Lina Khan

Lina Khan is an academic fellow at Columbia Law School, where she will be joining as an associate professor in the fall. She writes on antitrust law, the antimonopoly tradition, and law and political economy, and her scholarship has been published by the Harvard Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Columbia Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal. The New York Times has described Khan’s work 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’s Best Antitrust Article on Remedies. Khan’s scholarship has also been profiled or discussed by the Atlantic, Bloomberg, Economist, Financial Times, Washington Post, WIRED, and The Wall Street Journal, and she has been named to the Politico 50, Foreign Policy Magazine’s “Global Thinkers,”  The Prospect’s “Top 50 Thinkers,” WIRED25, National Journal 50, and Time Magazine’s “Next Generation Leaders.” She has presented her work before the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, the Federal Trade Commission, the House Judiciary Committee, and the European Commission.

Khan has served as counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law; as Legal Fellow in the office of Commissioner Rohit Chopra at the Federal Trade Commission; and as Legal Director at the Open Markets Institute. She is a graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School.