Thomas Roney - Forensic Economist

Mr. Roney is a Forensic Economist on the Arrowfish Team providing expertise with regards to economic analysis and economic damages.  His professional experience spans nearly 30 years, and focuses primarily on providing economic analysis and expert witness testimony with regards to the economic damages associated with personal injury (incl. life-care plans), wrongful-death, wrongful termination, Jones Act, and FELA maters. He has prepared hundreds of Rule 26 reports for cases in 27 states across the country and has testified more than 70 times, including approximately 17 times in trial.

Prior to working as an Economist, Mr. Roney taught economics at California State University for nine years, in addition to working for the Federal Trade Commission, an economic consulting firm in California and Texas, Grant Thornton, a forensic accounting group in Missouri and as an in-house consultant for Bickel & Brewer. He graduated from Washington State University with a BA in Economics and completed the WSU Economics graduate program in Economics, with fields in labor and industrial organization.

He regularly participates in forensic economic conferences as a discussant and presenter and makes presentations on economic damages to bar associations, nurse consulting organizations, paralegal groups and law firms.  Tom also recently published a paper in the Journal of Legal Economics on estimating the duration of economic damages in employment litigation

Tom’s professional associations include the following:

  • National Association of Forensic Economists, (NAFE) Vice President (2010 to present), Southern District
  • Collegium of Pecuniary Damages Experts, (CPDE) President (2011), Vice President (2010)
  • American Economic Association (AEA)
  • American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts (AAEFE)
  • American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA)
  • Western Economic Association International (WEAI)
  • Southern Economic Association (SEA)
  • Eastern Economic Association (EEA)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Associate Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Trinity Habitat for Humanity Committee, Chair, 2012
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Docket Call Committee, Chair, 2013
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers, Associate Member
Thomas Roney
Thomas Roney Forensic Economist tom@arrowfishconsulting.com