David Gerber

Invited Professor

David J. Gerber is University Distinguished Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his B.A. from Trinity College (Conn.), his M.A. from Yale and his J.D. from the University of Chicago. He has been a visiting professor at the law schools of the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University and Washington University in the United States as well as on the law faculties in Munich and Freiburg in Germany, Stockholm in Sweden, and the International University College, Turin (Italy). He has also been a visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods in Bonn, Germany, and Uppsala University in Sweden, and Meiji University in Japan. Before beginning his teaching career, Professor Gerber practiced law in New York and in Europe. He writes and teaches primarily in the areas of competition law, comparative law, and European Union law. David J. Gerber was president of the American Society of Comparative Law from 2014 to 2016. He is a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, the executive editorial board of the American Journal of Comparative Law and, among others, the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economic Law and Concurrences (France).In 1998 he published Law and Competition in Twentieth Century Europe: Protecting Prometheus (Oxford: Clarendon Press; pbk, 2001). His most recent book is Global Competition: Law, Competition and Global Markets (Oxford University Press, 2010).