Greg LeonardVice President at Cornerstone Research
Greg Leonard has more than fifteen years of experience consulting to clients in complex commercial litigation and regulatory proceedings involving energy, commodities, finance, antitrust, and intellectual property. He formerly headed the firm's energy and commodities practice. In energy and commodity markets, Dr. Leonard has extensive experience in analyzing market manipulation claims, analyzing trading patterns and strategies, valuing trading businesses and portfolios, valuing alleged breaches of contract, evaluating risk management practices, and analyzing the price impacts of alleged wrongful conduct. Dr. Leonard has led consulting projects involving the trading of precious and base metals, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas, crude oil, refined products, agricultural products, and electric power on futures exchanges as well as in the over-the-counter market on both sides of the Atlantic.
In finance Dr. Leonard has provided consulting expertise and support for expert testimony in a wide range of cases involving the valuation of companies and complex portfolios of securities, alleged market timing, the fallout from the recent credit crisis, and the prudence of investment activities. These cases have involved auction rate securities, mutual funds, convertible stock, high-yield bonds, private equity, and treasuries.
On behalf of clients, he has appeared before the enforcement staffs of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Justice.