Eleanor Fox

Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation

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 DESIGN OF COMPETITION LAW INSTITUTIONS: GLOBAL NORMS, LOCAL CHOICES, with Michael Trebilcock (Oxford 2013), U.S. ANTITRUST LAW IN COMPARATIVE CONTEXT, cases and materials  (3rd ed. West/Reuters 2012), THE COMPETITION LAW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, cases and materials  (West 2009), GLOBAL ISSUES IN ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION LAW with Dan Crane (West 2010), and Readings on Developing Countries and Competition with Abel Mateus (Elgar 2011).  Her recent papers include Imagine: Pro-Poor(er) Competition Law (OECD Global Forum on Competition Feb. 2013 and UNCTAD Competition Branch International Group of Experts July 2013), and, with Deborah Healey, When the State Harms Competition – The Role for Competition Law, forthcoming in the Antitrust Law Journal.