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Faculty and Administration Profiles

Jennifer M. Dixton

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor

Specialty Area: Antitrust and Intellectual Property

Phone: 847-691-5174

Email: jdixton@gmail.com


Jennifer Dixton is Assistant Chief of the Competition Policy & Advocacy Section and Special Counsel for Policy & Intellectual Property for the Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice. She is teaching at Loyola School of Law in her personal capacity.

Ms. Dixton joined the Division in 2004, where she has also served as a Trial Attorney and Attorney Advisor. Ms. Dixton has worked on a variety of civil and criminal antitrust investigations and policy and appellate matters. Ms. Dixton currently focuses on the intersection of antitrust law and intellectual property rights, as well as antitrust compliance. Ms. Dixton was awarded the Assistant Attorney General’s Honorary Award in 2021 for her work on the COVID-19 Antitrust Advising Team and the Assistant Attorney General’s Award of Distinction in 2012 and the Internal Revenue Service Excellence Award in 2014 for her work on the municipal bond investigation.


LL.M., Intellectual Property Law, January 2004
The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC

Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, May 2000; Certificate, Law and Public Policy, May 2000
The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Cum Laude, September 1997
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

Professional Employment

U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Selected Publications

Antitrust Compliance and the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act, CPI ANTITRUST CHRONICLE (Nov. 2021) (Joint Article)

The Updated 2017 DOJ-FTC Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property: Modernizing Sound Economic Principles for Antitrust Analysis (American Bar Association International Section, May 2018) (Joint Article)