Bio & Curriculum Vitae

Barak Orbach

Robert H. Mundheim Professor of Law & Business
The University of Arizona
James E. Rogers College of Law

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
— Antitrust
— Regulation
— Corporate Governance
— Corporate Compliance
— The Digital Economy
— The Motion Picture Industry

Barak Orbach is the Robert H. Mundheim Professor of Law and Business at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where he serves as the founding director of the Business Law Program. Professor Orbach’s primary areas of expertise are antitrust, corporate governance, regulation, and the digital economy. Professor Orbach has also published influential works on motion picture exhibition and confidence schemes. He is recognized internationally for his work in each of these areas, which, in addition to teaching and writing, includes consulting and serving as an expert witness for government agencies, companies, trade associations, and shareholders.

Professor Orbach is a fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, Thurman Arnold Project at Yale, Salzburg Global Seminar, and American Bar Foundation. He is also a member of the American Law Institute, and a member of the advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute. In 2023, Professor Orbach will serve as Derek Brewer Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Emmanuel College.

Professor Orbach holds undergraduate degrees in law and economics from Tel Aviv University and master’s and doctorate degrees in law (LLM and SJD) from Harvard Law School. Before joining academia, Professor Orbach served as an Advisor for Law and Economics to Israel Competition Authority and worked as an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York.

Professor Orbach has been quoted, and his research has been featured, in numerous media outlets including The Atlantic, Bloomberg, Businessweek, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, NPR, The New York Times, Slate, PBS, Sports Illustrated, Time, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Barak Orbach

Robert H. Mundheim Professor of Law & Business
The University of Arizona
James E. Rogers College of Law

Expertise

  • Antitrust
  • Regulation
  • Corporate Governance`
  • Corporate Compliance
  • The Motion Picture Industry

Barak Orbach is the Robert H. Mundheim Professor of Law and Business at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where he serves as the founding director of the Business Law Program. Professor Orbach’s primary areas of expertise are antitrust, corporate governance, regulation, and the digital economy. Professor Orbach has also published influential works on motion picture exhibition and confidence schemes. He is recognized internationally for his work in each of these areas, which, in addition to teaching and writing, includes consulting and serving as an expert witness for government agencies, companies, trade associations, and shareholders.

Professor Orbach is a fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, Thurman Arnold Project at Yale, Salzburg Global Seminar, and American Bar Foundation. He is also a member of the American Law Institute, and a member of the advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute. In 2023, Professor Orbach will serve as Derek Brewer Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Emmanuel College.

Professor Orbach holds undergraduate degrees in law and economics from Tel Aviv University and master’s and doctorate degrees in law (LLM and SJD) from Harvard Law School. Before joining academia, Professor Orbach served as an Advisor for Law and Economics to Israel Competition Authority and worked as an associate with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York.

Professor Orbach has been quoted, and his research has been featured, in numerous media outlets including The Atlantic, Bloomberg, Businessweek, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, NPR, The New York Times, Slate, PBS, Sports Illustrated, Time, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Barak Orbach