George S. Georgiev serves as a Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law & Policy Fellow and Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCLA School of Law. His primary teaching and research interests reside in the areas of corporate law, corporate governance, securities regulation, antitrust law and comparative law.
He received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2007. During law school, he served on the Yale Journal of International Law and as a Yale College Teaching Fellow, and was awarded an Olin Summer Research Fellowship in Law, Economics and Public Policy and a Howard M. Holtzmann Fellowship. He also holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Munich and a B.A., summa cum laude, in Economics and International Relations from Colgate University.
Prior to arriving at UCLA, he spent close to six years in private practice with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Clifford Chance LLP, working on securities offerings by corporations and governments across Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and on large cross-border M&A transactions for European and U.S. companies. He has also worked at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition in Brussels focusing on antitrust investigations and at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.
His publications have appeared in the Yale Journal on Regulation, the Utah Law Review and the Yale Journal of International Law. His article “Contagious Efficiency: The Growing Reliance on U.S.-Style Antitrust Settlements in EU Law” won the 2008 Swope Antitrust Writing Prize for best paper on antitrust law by a current law student or recent graduate.