Peter DiCola is a professor of law at Northwestern University. He received both his J.D. and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. From 2000 to 2014, he worked on various research projects with the non-profit Future of Music Coalition. Along with Kembrew McLeod, he is a co-author of Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling, which was published by Duke University Press in 2011. He is the author of several law review articles on topics such as the ways musicians earn revenue and the regulation of digital music services.