Phillip H. Allman, Ph.D.
Phillip H. Allman founded Allman & Petersen Economics, LLC under the name Allman Economic Analysis in 1984. He has since testified in over 700 trials. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University in 1982. Prior to starting Allman Economic Analysis, Phil was a professor of economics at the University of the Pacific. Phil’s areas of expertise are financial economics, labor economics and econometrics. He has published articles on topics such as forecasting interest rates and wage growth, and valuing pensions. See the “Publications” page for Phil’s peer-reviewed journal articles in forensic economics.
Jeffrey S. Petersen, Ph.D.
Jeffrey S. Petersen specializes in class action litigation. He is considered a leading expert in the field of surveys in class action wage and hour cases. He has served as the survey expert, statistical expert and/or damages expert in over 100 cases. See the “Publications” page for Jeff’s peer-reviewed articles on conducting surveys and projecting class-wide damages in class action wage and hour cases. He also provides expert testimony in individual income loss matters. Jeff earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Utah in 1995. He joined Phil Allman in 2003 to form Allman & Petersen Economics. Jeff has worked as a Senior Economist at the Government Accountability Office and a postdoctoral fellow at U.C. Berkeley. He is currently an adjunct associate professor of economics at Saint Mary’s College.
Max Allman, M.A., C.F.A.
Max Allman returned to Allman and Petersen as an economist in 2016. Previously, he spent 18 years as a portfolio manager and equities analyst. He brings extensive experience with public company and financial statement analysis. Max’s educational background is a M.A. in Economics and B.S. in Mathematics. He has also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter which is a globally respected, graduate-level investment credential. Max had previously worked for the firm from 1992 to 1997.