|Headquarters||San Francisco, California
7 offices in the U.S.
|Key people||Cynthia Zollinger, President and CEO
Jim Malernee, Chairman
|Revenue||$150 million (est.)|
Cornerstone Research is a financial, economic, and litigation consulting firm based in the United States. It provides expert testimony and economic and financial analysis to attorneys, corporations and government agencies involved in business litigation.
Cornerstone utilizes both internal and external expert witnesses to provide testimony, utilizing faculty and industry experts.
According to its website, the company's practice areas include: Accounting; Antitrust & Competition; Bankruptcy and Financial Distress Litigation; Consumer Fraud and Product Liability; Corporate Governance; Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); Energy; Financial Institutions; Intellectual Property; International Arbitration and Litigation; Labor, Employment, and Discrimination; Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare; Securities, and Valuation. Practice area descriptions can be found at the firm's website at Cornerstone.com.
The firm produces an annual publication called the "Securities Class Action Clearinghouse" in conjunction with the Stanford University Law School. According to a University website, the clearinghouse provides summary information regarding federal class action securities litigation in the United States.
- Vault.com main page summary of Cornerstone Research, "ranking recap" at Vault.com; last accessed January 16, 2007.
- Cornerstone.com description of services at Cornerstone.com; last accessed January 16, 2007.
- Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal article discussing Clearinghouse at smallbusiness.yahoo.com; last accessed January 16, 2007.
- Stanford Law School description of Clearinghouse at Securities.Stanford.edu; last accessed January 16, 2007.