About Forensic JobStats

Forensic JobStats harnesses a unique database of help wanted ads for use in litigation. Using our specialized knowledge and experience, the most relevant employment ads can be pinpointed for use in a variety of legal matters. Forensic JobStats relies on the same TalentNeuron database used by government agencies, and media companies in leading economic indicators.

Our Management Team

Dr. Malcolm S. Cohen

Malcolm Cohen obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from MIT, with specialties in Econometrics and Labor Economics in 1967. After graduating from MIT, he worked for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C.  He has taught at the University of Maryland, the University of Michigan, and the University of Minnesota.  The classes he has taught include Statistics, Economics, Labor Market Information, Human Resource Management and Econometrics.  He served as Director of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Michigan from 1980 to 1993.

He has done extensive research on labor market issues, new hires, labor shortages and labor market information.  Dr. Cohen has written over 50 articles and books on related topics.  In addition to these books, he was the co-author of an article on the behavior of help wanted advertising with Professor Robert Solow.

Dr. Cohen has either testified or been a consultant in over 1000 audits or cases and testified over 100 times.  He has served as an expert to the EEOC and U.S. Department of Labor, as well as directed many research projects sponsored by government agencies.

Laura Steiner

Laura Steiner has over 20 years experience in project management, research design, analysis and consulting. Her extensive project management experience includes design and analysis of large-scale employment audits and employment discrimination cases, including analysis of hiring, promotions, terminations, compensation, performance reviews, and route and account assignments.

Laura managed labor market and employment mitigation studies as well as occupational analyses to determine overtime exemptions under the FLSA and other projects relating to FLSA, state and local labor regulations. She has conducted many projects for Fortune 500 companies and government organizations, including studies on mitigation of damages and other labor employment issues.

Laura obtained her Master’s degree in business administration from the Yale School of Management and B.A. from the University of Michigan.