Overview

Introduction

Charles River Associates is a global consulting firm specializing in management consulting and economic litigation services. CRA advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Clients include national and international companies; federal, state, and local government agencies and foreign governments; public and private utilities; and trade associations across a multitude of industries.

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Employer Type

Public

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Size

501-1,000 Employees

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Featured Rankings

Best Consulting Firms in EMEA for Economic Consulting


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Major Departments/Practice Areas

Antitrust & Competition Economics


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Major Office Locations

Boston, MA (World HQ)


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President & CEO

Paul Maleh

Firsthand Findings

CRA has a distinctly boutique feel in Europe—a status that has both pluses and minuses for insiders. While the firm has a lot to offer for those who are happy to carve their own niche, and who don’t mind lower support levels than might be available elsewhere, it’s likely not the best fit for those seeking a highly structured experience.

For those who do fit the CRA mold, the rewards and client work on offer are certainly appealing, making this a good option to progress your career.

About the Company

Charles River Associates® is a global consulting firm specializing in economic, financial, and management consulting services. CRA advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guides corporations through critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Since 1965, clients have engaged CRA for its combination of analytical rigor, functional expertise, and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to complex problems.

Clients include national and international companies; national,  and local government agencies and foreign governments; public and private utilities; and trade associations, which operate in a number of industries. Among those industries are banking and capital markets, capital projects, chemicals, communications and media, energ...

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