Josefina V. Tranfa-Abboud
Founder and Managing Director
Ph.D., CFE, MAFF
Founder, Managing Director Ph.D., CFE, MAFF
Josefina V. Tranfa-Abboud Ph.D., CFE, MAFF is the Founder and Managing Director of Analytical Economics Associates LLC, a consulting firm based in Morristown NJ. Dr. Tranfa-Abboud has extensive experience in economic analysis in labor and employment and business disputes and has testified in both State and Federal courts in New York and New Jersey. Tranfa-Abboud provides research, statistical analysis, damages analysis and expert witness services for both plaintiffs and defendants in labor and employment, personal injury and wrongful death, business lost profits, wrongful advertising, professional malpractice and intellectual property disputes, among other areas. Dr. Tranfa-Abboud has also served as a consulting expert in transfer pricing and executive compensation analyses.
Before forming Analytical Economics Associates LLC, Dr. Tranfa-Abboud was a Principal in the Financial Advisory Services group at Marks Paneth LLP, a Senior Economist at Economatrix Research Associates and a Research Economist for ERS Group.
Prior to her arrival to the United States, Dr. Tranfa-Abboud was an advisor to the Chief of the Central Budget Office in the Venezuelan government. She provided consulting services to the Commission for the Reduction of Public Expenditure, a committee appointed by the President of Venezuela, and also served as an economic advisor to the Central Planning Office of Venezuela. Dr. Tranfa-Abboud was also a member of that government’s privatization committee, which was charged with providing analysis and support for the process of restructuring public enterprises such as aluminum and steel plants, which were later privatized.
Dr. Tranfa-Abboud is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.
“Lost Profits: The Reasonable Certainty Standards and the Modern New Business Rule.” QuickRead, NACVA, September 10, 2015.
“Lost Profits, Business Cycles and the Reasonable Certainty Standard.” QuickRead, NACVA, March 19, 2015.
“Presenting Compensation Estimates To A Jury.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, July/August, 2014.
“Before the Measurement of Lost Profits: Investigating the Business and the Market to 'Isolate' the Source of a Decline.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, June 2013.
“An Introduction to the Operations of CPLR §4545 Article 50-A and Article 50-B: Statutory Computations from the Perspective of the Economic Expert.” The Basics of Trial Practice: After the Verdict, New York State Bar Association, April 2013.
“At The Crossroads of Health Care Reform, Corporate Restructuring and Employment Litigation.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Volume 20, No. 12, December 2012.
“Employee Benefits: Not All Are Created Equal.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Volume 20, No. 7, July/August 2012.
“Compensatory Damages in Lost Wages Claims: The Relevance of Unemployment Trends Adjustments.” Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 4, Spring 2012.
“Damages in Labor and Employment Disputes: Designing the Economic Damages Model and the Role of the Expert.” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Volume 19, No. 11, November 2011.