Robin Heider Joins HKA’s growing Intellectual Property Team as a Director based in Washington DC

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness, and litigation support services, announces that Robin Heider has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property team as a Director based in Washington, DC.

Ms. Heider has over 15 years of consulting experience in intellectual property and commercial damages, focusing on matters involving quantifying damages, identifying monetary compensation, and analyzing other economic issues in intellectual property disputes in U.S. District Courts. She also has experience performing economic analysis of issues related to domestic industry, bonding, and remedy in intellectual property disputes before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Ms. Heider’s work has spanned many industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, semiconductors, consumer electronics, software, financial institutions, and telecommunications.

At HKA, Ms. Heider will research and analyze quantitative and qualitative data, develop financial models from transactional and financial data, perform valuation and damages assessments, determine intellectual property royalties, author expert reports, and support other expert testifiers.

“We are thrilled to welcome Robin to HKA as we continue to expand our intellectual property team. I’ve worked with Robin for some time. She is thoughtful and thorough in her approach to damages, with a gift for identifying key issues and creative solutions. Her wealth of experience quantifying damages, performing economic analyses, and experience with the International Trade Commission make her a valuable addition to our team and enhance the high-quality services we provide to our clients.”

Doug Ellis, Partner

“I look forward to collaborating with our clients and the talented team of experts at HKA to deliver thoughtful analysis and exceptional client service.”

Robin Heider, Director

Prior to joining HKA, Ms. Heider was an independent consultant with ASQ Consulting Group, which HKA acquired in September 2023, and a vice president at Analysis Group, Inc. She earned her MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and her BA in economics and public policy with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to beginning her consulting career, Ms. Heider performed research for the FDIC in Washington, DC. She is a published co-author in the FDIC Banking Review and les Nouvelles, Journal of the Licensing Executives Society.


HKA is the leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness, and litigation support services.

HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts, and advisors, we help clients manage disputes, risk, and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects. Our advice is impartial, incisive, and authoritative.

We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions, and insurers. HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defense, buildings, energy and natural resources, environment and climate change, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial and manufacturing, marine and shipping, mining and metals, oil and gas, power and utilities, real estate and tourism, sports and entertainment, technology, media and telecoms and transportation infrastructure.

HKA has in excess of 1,000 experts, consultants, and advisors across 45+ offices in 17 countries with the skills and experience that are essential to get to the heart of even the most complex issues. Our people have vast first-hand experience spanning all major industries and the world’s most complex megaprojects, as well as an international track record of achieving successful outcomes.

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NameAndrew J. Katz, CPSM
TitleMarketing and Communications Director, Americas
Number+1 215 962 1136


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