Andrea Cardani is a Partner in the Investigations, Disputes & Advisory practice at AlixPartners, and is based in New York. Andrea Cardani brings almost 20 years of invaluable expertise in the complexities of economic and financial analyses in litigation proceedings. His expertise spans international arbitration, damages, contractual disputes, and antitrust matters.

Andrea's assignments have taken him to the forefront of high-stakes international investment and commercial arbitration proceedings, where he has quantified economic damages under the auspices of ICSID, ICC, PCA, and UNCITRAL. With a focus on emerging markets, he excels in designing and implementing sophisticated valuation and financial analyses, leveraging his extensive knowledge across a diverse array of industries, including oil and gas and extraction industries. 

His client base spans the globe, including companies and governments from Europe, Asia, South America, and North America. With an MBA from Columbia Business School and a master's degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Andrea's academic pedigree is complemented by his practical experience in teaching courses on capital markets, derivatives, portfolio theory, and corporate finance at the University Carlo Cattaneo in Italy.

He is ranked by Who’s Who Legal in: Arbitration and Financial Advisory and Valuation – Quantum of Damages.

Key Engagements and Career Highlights:

  • Damages
    • Testifying expert on lost profits damages, fair market value, and diminution in value damages in cross-border and U.S. litigation proceedings. These matters have involved complex commercial litigation, expropriation of assets and violations of fair and equitable treatment in investor/state arbitrations, breach of contract and shareholders disputes in commercial litigations and arbitrations.
  • Valuation
    • As a testifying and consulting expert, developed complex valuations in oil and gas projects, mining (gold, silver, copper, ulexite), aerospace and defense, shipping and transportation, infrastructure (power generation and renewable energy), agriculture and food products, and financial assets.
  • Applied economics
    • In the context of causation analyses, he conducted macro economic research and analysis to assess the impact of expropriation policies on the output of key national industries.
      He developed econometric analyses to assess damages in class actions relating to pricing fixing conspiracies.
    • He conducted conjoint survey analyses in consumer fraud and product liability cases in the automotive and food product industries.

Andrea is a master of complexity. He conveys challenging quantum issues to counsel, client and tribunals with great ease

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A top-notch expert who learns and sweats the facts. Would unequivocally recommend him

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He is always well-prepared and is fantastic at cross examination

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Andrea Cardani draws praise from market sources, who describe him as a skilled expert with an impressive command of valuation and financial models and a keen eye for detail

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