Thomas A. Lambert is the Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance and Professor of Law.
Prof. Lambert’s scholarship focuses on antitrust, corporate and regulatory matters. He is co-author of Antitrust Law: Interpretation and Implementation (5th ed., Foundation Press, 2013) and has authored or co-authored more than 20 journal articles in such publications as the Antitrust Bulletin, the Boston College Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Texas Law Review and the Yale Journal on Regulation. He blogs regularly at Truth on the Market, a site focused on academic commentary on antitrust, business and economic legal issues.
Prof. Lambert has received the law school’s Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award for teaching excellence and the university-wide Gold Chalk Award for Excellence in Teaching at the graduate level. In 2007 and 2011, his work was honored with the Shook Hardy & Bacon Excellence in Research Award for best law faculty scholarship.
Before entering academia, he practiced law in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin and was a John M. Olin Fellow at Northwestern University School of Law and the Center for the Study of American Business (now the Murray Weidenbaum Center) at Washington University. After graduating from law school, he clerked for Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Most Recent Publications
Recognizing the Limits of Antitrust: The Roberts Court Versus the Enforcement Agencies, JOURNAL OF COMPETITION LAW AND ECONOMICS
Defining Unreasonably Exclusionary Conduct: The ‘Exclusion of a Competitive Rival’ Approach, 92 NORTH CAROLINA LAW REVIEW 1175 (2014)
Appropriate Liability Rules for Tying and Bundled Discounting, 72 OHIO STATE LAW JOURNAL 909 (2011)
A Decision-Theoretic Rule of Reason for Minimum Resale Price Maintenance, 55 ANTITRUST BULLETIN 167 (2010)
Dr. Miles is Dead. Now What?: Structuring a Rule of Reason for Minimum Resale Price Maintenance, 50 WILLIAM AND MARY LAW REVIEW 1937 (2009)