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Daniel Francis

Dissertation TitleThe Competitive Constitution: Political Autonomy and Economic Integration in Federal Systems

Doctoral Supervisor: Professor Gráinne de Búrca

Biography:

Daniel Francis works at the intersection of constitutional law and antitrust law.  His academic writing is focused on structural public law and competition in the United States and the European Union, with particular interests in federalism, interjurisdictional economic integration, and antitrust.  He is a candidate for the JSD degree at New York University School of Law, and in Fall 2017 joined Harvard Law School as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer in Law.
Daniel holds degrees in law from Harvard Law School (LL.M. ‘07), where he held the Henry A. Hollond Scholarship, and Trinity College, University of Cambridge (B.A. ‘06).  He previously taught EU constitutional law and political history at Harvard College, for which he received a Harvard University teaching award.  Daniel previously served as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Constitutional Law.
Daniel was previously in private practice, where he spent a number of years as a full-time antitrust attorney in Washington, DC, where he focused on the oil and gas, aerospace, defense, and entertainment sectors.  Daniel is admitted to the practice of law in New York and the District of Columbia.

Selected Publications

Choices and Consequences: Internationalizing Competition Policy after TPP in Benedict Kingsbury et al. (eds.), MEGAREGULATION CONTESTED: THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC ORDER AFTER TPP (Oxford 2018) (forthcoming)
 

From Utopia to Apology: the European Union and the Challenge of Liberal Supranationalism, 39(3) Cardozo Law Review 849 (2018) (SSRN)
 

Litigation as a Political Safeguard of Federalism, 49(3) Arizona State Law Journal 1023 (2017) (SSRN)
 

Exit Legitimacy, 50(1) Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 297 (2017) (SSRN)
 

The Decline of the Dormant Commerce Clause, 94(2) Denver Law Review 255 (2017) (SSRN)
 

Competition Law in Lucas Bergkamp (ed.), THE EUROPEAN UNION REACH REGULATION FOR CHEMICALS: LAW AND PRACTICE (Oxford 2013).
 

Including Exclusion in the 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines, 10(1) Antitrust Source (2010) (with D. Bruce Hoffman).