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Jeffrey A. Eisenach specializes in the economic analysis of antitrust and competition, regulatory, intellectual property, and consumer protection issues. He has submitted expert reports and testified in US federal court as well before the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the International Trade Commission, the Copyright Royalty Board, the Federal Communications Commission, US Tax Court, several state public utility commissions, and courts and regulatory bodies in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Caribbean, and South America. He has also advised clients in some of the world’s largest information technology sector mergers.


Dr. Eisenach has written or edited 19 books and monographs, including Broadband Competition in the Internet Ecosystem and Competition, Innovation and the Microsoft Monopoly: Antitrust in the Digital Marketplace. His writings have also appeared in scholarly journals such as The Review of Network Economics and in popular outlets like ForbesThe New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Eisenach is also an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University Law School, where he teaches Regulated Industries, and a Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Previously, he served in senior policy positions at the US Federal Trade Commission and the White House Office of Management and Budget and on the faculties of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Dr. Eisenach has served as President and Senior Fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation; as a scholar at the Heritage Foundation and the Hudson Institute; and as a member of the 1980–1981 Reagan-Bush Transition Team on the Federal Trade Commission, the 2000–2001 Bush-Cheney Transition Team on the Federal Communications Commission, the Virginia Governor’s Commission on E-Communities, and the Virginia Attorney General’s Task Force on Identity Theft. In 2016–2017, he led the Trump-Pence Transition Team for the Federal Communications Commission.


  • PhD in economics, University of Virginia
  • BA in economics, Claremont McKenna College