Mark Israel Wins Global Competition Review’s Economist of the Year Award

On March 28, 2023, Global Competition Review (“GCR”) awarded Dr. Mark Israel, Senior Managing Director and Member of Compass Lexecon’s Global Executive Committee, Economist of the Year for 2023.

Dr. Israel was cited for his recent testimony on behalf of Google in cases challenging the company’s alleged anticompetitive behavior in the search engine and search advertising markets, and for his testimony in favor of the Rogers Communications/Shaw Communications merger, which was described by Canada’s Competition Tribunal as “knowledgeable, candid, and forthcoming.”

Dr. Israel is the fifth Compass Lexecon expert to receive the award, preceded by Neil Dryden (2016), Dennis Carlton (2014), Jorge Padilla (2012), and Janusz Ordover (2011).