The 2024 Milton Handler Lecture on Antitrust by Bill Baer



This year’s Handler Lecture is given by Bill Baer, Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, former DOJ Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust and former Director of the FTC Bureau of Competition. Mr. Baer speaks on “Competition Policy and Enforcement in the Biden Administration”. Full text with footnotes available here.

Keynote Speaker:  
Bill Baer, Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution

Spencer Weber Waller
, John Paul Stevens Chair in Competition LawProfessor and Director of the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law


Daniel Brockett, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Arthur Burke, Davis Polk & Wardwell
George Cary, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Karin Garvey, DiCello Levitt

Sponsoring Committee:
Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Yee Wah Chin, Chair
Milton Handler Lecture Subcommittee, Craig Brown and David Copeland, Co-Chairs

The Milton Handler Lectures, devoted to developments in the law of antitrust, are named in honor of Professor Handler, a leading authority on antitrust who taught at Columbia Law School for nearly 50 years; practiced at Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler; and received the John Sherman Award from the Department of Justice.  The Handler Lectures are made possible by an endowment fund established by Professor Handler and now supported by the Milton and Miriam Handler Foundation and Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, LLP.

The Reception is supported by Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, LLP.