Rachel Brandenburger

Rachel Brandenburger is a globally recognized expert in international antitrust and regulatory law and policy, working at the interface of government and business.

She is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law and a Visiting Law Fellow at St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford, where she created and teaches seminars on “The Global Dimension of Competition Law”. She has also given guest lectures at Columbia University, King’s College, London, the London School of Economics, New York University, the University of East Anglia and the University of Hong Kong, and has authored and co-authored many articles on various aspects of international antitrust and regulatory law and policy.

She is also a Global Senior Advisor to APCO Worldwide, based in New York. Previously, she was Special Advisor, International to the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, based in Washington, D.C. (2010-2013), a partner in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, based in Brussels and London and a senior advisor and foreign legal consultant to Hogan Lovells US LLP, based in New York.

Rachel is a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network (European Commission, 2013-2019; UK Competition and Markets Authority, 2020-), a member of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section’s International Comments and Policy Committee and the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section, and a co-editor of Oxford University Press’ Journal of Antitrust Enforcement.

She has an M.A. (first class honors) in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford, is admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts in England & Wales, and is licensed as a foreign legal consultant in New York.