Loyola University Chicago

Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies

School of Law


Externships focusing on both antitrust and consumer protection issues are available with the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department, the Federal Trade Commission, the Illinois' Attorney General's Office, the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Citizens Utility Board, and a wide range of governmental agencies and public interest organizations in Chicago, Washington, D.C. and through the United States.  Loyola students seeking externships for credit must comply with the full requirements of the law school externship program.

In the past, students also have testified before the Judiciary Committee Illinois State Senate and then Senator Barack Obama; assisted in the preparation of amicus briefs in the United States Supreme Court and lower courts; worked on position papers for foreign competition agencies and courts; and assisted the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association in the preparation of both programs and publications.

For more information about externships in the areas of consumer protection and antitrust law, please contact Professor Spencer Weber Waller at swalle1@luc.edu or Josie M. Gough, Director of Experiential Learning at jgough@luc.edu.  Please also visit LUC.edu/law/academics/experientiallearning/ for full information about the law school’s externship program and experiential learning opportunities.