Marina Lao

Marina Lao is the Edward S. Hendrickson Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law. She joined the Seton Hall law faculty in 1994 after more than a decade of practice experience in government and the private sector. She took a leave of absence from February 2015 through June 2016 to serve as the director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission.

Lao was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2007-2008 to the University of Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law in Munich, where she taught U.S. Antitrust Law. She was named the inaugural Maury Cartine Research Endowment Fellow in 2010, the Andrea Catania Fellow for Excellence in Teaching for 2003-2005, and the Dean’s Fellow for 2003-2005, and 2000-2001.

Lao began her legal career with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division as a trial attorney under the Honors Program following graduation from Albany Law School.