Hailey Drescher, PhD is a Senior Consultant with Trask Consulting. She consults on high-stakes civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts. She aids counsel to prepare witnesses for deposition and trial, craft case themes, identify sympathetic and non-sympathetic jurors during voir dire, and strategically communicate complex information to jurors.

Dr. Drescher is adept in quantitative, qualitative, and experimental design methodologies ensuring a rigorous testing and analysis of community attitude surveys and pre-trial research. Her unique blend of interpersonal communication expertise, social influence training, and a background in theater performance make her a transformative asset to case preparation and trial.

Dr. Drescher publishes and presents research on topics including: jury decision-making, oral advocacy, damage awards in patent cases, enhancing the efficacy of expert testimony, and juror misconduct. She earned her PhD in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Legal Communication from The University of Kansas. She taught and lectured in courses including legal communication, communication in conflict resolution, and persuasion.

Dr. Drescher is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants and served as a Trial Consultant Advisor to the Civil Jury Project at NYU Law School.

She is a native Texan and an avid stand-up paddle boarder.

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