Jeffrey E. Nehls, M.A.


Mr. Nehls started with Pacey Economics, Inc. as an intern during the summers while attending college. Upon graduating in spring 2007, and after a year working abroad, he became a full-time associate in 2009. Mr. Nehls now authors reports and provides deposition and trial testimony relating to litigation in personal injury, death, employment separation/termination, business dispute cases utilizing various labor economics data and research. He prepares written reports, charts, graphs, and other materials for expert witness presentation, and handles attorneys and client correspondence. He is a key contributor on public policy projects for national, state, and local agencies including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), Colorado Department of Education (CDE), Boulder Municipal Employee Association (BMEA), Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA), etc. In this regard he develops materials, creates presentations for policy makers, and is especially adept at designing information to be readily understandable to policy makers.


Mr. Nehls also has experience developing databases, designing studies and reports, and conducting quantitative and qualitative research including extensive work with Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data and projections. He designed a STATA program to perform statistical analysis on large cross sectional and longitudinal data for a business competitor sales analysis. Circa May 2015, Mr. Nehls began authoring reports and providing deposition and trial testimony and he has already gained significant courtroom and deposition experience. His knowledge in applied economics, combined with strong computer skills, enhance his expertise for a variety of consulting projects. 


Mr. Nehls is a member of the National Association of Business Economists (NABE), National Association of Forensic Economists (NAFE), the Denver Association of Business Economists (DABE) and the American Economic Association (AEA).


Mr. Nehls obtained a Bachelor’s degree in 2007 from University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, with a major in economics and minor in mathematics and completed his Master’s degree in economics from University of Colorado Denver in May 2015. He recently completed a leadership development program called Impact Denver.