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Lina Khan

  • Associate Professor of Law

J.D., Yale Law School, 2017
B.A., Williams College, 2010


Areas of Specialty

Antitrust and Competition

Lina Khan teaches and writes about antitrust law, the antimonopoly tradition, and law and political economy. Several of her writings have focused on the ways that dominant digital platforms freshly reveal the shortcomings of the current approach to antitrust. 

Khan’s work has been published by the Columbia Law ReviewHarvard Law Review, The University of Chicago Law Review, and The Yale Law Journal. The New York Times has described Khan’s scholarship as having “reframed decades of monopoly law,” and Politico has called her “a leader of a new school of antitrust thought.” Her article “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox” was awarded the 2018 Antitrust Writing Award for Best Academic Unilateral Conduct Article, and her article “The Separation of Platforms and Commerce” won the 2019 Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund’s Best Antitrust Article on Remedies. 

Khan’s scholarship has also been profiled or discussed by The Atlantic, Bloomberg, The EconomistFinancial Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. She has been named to the Politico 50, Foreign Policy magazine’s Global Thinkers, Prospect magazine’s Top 50 Thinkers, WIRED25, National Journal 50, and Time magazine’s Next Generation Leaders.

Khan has served as counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law; legal adviser to Commissioner Rohit Chopra at the Federal Trade Commission; and legal director at the Open Markets Institute.


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