Q&A With Alston & Bird's H. Stephen Harris Jr.

Law360, New York (September 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- H. Stephen Harris Jr. talks with Law360 about the history of antitrust law, the globalization of antitrust practice and its creative challenges and opportunities.

Q. What attracted you to antitrust as a practice area? And what keeps you interested?

A. I found antitrust fascinating because of its goals (rarely met, but persistently pursued) to apply modern economic science to develop legal rules that protect competition without excessive regulatory intrusion. The Sherman Act was passed in the 19th Century, for many reasons inconsistent with modern economic understanding...
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