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Charles River Associates (CRA) Enhances its Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice

October 6, 2020

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2020-- Charles River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, today announced the addition of Christopher Gerardi as a Vice President in its Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice. Mr. Gerardi is based in CRA’s Washington, DC office.

Mr. Gerardi has more than 25 years of experience providing economic, financial, and accounting advisory services to companies, legal counsel, regulatory authorities and tribunals involved in transactions, investigations, and disputes. He has provided expert evidence in matters before U.S. federal and state courts, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and international arbitration forums. Mr. Gerardi also has provided substantive advisory services, including global market, competitive, and regulatory analyses to clients across a number of industries.

“We’re pleased to have Chris on board,” said CRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Maleh. “His demonstrated leadership and tenacity building multi-functional, integrated teams to address complex business challenges will enhance the work we undertake for clients.”

Co-Practice Leaders of CRA’s Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice Peter Nolan and Robert Brunner added, “Chris is an internationally recognized advisor and economic damages expert. His expertise in matters relating to intellectual property, ITC investigations, commercial litigation, and international arbitration will strengthen our integrated client offerings.”

Prior to joining CRA, Mr. Gerardi was a Senior Managing Director and co-led the Dispute Advisory Services practice and Intellectual Property practice at a publicly traded consulting firm.

Mr. Gerardi is a member of the Sedona Conference’s Trade Secrets Working Group and serves on the drafting committee for monetary relief in trade secrets litigation and is currently working with several global law firms on thought leadership addressing the nuances of trade secrets misappropriation in international disputes. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Southeastern Massachusetts University and a master’s degree in Banking, Finance & Money Management from Adelphi University.

CRA’s Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice

CRA’s global Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice provides integrated, expertise-led solutions designed to assist clients better understand, address and resolve their most complex and critical legal and business challenges.

Our team of multidisciplinary professionals, drawn from government and industry, focuses on helping governments, clients and counsel mitigate and manage legal, reputational, and commercial risk, resolve complex legal and business disputes, and make better and more well-informed decisions by surfacing facts, providing relevant context, and leveraging deep subject matter expertise and analytic tool sets globally.

About Charles River Associates (CRA)

Charles River Associates® is a leading global consulting firm specializing in economic, financial, and management consulting services. CRA advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Since 1965, clients have engaged CRA for its unique combination of functional expertise and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to complex problems. Headquartered in Boston, CRA has offices throughout the world. Detailed information about Charles River Associates, a registered trade name of CRA International, Inc., is available at Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.


Statements in this press release concerning the addition of Christopher Gerardi, CRA’s Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice, and future business Christopher Gerardi may generate for CRA and statements using the terms “enhance,” “expand,” or similar expressions are “forward-looking” statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon management’s current expectations and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties. Information contained in these forward-looking statements is inherently uncertain, and actual performance and results may differ materially due to many important factors. Such factors that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements made by CRA include, among others, the failure to generate engagements for us; dependence on the growth of our litigation or strategy consulting practice, including in risk, investigations & analytics; the potential loss of clients; the demand environment; global economic conditions; foreign exchange rate fluctuations; and intense competition, as well as other potential factors that could affect our financial results are included in our periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those under the heading “Risk Factors.” We cannot guarantee any future results, levels of activity, performance, or achievement. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements after the date of this press release, and we do not intend to do so.

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