Sanjukta Paul

Sanjukta Paul

Assistant Professor of Law

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Sanjukta Paul


Sanjukta Paul joined Wayne State as an assistant professor in fall 2017. She is writing a book tentatively entitled "Solidarity in the Shadow of Antitrust: Labor & the Legal Idea of Competition," which will be published by Cambridge University Press.

Her academic work has appeared or is forthcoming in, among others, the UCLA Law Review; Law & Contemporary Problems; the Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law; and The Cambridge Handbook of U.S. Labor Law for the Twenty-First Century. Her paper “The Enduring Ambiguities of Antitrust Liability for Worker Collective Action” was recognized with the Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund's award for the best antitrust scholarship of 2016 (category prize). She has also written about her research and other topics in her areas of study for broader audiences, recently including The American Prospect, Aeon, Law & Political Economy (blog), and On Labor (blog).

Paul previously served as David J. Epstein Fellow in Public Interest Law & Policy at UCLA Law School. There she designed and taught the Workers Rights Litigation Clinic, which represented low-wage workers. She was a public interest attorney in Los Angeles for several years, representing workers in litigation as well as working on a labor organizing campaign.

Paul clerked for the Honorable Alfred T. Goodwin of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a graduate of Yale Law School, where she was a Coker Fellow.

Degrees and Certifications

B.A., University of Iowa
M.A. (Philosophy), University of Pittsburgh
J.D., Yale Law School

Courses Taught

Corporations, Labor Law, Advanced Topics in Work Law (dealing mainly with corporate & antitrust law from workers' perspective), Employment Law

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