Professor of Law
Barak Orbach is a Professor of Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, a member of the American Law Institute, a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation, and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Professor Orbach teaches and writes about antitrust, corporate governance, compliance, regulation, and the motion picture industry. He has published over 40 articles, essays, and book chapters in these areas. Professor Orbach’s study of the motion-picture industry is credited with contributing to a change in the pricing of movies in the United States. Discussions of Professor Orbach’s work have appeared in The Atlantic, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, Mother Jones, NPR, Slate, Sports Illustrated, Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Globes (גלובס), and many other media outlets.
Professor Orbach holds undergraduate degrees in law and economics from Tel Aviv University and masters and doctorate degrees in law from Harvard Law School. Before joining academia, Professor Orbach served as an Advisor for Law & Economics to Israel Competition Authority and worked as an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York. He has co-organized several significant antitrust conferences: 100 Years of Standard Oil (George Washington University, 2011); The Goals of Antitrust Law (George Washington University, 2012); The Antitrust Legacy of Robert Bork (Yale University, 2013); Antitrust New Frontiers (Tel Aviv University, 2019).