Howard Shelanski is Professor of Law and his teaching and research focus on antitrust, regulation, and telecommunications policy. He has taken leave from teaching to work in government on several occasion, most recently as Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission, where he previously served as Deputy Director from 2009-2011. From 1999-2000 he was Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission and from 1998-1999 he served as a Senior Economist for the President’s Council of Economic Advisers at the White House. His scholarship includes the book EU Merger Control: A Legal and Economic Analysis (2014) and the law review article Information, Innovation, and Competition Policy for the Internet.
Joshua C. Teitelbaum is a Professor of Law whose teaching includes courses in analytical methods, the economics of structuring transactions, and a research workshop in law and economics. His recent scholarship includes examining risk preferences in the article The Nature of Risk Preferences: Evidence from Insurance Choices in the American Economic Review and in the paper Inference Under Stability of Risk Preferences. His other recent research includes articles on judicial behavior and maritime law, such as Asymmetric Empirical Similarity in Mathematical Social Sciences, Analogical Legal Reasoning: Theory and Evidence in the American Law and Economics Review, and Inside the Blackwall Box: Explaining U.S. Marine Salvage Awards in the Supreme Court Economic Review. Professor Teitelbaum, who holds a doctorate in economics, also has extensive experience practicing corporate and securities law.
Neel Sukhatme is Associate Professor of Law and his research focuses on empirical patent law and law and economics. He is a patent attorney as well as lead programmer and patent counsel for Spindrop, a music technology company that he co-founded in 2010. His scholarship includes articles in the Harvard Law Review, William & Mary Law Review, Washington and Lee Law Review, and Harvard International Law Journal.
Steven Salop is Professor of Economics and Law and he teaches courses in Antitrust Law, Economic Reasoning and the Law, and conducted a Faculty Workshop in Law and Economics. His scholarship includes several articles that focus on exclusionary conduct, including articles on the antitrust standard for exclusionary conduct, exclusionary conduct by buyers, and the antitrust standard for refusals to deal and price squeezes. Professor Salop has also written articles on the consumer welfare standard, raising rivals' cost conduct, the first principles approach to antitrust, and vertical mergers. His research focuses on antitrust law and economics and economic analysis of industrial competition and imperfect information.
Brian Galle is Professor of Law and his research and teaching interests include taxation, nonprofit organizations, behavioral law and economics, federalism, and public finance economics. He was previously on the faculty at Boston College Law School and at Florida State University College of Law. His recent empirical work on nonprofit organizations has appeared in the peer-reviewed journals Public Finance Review and Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, and his theoretical work on the design of regulatory instruments has appeared in the Stanford, Texas, and Vanderbilt Law Reviews, as well as in the peer-reviewed Tax Law Review. He has published empirical investigations of federal-state fiscal relations in the International Review of Law & Economics, the Stanford Law Review, and the Northwestern University Law Review.
Jamillah Bowman Williams is Associate Professor of Law and also holds a Ph.D. in Sociology. Her courses include Employment Discrimination and the Contemporary Bias and Law seminar. Her research focuses on contemporary bias, the effectiveness of antidiscrimination law, and the capacity of law to promote compliance and social change. More specifically, she uses social psychological theory and empirical analysis to examine the impact of antidiscrimination law on the individuals it was intended to protect. Prior to joining the Georgetown Law faculty, Professor Williams was a National Science Foundation Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation.