Max Huffman

University of Indiana - Maurer School of Law (Indianapolis)
Professor of Law

Prof. Huffman is Professor at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He teaches classes in Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Commercial Law, and Comparative and International Antitrust. Professor Huffman is Dean’s Fellow (2008-present), the winner of two teaching awards, and the principal investigator on numerous successful grant proposals. Prof. Huffman serves as Faculty Director of Online Education, Faculty Director of the Corporate and Commercial Law Graduate Certificate Program, and Faculty Director of the Corporate and Commercial Law LLM Track. He is co-chair of the ABA Reaccreditation Committee, chairs the Teaching and Online Education Committee, and is recent past chair of the Colloquium Committee and Faculty Awards Committee. His scholarly interests lie primarily in the areas of competition and consumer law. Professor Huffman has published scholarship on those topics in law journals at Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas, Southern Methodist University, University of Houston, and University of Cincinnati. He has also written shorter articles and opinion pieces published by the trade and news presses. Before returning to the academy, Professor Huffman was affiliated with the Washington, D.C. litigation boutique Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP, where he represented clients before the U.S. Supreme Court, other federal and state appellate courts, and economic regulatory agencies. He also served as a trial attorney at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Professor Huffman clerked for Judge Stephen Trott on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and was an extern to Judge Nathaniel Jones on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


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University of Indiana - Maurer School of Law (Indianapolis)
Clements & Shackle (New York)


706 Bulletin

Max Huffman, Zach Phillips The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York interprets the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act to preclude antitrust claims by a Chinese manufacturer against its Chinese competitor (Lotes / Foxconn)


Lotes Co., a manufacturer of USB devices, sued its competitor Foxconn in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging violations of Section One and Section Two of the Sherman Act. Lotes competes directly with Foxconn in the market for making and selling USB (...)

Evan Bartel, Max Huffman The US Supreme Court decides a case interpreting the doctrine of state action immunity from federal antitrust liability (Phoebe Putney Health System)


I. The State Action Doctrine State Action immunity from the application of U.S. antitrust law was established by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Parker v. Brown. Based on principles of federalism and deference to state powers to structure their own economic policy, the doctrine allows (...)

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