Professor of Law, A.B., University of Notre Dame; J.D., Cornell
University; LL.M., J.S.D., Columbia University.
Professor Cavanagh is a member of the Order of the Coif and also a
member of Phi Beta Kappa. Prior to entering the
teaching field, he practiced law with two major New York City law
Cavanagh is currently a member of the Council of the ABA Antitrust
Section. He has served
as co-chair of the ABA Antitrust Section Public Service Committee
and co-chair of its Committee on Ethics and Professionalism. He has also served as
co-chair of the Antitrust Section’s Civil Practice and Procedure
Committee from 2001-04 and as vice-chair from 1997-2001. In addition, he served on
the Section’s Civil Litigation Task Force in 2000-01 and the
Section’s Antitrust Remedies Task Force in 2004.
Professor Cavanagh is a past chair of the New York State Bar
Association Antitrust Section and currently a member of its
Executive Committee. He
is Reporter to the EDNY Committee on Civil Litigation and served as
a member of, and reporter to, the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory
Group from 1991-97. He
is also a member of the SDNY/EDNY Committee on Joint Local
Cavanagh is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of
New York and has served on its Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Committee and its Federal Courts Committee.
Professor Cavanagh has lectured and published widely in the areas
of antitrust, federal procedure and practice and complex
litigation. He teaches
Antitrust Law, Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Federal Practice
and Law & Economics.