Barak Orbach

Barak Orbach
Professor of Law; Director, Business Law Program
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona

Barak Orbach is a Professor of Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where he serves as the founding director of the business law program. His areas of expertise are antitrust, corporate governance, regulation, and the digital economy. He is recognized internationally for his work in these areas. Professor Orbach is a fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, Thurman Arnold Project at Yale, Salzburg Global Seminar, and American Bar Foundation. He is also a member of the American Law Institute, a member of the advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute, and the Chair of Antitrust Frontiers Global Forum.

Professor Orbach’s work has been featured in many media outlets, including The AtlanticBloomberg, BusinessweekCNBCForbesFortuneLos Angeles TimesMother JonesNPR, The New York Times, SlatePBSSports IllustratedTimeThe Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Professor Orbach holds undergraduate degrees in law and economics from Tel Aviv University and master’s and doctorate degrees in law from Harvard Law School. Before joining academia, Professor Orbach served as an Advisor for Law & Economics to Israel Competition Authority and worked as an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York.

Recent Events and Presentations

October 22, 2021

ITIF hosted the ninth in a series of discussions on “dynamic antitrust,” in which Aurelien Portuese, ITIF’s director of antitrust and innovation policy, sits down with leading scholars and antitrust enforcers in Washington, Brussels, and elsewhere to discuss the path forward in making antitrust a foundation for innovation.