honors + affiliations
Member, American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
Member, South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C.
- District of Columbia
- New York
- Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
United States of America
Swati V. Rawani is an associate in Morgan Lewis’s Antitrust Practice. Ms. Rawani's practice spans a wide range of antitrust matters. She has represented clients before the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, and foreign competition authorities in merger investigations, criminal and civil cartel investigations, and other non-merger conduct investigations. Ms. Rawani has also represented clients in federal court antitrust litigation, including complex class action proceedings.
Representative matters include:
- Representing a Japanese manufacturer of zippers, snaps and buttons defending class action claims alleging that prices for fastener products were fixed.
- Representing an aftermarket automotive lighting manufacturer defending class action claims alleging that prices of aftermarket autolights were fixed.
Ms. Rawani is active in the American Bar Association's section of Antitrust Law. She has been a contributor to the ABA's Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments and served as an editor of the ABA Antitrust Section's Pharmaceutical Industry Antitrust Handbook (2009).
Ms. Rawani is currently vice-chair of the Pro Bono Committee for Morgan Lewis's Washington, D.C. office. In this role, she is responsible for interacting with local pro bono referral agencies, staffing new and existing pro bono matters, and organizing local events for the firm's Pro Bono and Community Service Week.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Rawani served as a legal intern for the Health Care Services and Products Division of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition. She also served as a judicial intern for Judge Ricardo M. Urbina of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Ms. Rawani earned her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law in 2007, where she served on the editorial board of the Administrative Law Review. She also was a student attorney for the American University International Human Rights Law Clinic. She earned her M.S. from Harvard University, School of Public Health in 2003 and her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 2000.
Ms. Rawani is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York.
- American University, Washington College of Law, 2007, J.D.
- Harvard University, School of Public Health, 2003, M.S.
- Johns Hopkins University, 2000, B.A.