Meister, Alan P. - PhD
Dr. Meister is an economist specializing in the application of economic analysis to litigation, regulatory, public policy, and economic development, and business operations matters.
Dr. Meister provides economic research, analysis, and expert testimony in various types of litigation, including antitrust, intellectual property, labor and employment, general commercial litigation, and class actions. He has served as an expert on liability issues, damages, and gaming industry practices and policies. He has conducted damage analyses involving a wide range of claims, including anticompetitive conduct, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealing, business interruption, fraud, patent/trademark/trade dress infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference, and wage and hour disputes.
Dr. Meister is an expert at Nathan Associates, Gnarus’ parent company, where he also leads the Gaming and Indian Gaming practice areas, as well as its Native American Advisory Services.
Prior to joining Nathan Associates, Dr. Meister was a teaching assistant for five years at the University of California, Irvine, where he assisted with teaching courses on probability, statistics, econometrics, and survey design. In addition, he worked for a market research firm that implemented surveys for the motion picture industry. Dr. Meister earned a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Irvine.