Professor of Law
Professor Andy Gavil has been a member of the Howard faculty since 1989, teaching courses on antitrust law, federal regulation, civil procedure, and complex litigation. He has written, lectured, and commented extensively on antitrust law, jurisdiction, and procedure. Particular areas of interest include the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in formulating antitrust rules, antitrust litigation, exclusionary conduct by dominant firms, regulatory responses to new and disruptive firms and business models, indirect purchaser rights, expert economic testimony and economic evidence, and comparative and international perspectives on competition policy. He has co-authored several books, including ANDREW I. GAVIL & HARRY FIRST, MICROSOFT AND THE GLOBALIZATION OF ANTITRUST LAW: COMPETITION POLICY FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (MIT Press 2014), and, with Professors William E. Kovacic and Jonathan B. Baker, ANTITRUST LAW IN PERSPECTIVE: CASES CONCEPTS AND PROBLEMS IN COMPETITION POLICY (2d ed. 2008).
From September 2012 to December 2014, Professor Gavil served as the Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. He also has been recognized on a number of occasions by the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association for his contributions to the work of the Section and currently serves as a Senior Editor on the Antitrust Law Journal and as the Chair of the Section’s International Scholar in Residence Selection Committee.
Professor Gavil received his B.A. magna cum laude in 1978 from Queens College of the City University of New York, and his J.D. in 1981 from Northwestern University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.
For additional information on MICROSOFT AND THE GLOBALIZATION OF ANTITRUST LAW: COMPETITION POLICY FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, see http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/microsoft-antitrust-cases.
For additional information on ANTITRUST LAW IN PERSPECTIVE: CASES CONCEPTS AND PROBLEMS IN COMPETITION POLICY (2d ed. 2008), see http://www.westacademic.com/Professors/ProductDetails.aspx?NSIID=443