Vandy Howell works as Senior Vice President of Cornerstone Research in San Francisco. She is an economist with expertise in industrial organization and labor economics. Dr. Howell focuses on antitrust, intellectual property, marketing, and class certification matters. She has experience across many industries, including cases involving technology and innovation, agriculture, and labor markets. Dr. Howell has applied economic theory to complicated market settings and developed complex models using econometric techniques. She has consulted on antitrust and competition issues in many high-profile cases, such as In re Wholesale Grocery Products Antitrust Litigation, and Monsanto Co. v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. She has taught industrial organization and public policy at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Howell is vice chair of the Big Data Task Force for the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association (ABA). She has also co-chaired the section’s Agriculture and Food Committee, and served on the section’s Long Range Planning Committee.