Thomas Roney

Thomas Roney

Forensic Economist

B.A. in Economics

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Mr. Roney is a Managing Forensic Economist on the Arrowfish Team providing expertise with regards to economic analysis and economic damages.  His professional experience spans more than 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 120 times, including approximately 24 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.

Mr. Roney’s professional associations include the following:

  • National Association of Forensic Economists, (NAFE) Vice President (2010 to 2013), 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)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Associate Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Trinity Habitat for Humanity Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Docket Call Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers, Associate Member
  • American Academy of Physicians Life Care Planners (AAPLCP)
  • School of Economic Studies Friends Development Committee, Vice-Chair, Washington State University

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