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Professor Semeraro joined the TJSL faculty in 1999, became Associate Dean in 2002 and returned to the general faculty in 2007. After graduating from Stanford Law School, he clerked for the Honorable Stephanie K. Seymour, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and then practiced with a private firm in Washington, D.C. In 1994, he joined the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, where he led civil antitrust investigations of the optical disc and credit card industries. In 1996, he served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern Division of Virginia, prosecuting criminal cases.
In 2003, he authored the Law Professors’ Amicus Brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case Verizon v. Trinko. He also plays in a rock & roll band with two other professors and two TJSL alumni. They are called The Innocent Bystanders, and you can hear them on Spotify. He previously taught as an adjunct professor at American University’s Washington College of Law and at Georgetown Law School. He has published numerous articles primarily in the fields of antitrust and criminal law.
Antitrust, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property & Competition Law, Property I & II