Jan M. Rybnicek

Jan Rybnicek is a partner in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s antitrust, competition and trade group, based in Washington, D.C.

He is also is an adjunct professor and senior fellow at the Global Antitrust Institute at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where he teaches courses in antitrust law and economics. Prior to rejoining Freshfields in 2015, Jan served as an attorney adviser to then-FTC Commissioner Josh Wright.

Jan was awarded the 2019 Antitrust Writing Award from Concurrences in the Best Business Article, General category and in 2017 in the Best Academic Article, Mergers category. He is an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Antitrust Section and currently serves as an editor for the Antitrust Law Journal.

He received his bachelor’s from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his JD from George Mason University School of Law.