Tad Lipsky

Tad Lipsky is assistant professor at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School and director of the Competition Advocacy Program at the Global Antitrust Institute.

He served from 1981 to 1983 as deputy assistant U.S. attorney general in the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) Antitrust Division. He more recently served as acting director of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Competition from February to July 2017. Lipsky served as chief antitrust lawyer for the Coca-Cola Co. from 1992 to 2002 and as a partner with Latham & Watkins LLP from 2002 to 2017.

He received a JD from Stanford Law School and a master’s in Economics from Stanford University in 1976. He earned his bachelor’s in physics from Amherst College.