Boushie, Kristopher

NERA Economic Consulting | Director

Kristopher Boushie has over 35 years of experience in financial and litigation consulting, with an emphasis on forensic valuation issues. He has more than 30 years of experience consulting with corporate and legal clients on IP damages, IP valuation, and IP asset management issues across a variety of industries. He is a member of NERA’s IP practice and heads its Trade Secrets Task Force. Earlier in his career, Kristopher headed the IP practice of CapAnalysis LLC, an affiliate of Howrey LLP, one of the largest litigation firms in the U.S. He has worked with clients and counsel on hundreds of matters involving patent, trade secret, and Lanham Act damage assessment, strategic IP analyses, IP licensing negotiations, and patent royalty auditing.

Along with his IP consulting work, Kristopher’s expertise includes the analysis and quantification of damages in the areas of intellectual property infringement or misappropriation, contract disputes, distributorship terminations, antitrust, and tort claims. He also consults with clients on financial and cost accounting- related issues in areas such as Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act data compensation, cost assignment and allocation, supply chain issues, ability/inability-to-pay-related issues, and other forensic accounting issues. He has been named as an expert in numerous cases and has testified in arbitration hearings, state court, U.S. district court, and before the European Commission.

Kristopher has conducted economic analyses of a variety of industries, including traditional pharmaceuticals and biopharma, medical products and equipment, wireless telecom technology, automated telephony systems, computer hardware and software, consumer products, avionics systems, automobile components, industrial ovens, government contracting, military defense systems, and radio-controlled models.

Kristopher is editor and a principal contributing author of Calculating and Proving Damages published by Law Journal Press. He was a regular contributor to the Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert journal and was on its Panel of Experts prior to its discontinuation in 2020. Kristopher has prepared and presented a number of Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Professional Education seminars on a variety of topics related to the estimation of damages, business interruption losses, and valuation issues. He also serves as a forensic accounting instructor for several years at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.