A. Douglas Melamed

Prof. A. Douglas Melamed

Professor of the Practice of Law, Stanford Law School

Doug Melamed is Professor of the Practice of Law at Stanford Law School. His principle areas of research and writing are antitrust law and the intersection of antitrust law and patent law.

Professor Melamed practiced law for 43 years before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 2014. From 2009 until 2014, he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Intel Corporation and was responsible for overseeing Intel’s legal, government affairs and corporate affairs departments. Prior to joining Intel in 2009, he was a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of WilmerHale, a global law firm in which he served as a chair of the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group. His practice included appellate and trial court litigation, counseling, and representing clients in matters before government law enforcement and regulatory agencies. He joined WilmerHale’s predecessor in 1971. From 1996 to 2001, Professor Melamed served in the U.S. Department of Justice as Acting Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division and, before that, as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General.

Professor Melamed has received numerous professional awards and honors. He has been the Distinguished Visitor from Practice and an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a lifetime member of the American Law Institute and a Contributing Editor of the Antitrust Law Journal. He was for many years a member of the Yale University Counsel, the boards of directors of the Nasdaq exchanges, and the board of trustees of Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.  He received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from Harvard University.