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Kenneth G Elzinga

Kenneth G Elzinga
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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Economic Consulting - Competition Economists

Ken Elzinga has testified in numerous precedent-setting cases. He has provided expert testimony for the prevailing parties in three US Supreme Court cases: Matsushita v Zenith, Brooke Group v Brown & Williamson, and Leegin Creative Leather Products v PSKS Inc. In Leegin, Professor Elzinga worked with Cornerstone Research on a case in which the Supreme Court overruled a 96-year-old precedent regarding resale price maintenance.

He has served as a special economic adviser to the head of the antitrust division of the US Department of Justice and as a consultant to the Federal Trade Commission and has testified for both agencies. He is known as the cocreator of the Elzinga-Hogarty test, used to define relevant geographic markets in antitrust analyses. His work has been cited by the Supreme Court and other courts.

At the University of Virginia, Professor Elzinga has won several awards, including the university’s highest honour, the Thomas Jefferson Award. The Southern Economic Association’s annual teaching award is named after Professor Elzinga in recognition of his reputation as a communicator of economics.

Professor Elzinga is a former fellow in law and economics at the University of Chicago and was the Thomas Jefferson visiting scholar at Cambridge University. The National Law Journal named Professor Elzinga as a trailblazer in the field of antitrust. He has authored more than 100 academic publications and his research has appeared in leading economics journals, including the American Economic Review; and in legal journals, including the Harvard Law Review.

He has a BA and honorary doctorate from Kalamazoo College and a PhD from Michigan State University.

WWL says: The “eminent” Kenneth Elzinga is a high-profile name in the US market thanks to his extensive experience testifying in significant cases.

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