Hiba Hafiz

Hiba Hafiz

Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow, Lecturer in Law

Hiba Hafiz is a Lecturer in Law and Bigelow Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School.

Hiba’s research interests include labor and employment law, antitrust law, contracts, and human rights law. She is particularly interested in the nature and regulation of economic coercion across substantive areas of law.

Hiba received a JD from Columbia Law School and a PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale University. She also earned a BA in Philosophy from Wellesley College. Prior to becoming a Bigelow Fellow, she practiced law in the Antitrust Practice Group at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC in Washington, DC, and clerked for the Honorable Juan R. Torruella of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit as well as the Honorable José L. Linares of the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior to clerking, she was a David W. Leebron Human Rights Fellow at the International Rights Advocates.

Journal Articles

  • "Picketing in the New Economy," 38 Cardozo Law Review __ (2018) (forthcoming summer 2018). ssrn cu
  • "Economic Analysis in Labor Regulation," 2017 Wisconsin Law Review 1115 (2018). ssrn cu
  • "Beyond Liberty: Toward a History and Theory of Economic Coercion," 83 Tennessee Law Review 1071 (2016). cu www

Other Publications

  • "How Legal Agreements Can Silence Victims of Workplace Sexual Assault," The Atlantic, October 18, 2017. www