• Bates White Economic Consulting
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Aug 19, 2020
Full time Computer Science Consultant Data Science Legal Math Research Statistics All Majors Welcomed

Job Description

Who are we?

Bates White is an economic consulting firm in Washington, DC specializing in providing advanced economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, companies, and government agencies. We help clients tackle tough issues with confidence, and pride ourselves on delivering top-notch consulting and expert testimony.

What makes us successful is our commitment to providing a positive and rewarding experience—for our employees, our clients, and our community. We are consistently ranked by Vault as a top 50 consulting firm. Learn more about the Consultant experience here:

Position summary

Consultants work on client teams to develop rigorous, high-quality economic or financial analyses and reports using a variety of programs including Stata, R, Python, SQL, and other packages. A Consultant contributes to all aspects of a project, from inception to completion. Consultants work with databases, spreadsheets, and other tools to analyze data and other information, create economic and business models, conduct research, synthesize facts, communicate with experts and clients, and prepare presentations and reports.

Consultants receive extensive formal training, continual learning and leadership opportunities, and ongoing mentoring from firm leaders. They work side-by-side with colleagues at all levels and backgrounds, from PhD economists to lawyers and MBAs. Consultants also participate in community programs, recruiting activities, and other firm initiatives.  


We seek individuals who are motivated by intellectually stimulating work, are driven and excited to learn, and exude strong teamwork and leadership skills. An aptitude for numbers, programming, and analysis, as well as strong communication skills, are highly valued. We also look for personal qualities that include creativity, independence, self-confidence, and tenacity.

An undergraduate degree is required, and candidates with any major may apply. Bates White values candidates from diverse academic backgrounds. While a technical background (e.g., training in economics, finance, computer science, etc.) can be helpful, it is not a requirement.

We are looking for candidates graduating between December 2020 and spring 2021 who could begin in 2021.

Please submit your application to our website ( Please include a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information on the position and application process, please visit


Bates White is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at (202) 747-1463 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.

Bates White will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Employees who have access to compensation information as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose this information to individuals who do not otherwise have access, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Bates White, or (c) consistent with Bates White’s legal duty to furnish information.