Michael Kades
Michael Kades

Director, Markets and Competition Policy

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Michael Kades is the director for markets and competition policy at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. His research focuses on competition and antitrust enforcement, with an emphasis on consumers, wages, equality, and innovation. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, Michael worked as antitrust counsel for Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, where he led efforts to reform antitrust laws. Previously, he spent 20 years investigating and litigating some of the most significant antitrust actions as an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission. During his time at the FTC, he was an attorney advisor to Chairman Jon Leibowitz. He has testified before Congress and the Federal Trade Commission and has been cited by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other media outlets on antitrust enforcement and competition policy matters. Kades is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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Testimony by Michael Kades before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law on digital markets

Competition
Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: Remedying monopoly violation by social networks—the role of interoperability and rulemaking

Competition
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Interoperability as a competition remedy for digital networks

Competition
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The curious case of the federal prosecutor who sided with defendants

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Hearing with tech CEOs sets stage for new legislation to tackle anticompetitive conduct by dominant firms in the U.S. economy

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Antitrust experts call on Congress to address failings in antitrust law to preserve competition and prevent monopolies in digital marketplaces

Competition

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