Dr. Waehrer is widely recognized as an expert in antitrust economics. He has published many articles on the subject including well regarded contributions to the literature on anticompetitive effects in bidding markets and the effects of common ownership across competitors. He has been named to Global Competition Review’s list of International Who’s Who of Competition Economists in 2012, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Dr. Waehrer has testified at deposition and trial on mergers, monopolization claims, and calculations of reasonable royalties. He has worked on some of the highest profile antitrust litigations in recent years—State of New York et al. v. T-Mobile-Sprint, FTC v. Qualcomm, United States v. AT&T-Time Warner, and United States of America et al. v. American Express Co. et al.—and on significant mergers— United Technologies Corp. and Raytheon, E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. and Dow Chemical Company, United Technologies Corp. and Rockwell Collins, and Comcast and Time Warner Cable (abandoned).
He also brings significant international experience to Economists Incorporated. He was a visiting partner at ESMT Competition Analysis (now known as E.CA Economics) in Berlin, Germany, where Dr. Waehrer worked on a number of significant matters before the European Commission and national competition authorities in Europe. Dr. Waehrer’s international experience also includes testimony before the South African Competition Tribunal on a merger litigated before the Competition Tribunal and Appeals Court.