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Laurel J. Fish

M.S. – Economics, MAFF®

Experience & Background

In 2016, Laurel began working with PFC in a litigation support role while she completed her M.S. in Economics.  Laurel now works as a consultant and expert in economics, statistics, Monte Carlo and simulation, data analytics, data science, class action wage and hour, and other employment-related issues.

Laurel’s consulting experience includes working with and analyzing large databases and sets of data for numerous litigation matters, in class action, multi-plaintiff, and single plaintiff situations.  She also creates useful databases from poorly formatted sources, including information that may initially appear unusable.

Laurel has co-authored several academic publications.  Her research includes specific uses of Monte Carlo methods, as well as several economic data related topics.  Her work has been published in academic journals including Contemporary Economic Policy.

Education

Laurel earned her M.S. in Economics with an Economic Analysis option from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.  Previously, she received her B.A. in Economics with a minor in Mathematics and a B.S. in Business Administration, Honors in Business option from California State University, Northridge.  Laurel obtained her MAFF® credential in 2020.