Ralph Folsom

Ralph Folsom
Phone: (619) 260-2325
Office: Warren Hall 304C

Marina Gonzalez-Hernandez
(619) 260-4125

Professor of Law

  • LLM, 1973, London University, LSE
  • JD, 1972, Yale University
  • AB, 1968, Princeton University

Areas of Expertise

International Law, Comparative Law, Antitrust Law, Commercial Transactions, European Union Law, International Law, International Business Transactions

Professional Experience

Folsom spent two years as attorney-in-residence with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and two years as lecturer-in-law at the University of Warwick in England. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1975.

Honors and Affiliations

Folsom has been a senior Fulbright resident scholar in Singapore and a visiting professor at the University of Hong Kong, University of Aix-Marseille, University of Brest, University of Paris, University of Toulouse, University of Puerto Rico, Monash University in Australia and Tecnológico de Monterrey in México.

Scholarly Work

Foreign Investment Law (West Academic Publishing, 2016); International Business Transactions Practitioner's Treatise, no. 12th (West Academic Publishing, 2016); International Business Transactions: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, no. 12th (with Gordon, Van Alstine, and Ramsey) (West Academic Publishing, 2015); Principles of International Litigation and Arbitration (2015); State Antitrust Laws (Mathew Bender, 2015); NAFTA, Free Trade and Foreign Investment in the Americas, no. 5th (West Academic Publishing, 2014); Principles of European Union Law, no. 4th (West Academic Publishing, 2014); and Principles of International Trade Law (West Academic Publishing, 2014).

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