Allen Grunes

Allen Grunes is a native Hyde Parker who now lives in the suburbs of Washington, DC and works as an antitrust lawyer in the DC office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. He is the co-author of Big Data and Competition Policy (Oxford University Press 2016) (with Professor Maurice Stucke). He currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the American Antitrust Institute and the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, a law degree from Rutgers University, and a master of laws degree from New York University. The views expressed in this piece are the author’s own.

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