J. Gregory Sidak
J. Gregory Sidak is Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center; founder of Criterion Economics, L.L.C., an economic consulting firm in Washington, D.C.; and founding U.S. editor of the Journal of Competition Law & Economics, an international peer-reviewed journal published by the Oxford University Press. His work concerns antitrust policy, the regulation of network industries, and constitutional issues regarding economic regulation.
Mr. Sidak was Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission from 1987 to 1989, and Senior Counsel and Economist to the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President from 1986 to 1987. As an attorney in private practice with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., he worked on numerous antitrust cases and federal administrative, legislative, and appellate matters concerning telecommunications and other regulated industries. From 1992 through 2005, he was a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI), where he directed AEI’s Studies in Telecommunications Deregulation and held the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Chair in Law and Economics. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Sidak was a Senior Lecturer at the Yale School of Management, where he taught a course on telecommunications regulation with Dean Paul W. MacAvoy. Mr. Sidak earned A.B. (1977) and A.M. (1981) degrees in economics and a J.D. (1981), all from Stanford University. He was a member of the Stanford Law Review. Following law school, he clerked for Judge Richard A. Posner during the judge’s first term on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.