Dr. James Langenfeld is a managing director at BRG, based in Washington, DC. He provides economic analyses and expert testimony for litigation, regulatory actions, and economic policy in a wide variety of industries.

This work involves types of matters including antitrust, damages, class actions, labor, mergers, statistical analyses, and regulation’s impact on firms and consumers. He also serves on the editorial board of several professional journals and has published numerous articles in journals and books on diverse topics in applied economics and econometrics.

Employment History

Senior managing director

Bureau of Economics of the Federal Trade Commission

General Motors
Senior economist

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Co-chair Antitrust; Economics Committee

American Economics Association

Johns Hopkins University
Adjunct Professor

Areas of Expertise


Washington University
PhD, Economics

Georgetown University
AB, English and Economics


Adolph G. Abramson Scroll for an outstanding article in Business Economics, 2005

Listed in Global Competition Review’s The Handbook of Competition Economists, 2005-2018

Listed in the Economist section of An International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers, 1997-2020

Honoree, Celebration of the Twentieth Anniversary of the 1982 Merger Guidelines

Department of Justice, 2002

FTC Distinguished Service Award, 1993

SES Meritorious Service Award, 1992