Erin McHugh is an Associate Director in NERA’s London and New York offices and is a member of the firm’s European Finance, Litigation, and Dispute Resolution Group. She leads projects in the areas of financial economics and valuation. She has consulted on litigation and arbitration matters in various venues, as well as on internal and regulatory investigations. She has also provided deposition testimony as an expert witness.

Ms McHugh has extensive experience in estimating quantum in matters involving an alleged breach. She also has considerable valuation experience, including the valuation of financial products (including various derivatives) and business assets (including those in emerging markets). She has worked on a number of disputes between brokerage firms and customers over investments in equities, derivatives, fixed-income, and structured finance securities.

Ms McHugh holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA, magna cum laude, in economics and French from Amherst College. She is also a CFA® charterholder. Ms McHugh has presented at industry conferences and law firms on various topics, including damages estimation and valuation techniques. She is a co-author of “Floating-Rate Mortgage Securities” in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities.