Eleanor Fox

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Eleanor M. Fox is the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at New York University School of Law. She is a scholar in antitrust law and international and comparative competition policy, including the law of developing countries and of the European Union, and globalization and markets. She was a partner in the New York law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. She served as a member of President Carter’s antitrust commission and President Clinton’s international competition advisory committee. Fox received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Paris-Dauphine in 2009. She was awarded an inaugural Lifetime Achievement award in 2011 by the Global Competition Review for "substantial, lasting and transformational impact on competition policy and practice." She received the inaugural award for outstanding contributions to the international competition law community in 2015 by ASCOLA, the world network of antitrust scholars. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Antitrust & Economic Regulation Section of the Association of American Law Schools in 2017. Her books include Making Markets Work for Africa: Markets, Development and Competition in Sub-Saharan Africa, with Mor Bakhoum, Oxford 2019, and US, EU and Global casebooks.