Barak Y.
Orbach
Professor of Law, Director of the Business Law program
Office Number: 
264
Office Phone: 
5206267256
Office Fax: 
5208446497

Biographical Information

Professor Orbach teaches and writes in the areas of business law, antitrust, and regulation. He is a member of the American Law Institute and recognized nationally and internationally as a leading scholar of antitrust and regulation. Professor Orbach holds undergraduate degrees in law and economics from Tel Aviv University and masters and doctorate degrees in law from Harvard Law School. Before joining the academia, Professor Orbach served as an Advisor for Law & Economics to the Israeli Antitrust Commissioner and as an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York. Professor Orbach is the author of a leading casebook on regulation, Regulation:  Why and How the State Regulates (Foundation Press, 2012). Additionally, he has published over 30 articles, essays, and book chapters. Professor Orbach's teaching and writing integrate the study of real-world problems and law.

His study of the motion-picture industry is credited for contributing to a change in movie pricing in the United States.

Representative Publications

  • Regulation:  Why and How the State Regulates (Foundation Press, 2012). http://www.regulationonline.com
  • Antitrust Populism, 15 NYU Journal of Law & Business ___ (forthcoming 2017).
  • Antitrust Stare Decisis, 15 Antitrust Source, no. 1, 2015, at 1.
  • The Durability of Antitrust Formalism, 100 Iowa Law Review 2197 (2015).
  • Complete List of Publications

Education

S.J.D.
Harvard Law School
2002
LL.M.
Harvard Law School
1999
LL.B.
Tel Aviv University
1997
B.A.
Tel Aviv University
1997