Outstanding Women: Eleanor Fox

Law360, New York (April 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When Eleanor Fox graduated from law school in 1961, life for women in the antitrust field was not exactly smooth sailing. But instead of viewing the widespread discrimination against female lawyers as an entry barrier, Fox took the situation on as a challenge.

“Some clients didn’t even want a woman lawyer representing them,” said Fox, who is now Walter Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at New York University School of Law and a world-renowned competition expert. “They thought you wouldn’t be as strong in court, or...
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