Kostis Hatzitaskos

Kostis Hatzitaskos
Office:
181 West Madison Street, 43rd Floor
60602-4558
City:
Chicago
State:
Illinois
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 312 345 7311
Fax:
+1 312 345 7399

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Competition: Future Leaders - Economists

Kostis Hatzitaskos is an expert in industrial organisation economics with a specialisation in econometrics.

Dr Hatzitaskos leads merger review teams for merging parties and government agencies in investigations in the United States and abroad. He has extensive experience in all phases of merger review, including lead trial roles on behalf of the US Department of Justice in United States v Aetna and Humana and on behalf of the merging parties in FTC v Sysco and US Foods.

Dr Hatzitaskos’s civil litigation experience involves class certification, liability and damages issues in complex commercial litigation across competition and intellectual property matters, including the seminal Microsoft v Motorola trial on the determination of reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND)-compliant royalty rates.

Dr Hatzitaskos has co-authored several publications on economic methods and the role of experts in antitrust and competition matters, including chapters in multiple reference books and handbooks published by the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law. A regular speaker and moderator at specialist and scholarly conferences, Dr Hatzitaskos has participated in panels at Stanford, Fordham, Northwestern and George Washington Universities.

WWL says: Kostis Hatzitaskos is “a great young economist" who receives plaudits for his econometrics expertise and his work leading on high-stakes merger reviews.

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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Economics - Competition Economists - Future Leaders

Kostis Hatzitaskos is an expert in industrial organisation economics with a specialisation in econometrics.

Dr Hatzitaskos leads merger review teams for merging parties and government agencies in investigations in the United States and abroad. He has extensive experience in all phases of merger review, including lead trial roles on behalf of the US Department of Justice in United States v Aetna and Humana and on behalf of the merging parties in FTC v Sysco and US Foods.

Dr Hatzitaskos’s civil litigation experience involves class certification, liability and damages issues in complex commercial litigation across competition and intellectual property matters, including the seminal Microsoft v Motorola trial on the determination of reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND)-compliant royalty rates.

Dr Hatzitaskos has co-authored several publications on economic methods and the role of experts in antitrust and competition matters, including chapters in multiple reference books and handbooks published by the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law. A regular speaker and moderator at specialist and scholarly conferences, Dr Hatzitaskos has participated in panels at Stanford, Fordham, Northwestern and George Washington Universities.

WWL says: Kostis Hatzitaskos receives plaudits for his econometrics expertise and his work leading on high-stakes merger reviews. Interviewees identify him as a "great communicator who is a pleasure to work with”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

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