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Paul F. White, Ph.D.

ERS Group
Managing Director
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. White is a labor economist and the Managing Director of ERS Group's Washington, D.C. office. Since 1993, his practice has focused on the economic and statistical aspects of employment discrimination matters, including compensation, hiring, promotions, and terminations. Dr. White’s labor and employment practice includes EEOC investigations, OFCCP investigations of federal contractors, proactive monitoring of compensation and employee selections, economic damages (single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class actions), union contract negotiations, and NLRB hearings. His practice also covers the statistical aspects of wage and hour matters, including typicality and commonality analyses for class certification, misclassification, off-the-clock work, management edits, and other quantifiable issues. Additionally, Dr. White has conducted analyses on mutual fund trading practices, asbestos exposure, and prescription drug pricing.

Dr. White has testified numerous times in local, state, and federal courts. He served as the case manager or testifying expert witness in cases such as:

Dukes, et al. v. Wal-Mart
Zivali, et al., v. AT&T Mobility
Campbell, et al. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers
• Lott, et al. v. Westinghouse
Hall, et al. v. RiteAid Corporation

Dr. White served as an adjunct member of the graduate school faculty at Florida State University from 1996 through 2002. He has published papers in the Journal of Forensic Economics and the Journal of Applied Business Research. He has served as a referee for the Journal of Forensic Economics, Litigation Economics Review, and Contemporary Economic Policy. Dr. White often makes presentations to legal, human resources, and economic associations and is a frequent presenter at ERS Group seminars.

Dr. White received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from James Madison University, and his Masters’ and Ph.D. degrees from North Carolina State University, where he concentrated in labor economics, health economics, and statistics.

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