Harlan M. Blake

Arthur Levitt Professor Emeritus of Law


Arthur Levitt Professor Emeritus of Law

Harlan M. Blake, the Arthur Levitt Professor Emeritus of Law, joined the Columbia Law School faculty in 1960. He previously served as a member of the faculty at the University of Minnesota Law School, after practicing law for three years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.

Blake was the director of the European Common Market Antitrust Project of the New York City Bar Association from 1964 to 1969. He has frequently consulted for the Federal Trade Commission, and for congressional committees dealing with antitrust matters. Additionally, Blake has consulted with Brazilian firms and governmental agencies on problems of law and economic development. He was a member of the board of directors of the American Dance Foundation and a founding member of Club Taurino de Nueva York.

Blake’s publications include the third edition of Cases and Materials on Trade Regulation (with others), 1990; Antitrust Theory and Practice (with others), 1984; Competitive Markets and Economic Development, 1974; and Regional Economic Integration, Law Reform, and Capital Formation in Latin America (with Cunningham); 1970. He also served as editor of the three-volume collection Business Regulation in the Common Market Nations, 1969.

Blake earned a J.D. in 1954; a M.A. in 1947; and a B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1946. During his time in law school, Blake served as editor-in-chief of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Columbia Law School

435 West 116th StreetNew York, NY 10027-7297212-854-2640