D. Daniel Sokol

Senior Advisor, Los Angeles, Washington, DC



D. Daniel Sokol is a full-time law professor at the USC Gould School of Law with a secondary appointment at the USC Marshall School of Business, who serves part-time as Senior Advisor at White & Case. Danny advises companies on antitrust, compliance, data security, and corporate governance issues. Within the realm of antitrust/competition, he works with clients across a number of sectors and different types of behaviors both in the United States and globally: mergers and joint ventures, pricing and contracting within a supply chain (bundling, tying, exclusive dealing, Robinson-Patman, RMP, MFNs, MAPs), online platform issues, big data, and cartel matters. He also addresses antitrust's interface with a number of issues: privacy, anti-corruption/bribery, corporate governance, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and compliance more generally. Prior to joining White & Case, Danny was a part-time Senior Of Counsel at a leading global law firm.

Danny has presented before competition authorities around the world including the Department of Justice Antitrust, Federal Trade Commission, Canadian Competition Bureau, Competition Market Authority (UK), Japan Fair Trade Commission, Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, Fiscalía Nacional Económica (Chile), Tribunal de Defensa de la Libre Competencia (Chile), Competition Commission of India, OECD, and International Competition Network, a network of antitrust enforcement agencies around the globe. He also has provided capacity building to a number of competition authorities and sector regulators around the world. Danny serves as a non-governmental advisor to numerous working groups of the ICN and is the academic advisor to the US Chamber of Commerce's Antitrust Council.

Danny has been listed in the Who's Who list of Future Leaders for Competition Law every year that he has been eligible. He is also active in the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, where he serves in Section leadership. He was formerly active in leadership roles in both the Hispanic National Bar Association and ABA Section of IP Law.

A prolific and influential author, he is one of the ten most cited antitrust law professors of the past 5 years and a member of the American Law Institute. He is the primary editor of the leading practitioner antitrust compliance handbook and has written or edited 10 books and over 70 articles or book chapters, along with a number of newspaper op-eds on various business issues.

University of Wisconsin
University of Chicago
University of Oxford
Amherst College
Not admitted to practice law in the State of California.