Dr. Albert Lee
Founding Partner | PhD, Economics
Dr. Albert J. Lee is the Founding Partner and Expert Economist of Summit. He has extensive experience managing consulting engagements involving diverse teams of academic experts, economists, and other professionals. Dr. Lee is an expert in econometric modeling and statistical sampling.
Prior to founding Summit, he was a Senior Consultant with Bates White LLC, where he specialized in econometric quantification of economic damages in antitrust and mass tort litigation. Dr. Lee participated in some of the largest cases, including the vitamin antitrust litigation and the W.R. Grace asbestos litigation.
He was also a Manager in the Quantitative Analysis Group at KPMG, where he supervised projects involving sophisticated econometric and sampling techniques. He designed, implemented, and supervised a number of sampling engagements for Fortune 500 companies and federal agencies.
At Summit, Dr. Lee has led many econometric, sampling, and program evaluation engagements. He has also prepared expert reports and testified in depositions and at trials.
Dr. Lee has lectured on graduate- and undergraduate-level economics, statistics, and econometrics at UCLA, Columbia University, and George Washington University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from UCLA and B.A. in economics and mathematics from the University of Southern California. Dr. Lee is an ASA Accredited Statistical Professional.
Dr. Lee serves on the Board of Visitors at the Economics Department at UCLA. He is also a trustee at Harvey Mudd College.