Kristina Shampanier joins BRG as managing director in Los Angeles

22 March 2024 2 min. read
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Kristina Shampanier, PhD, has joined Berkeley Research Group (BRG) as a Los Angeles-based managing director in the economics, disputes, and investigations business line.

Shampanier brings over 15 years of consulting experience, with expertise in consumer behavior, causal interference, survey and experiment design, and other marketing research methods. She has extensive experience conducting and evaluating lab, field, and online studies, and has worked on cases in false advertisement, product defect, trademark, trade dress, and patent infringement.

“Kristina's advanced understanding of marketing research and economics enables the top-level research that today's high-stakes class actions demand," said Jeffery Stec, leader of BRG's intellectual property practice and co-leader of its economics and damages community. "She brings an impressive record of expert casework in high-profile litigation and will be an immense asset to our clients."

Shampanier joins BRG from Compass Lexecon, where she spent over two years as an executive vice president. Before that, she spent 14 years at Analysis Group, where she helped build the firm’s survey and experimental studies practice and was latterly a vice president.

Kristina Shampanier joins BRG as managing director in Los Angeles

Shampanier has a PhD in marketing from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a master’s degree in economics from the New Economic School in Moscow, and a master’s degree in mathematics from Moscow State University.

"With deep trademark, class action, and damages experience, BRG provides an excellent platform for my practice," said Shampanier. "I look forward to working with this sophisticated team to continue supporting clients in their most challenging matters."

BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, CA and advises on disputes and investigations, corporate finance, and performance improvement. The firm has more than 1,300 professionals across offices in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions.

BRG in November added Jeff George and Frank Wisehart as managing directors in its forensic accounting practice.