Mark A. Israel Compass Lexecon


Mark Israel is a Senior Managing Director at Compass Lexecon. Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, he served as an Associate Professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 2001. Israel has substantial experience applying economic analysis and econometric tools to antitrust cases including mergers, joint ventures, regulatory proceedings and litigation matters, in the U.S. and internationally. He has served as an expert for both government agencies and private parties, in cases involving industries such as telecommunications, cable television, broadband internet service, airlines, health insurance, food distribution, railroads, shipping, financial markets, nuclear waste disposal, consumer retail, and many others. Israel has written numerous academic articles on topics including competition economics, merger policy, telecommunications, airlines, insurance markets, and applied econometrics. His research has been published in leading scholarly and applied journals including, among others, The American Economics Review, The Rand Journal of Economics, The Review of Industrial Organization, The Journal of Competition Law and Economics, and The Review of Network Economics, and has been presented to business, government, and academic audiences around the world.

2022 Awards

2020 Awards


Nominee, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Mergers


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