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Andrew Gavil


Professor, Howard University School of Law

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Professor Andy Gavil is a member of the faculty of the Howard University School of Law, where he has taught courses on antitrust law, civil procedure, complex litigation, federal courts, civil rights litigation, federal regulation, and consumer law since 1989. In 2004 he received the school’s Warren Rosmarin Award for Excellence in Teaching and Service and in 2006 a Special Appreciation Award for his work as Faculty Adviser to the Howard Law Journal.

He has also been recognized on a number of occasions by the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association for his contributions to the work of the Section and currently serves as a member of the Section Council. During May-June 2010, he will be a visiting professor at the Centre for Competition Policy at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Professor Gavil has written, lectured, and commented extensively in the U.S. and abroad on various aspects of 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, indirect purchaser rights, expert economic testimony and economic evidence, and comparative and international perspectives on competition policy. With William E. Kovacic and Jonathan B. Baker, he is the author of ANTITRUST LAW IN PERSPECTIVE: CASES CONCEPTS AND PROBLEMS IN COMPETITION POLICY (2d ed. 2008). He is also currently at work with co-author Professor Harry First on MICROSOFT AND THE GLOBALIZATION OF ANTITRUST LAW: COMPETITION POLICY FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, which will be published by MIT Press.


  • B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Queens College, City University of New York (1978)
  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, member Law Review, (1981)

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