering Economic Decision Making Course, Former Course Liaison
  • Jewish Community of Amherst, Former Treasurer, Former Finance Committee Member
  • National Ski Patrol, Eastern Division annual award for Outstanding Nordic Patroller

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