Nicolas Menard is a Senior Analyst with experience in economic consulting, fiscal and policy analysis, and financial analysis. Prior to joining Harvey Rose Associates, Mr. Menard was a Senior Analyst at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Legislative Analyst Office. During his tenure at the Budget and Legislative Analyst Office, Mr. Menard conducted policy analyses on public safety programming and funding in San Francisco while also assessing the fiscal impact of legislation for the Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Finance Committee. Prior to that, Mr. Menard was a Research Analyst at Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein, LLP an industry-leading action law firm in San Francisco, where he conducted economic research to uncover antitrust conspiracies and worked with clients to assess the damage to their business from anticompetitive conduct. Mr. Menard was an International Fellow at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs where he completed his Master of Public Administration and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Swarthmore College.


  • Analyze fiscal and policy impact of legislation proposed by the San Francisco Departments of the Controller, Technology, Airport, Real Estate, Public Utilities Commission, Planning, Building Inspection, Economic and Workforce Development, and Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure
  • Annual budget review of Mayor’s proposed budget, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Performance Audit of the Sheriff’s Department, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Performance audit of Riverside County conflict counsel for indigent defendants, Riverside County Executive
  • Policy Analysis of Violence Prevention Programs in San Francisco, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Performance Audit of Information Services Department, Santa Clara Board of Supervisors
  • Special Study on options for expanding Broadband Services in San Francisco, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Special Study of Information Technology Asset Management in San Francisco, San Francisco Board of Supervisors