Samuel Dahan

Adjunct Professor of Law (Fall term)
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Contact Information
Cornell Law School
130 Hughes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Fax: (607) 255-7193

Kara Conklin
Cornell Law School
249 Hughes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Professional Biography

Samuel Dahan is a Référendaire at the European Court of Justice (General Court), an Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell University and an affiliate faculty member of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Dahan’s areas of expertise are Alternative Dispute Resolution (negotiation, arbitration and mediation), labor and EU Law (regulatory and antitrust).

He is currently working on the development of an AI system aimed at facilitating conflict predictability and improving negotiation capabilities for organizations. He has also been involved in labor negotiations and economic negotiations in both Europe and North Africa.

Prior to joining Cornell, Dahan clerked for the Conseil d’Etat (French Administrative Supreme Court.) He is a former fellow of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and of ESSEC-IRENE (Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation.) He has served as an advisor to the European Commission’s Directorate General for Financial Affairs, and has consulted for the European Commission, the OECD, and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as private corporations. In addition, he has taught law and negotiation at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cornell Law School, the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA), ESSEC Business School and Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS-Ulm).

Dahan holds a doctorate in law from the University of Cambridge, where his research focused on regulatory responses to the euro crisis. He has studied law and dispute resolution at Harvard Law School, Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS-Ulm), the Sorbonne Law School, the European Academy of Legal Theory in Brussels and the University of Nice.