Laurel A. Price received a J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law (1973) and a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma (1967). At Columbia, he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law. He is currently an Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). He previously served as the Regional Director of the FTC’s East Central Region in Cleveland, Ohio.
For twenty five (25) years, Laurel served as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice. At the Division of Criminal Justice, he concentrated primarily on the civil and criminal enforcement of the antitrust laws. He also: argued in the United States Supreme Court in Hartford Fire Ins. Co. v. California, 509 U.S. 764 (1993); served as the Chair of the Multistate Antitrust Task Force of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG); was a member of the Council of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law; chaired the Special Committee on Antitrust Law of the New Jersey State Bar Association; was a co-founder of the Eastern States Antitrust Committee, and was an Associate Editor of The Criminal Justice Quarterly.
He has also developed and presented training in the detection, investigation, and prosecution of bid rigging, corruption, and fraud in public procurement to public procurement officials and law enforcement officers on behalf of the State of New Jersey, NAAG, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Department of Transportation, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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