Current S.J.D. Candidates

Juan Antonio Gaviria
S.J.D. Candidate

Juan Gaviria, an S.J.D. candidate at American University Washington College of Law, is completing his dissertation titled “The Hold-Up Problem in Colombia Contract Law.” His areas of study include: law and economics, contract law, and international private law.

Degrees & Universities

S.J.D. Candidate, American University Washington College of Law
LL.M., American University Washington College of Law, 2011
M.A., Universidad Eafit, Medellín, Colombia, 2011
LL.M., Universidad Externado, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
J.D., Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellín, Colombia


1. Equidad tributaria y reorganizaciones corporativas (“Tax Equity and Corporate Reorganizations”) in Revista de Derecho Fiscal 5 (2009): 77-99.

2. Retos del Derecho de Grupos Empresariales en el Siglo XXI (“Challenges of the Law of Entrepreneurial Groups in the Twentieth-one Century”) in Foro de Derecho Mercantil 9 (2005): 25-48.

Contact Information

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