Lori Taubman represents clients in a variety of antitrust and competition matters, including government review of mergers and acquisitions, filing obligations under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, and civil antitrust litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Taubman applied her training in empirical industrial organization as a federal government economist for nearly a decade. After completing her Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University, Ms. Taubman worked at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice where she partnered with attorneys on merger reviews and other investigations of potentially anticompetitive conduct. Ms. Taubman later joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in its first year of operation where she performed regulatory impact analyses for rulemakings, provided statistical analysis for fair lending reviews, contributed to retrospective assessments, and furnished economic analysis in support of a variety of policy initiatives.

Ms. Taubman attended The George Washington University Law School part-time as a Presidential Merit Scholar. While in law school, Ms. Taubman was a Legal Intern for FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny and a Judicial Intern in the Chambers of the Honorable Beryl A. Howell, Chief Judge of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.


  • JD, The George Washington University Law School, 2019, with highest honors, Order of the Coif
  • PhD, Economics, Stanford University, 2008
  • BS, Mathematics, Indiana University - Bloomington, 2003, with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
  • BA, Economics, Biology, Indiana University - Bloomington, 2003, with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
  • District of Columbia
Government & Military Service
  • Economist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 2012-2018
  • Economist, US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, 2008-2012

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