Our Mission Statement

We are an economic consulting firm committed to providing our clients with insightful research, and unbiased expert opinion. Our economists adhere to the National Association of Forensic Economics Statement of Ethical Principles.

Who We Are

We are a team of university professors and economic consultants. We provide economic research and offer expert witness testimony. Our analysis services cover economic damages as well as forecasting, public policy, business valuation, econometric and financial modeling.


Roman Garagulagian is an economist specializing in analytics and complex economic damages. He is experienced in applying economic theory, complex data, and quantitative methods to questions related to litigation. His doctoral dissertation applies advanced machine learning to economics.

Dr. Garagulagian has testified as an expert witness in both deposition and trial. He has assisted several law firms with economic damages for class action settlement funds, mediations, and arbitrations. His experience includes matters in business litigation, employment litigation, and personal injury litigation.

Dr. Garagulagian teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in finance including corporate finance, business forecasting, and financial modeling, investments, and financial derivatives. He has taught several courses since 2014 at Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Finance Real Estate and Law.

Roman takes pride in serving the community. As a faculty advisor for the Armenian Students’ Association at Cal Poly Pomona, he serves his student community and as a journal reviewer for the Journal of Forensic Economics, he serves his academic community.

Dr. Garagulagian is a member of

  • The National Association of Forensic Economics
  • The American Economic Association
  • The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association for Business Economics


  • Ph.D. Economics, Claremont Graduate University
  • M.S. Economics, Cal Polytechnic Pomona
  • B.S. Economics, Cal Polytechnic Pomona

Email: Roman@Rule703.com


Matthew McMahon is an economist with a robust research and management background. His expertise includes litigation support, economic analysis, financial modeling, business valuation, public policy analysis, business analytics, and macroeconomic forecasting.

Dr. McMahon has assisted several attorneys and consulting firms in determining economic damages relating to employment litigation, personal injury litigation, and commercial litigation. In addition, he has consulted in the areas of public policy analysis, business valuation, and developing econometric and statistical machine learning models for various applications.

Dr. McMahon earned his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University’s department of politics and economics. His dissertation applies machine learning techniques to predictive models of financial crises. Matthew teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in finance at California State Polytechnic University of Pomona’s department of finance, real estate and law, as well as economics courses at California State University of San Bernardino’s department of economics.


  • Ph.D. Economics, Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A. Economics, Claremont Graduate University
  • B.S. Economics, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Email: Matt@Rule703.com

Laura Adams

Laura Adams is a forensic economist with a background in economics. As a double major in Economics and Energy from Syracuse University, she brings a unique perspective to the field. Alongside her academic pursuits, Laura was a student athlete, honing valuable leadership skills that translate into her professional endeavors.

Ms. Adams possesses a deep understanding of economic principles and their application to legal matters and excels in the following areas:

  1.  Employment Disputes: She has a track record of analyzing economic damages arising from wrongful termination, discrimination, and wage and hour disputes. 
  2.  Medical Malpractice: Laura is well-versed in evaluating the economic damages resulting from medical negligence. 
  3. Wrongful Death: Laura specializes in assessing the economic impact of wrongful death cases. 
  4. Fire Losses: Laura has extensive experience in analyzing economic damages resulting from fire incidents. She evaluates the financial impact on businesses, considering factors such as property damage, business interruption, and lost profits.
  5. Life Care Plans: She is skilled in developing comprehensive life care plans that outline the future costs associated with long-term medical care and rehabilitation for injured individuals.
  6. Business Income Losses: Laura provides expert analysis to evaluate the economic damages.
    Email: Laura@Rule703.com