Two Legal Scholars Join AAI Advisory Board

Jul 13 2018
AAI Announcements

The American Antitrust Institute welcomes law professors Amedeo Arena and John Newman to its Advisory Board.

Amedeo Arena is Associate Professor of European Union Law at the University of Naples ³Federico II² School of Law, where he teaches EU Law and Competition Law.  He also sits on the faculty of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law¹s International Program, where he teaches U.S. and EU antitrust law. Professor Arena published extensively on competition and regulatory matters, including a monograph on the regulation of public services (2011), a handbook on Italian Media Law (2014), and an edited book on EU competition law at its 60-year mark (2016). He also authored several articles published in edited books and peer-reviewed journals, such as the European Competition Journal, the Common Market Law Review, the Market and Competition Law Review, and the e-Competitions Bulletin. He has co-authored a book chapter with AAI Advisory Board member Eleanor Fox.

John Newman is an assistant professor at the University of Memphis School of Law.  His scholarship focuses on competition issues in technology markets.  His articles have appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Washington University Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, Maryland Law Review, and the George Washington Law Review.  His commentary on contemporary antitrust topics has been featured by a variety of popular media outlets, including CNBC, the New York Times, and more. He is also engaged in advising a number of clients as a consulting expert regarding antitrust litigation and agency reviews. Prior to joining academia, John practiced as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

The AAI Advisory Board consists of outstanding experts in the fields of antitrust law, economics, and business, with a focus on both domestic and international competition enforcement and policy. AAI Advisory Board members are a vital part of the organization and play an important role in helping AAI promote competition that protects consumers, businesses, and society through its research, education, and advocacy programs.

A complete list of members of the AAI Advisory Board is available at