William J. Kolasky is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. He is also a former deputy assistant U.S. attorney general in the U.S. Justice Department(DOJ) Antitrust Division, where he was one of the architects of the International Competition Network.
Kolasky has also taught antitrust law at American University’s Washington College of Law. From 1975 to 2004, he was a partner with Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, the precursor of Wilmer Hale. In 2013, he received the Global Competition Review‘s Lifetime Achievement Award for his accomplishments in private practice, government service and antitrust scholarship.
He received his bachelor’s in economics magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and his JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.