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Maurice Stucke


Maurice E. Stucke is the Douglas A. Blaze Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee and founder of the law firm Konkurrenz. With twenty-five years of experience handling a range of policy issues in private practice, as a senior policy advisor to the Federal Trade Commission, and as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, he advises governments, law firms, consumer groups, and multi-national firms on competition and privacy issues.


Professor Stucke serves as one of the United States’ non-governmental advisors to the International Competition Network.  He has testified before, and provided expert reports for, multiple governments and inter-governmental agencies, including the U.S. Congress, European Commission, World Bank, United Nations, and OECD.

Professor Stucke received a number of awards, including a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. In 2012, he was a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne.  In 2015 and 2017, he visited the University of Oxford, where he was an Academic Visitor at its Institute of European and Comparative Law, a Fellow at its Centre for Competition Law and Policy, and a Senior Associateship at Pembroke College. 

He authored and co-authored five books --

  • How Big-Tech Barons Smash Innovation—and How to Strike Back (HarperCollins 2022)

  • Breaking Away: How to Regain Control Over Our Data, Privacy, and Autonomy (Oxford University Press 2022)

  • Competition Overdose: How Free Market Mythology Transformed Us From Citizen Kings to Market Servants (HarperCollins 2020)

  • Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy (Harvard University Press 2016; paperback 2019)

  • Big Data and Competition Policy (Oxford University Press 2016)

He has been quoted, and his research has been featured, in numerous media outlets including Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, Atlantic, Australian, BBC, Bloomberg, Boston Globe, Business Insider, CNBC, CNN-Money, The Daily News, The Economist, Fast Company, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Guardian, Harvard Business Review, Market Watch, MIT Technology Review, New Republic, New Scientist, New York Review of Books, New York Times, The New Yorker, Publishers Weekly, Politico, Reuters, Science, Scotsman, Slate, Telegraph, Times Higher Education, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Wired.

He has also appeared on BBC Radio, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Fox News, NPR, Radio 3 Hong Kong, and Wharton Business Radio.

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