Malcolm S. Cohen

Dr. Malcolm S. Cohen

Employment Research Corporation
305 E. Eisenhower, Suite 316
Ann Arbor , MI 48108
Office: 734-477-9040
Fax: 734-477-9060

Introduction

Dr. Malcolm S. Cohen, President of Employment Research Corporation, has over 30 years of experience in labor market and statistical analysis. He founded the firm in 1997, after retiring as the Director of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Michigan. Dr. Cohen's research has been cited in leading publications throughout the United States. Clients have included Fortune 500 companies, law firms representing both plaintiffs and defendants, and government agencies. Employment Research Corporation carries out economic and statistical analyses related to employment issues including EEOC audits, OFCCP compliance, FLSA and wage and hour claims, economic loss, employment discrimination and class action statistical analysis.


Areas of Expertise

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Class Actions
  • Compensation
  • Discrimination
  • Economics
  • Employment
  • Employment & Vocational
  • Human Resources
  • Labor Economics
  • Labor Law
  • Life Care Planning
  • Statistics
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Termination

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967
B.A., Economics, Summa Cum Laude, University of Minnesota, 1963
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Labor and Employment Relations Association
National Association of Forensic Economics
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Lecturer, Statistics, Human Resources Management and Human Resource Information Systems, Industrial Relations Center, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 1994-1996

Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Michigan
Director, 1980-1993
Co-Director of Research, 1973-1993
Associate Director of Research, 1972-1973
Associate Research Scientist, 1986-1994

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, 1968-1972

Economist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1967-1968

Spoke at multiple conferences incluuding bar associations, industry associations, attorney groups.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 1,000 occasions.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Economic Loss relating to injury, death, employment discrimination, medical malpractice. FLSA and Wage and Hour. Mitigation of damages in employment, statistical analysis, economics, labor market.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: I was retained by plaintiffs in approximately half of cases.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: I was retained by defendants in approximately half of cases.
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: I have had my deposition taken over 200 times.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: My deposition was taken most recently in November, 2014.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Over 100 times.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Over 100 times.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Over 25 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, preparing reports, testifying.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $450 per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $450 per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $500 per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $500 per hour.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: I charge for actual expenses, such as travel.

References

References upon request.