Managing Director - Welch Consulting

Valentín Estévez is a Managing Director at Welch Consulting where he performs statistical analyses of claims of employment discrimination filed under federal and state statutes and of alleged violations of the FLSA and state wage and hour regulations.

Dr. Estévez has helped government contractors throughout the country and in numerous industries prepare for and respond to OFCCP audits. Besides his litigation work, Dr. Estévez regularly advises clients on pay equity and pay gap issues and has completed hundreds of privileged pay equity studies under federal, state, and international pay equity regulations.

Dr. Estévez has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. He presents frequently on the application of economics, statistics, and advanced data analysis techniques in labor and employment matters. More recently, Dr. Estévez presented at the 2019 and 2020 NILG Conferences and was an expert panelist at the NILG-OFCCP compensation roundtable in February 2020.

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