Don May is an affiliated expert at Anderson Economic Group and also serves as managing partner at DMA Economics LLC. He possesses over 30 years of experience in consulting, valuation and litigation support as well as researching, publishing, and teaching at the university level. His experience includes implementing a broad range of damage analyses and valuations for businesses of various sizes and in numerous industries. Prior to founding DMA Economics LLC, Dr. May was managing director at Berkley Research Group, the principal in charge of valuation and litigation support services for a regional accounting firm, a managing director for PricewaterhouseCoopers, and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management.
Dr. May has prepared expert reports and testified in federal and state courts as well as AAA, JAMS, and FINRA arbitration hearings and has also effectively communicated as an expert witness testifier and consultant in several multi-million dollar cases.
Dr. May has been published in several distinguished academic and practitioner journals such as the Journal of Finance, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and the Hedge Fund Law Review. He is currently an editorial board member of The Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis.
Some examples of recent matters Dr. May has been asked to evaluate, analyze, and/or opine on include the valuation of damages related to:
- Misrepresentations in leveraged buyout (LBO) financing practices
- Theft of trade secrets, trade dress, and intellectual property
- Food product mislabeling
- Accounting misstatements in public and private company acquisitions
- Lost profits and lost enterprise value associated with product defects and breach of contract
- Securities fraud under SEC Section 10b-5 and Section 11
Dr. May has also performed over 200 valuations of closely held businesses across numerous industries for financial reporting and estate planning.