Senior Research Analyst
Charlene Blalock is a senior research analyst with Willamette Management Associates. She has been with the firm for over 30 years.
Charlene provides valuation, forensic analysis, and transfer price analysis research services in the following areas: industry trends and outlook, national and international economies, local and regional economies, search and selection of guideline publicly traded companies, search and selection of guideline merger and acquisition transactions, search and selection of intellectual property comparable uncontrolled transaction (CUT) data, federal and other regulations and statutes, judicial decisions, valuation and forensic accounting literature, and financial and capital markets data. She also manages our Portland research library.
Charlene is also the editor of our quarterly journal, Insights. She edits the various textbooks authored by our managing directors, including our most recent books, Best Practices; Thought Leadership in Valuation, Damages, and Transfer Price Analysis and Guide to Intangible Asset Valuation. She is the author of two book chapters: "Professional Designations: Evaluating Expert Witness Credentials in Divorce Cases Involving Professionals" (Chapter 23) in Valuing Professional Practices and Licenses: A Guide for the Matrimonial Practitioner, Ronald L. Brown, editor, published by Wolters Kluwer; and "ESOP Bibliography" in Employee Stock Ownership Plans, Robert W. Smiley Jr. et al., editors, published by The Beyster Institute. Charlene is also responsible for maintaining the firm's manual of style.
Prior to joining the firm, Charlene was assistant to the president and publisher of the National Law Journal and the New York Law Journal.
Bachelor of arts, Russian, with a certificate in East European Studies, University of Oregon