Ellen Jalkut



Ellen Jalkut has spent her career developing legal strategies based on detailed analysis and critical thinking. With a focus on antitrust law, she draws from her knowledge in Economics, along with experience representing clients in white collar defense, contract disputes, and government enforcement actions to bring a broad perspective to each case.

Prior to law school, Ellen worked in economic consulting and earned her Master’s of Arts in Economics from the University of Michigan. She used her economics background in her early legal career, focusing on defending clients in antitrust actions. After practicing for several years, she clerked for Judge William G. Young in the District of Massachusetts.   

Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude (2003); Journal of Gender and Law, Editor
  • University of Michigan – Rackham Graduate School, M.A. in Economics (2002)
  • Wellesley College, B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude (1999)

  • “Prior User Rights Expansion: Congress, the Courts, and Constitutional Considerations,” BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal (2011)


Links to full publications and news releases.


January 3, 2024
Navigating Class Actions After Papa John's Settlement Denial
Law360 - William Reiss, Ellen Jalkut, Laura Song
August 21, 2023
Colorado Expands Antitrust Protection
William Reiss and Ellen Jalkut - Colorado State Antitrust Act of 2023
December 2022
The Note From the Deliberating Jury
By Gabriel Berg, Ellen Jalkut - The Robins Kaplan Spotlight
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