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State College, PA-16801, USA

SWATI BANSAL

+1 814-699-1601

sxb1409@psu.edu

EDUCATION

The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law

  • University Park, PA, USA LL.M (Immigration law, Contracts, IP Laws [Patents, Copyright,
    Internet law]) August 2018 – May 2019

GPA:

  • 3.76/4

Activities:

  • Indian Graduate Students’ Association (EC Member)

Amity University, Amity Law School

  • Noida, India B.A. LL.B. (H) [Integrated Course] with specialization in IP Laws July 2013 – May 2018

GPA:

  • 8.26 (top 15% of class)

Athletics:

  • Sports Captain for University Basketball Team

Study Abroad Program, United States of America

  • Organized by Amity University, Uttar Pradesh at St. John’s University, Oakdale, Long Island May-June 2017
  • 5 weeks Course, Explore America Program.

Mental Arithmetic, Aloha

  • Delhi, India Gained the title of ‘GRAND MASTER’ organized by Aloha International Malaysia.
    4 years program on mental mathematics.
  • 5 weeks Course, Explore America Program.

Ankur Society for Alternatives in Education (NGO)

  • Delhi, India Undergraduate Intern, July 2017 – May 2018. Under Sharmila Bhagat (
    Director/ Secretary). Ankur is a developmental and humanitarian NGO working for the upliftment of the underprivileged in the society.
  • Catered to the need of the underprivileged children by helping them in their academic difficulties in the Khichripur, Kalyan Puri, New Delhi. (One of the five workers’ settlements)
  • Managed students between the age group of 6-15 years, which includes both boys and girls. Imparting confidence in them when they speak and improving their spoken English and taking vocational training classes for the youth.
  • Helped the children overcome the problems of the society and counselling them on the same.

Maitri India (NGO)

  • Delhi, India Undergraduate Intern, May – June 2015. Under Sonal Singh Wadhwa (
    Chief Executive Officer) and Anjali Thakur (Program Officer).
  • Provide legal-aid to women who are at the risk of facing gender-based violence.
  • Worked with migrant workers and their families in dealing with urban environment.
  • Helped underprivileged communities and those affected by HIV/Aids to enable access to Basic Rights.
  • Compiling all the data in an excel workbook.
  • Created infographic based on the data collected.
  • Given the responsibility of rappoteuring for an external meeting with Maitri USA Office.

PDS Legal

  • Delhi, IndiaIntern, May – July 2014. Under Deepak Chopra (Senior Partner).
  • Assisted in research work on pending cases.
  • Finding various precedents to legal proposition; Assistance in systematizing various case files.

State of Haryana (government)

  • Delhi, India Intern; September – December 2014. Under GK Bansal (Senior Additional Advocate General at Supreme Court of India)
  • Reading case files and understanding the matter at hand.
  • Helped in drafting complaints and attending court proceedings.

Advocate Virendra Sood

  • Delhi High Court, Delhi, India Intern; September – December 2015
  • Finding precedents to cases at hand and researching on legal points involved in the cases.
  • Assisted in preparing cases, doing legal research.

Advocate Praveen Agarwal (Advocate on Record)

  • Supreme Court of India Intern March 2016
  • Client interview and note compilation for associate.
  • Research work on the legal issues.
  • Writing case brief and client letters.

GKB Partners

  • Delhi, India Intern September- February 2017. Under Reepak Kansal (Associate)
  • Understood the rules and procedure followed in an arbitral proceeding.
  • Learned about the alternate dispute resolution system as a mode to resolve disputes.

Justice Vijendra Jain (Former Chief Justice of Punjab)

  • Delhi High Court Intern January – May 2018
  • Acquired knowledge of registry work of Hon’ble Supreme Court and Hon’ble High Court.
  • Writing brief summary of cases.

PUBLICATION

The Amendments of 2015:
A step forward or backward?

  • (The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996), ArbitPraxi DSNLU: Centre for Advanced Research in Dispute Settlement (CARDS) (2017)

MOOT

  • Participated in the National Moot organized by Sastra University, got to the quarter finals. (2014)
  • Finalist in the Ranka National Moot organized by Manipal University. (2016)
  • Semi Finalist in the SLS Pune Alternate Dispute Resolution Competition. (2017)
  • Participated in the RACL Trial Advocacy Competition, got to the quarter finals. (2017)

Other Experiences and Accomplishments

  • Attended Harvard Law School’s Conference on Arbitration; “The Challenges and Perspectives of Modern International Arbitration” organized by HIALSA. (February 2019)
  • Research Paper presentation at Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (DSNLU) on Arbitration. (2017)
  • Attended Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam Conference on Arbitration; “The Arbitration Weekend” organized by CARDS. (September 2017)
  • Undertook Certified Sports Law course with Rainmaker, mylaw.net. (December 2017)
  • Participant in Lex Contractus Intra Moot Court Competition 2015.
  • Head Coordinator for Coordination Committee in Amity International Moot, 2016.
  • Volunteered in various College events accumulating organizational skills.
  • Interned at Indian Law Institute for project on Land Laws and property rights in India.
  • Attended Chanakya National Law University Conference on Alternate Dispute Resolution.
  • Volunteered at Pet Fed. (2015)

LANGUAGES

Hindi (Native); English (Fluent); German (Conversant)

SPORTS

  • National level Basketball Player (CBSE).
  • Winner of State level Basketball Championship. (represented GBN – Noida).
  • Winner of 4 University level Basketball Championships. (Captain)
  • Won 22 medals (14 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals) for Amity Law School, Noida.

INTERESTS

Sports like Basketball & Taekwondo, Volunteering with Animal Welfare Programs, Dramatics and Singing.

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