Faculty Biography

Mila Sohoni

Assistant Professor of Law

  • JD, 2005, Harvard Law School
  • MPhil, 2000, Cambridge University
  • AB, 1999, Harvard College

Areas of Expertise

Professor Sohoni teaches and writes in the areas of civil procedure, administrative law, federal courts and legislation.

Professional Experience

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. She joined the USD School of Law faculty in 2013.

Honors and Affiliations

Sohoni graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as 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 her 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.

Key Works

Sohoni's publications include "The Power to Privilege" in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review (forthcoming, 2015); "Notice and the New Deal" in 62 Duke Law Journal 1169 (2013); "Agency Adjudication and Judicial Nondelegation: An Article III Canon" in 107 Northwestern University Law Review 1569 (2013); and "The Idea of 'Too Much Law'" in 80 Fordham Law Review 1585 (2012). Sohoni’s article "The Power to Privilege” was selected for presentation at the 2014 Harvard/ Stanford/ Yale Junior Faculty Forum.

Fall 2014 Classes

Spring 2015 Classes

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Contact Information

Guadalupe Hall 113
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(P) (917) 499-0116

Online Resources

Publications on SSRN


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