Zsolt Macskasi is a Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group based in Washington, DC. Dr. Macskasi has over 15 years of experience in litigation and management consulting. He has advised clients and supported experts in a wide range of antitrust, mass tort, and product liability matters. His fields of expertise include industrial organization, applied microeconomics, and econometrics.
Since joining the firm in 2010, Dr. Macskasi has been involved in numerous mass tort and class action litigation cases. Some of the matters he worked on settled for billions of dollars in damages. Dr. Macskasi has also been involved in writing expert reports and conducting analyses in support of various other types of litigation cases.
Prior to joining Ankura, Dr. Macskasi was a Manager and a Senior Economist at Bates White, an economics consulting firm based in Washington, DC. Across a diverse array of industries, he led engagements and conducted analyses in various types of antitrust cases including mergers, monopolization, and price fixing. Dr. Macskasi worked closely with clients from law firms, businesses, and government agencies on these matters.
Prior to that, Dr. Macskasi worked at ABN-Amro Bank, a Dutch bank with large international operations. Dr. Macskasi was an adviser to the Director of Strategic Planning. Among his primary responsibilities was the development of regular interest rate risk reports, used in financial product development and pricing.
Dr. Macskasi started his career as a research assistant at the Hungarian Institute of Economics, where he was involved in various projects concerning labor market conditions and labor market outlook in Hungary.
Dr. Macskasi received a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University, a Master of Science in Money, Finance, and Banking from the Université Pantheon-Assas (Paris, France), and a Master of Science from Budapest University of Economics Sciences (Budapest, Hungary). While working on his doctoral dissertation at Northwestern University, Dr. Macskasi received a “Dissertation Year Fellowship” and a “Center for the Study of Industrial Organization Fellowship”.