John M. Newman

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Newman joined the full-time law faculty in 2019. His current scholarly focus is on the economics and regulation of digital markets and platforms, with a particular emphasis on antitrust, contract, and intellectual-property issues. Prior to joining the Miami Law faculty, Professor Newman served as an assistant professor at the University of Memphis School of Law and practiced with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (entry via the Honors Program). He also serves as an advisory-board member of the American Antitrust Institute and regularly advises private-sector clients on contemporary antitrust matters.

Professor Newman’s articles on competition and innovation policy have appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law ReviewWashington University Law ReviewVanderbilt Law ReviewGeorge Washington Law Review, and other journals. His commentary on antitrust enforcement has been featured by a variety of popular media outlets, including CNBC, the New York TimesThe AtlanticUSA TodayBusiness InsiderBloomberg, and elsewhere. Along with Dr. Thibault Schrepel, he blogs about transatlantic antitrust and competition policy developments at Revue Concurrentialiste. Professor Newman has been invited to speak before the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Senate policy staff, and at leading academic institutions within the United States and abroad.

During his academic career, Professor Newman has received a number of honors and awards, including the Academic Society for Competition Law Best Junior Paper Award, the SEALS Call-for-Papers Award, the Farris Bobango Faculty Scholarship Award, and the Professor of the Year Award.

While earning his J.D. with highest honors from the University of Iowa College of Law, Professor Newman served as research assistant to Herbert Hovenkamp, was managing editor of the Iowa Law Review, and published student notes in journals at the University of Iowa and the University of Virginia.