Adjunct Professor Henry J. Hauser graduated from Cornell University and UC Berkeley School of Law (J.D., 2012). He joined the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division through the Attorney General Honor’s Program in 2012, where he serves as a Trial Attorney in the San Francisco Office (2012-2014) and Litigation I Section (2015-2016).
Professor Hauser’s experience includes crafting investigative strategies, interviewing witnesses, and negotiating plea agreements for criminal prosecutions in the automotive parts and electrolytic capacitors industries. In addition, he led the Division’s first investigation of a price-fixing conspiracy that utilized algorithms to target e-commerce consumers. Professor Hauser has extensive experience reviewing and challenging mergers under the Clayton Antitrust Act and Hart–Scott–Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act. His civil merger work focuses on high tech markets such as data modeling software, enterprise resource planning solutions, and online music streaming services. Professor Hauser’s merger experience also includes investigating major acquisitions in the health insurance industry.
In his spare time, Professor Hauser enjoys visiting national parks, moonlighting as a music critic, and reading novels. His favorite parks are Yosemite, Glacier, Zion, Rainier, and Grand Canyon; his favorite website is Consequence of Sound; and his favorite authors are Toni Morrison, Jonathan Franzen, and Ernest Hemmingway.