Daniel Sokol

Daniel Sokol

Scholar Title: Carolyn Craig Franklin Chair in Law and Business and Professor of Business

Department: USC Gould School of Law

Colleges / Universities: University of Southern California


699 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90089-0071

Email: dsokol@usc.edu

Blog: Antitrust & Competition Policy

D. Daniel Sokol is the Carolyn Craig Franklin Chair in Law and Business at the USC Gould School of Law and an Affiliate Professor of Business at the Marshall School of Business, where he teaches in the marketing department. He serves as faculty director of the Center for Transnational Law and Business and the co-director of the USC Marshall Initiative on Digital Competition. Professor Sokol’s teaching and scholarship focus on complex business issues from early stage start-ups to multinational businesses and the issues that businesses face regarding competition: antitrust, data breaches, corporate governance, compliance, innovation, M&A, digital transformation, and global business regulation.

Professor Sokol is a member of the American Law Institute. He also serves as academic advisor to the United States Chamber of Commerce and as a non-governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network. Additionally, in a part time capacity, he serves as Senior Advisor at White & Case LLP. Professor Sokol has testified or presented his work to authorities in the United States and around the world.

Professor Sokol is among the top 10 most cited antitrust law professors from 2013 to 2020. His work has appeared in a variety of journals: Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Law and Economics, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Business Review, Michigan Law Review and Northwestern Law Review, among others.


LL.M. University of Wisconsin

J.D. University of Chicago

M.St. University of Oxford

B.A. Amherst College