Elizabeth Kraus is Lead Counsel for Antitrust at Walmart, where she advises on antitrust and international competition-related matters and oversees the company’s global antitrust compliance program. Prior to joining Walmart, she was Deputy Director for International Antitrust at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. where she led the team that coordinates the FTC’s international antitrust policy, bilateral cooperation and case coordination work, and represented the Federal Trade Commission in multilateral fora, actively participating in the International Competition Network and the OECD Competition Committee. She previously served as Counsel to the Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition and, prior to that, as Counsel for Multilateral Affairs for the Bureau’s International Antitrust Division. From 1996 to 2002, Liz practiced EU competition law as an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Brussels, focusing on merger-related work in the telecommunications and internet technology fields. She holds degrees from Dartmouth College, Georgetown University Law Center and the College of Europe. Liz is a leader in the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law, currently serving as the co-chair of its International Comments and Policy Committee.
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