Joel Davidow Esq.

Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP
Davidow, Joel

Joel Davidow specializes in antitrust, patent and international litigation, as well as antitrust counseling with Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP. Mr. Davidow was an antitrust and international litigation partner in major New York City and Washington, D.C., law firms, representing clients from Japan, Europe, and the U.S., as both plaintiffs and defendants, in antitrust, patent, and trade litigation matters.

Mr. Davidow has been counsel of record in numerous antitrust class actions and has briefed and argued multi-million dollar appeals before the First, Second, Seventh, Ninth and Federal Circuit courts of appeal. Mr. Davidow has litigated unfair competition and antitrust issues at the U.S. International Trade Commission, FTC and Federal Communications Commission, as well as before state utility commissions. Mr. Davidow has advised enforcement officials of more than 50 countries on how to draft and administer their competition laws. His advisees have included the governments of Russia and Switzerland, as well as Nelson Mandela and the ANC.

He previously held legal assistant and trial lawyer positions at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and then spent 15 years in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he tried major price-fixing and merger cases, and eventually served as Chief of the Foreign Commerce Section and then Director of Policy and Planning.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Davidow has been an Adjunct Professor at the George Washington University School of Law, Columbia Law School, Georgetown Law Center, American University Washington College of Law, Catholic Law School, and George Mason University Law School, where he has taught courses in antitrust, regulation, and international competition law. He has taught economic policy courses at the masters programs of George Mason University and The Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of numerous articles dealing with international antitrust and patent litigation topics.

He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Princeton University, and his LL.B., cum laude, from Columbia Law School.

Mr. Davidow is the author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 35-4th, Antitrust Guide for International Business Activities.