CRA International (New York)

George Hay

Cornell University, CRA International (New York)
Professor of Law and Economics / Senior Consultant

George A. Hay is the Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law and Professor of Economics at Cornell University where he holds a joint appointment in the Law School and the Department of Economics. Dr. Hay is an expert in industrial organization and antitrust issues. Dr. Hay has authored many articles on industrial organization and antitrust law, and he has been a consultant and expert witness in numerous cases in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the European Union. Dr. Hay also has consulted to the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, and the New Zealand Commerce Commission. From 1973 to 1979, Dr. Hay was director of the Economic Policy Office for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. He has been a visiting professor at The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Melbourne Law School, The University of New South Wales Law School, and The University of Virginia, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Oxford University. He is a member of the American Economic Association and the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. In addition, Dr. Hay also has served as vice chair of the Economics Committee of the Antitrust Section and chair of the Antitrust Section of the Association of American Law Schools.


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1248 Bulletin

George Hay The US FTC finds that a manufacturer of domestic pipe fittings has unlawfully monopolized that market based on its exclusive dealing arrangements with key distributors (McWane)


In February 2014, the Federal Trade Commission issued its Opinion against McWane, Inc., the industry leader in the U.S. market for small and medium diameter ductile iron pipe fittings (“fittings”). Such fittings join together pipes and help direct the flow of pressurized water in pipeline (...)

George Hay The US Supreme Court denies defendants’ petition for certiorari concerning a decision of the Third Circuit raising significant issues as to how a court should analyze “market share discounts” by a dominant firm (ZF Meritor / Eaton)


On April 29, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court denied defendant’s petition for certiorari with respect to the Third Circuit’s 2012 decision in ZF Meritor LLC v. Eaton Corp. (696 F.3d 254). Since the case raised significant issues as to how a court should analyze “market share discounts” by a dominant (...)

George Hay The Federal District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma dismisses claims of monopolization against a supplier of drilling fluids based on an alleged refusal to deal (M-I)


On March 4, 2013, a federal district court in Oklahoma dismissed monopolization claims brought by TKO Energy Services (TKO) against M-I and its affiliated companies (TKO Energy Services LLC v. M-I LLC, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, 4:12-cv-00108-GKF-PJC 2013). Since this (...)

George Hay The US District Court for the District of Columbia dismisses claims of “shared monopoly” against two companies in the market for rail freight transportation services (Union Pacific / BNSF)


On February 26, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted defendants’ motion to dismiss Section 1 and Section 2 claims against Union Pacific Railroad Company ("UP") and BNSF Railway Company ("BNSF"). (Oxbow Carbon & Minerals LLC, et. al., v. Union Pacific Railroad (...)

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