The University of Iowa Law Review will host a Centennial Symposium, honoring the work of Professor Herbert Hovenkamp, on October 23-24, in Iowa City. Hovenkamp, the Ben and Dorothy Willie Chair at Iowa College of Law, has authored roughly 100 articles, approximately 50 essays and book reviews, and dozens of books. He is the senior surviving author of the landmark antitrust treatise Antitrust Law: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles & Their Application.

A stalwart of the antitrust community, Herb was presented in 2008 with the U.S. Department of Justice John Sherman Award for his lifetime contributions to the teaching and enforcement of antitrust law and the development of antitrust policy. He was appointed to the American Bar Association Task Force charged with advising President Obama on antitrust policy in 2012.

The Symposium will begin with opening remarks by University of Iowa College of Law Dean Gail Agrawal, followed by the keynote address by Bill Baer, Assistant Attorney General in charge of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. The remaining four panels will include the following topics and participants:

  • Panel One: Rethinking Framework—Willard Boyd III; Keith Hylton; Christine Durrance; Daniel Sokol; Roger Blair; and Barak Orbach;
  • Panel Two: Dealing with Tough Antitrust Issues in Conduct and Mergers: How do Law and Scholarship Matter?—Andrew Aubertine; Director of the FTC Office of Policy Planning, Andrew Gavil; James Fishkin; Rosie Lipscomb; Ronald Mueller; and Iowa Assistant Attorney General Layne Lindebak;
  • Panel Three: Rethinking Litigation—Maya Steinitz; Mark Lemley; Christopher Leslie; Alan Meese; Matthew Sag; and Spencer Waller; and
  • Panel Four: Structural Shifts in Antitrust—John Solow; Daniel Crane; Rebecca Haw Allensworth; Daniel Sokol; Hillary Greene; and John Connor.

For additional information, or to register, contact Centennial Coordinator Ashley Gleckler by email at or by phone at 602-618-3195. Online registration is available here.

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