Mila Sohoni

Visiting Professor of Law

Fall 2018


Mila Sohoni is a visiting professor of law at Harvard Law School in fall 2018. She is a professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she has taught since 2013. In spring 2018, she was a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Sohoni teaches and writes in the areas of civil procedure, administrative law, federal courts, legislation, and health law. Her article 'Crackdowns' received the honorable mention in the 2017 Scholarly Papers Competition sponsored by the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and was also awarded the AALS Section on Criminal Justice's Junior Scholar Award for 2017. Her article 'The Power to Privilege' was selected for presentation at the 2014 Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum. Her writing has appeared, or is forthcoming, in the Georgetown Law Journal, the Virginia Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, and elsewhere.

Sohoni earned her law degree at Harvard, where she served as the book reviews chair and an articles committee member for the Harvard Law Review. She was a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar at Cambridge University, where she received an MPhil with distinction (first class) in the history and philosophy of science. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in chemistry.

Sohoni served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judith W. Rogers of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She practiced law at Jenner & Block LLP in New York and Washington, DC and was an acting assistant professor of lawyering at New York University School of Law. Before attending law school, she spent two years as a correspondent for The Economist magazine in New York and in London.

Sohoni is a member of the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Administrative Law and a contributor to the Administrative Law section of JOTWELL. In spring 2018, she was honored to receive the Thorsnes Prize for excellence in teaching; the prize is awarded by a vote of law students at the University of San Diego.

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