José Antonio García is a principal of Brattle and heads the firm’s Madrid office. He is an expert in economic and financial analysis and regularly provides advice on litigation and regulatory matters as an expert witness. He has more than twenty years of experience advising clients on regulation, restructuring policy and competition in the United States, Latin-American and Europe, and in a variety of industries including the energy, toll roads, bank-assurance, food supply, telecommunications and audiovisual industries.
José Antonio García has provided expert witness testimony in Spanish court proceedings and international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, including contractual disputes between shareholders, disputes arising out of commercial transactions and claims between investors and sovereign states under the Energy Charter Treaty. His expert witness testimony has addressed the reasonableness of actions undertaken by sovereign states, and the financial impacts of their actions on investors. He has worked on disputes related to actions undertaken by different governments, including the government of Spain, Panama, the United States, Republic of Peru, Argentina, Guatemala, and Mexico, among others. He has lectured courses on finance, competition and regulatory economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Aarhus University (Denmark), Universidad Pontificia de Comillas-ICAI in Madrid and Instituto de Empresa in Madrid.