Elyse Dorsey

George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School Elyse Dorsey on SSRN  


Elyse Dorsey serves as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as Adjunct Professor at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. Her work at the Antitrust Division encompasses a wide array of legal and policy matters, primarily relating to IP and technology issues, the Division’s appellate and amicus brief programs, and its international and competition policy efforts. Elyse joined the Division from the Federal Trade Commission, where she served as Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips, and completed a detail to the Office of Policy Planning. While at the Commission, she advised on key cases, matters, and policies affecting industries across the economy — from digital and tech to pharmaceuticals and hospitals and more — and on issues related to the Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. Prior to that, Elyse practiced at an international law firm where her work focused upon cutting edge competition, privacy, and consumer protection issues in courts and jurisdictions across the globe, including the U.S. Supreme Court. After graduating law school, Elyse served as law clerk to the Honorable E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Elyse earned her law degree summa cum laude from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University and her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Clemson University.