Managing Principal, Analysis Group
Ms. Pinheiro has an extensive background in quantitative analysis and data science, which she has applied to various practice areas, including antitrust, finance, intellectual property, and biostatistics. In the antitrust field, she has acted as an expert and supported other experts in class certification and price-fixing matters involving a wide range of industries, including online search engines, computer chips, liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels, airline ticketing services, gaming, and grocery stores.
In finance, she focuses on cases involving allegations of market price manipulation, misleading communications, excessive mutual fund fees, and mortgage-backed securities litigation. In particular, she has been retained by the US Department of Justice, regulatory agencies, banking institutions, and market exchanges to consult, advise, and testify on matters involving allegations of spoofing and price manipulation, as well as corresponding detection approaches.
She has also applied survey analysis and statistical modeling to various intellectual property cases, including patent disputes among smartphone manufacturers, copyright tariff setting for musical works, and patent infringement in the pharmaceutical industry. She has extensive experience analyzing clinical trial, registry, and insurance claims data for both litigation and research purposes and has published manuscripts on pharmacoeconomic issues. Ms. Pinheiro has also authored expert reports and testified on questions relating to the modeling and calculation of royalties and damages.
Prior to joining Analysis Group, Ms. Pinheiro served as executive director of the finance group of CIRANO, where she conducted applied research projects in collaboration with private and public partners, including work on hedge funds, style analysis, credit and operational risk, and the development of integrated risk management tools for practical applications.