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WHM 2021 Brown Girl Spotlight: Lina Khan - Leader of the New School


Recently nominated as Commissioner for the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan is an antitrust warrior. Khan, an associate professor of law at Columbia Law School is described by the New York Times as having “reframed decades of monopoly law,” and Politico has called her “a leader of a new school of antitrust thought.”


Khan has presented her work before the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, the Federal Trade Commission, the House Judiciary Committee, and the European Commission. She served as counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law and received the 2020 Antitrust Writing Award for “Best General Antitrust Academic Article.” Khan’s scholarship has been published by the Harvard Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Columbia Law Review, and Yale Law Journal. Khan was recently named to thePolitico 50, Foreign Policy Magazine’s “Global Thinkers,” The Prospect’s “Top 50 Thinkers,” theWIRED25, theNational Journal 50, and TIME Magazine’s “Next Generation Leaders.”


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