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Public Hearings

Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

May 2007 Agenda

The Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cohosted hearings on single-firm conduct and antitrust law in 2006 and 2007.

For more information, consult the hearings information page or contact the Legal Policy Section at singlefirmconduct@usdoj.gov.


May 1: Panel

The panel will be held at the Federal Trade Commission's Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., Room A.

1:00 p.m.–
5:00 p.m.

William J. Baer, Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, and former Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition (Biography)

Jonathan B. Baker, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University, and former Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics (Biography)

Stephen Calkins, Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Studies at Wayne State University Law School, of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP, and former General Counsel of the Federal Trade Commission (Biography)

Einer R. Elhauge, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Law and Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School

Jonathan M. Jacobson, Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Commissioner of the Antitrust Modernization Commission (Biography)

William J. Kolasky, Partner and Co-Chair of WilmerHale's Antitrust and Competition Department, and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division (Biography)

Thomas G. Krattenmaker, Counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Biography)

Janet L. McDavid, Partner at Hogan & Hartson LLP (Biography)

Robert D. Willig, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, Director of Competition Policy Associates Inc., and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division (Biography)

Participant presentations and session transcript for May 1

May 8: Final Session

The session will be held at the Federal Trade Commission Headquarters Building, Room 432, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

9:00 a.m.–
11:00 a.m.

Susan A. Creighton, Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC and a former Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition (Biography)

Jeffrey A. Eisenach, Chairman of Criterion Economics, L.L.C. and former Special Advisor for Economic Policy and Operations of the Federal Trade Commission's Office of the Chairman

A. Douglas Melamed, Partner and Co-chair of WilmerHale's Antitrust and Competition Department and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division (Biography)

Timothy J. Muris, a George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, of counsel at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, and former Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (Biography)

Robert Pitofsky, the Joseph and Madeline Sheehy Professor in Antitrust and Trade Regulation Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Counsel at Arnold & Porter LLP, and former Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (Biography)

James F. Rill, Partner at Howrey LLP and former Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division (Biography)

Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and former Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division

J. Gregory Sidak, Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and founder of Criterion Economics, L.L.C.

Participant presentations and session transcript for May 8

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