Intensity Expands Leadership Team with Seasoned Managing Director Hire

Intensity’s significant growth from 2020 continues into the new year with the addition of Dr. Steven Schwartz, Managing Director, who brings over 35 years of economic expertise to the firm.

San Diego, CA – Intensity, LLC, an economic consulting firm generating influential research and in-depth analysis, announced today the critical hire of Managing Director Dr. Steven Schwartz.

As part of a continuing growth plan, Dr. Schwartz will work closely with the leadership team to assist attorneys with high-stakes litigation. Dr. Schwartz’s litigation experience includes antitrust and intellectual property cases in federal court, complex commercial disputes in federal and state courts, as well as arbitration.  Dr. Schwartz has also testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Tax Court, and state regulatory bodies.

“I am excited to be joining a gifted group of colleagues, all of whom have strong economic, technical, and general analytical skills,” said Schwartz. “I wanted to work with outstanding economists, peers with strong expertise, and for a company with eight experts and over 50% Ph.D. economists on staff, Intensity met every criterion.”

Patrick Sanders, CEO of Intensity, is pleased to welcome Dr. Schwartz as the role aligns with his vision to accelerate growth while preserving exceptional service and outstanding work product values.

“We are delighted to have an economist of Steve’s caliber on board. His ability to combine economic excellence and powerful research with business acumen is rare, and we are enthused to offer that to our clients.”

Dr. Schwartz was previously Vice President at Charles River Associates in Dallas, TX, and prior to that, he was Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Global Forensic and Dispute Services. Dr. Schwartz also spent over 20 years with NERA Economic Consulting.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wesleyan University. He received his Masters of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Maryland.


About Intensity

Intensity is a professional services firm that generates powerful research, analysis, and expertise to solve the most complex challenges in the marketplace and courtroom, especially in the areas of economics, finance, and statistics. Using world-class academic training and industry expertise, Intensity professionals conduct thorough research and analysis, develop independent conclusions, and articulate these conclusions in ways that help decision-makers — from corporate executives to judges and juries — make informed decisions. It has built a reputation for unmatched quality, reliability, and responsiveness. The company’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, Novartis, MasterCard, and Adobe.