Holy Cross College, A.B.
Harvard University, LL.B.
Columbia University, J.S.D.
Daniel J. Gifford is recognized as an expert on antitrust law and administrative law. He teaches courses in the areas of administrative law, antitrust law, and unfair competition. Professor Gifford is the Robins Kaplan Professor of Law. He was the 1982-83 Julius E. Davis Professor of Law.
Professor Gifford received an A.B. degree from Holy Cross College and an LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School, where he was Case Editor of the Harvard Law Review. As a Ford Fellow, he received a J.S.D. degree from Columbia University. After receiving his LL.B. degree, Professor Gifford practiced law with the New York firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He was a member of the law faculties of Vanderbilt University and of the State University of New York at Buffalo before joining the University of Minnesota Law School faculty in 1978.
Professor Gifford has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan Law School and at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Warwick, England. He also has taught law at universities in France, Belgium, and Sweden. Professor Gifford has chaired the Minnesota State Bar Association Section on Antitrust Law and has served on the Executive Committee of the Antitrust Section of the Association of American Law Schools. He is a member of the American Law Institute and of its Consultative Group on Unfair Competition as well as the American Bar Association and the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Trade and Competition Policy in the Developing World: Is There a Role for the WTO?, in Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System (Chantal Thomas & Joel P. Trachtman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009)
(with Robert Kudrle)
Competition, Efficiency, Welfare: Can Industrial Organization and Law and Economics Help to Clarify Local Obscurantism?, in Competition, Regulation and Protection: Essays from an International Conference on Industrial Organization, Law and Economics (Gregory T. Papanikos, ed., Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2004)
Alternative National Merger: Standards and the Prospects for International Cooperation, in Political Economy of International Trade Law: Essays in Honour of Robert E. Hudec 208 (Daniel L. M. Kennedy & James D. Southwick, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Antitrust of Competition Laws Viewed in a Trading Context: Harmony or Dissonance?, in Fair Trade and Harmonization: Prerequisites for Free Trade? (Jagdish N. Bhagwati & Robert E. Hudec, eds., MIT Press, 1996) (with Mitsuo Matsushita)
Discretionary Decisionmaking in Regulatory Agencies: A Conceptual Framework, in Making Regulatory Policy 233 (Keith Hawkins & John M. Thomas, eds., University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989)
Antitrust Approaches to Dynamically Competitive Industries in the United States and the European Union, 7 Journal of Competition Law & Economics 695 (2011)
(with Robert Kudrle)
Can International Antitrust Be Saved for the Post-Boeing Merger World? A Proposal to Minimize International Conflict and to Rescue Antitrust from Misuse, 45 Antitrust Bulletin 55 (2000)
(with Sullivan E. Thomas)
A Review Essay of Richard Vigilante's Strike: The Daily News War and the Future of American Labor, 72 Notre Dame Law Review 255 (1996) (reviewing Richard Vigilante, Strike: The Daily News War and the Future of American Labor (Simon & Schuster, 1994))
Need Like Cases Be Decided Alike? Mashaw's Bureaucratic Justice, 1983 American Bar Foundation Research Journal 985 (1983) (reviewing Jerry L. Mashaw, Bureaucratic Justice: Managing Social Security Disability Claims (Yale University Press, 1983)) (review essay)
Decisions, Decisional Referents, and Administrative Justice, 37 Law and Contemporary Problems 3 (1972), reprinted in The Invisible Justice System: Discretion and the Law (Burton Atkins & Mark Pogrebin, eds., Anderson Publishing, 1978)
Remission and Mitigation of Forfeitures in the Justice Department: A Report for the Committee on Informal Action, 1 Recommendations and Reports of the Administrative Conference of the United States 697 (1968)