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Daniel Francis

Local Affiliate - On Leave 2018-2019


Daniel Francis

Daniel Francis works at the intersection of constitutional law and business law. His 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 from Fall 2017 he will join Harvard Law School as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law.

Francis 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. He currently serves as associate editor of the International Journal of Constitutional Law.

He practices law with the firm of Hunton & Williams LLP, where he spent a number of years as a full-time commercial litigator in Washington, DC, and Brussels before joining NYU, specializing in US and EU antitrust law with a focus on the oil and gas, aerospace, defense, and entertainment sectors. He is admitted to the practice of law in New York and the District of Columbia, and is a membre associé of the Brussels Bar.


  • Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
  • Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University