Prof. Paul J. Stancil
Professor Paul Stancil teaches antitrust and civil procedure, and his research interests include law and economics, civil procedure, regulatory market failures, antitrust law and economics, competition in regulatory systems, and energy law and economics. Professor Stancil recently published "Close Enough for Government Work: The Committee Rulemaking Gam"e in the Virginia Law Review, "Balancing the Pleading Equation" in the Baylor Law Review, and "Assessing Interest Groups: A Playing Field Approach" in the Cardozo Law Review. He has also published "Atomism and the Private Merger Challenge" (Temple Law Review, 2006) and "Still Crazy After All These Years: Understanding the Robinson-Patman Act Today" (Business Law Today, 2004).
Professor Stancil will be an invited discussant at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting on Stearns & Zywicki "Public Choice Concepts and Applications in Law." He has been invited to present "Close Enough for Government Work: The Committee Rulemaking Game" at the upcoming Midwest Political Science Association National Conference, and also presented that article at the Midwestern Law & Economics Association Conference, the Junior Faculty Federal Courts Conference, the Washington University College of Law Junior Faculty Workshop, and the Big Ten Untenured Faculty Conference. He presented "Balancing the Pleading Equation" at the Canadian Law & Economics Association and Midwestern Law & Economics Association. He also presented "Assessing Interest Groups: A Playing Field Approach" at the Midwestern Law and Economics Conference and before law faculties at Virginia, Washington University, Florida State, Cincinnati, and Marquette.
Before entering teaching, Professor Stancil practiced antitrust and intellectual property law as a shareholder of Godfrey & Kahn in Milwaukee and as an associate at Baker Botts in Houston and Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam in Lubbock, Texas. In his private practice, Professor Stancil represented both corporate and individual clients in connection with a variety of antitrust and patent infringement matters. Professor Stancil also taught antitrust law at the University of Houston as an adjunct professor. Professor Stancil received his bachelor's in economics and Spanish from the University of Virginia. He also earned his J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Virginia School of Law.