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Resolution Economics is a leading economic consulting firm focused on providing economic, statistical, and financial analysis; litigation and consulting support; and expert testimony to the world’s leading companies and law firms. Resolution Economics is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Washington, D.C.; Chicago; and New York City.
Working at Resolution Economics is a rewarding experience where teamwork, creativity, and academic rigor translate into real-world results. We regularly apply advanced economic concepts to create narratives that are digestible to a non-technical audience. Our work has the potential to influence case law, and directly impact the outcomes of future litigations. In addition, the analyses that we perform often inform settlement agreements and payments made to classes that may consist of hundreds of thousands of individuals. Our clients rely on our ability to maintain an extremely high degree of reliability in our work product.
The Labor and Employment Practice typically engages in matters relating to Wage and Hour or Discrimination litigation as well as other employment-related business consulting. We frequently provide analysis and support related to minimum wage/overtime claims, meal and rest break claims, employee misclassification claims, and discrimination matters in hiring, pay, promotion, and/or wrongful termination at all stages of the litigation process. The work product we provide to clients is often in the form of complex exposure models, expert reports, and expert testimony.
The Research Assistant position is a paid part-time position at Resolution Economics, primarily for college students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year. No work experience or specific majors are required to apply, but an interest in economics or litigation is certainly a plus.
Research Assistants typically assist with the data management portion of a project. This includes data entry, researching publically available data sources, and document review. Research Assistants also assist with clerical duties such as preparing binders, answering the telephone, and assisting with the general upkeep of the office.
Research Assistants will gain an understanding of the consulting environment, and will learn how the field of economics is used within the legal system. Though it is not a requirement for the position, Research Assistants have the option to learn how to perform statistical analysis in SAS through training modules and mentorship from full-time staff members, if they are interested.
Responsibilities of this position may include:
- Database creation
- Data entry
- Video observations
- Creating charts and graphs in Excel
- Internet research
- Clerical work such as filing and answering the front desk telephone
- Assisting with general upkeep of office
Skills and Abilities
- Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Comfortable around PC computers
- Attention to detail
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Problem solving skills
- Good work ethic