Emily Shaw

Senior Trial Consultant

Emily is an award-winning researcher specializing in jury decision-making.

Emily Shaw graduated with honors from the University of Chicago and earned her Ph.D. in Psychological Science from the University of California, Irvine. Her dissertation tested how jurors perceive the testimony of incentivized jailhouse informants.

As a researcher, Emily has studied juror perceptions of evidence, credibility, conformity, lie-detection, race and implicit bias. She has published her jury studies in top journals such as Law and Human Behavior. Emily has presented her jury findings at conferences across the country and has earned awards as both a researcher and a speaker.

Emily has worked in trial consulting since 2015, including cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, employment disputes, wrongful death and fraud. She is experienced in leading focus groups and mock trials, designing surveys and analyzing data. In her free time, Emily coaches undergraduate students in competitive mock trial tournaments.

Contact Emily at eshaw@decisionanalysisinc.com

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