José Alberro coheads Cornerstone Research's international arbitration and litigation practice. His expertise focuses on applied economic and financial modeling across a variety of industries, with particular depth in oil and natural gas, petrochemicals, consumer goods, industrial inputs, and telecommunications. He specializes in damages estimation in the context of international arbitration; mergers and antitrust; tariff design in network industries (electricity, natural gas transportation and distribution, water); and economic impact analysis.
Dr. Alberro has provided expert testimony in international arbitrations on four continents, involving both investor-state and commercial disputes. He has testified in proceedings under ICSID, UNCITRAL, ECT, and ICC rules. He is the only Ph.D. economist to have acted as an arbitrator in an investor-state dispute at ICSID.
Cornerstone Research provides economic and financial consulting and expert testimony in all phases of complex litigation and regulatory proceedings. The firm has earned a reputation for consistent high quality and effectiveness by delivering rigorous, state-of-the-art analysis for over 25 years. Cornerstone Research and its affiliated experts bring the analytical capabilities and industry knowledge needed to address the complex issues that arise in commercial and investor-state disputes.