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Atilla Kasap

Atilla Kasap


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Atilla Kasap graduated from the Istanbul University Faculty of Law in 2013. He then gained significant experience working in law firms as a legal intern. In 2014, he secured a position as an attorney during his internship at Gemicioglu Law Office, where he was responsible for cases primarily on telecommunication, commercial, consumer, and labor law for both individual and corproate clients. He also took an active role in performing due dilligence activities, consulting corporations on M&A, and preparing and negotiating contracts. After completing his compulsory military service as a legal counsel and deputy disciplinary officer in the Turkish Army Forces in 2016, he pursued an LL.M. degree at Queen Mary University of London, graduating with honors. He is currently an SJD candidate—equivalent to a PhD in law—at Wake Forest University in North Carolina. His dissertation focuses on regulation of the behavior of fully autonomous vehicles with a comparative approach between the US and Turkey. The interface between law and technology is his principal practical and scholarly interest, incorporating tort, copyright, patent, and competition law.



LL.B., Istanbul University Faculty of Law (2009–2013)

LL.M. with honors in General Laws, Queen Mary University of London (2017–2018)

SJD, Wake Forest University (2018–present)



Istanbul Bar Association (2014)



American Bar Association