Barak Y. Orbach University of Arizona


Barak Orbach is a Professor of Law at the University of Arizona College of Law and a member of the American Law Institute. Professor Orbach is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading scholar of antitrust and regulation. He holds undergraduate degrees in law and economics from Tel Aviv University and masters and doctorate degrees in law from Harvard Law School. Before joining the academia, Professor Orbach served as an Advisor for Law & Economics to the Israeli Antitrust Commissioner and as an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York. Professor Orbach is the author of a leading casebook on regulation, "Regulation: Why and How the State Regulates" (Foundation Press, 2012). Additionally, he has published over 30 articles, essays, and book chapters. His study of the motion-picture industry is credited for contributing to a change in movie pricing in the United States.

2020 Awards


Winner, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Procedure

Nominee, 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, General Antitrust

Nominee, 2015 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, General Antitrust

Nominee, 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Economics

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