Salil K. Mehra

James E. Beasley Professor of Law
Director of LL.M. in Asian Law

Professor Salil Mehra joined the Temple Law faculty in 2000. His research focuses on antitrust/competition law and technology, particularly in comparative perspective. A sample of Professor Mehra's publications can be found below and on his publications page.

Professor Mehra is a past Chair of the AALS Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation, and is a nongovernmental advisor to the International Competition Network. He is a former Abe Fellow of Japan's Center for Global Partnership and the Social Science Research Center. With Professors Kenneth Port and Jerry McAlinn, he co-edits the casebook Comparative Law: Law and the Legal Process in Japan (3rd Ed., 2012).

Prior to his career with Temple Law, Professor Mehra clerked for Chief Judge Juan R. Torruella of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and then worked at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where his practice included antitrust, first amendment, and takeover defense litigation.


  • J.D., University of Chicago
  • M.A., University of California at Berkeley
  • A.B., Harvard University

Teaching Areas

Antitrust, Comparative Competition Law, Contracts, Corporations, Japanese Law, Law in Asia

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