Elizabeth Bailey

Vice President
Elizabeth Bailey - Charles River Associates

Dr. Elizabeth Bailey is a Vice President at Charles River Associates with over 20 years of experience in antitrust and competition matters. She is an expert on antitrust, competition policy, and intellectual property issues across a wide variety of industries.

She has advised clients on M&A proceedings before antitrust regulators in the US, Canada, and Europe. Her extensive industry expertise includes retail, packaged consumer goods, healthcare and medical devices, information and data technology, wholesale and retail electricity, oil and gas, among many others.

Dr. Bailey is recognized as a Global Elite Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal and described by peers as a consummate competition economist, “a market leader who ‘can gain the trust of c-suite and board-level clients’” who can ‘get deals over the line.’” She is “‘an absolute go-to for retail mergers’ thanks to her ‘efficient econometric analysis and strong client-oriented approach.’”

Outside of her consulting practice, Dr. Bailey has taught advanced corporate finance to executives at The Wharton School. She has also been a lecturer in the Finance Group at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and was an award-winning teacher at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Dr. Bailey is frequently invited to speak about issues relating to antitrust and has published many articles on the topic. She is an active member of the ABA’s Section of Antitrust, where she is senior editor for the Antitrust Law Journal and has edited other ABA antitrust publications, including the Antitrust Magazine, and The Antitrust Source. She has also published articles in the American Economic Review, The Journal of Industrial Organization, Managing IP, and The Electricity Journal, among others.

Dr. Bailey serves as a board member for W@Competition in the Americas and an advisory board member to the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law Women.Connected committee (formerly the Women’s Initiative).

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    CRA advises on Tractor Supply merger
    Charles River Associates was retained by Tractor Supply Company (TSC) and Orscheln Farm and Home LLC (Orscheln), two leading rural lifestyle retailers in the...
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  • 02
    Liz Bailey testifies on behalf of Booz Allen Hamilton in Section 1 injunction hearing win
    CRA expert, Dr. Elizabeth M. Bailey, testified on behalf of Booz Allen Hamilton in the US District Court for the District of Maryland. In US v. Booz Allen...
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