Sharon has more than 20 years of consulting experience in a broad range of competition law matters spanning a wide range of industries in the United States and in Hong Kong. She has advised attorneys and corporation clients in antitrust investigations and litigation matters alleging monopolisation; anti-competitive vertical restraints (e.g., exclusivity agreements, tying, bundling, resale price maintenance, refusal to deal); price discrimination; and collusive conduct (e.g., price fixing, market allocation, bid rigging).
Sharon was the first economic expert to have testified in front of the Hong Kong Competition Tribunal established under the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance. She has submitted written declarations to U.S. federal courts, prepared economic expert reports, and presented economic findings to the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission staff in connection with antitrust investigations and merger review.
Sharon was appointed by the Hong Kong Competition Commission to serve as a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network from 2018 to 2020. She is an active speaker of competition law related issues to a wide range of audience in Hong Kong, and has conducted training seminars to the legal, investigative and economic staff of the Hong Kong Competition Commission, members of the Hong Kong Bar Association, and dozens of trade associations, law firms and public and private corporations in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining Deacons, Sharon was a Principal at the Washington, D.C. office of the global economic consulting firm Charles River Associates, an in-house economist at the antitrust department of a large multinational law firm based in New York City, and was on the faculty at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.