Swarnim Rai Shrivastava, India
Languages: English, Hindi and French
Swarnim Rai Shrivastava is a qualified lawyer from India. He has three years of post-qualification work experience in competition law. He began his practice at a law firm working on competition and international trade law matters in New Delhi. Thereafter he was selected for the prestigious position of a law clerk at the Antitrust Appeals Court of India. At the Centre for Innovation, IP & Competition of National Law University Delhi, he focused on the relationship between innovation and competition and examined antitrust issues in emerging markets. Mr. Shrivastava has also undergone advanced training in EU Competition Law in Brussels. He frequently writes on developing antitrust issues and has recently presented his research on antitrust enforcement of online platforms at University of Queensland, Australia. Mr Shrivastava will be joining Scalia Law School at George Mason University this fall 2018 to pursue his LL.M. studies in Global Antitrust Law & Economics. He enjoys cooking, traveling, cricket and playing badminton.
Mr. Daniel Muheme, Belgium
Languages: Dutch, French, and English
Mr. Daniel Muheme holds a master degree in law from the University of Antwerp (2012) and an LL.M. in European competition and intellectual property law from the University of Liège (2013). During his studies, he took part in an exchange program at the Université Laval, Canada (2011). Mr. Muheme completed an internship at the European Commission’s Competition Directorate-General and then worked as a full-time research and teaching assistant in European and Belgium competition law at the University of Liège – Liege Competition and Innovation Institute (LCII). After these first experiences, Mr. Muheme combined his research position with his career as a lawyer in a boutique law firm and at one of the largest Belgium national firms in Brussels, where he practiced competition law and general business law. Mr. Muheme joined George Mason this fall 2016 to pursue an LL.M. in Law & Economics with antitrust focus.
Mr. Scott Robins, United States
Mr. Scott Robins was brought up in New York City and graduated from the Hofstra School of Law. Following law school he was a litigator for the Tennessee Valley Authority and worked in private law firms for ten years. For the past eighteen years Mr. Robins has practiced law as an in-house counsel for a large corporation. His specialties are employee benefits law and corporate law. He is retiring this summer 2016 to pursue the LL.M. in Law and Economics with an Antitrust Focus at Scalia Law School, George Mason University. Mr. Robins has a daughter, age 29, and a son, age 25, who recently graduated law school. He lives in Rockville, Maryland with his wife and Elmer the dog.