Boston University School of Law
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Keith N. Hylton

William Fairfield Warren DIstinguished Professor
Professor of Law
BA, magna cum laude, Harvard University
JD, Harvard Law School
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Phone: 617-353-8959

Areas of Expertise:
  • Law & Economics
  • Litigation Theory
  • Antitrust
  • Labor & Employment
  • Corporate Law
Recent Course Topics:
  • Antitrust Law
  • Economics of Intellectual Property
  • Tort Law

Keith Hylton, a William Fairfield Warren Professor of Boston University and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, joined the BU Law faculty in 1995 after teaching for six years and receiving tenure at Northwestern University School of Law. He is a prolific scholar who is widely recognized for his work across a broad spectrum of topics in law and economics, including tort law, antitrust, labor law, intellectual property, civil procedure, and empirical legal analysis. He has published four books and more than 100 articles in numerous law and economics journals, and serves as a contributing editor of the Antitrust Law Journal, co-editor of Competition Policy International and editor of the Social Science Research Network's Torts and Products Liability Law Abstracts. He is a former chair of the Section on Torts and Compensation Systems of the American Association of Law Schools, a former chair of the Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation of the American Association of Law Schools, a former director of the American Law and Economics Association, a former Secretary of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, a former member of the editorial board of the Journal of Legal Education, current chair of the Law and Economics section of the American Association of Law Schools, and a current member of the American Law Institute.


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