Eleanor M. Fox

New York University
Professor of Law

Eleanor M. Fox is the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at New York University School of Law. Before joining the faculty of NYU Law School, Fox was a partner at the New York law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. She has served as a member of the International Competition Policy Advisory Committee to the Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice (1997-2000) (President Clinton) and as a Commissioner on President Carter’s National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Laws and Procedures (1978-79). She has advised numerous younger antitrust jurisdictions, including South Africa, Egypt, Tanzania, The Gambia, Indonesia, Russia, Poland and Hungary, and the common market COMESA. Fox received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Paris-Dauphine (2009). She was awarded an inaugural Lifetime Achievement award in 2011 by the Global Competition Review for "substantial, lasting and transformational impact on competition policy and/or practice." Her books include THE COMPETITION LAW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (West 2009), GLOBAL ISSUES IN ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION LAW with Dan Crane (West 2010), Readings on developing countries and competition with Abel Mateus (Elgar 2011), and the new third edition of U.S. ANTITRUST LAW IN COMPARATIVE CONTEXT (West/Reuters 2012).


Linked authors

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Paris)
French Competition Authority (Paris)
DG COMP (Brussels)
MAPP (Paris)
University of Michigan
Columbia University (New York)
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munchen)
ESSEC Business School (Cergy)


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