Our Team

Jon Herbert Burkman, Ph.D.

Dr. Burkman founded J. Herbert Burkman and Associates in 1987 with a mission to produce compendious research and valuation reports for clients across the world. His clients have included businesses, labor unions, government agencies, and attorneys. Since the early 1990s, Dr. Burkman has prepared an average of fifty economic reports annually, and has offered testimony in deposition or trial on several hundred occasions. He has served as both a testifying and consulting economic expert with respect to economic damages in matters of personal injury, wrongful death, and employment discrimination. He has valued losses and gains to society (net social benefits) and changes in the status quo brought about by injunctive relief, and he has determined the economic value of contracts, lost profits, lost opportunities, as well as other forms of economic loss.

He earned a Ph.D. in Economics in 1977 as a National Defense Education Act (NDEA) fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has worked full-time as an economist since 1971. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Economics at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, where he teaches Cost-Benefit Analysis and Monetary Policy.

Kevin S. Marshall, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.A.

Dr. Marshall has served throughout the past 15 years as a consulting and testifying economic expert in state and federal courts throughout the United States with respect to economic issues in Robinson-Patman, antitrust, misappropriation of trade secrets, commercial, breach of contract, class-action fairness hearings, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, personal injury, and wrongful death. Dr. Marshall has served through the years as an Adjunct Professor at various college institutions, including Texas Wesleyan University’s School of Law, the Economics Department at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman College, the University of Texas at Dallas’ Business School and School of Social Sciences, and Our Lady of the Lake’s Graduate School of Business.

Dr. Marshall is a Professor of Law at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California where he teaches Contracts, Sales Remedies, Antitrust, Corporate Finance, and Governance and Law & Economics. Dr. Marshall also serves as a Lecturer at the University of La Verne College of Business and Public Management where he teaches courses in economics, finance, public policy and quantitative and qualitative research techniques. He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a major in Economics from Knox College in May 1982. Upon graduating from Knox College, he attended Emory University’s School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was conferred the degree of Juris Doctorate in May 1985. After graduating from law school, Dr. Marshall practiced law for approximately twenty years in Dallas, Texas. The concentration of his practice was in the areas of state/federal civil procedure and commercial litigation, as well as domestic and international competition law. In May 1991, he received the degree of Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas. In December of 1993, he received his Ph.D. in Political Economy from the University of Texas, Dallas.

Jon Haghayeghi, Ph.D.

Mr. Haghayeghi joined Burkman & Associates in 2009 and earned his bachelors and masters degrees in Economics from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. He is currently a doctoral candidate in Economics at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California working under the guidance of John Rutledge, Ph.D.. Since 2014, Jon has taught more than a dozen courses in Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California. Additionally, Jon has also taught Principles of Economics at Loyola Marymount University. While completing his doctoral coursework, he launched 5C Laundry, a laundry and dry cleaning logistics service for the Claremont Colleges. Jon also assisted in the growth and product development for Seasonalysis, a database which identifies calendar date anomalies in U.S. equity markets.

Faizan Khan, M.S.

Faizan Khan holds a M.S. degree in Analytical Politics with a concentration in International Political Economy from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California. He received a B.A. in Public Policy from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, with concentrations in Law and Social Policy, and International Politics and Policy. Faizan has solved complex strategic business problems using predictive and behavioral technologies, computational economics and finance, game/decision theory, agent based modeling, and several more methodological approaches. Additionally, Faizan has worked on improving the promotion of clean-tech energy products and utility operational effectiveness in Southern California. He also has experience with financial analytics and modeling.