Friday, January 26, 2018
NYU School of Law
108 West 3rd Street
Lipton Hall

Conference Co-sponsors
NYU School of Law
American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law

Conference Co-organizers
Edward Cavanagh, St. John's University School of Law
Harry First, NYU School of Law
D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law

The purpose of this day-long conference is to provide an opportunity for antitrust/competition law professors who began their full time professorial career in or after 2010 to present their latest research. Senior antitrust scholars and practitioners in the field will comment on the papers.

Free and open to the public. For registration and more information visit the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. NY CLE pending approval.


08:20 – 08:50am         Registration and Continental Breakfast

08:50 – 09:00am         Welcome/Opening Remarks: Trevor Morrison, Dean, NYU School of Law (TBC)

09:00 – 10:45am         Session 1: Collusion

Session Chair:  Richard Steuer, Mayer Brown

Presenter:  Jordan Barry, University of San Diego School of Law
Discussant: Rosa Abrantes-Metz, NYU Stern School of Business

Presenter:  Marek Martyniszyn, Queen’s University Belfast Law
Discussant: Andrew Gavil, Howard University School of Law

Presenter:  Wentong Zheng, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Discussant: Edward Cavanagh, St. John's University School of Law

Overall DiscussantIrving Scher, Hausfeld

10:45 – 11:00am         Break

11:00 – 1:00pm         Session 2: Antitrust and Institutional Issues

Session Chair:  Geraldine Trujillo, FTC

Presenter:  Liza Vertinsky, Emory University School of Law
Discussant: Scott Hemphill, NYU School of Law

Presenter:  Jorge Contreras, The University of Utah College of Law
Discussant: Michael Carrier, Rutgers Law School - Camden

Presenter:  Rory Van Loo, Boston University School of Law
Discussant: D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Presenter:  John Newman, University of Memphis School of Law
Discussant: Harry First, NYU School of Law

Overall DiscussantJonathan Jacobson, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

1:00 – 1:45pm             Lunch

1:45 – 3:05pm             Session 3: Antitrust and Business Law

Session Chair:  Lisl Dunlop, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Presenter:  Wendy Ng, University of Melbourne Law School
Discussant: Frank Upham, NYU School of Law

Presenter:  Viktoria Robertson, University of Graz Law
Discussant: Marina Lao, Seton Hall Law School

Presenter:  Anne Witt, University of Leicester Law School
Discussant: Anu Bradford, Columbia Law School

Overall DiscussantRachel Brandenburger, Hogan Lovells

3:05 – 3:30pm             Break

3:30 – 5:00pm             Session 4: Antitrust Global Issues

Session Chair:  William Rooney, Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Presenter:  Sam Weinstein, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Discussant: Lawrence White, NYU Stern School of Business

Presenter:  Ramsi Woodcock, Georgia State University College of Law
Discussant: Ed Rock, NYU School of Law

Presenter:  Itai Paldor, Hebrew University Faculty of Law
Discussant: Barak Orbach, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Overall DiscussantElai Katz, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

5:00 – 5:30pm             Cocktail Reception