About Thom Lambert
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 the author of How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017) and co-author of Antitrust Law: Interpretation and Implementation (5th ed., Foundation Press, 2013). He has also authored or co-authored numerous book chapters and 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.
In 2017, Professor Lambert received the University of Missouri’s Kemper Faculty Fellowship (awarded annually to five professors throughout the university for exemplary teaching). He has also received the law school’s Blackwell Sanders Award for Teaching Excellence and the university-wide Gold Chalk Award for excellence in graduate teaching. He is a three-time winner of the University of Missouri Law School’s Shook Hardy & Bacon Excellence in Research Award, which is awarded annually for most outstanding faculty scholarship.
Before entering academia, Professor Lambert 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.
Latest News Featuring Thom Lambert
- University of Chicago Law Review Publishes Lambert Response
- SEC Commissioner Delivers Remarks at BETR Symposium
- Do Regulatory Reform Efforts Inevitably Entrench the Administrative State?: Teleforum Set for August 22
- Professor Lambert Presents at Conference about Anti-Economics Trends in Policymaking
- Professor Lambert Speaks at Show-Me Institute Forums
Latest Publications from Thom Lambert
- The Case for Doing Nothing About Institutional Investors’ Common Ownership of Small Stakes in Competing Firms
- Calm Down About Common Ownership
- An Austrian Analysis of Contemporary Business Law
- How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers
- Foreward: From Gadfly to Nudge: The Genesis of Libertarian Paternalism