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Joel Davidow

Joel Davidow, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1965, New York 1981. Member American Bar Association.


  • Davidow, Joel was born on July 24, 1938 in New Jersey, United States. Son of Isadore Davidow.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1963. Postdoctoral, University London.

      Postdoctoral, Stanford University.


    • Legal assistant to commissioner United States Federal Trade Commission, Washington, 1964-1965. Associate Freeman & Hanley, Chicago, 1969-1970. Trial attorney Antitrust division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1966-1969, evaluation attorney Antitrust division, 1970-1973, chief foreign commerce section Antitrust division, 1973-1977, director policy planning antitrust division, 1978-1981.

      Partner Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander & Ferdon, New York City, 1981-1987. Partner, head international section Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, Washington, 1987-1993. Partner, vice chairman Ablondi, Foster, Sobin & Davidow, 1993-2001.

      Partner Miller & Chevalier, 2001—2003, Kile, Goekjian, Reed & McManus, Washington, since 2003. Delaware United Nations Conference Restrictive Practice, Geneva, 1974—1980. Adjunct professor law Columbia University, New York City, 1982—1987, American University, 1987—1991, George Mason University, 1992—2004, Georgetown Law School, 2003.

      Member United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement, Washington and Ottowa, 1991—1994. Consultant United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Organization of European Cooperation and Development, 1987, Government of Switzerland, 1990, World Bank, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1965, New York 1981.


    • Author: Antitrust Rules for International Business, 1995, 3d edition, 2004. Foreign antitrust editor Antitrust Bulletin, 1981. Advisory board Bureau National Affairs Antitrust Bulletin, 1981.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member American Bar Association.





    • Married Katherine Davidow-Lucas (divorced). Children: Beth, Judy. Married Debra Lynn Miller (divorced).

      Children: Abigail, Molly.
    • father: Isadore Davidow Davidow
    • spouses: Katherine Davidow-Lucas
    • Debra Lynn Miller
    • children: Beth Davidow
    • Judy Davidow
    • Abigail Davidow
    • Molly Davidow
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    Born July 24, 1938