Alan Devlin is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses on antitrust, appellate and intellectual property matters.
Mr. Devlin previously practiced in the firm’s Chicago office, after which he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and then to the Hon. Amy J. St. Eve of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He has particular expertise in antitrust law and economics, having obtained a doctorate in jurisprudence (J.S.D.) from the University of Chicago in that field under the supervision of the Hon. Richard A. Posner. Mr. Devlin is a 2007 graduate of Stanford Law School, where he served as Articles Editor for the Stanford Law Review. He also holds a first-class-honours degree in business and law from University College Dublin.
Mr. Devlin has taught courses on law and economics, innovation policy, antitrust and intellectual property, having served as an adjunct member of the law faculties of the University of Chicago, DePaul University, Trinity College Dublin, and University College Dublin. He is the author of more than thirty Law Review articles, which have appeared in the Stanford Law Review, the Northwestern University Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the William & Mary Law Review, the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, the Yale Law & Policy Review, the Journal of Competition Law & Economics, the Arizona Law Review, the American Business Law Journal, the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, the San Diego Law Review, the Columbia Business Law Review, the Irish Jurist and elsewhere. Many of his publications are available at http://ssrn.com/author=1271852.