Hillel J. Bavli
Areas of Practice
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2011; Dean's Scholar Prize
Fordham Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, A.M. in Statistics (2012); Ph.D. Candidate in Statistics in Law and Governance
Boston University, B.A., summa cum laude, Economics, 2003
New York and Connecticut
Hillel J. Bavli is a litigation attorney who focuses on antitrust law, complex commercial litigation, and criminal law. Mr. Bavli's recent matters include multibillion dollar litigation arising from the Government's takeover of AIG in 2008, and he is currently part of the team representing Barclays in its LIBOR-related litigation, including dozens of actions involving antitrust, securities, Commodities Exchange Act, RICO, and state law claims.
Prior to joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner, Mr. Bavli designed and taught an award-winning seminar course on the economic analysis of law as a teaching fellow in Harvard University’s Economics Department. Concurrently, he received a Master’s Degree in statistics, and he is currently working toward a Ph.D. studying applications of statistics and economics to law.
In 2009, Mr. Bavli completed a Fulbright Fellowship studying game theory, under the guidance of mathematician and Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Aumann, at the Center for the Study of Rationality in Jerusalem, Israel. Mr. Bavli has publications in various fields, including class action litigation, antitrust, and applications of statistics and economics to law.
He has completed short-term clerkships at the Supreme Court of India and the Supreme Court of Rwanda, and he is active in directing legal and statistical programs in the U.S. and abroad.
Mr. Bavli’s litigation experience includes participation in the defense of companies in high-profile antitrust suits, the defense of individuals investigated for or charged with felonies ranging from antitrust conspiracy to forgery and first degree robbery, litigation arising from major DOJ and FTC merger challenges, and the preparation of an amicus curiae brief in a major U.S. Supreme Court case.