Lina Khan is an Academic Fellow at Columbia Law School. She researches and writes on antitrust law and competition policy.
Khan’s scholarship has been published by or is forthcoming in the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, the Chicago Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal. Her piece “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox” was awarded the 2018 Antitrust Writing Award for “Best Academic Unilateral Conduct Article,” the Yale Law School’s Israel H. Peres Prize, and the Yale Law Journal’s Michael Egger Prize. The New York Times has described her work as having “reframed decades of monopoly law” and Politico has called her “a leader of a new school of antitrust thought.” Her scholarship has also been discussed in the Atlantic, Bloomberg, the Economist, Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. She was recently named to the Politico 50, a list of thinkers whose ideas are driving politics, and to Foreign Policy Magazine’s “Global Thinkers.”
Khan previously served as a Legal Fellow in the office of Commissioner Rohit Chopra at the Federal Trade Commission and as Director of Legal Policy at the Open Markets Institute. During law school Khan litigated on behalf of homeowners through Yale’s Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation Clinic and spent summers at Gupta Wessler, Cohen Milstein, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She received a B.A. magna cum laude with highest honors from Williams College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.