Harry First

Harry First is the Charles L. Denison Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. He was twice a Fulbright Research Fellow in Japan and taught antitrust as an adjunct professor at the University of Tokyo. From 1999-2001, he served as Chief of the Antitrust Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York. Professor First’s scholarly writing includes a study of the Microsoft litigation, The Microsoft Antitrust Cases: Competition Policy for the Twenty-first Century (co-authored with Andrew Gavil), the casebook Free Enterprise and Economic Organization: Antitrust (co-authored with John Flynn and Darren Bush), and various book chapters and law review articles. First is a contributing editor of the Antitrust Law Journal, foreign antitrust editor of the Antitrust Bulletin, a member of the Executive Committee of the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association, and a member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute.

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