Thomas A. Lambert
Wheaton College, B.A.
Professor Thom Lambert is a visiting professor of business law from the University of Missouri Law School, where he holds the Wall Family Foundation Chair in Corporate Law and Governance and teaches antitrust law, business organizations, and contracts.
His scholarship focuses on antitrust, corporate, and regulatory matters. He is co-author of Antitrust Law: Interpretation and Implementation (5th ed., Foundation Press, 2013) and has authored or co-authored more than 20 journal articles in such publications as the Antitrust Bulletin; the Yale Journal on Regulation; and the law review journals of Boston College, the College of William & Mary, and the universities of Georgia, Minnesota, Ohio State, Texas, and Wake Forest. He blogs regularly at Truth on the Market, a site focused on academic commentary on antitrust, business, and economic legal issues.
At Missouri, Professor Lambert has received the law school's Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award for teaching excellence and the university-wide Gold Chalk Award for Excellence in Teaching at the graduate level. In 2007 and 2011, his work was honored with the Shook Hardy & Bacon Excellence in Research Award for best law faculty scholarship.
Before entering academia, he practiced law in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin and was a John M. Olin Fellow at Northwestern University School of Law and the Center for the Study of American Business (now the Murray Weidenbaum Center) at Washington University.
Professor Lambert received his B.A. in philosophy, summa cum laude, from Wheaton College and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was comment editor on the University of Chicago Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.