Lina M. Khan

Lina Khan is a legal fellow with the Open Markets Program at New America, an associate research scholar at Yale Law School, and a fellow with the Information Society Project. She researches market competition across sectors, and the way that antitrust law and competition policy shape our political economy. Khan’s work has been published by the Yale Law Journal and the Harvard Law & Policy Review, as well as by the New Republic, Politico, the Washington Monthly, and the Washington Post. Her antitrust work has been cited by Bloomberg, The Economist, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. While at Yale, Khan represented and litigated on behalf of homeowners through the Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation Clinic. She also spent summers litigating at Gupta Wessler PLLC, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She received a B.A. magna cum laude in political theory from Williams College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

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