August 3, 2020

Volume X, Number 216

Shaama Pandya

Shaama Pandya provides financial and economic analysis on securities and consumer finance matters, including cases involving large datasets. She develops case strategy and goals related to economic issues in consultation with testifying experts and attorneys. Ms. Pandya also manages statistical and econometric analyses in litigation and regulatory matters.


  • Examined issues related to market efficiency, loss causation, and damages in numerous securities cases (Rule 10b-5, Section 11, and Section 12)
  • Performed analysis in support of an academic expert’s testimony and provided consulting support in several Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations related to the 2008 events in the auction rate securities market
  • Analyzed liability and damages issues related to options trading on multiple exchanges and assessed various trading strategies

Consumer finance

  • Estimated damages exposure relating to debit card overdraft fee litigation on behalf of multiple U.S. financial institutions
  • Assessed consumer remediation for regulatory investigations with respect to small-dollar lending products and mortgage servicing
  • Evaluated damages and class size in relation to alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations by financial institutions
  • Analyzed liability and damages on behalf of a large U.S. bank with respect to credit card terms

Financial institutions

  • Worked on behalf of a joint defense of multiple banks to assess price impact of trading in complex financial matters related to naked short selling


  • Conducted class certification and damages analyses in ERISA matters

Energy and commodities

  • Performed economic analysis and damages calculations in matters involving natural gas trading

Articles in the National Law Review database by Shaama Pandya