Alan Garfield is a Professor of at Widener University School of Law and the Director of the 2010 Venice Summer Law Institute. He received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Brandeis University, and his Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law, where he was a member of the UCLA Law Review and the Order of the Coif. Prior to joining the Widener faculty, Professor Garfield worked for three years in the litigation department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York City. Professor Garfield writes and teaches in the areas of Constitutional Law, Copyright, and Contracts. He was the recipient of the Widener University Delaware Campus 2004 Outstanding Teaching Award and the 2006 Douglas E. Ray Excellence in Faculty Scholarship Award.

Michael J. Hahn is a Professor and holder of the Chair of European Law at University of Lausanne, where he also served as Director of the LL.M. Programme in International and European Economic and Commercial Law. He has also taught at universities in Germany, Chile, Peru, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. He earned academic degrees at Oberlandesgericht Frankfurt a.M, including his first law degree, an LL.M. at the University of Michigan Law School, and a Doctor of Laws from the University of Heidelberg.

Andreas Roland Ziegler, J.D., Ph.D. teaches International Trade and Investment Law at the University of Lausanne. He also serves Head of the Service for International and European Economic Law at the Swiss Federal Office for Foreign Economic Relations, and has served as Senior Officer, Secretariat of the European Free Trade Association, and Legal Advisor at the Office of the General Prosecutor of the Swiss Military Justice, among other positions. He is Of Counsel with Froriep & Renggli, Attorneys-at-Law, Lausanne/ Geneva/ Zurich, and Blum Attorneys-at-Law, Zurich. Professor Ziegler has taught as a Visiting Professor at the University of Munich, Yeditepe University (Istanbul), Bocconi University (Milan) and Jordan Institute for Diplomacy (Amman), among other institutions. Professor Ziegler holds joint degrees in Law and International Relations from the University Of St. Gallen Switzerland.