Alvaro Santos is Professor of Law and teaches and writes in the areas of international trade, economic development, drug policy, and transnational labor law. He served as co-director of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London for 2014-2015. Professor Santos regularly teaches at Harvard's Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) and Georgetown's WTO Academy. His recent scholarship examines how emerging countries may expand their regulatory policy space for development in the international trade regime.
Anna Gelpern is Professor of Law and she has taught International Finance, Contracts, Commercial Law, Financial Institutions and International Law. Her scholarship includes articles on financial integration, debt contracts and development, and she has co-authored a textbook on International Finance. She has contributed to international initiatives on financial reform and sovereign borrowing, including as an expert for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Professor Gelpern is a nonresident senior fellow at the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and a fellow at the George Washington University School of Law Center for Law, Economics & Finance.
Anne Marie Whitesell is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. She teaches Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration and Advanced International Commercial Arbitration.
Chris Brummer is Professor of Law and faculty director of the Institute of International Economic Law. Professor Brummer lectures widely on finance and global governance, public and private international law, market microstructure and international trade. His scholarship includes the book Minilateralism: How Trade Alliances, Soft Law and Financial Engineering are Redefining Economic Statecraft (2014) and articles in leading academic journals. Professor Brummer is also the C. Bodyen Gray Fellow on Global Finance and Growth and the Atlantic Council, senior fellow at the Milken Institute and a member of the National Adjudicatory Council of FINRA, the independent securities regulator empowered by Congress to regulate broker dealers and exchanges.
David Stewart is Professor from Practice as well as Director of the Global Law Scholars Program and Co-Director of the Center on Transnational Business and the Law. He teaches courses in public and private international law, foreign relations law, international immunities, and international criminal law and civil litigation. He previously served in the U. S. Department of State as Assistant Legal Adviser for Private International Law, for Diplomatic Law and Litigation, for African Affairs, for Human Rights and Refugees, for Law Enforcement and Intelligence, and for International Claims and Investment Disputes, as well as Special Assistant to the Legal Adviser.
Itai Grinberg is Associate Professor of Law and his research interests center on cross-border taxation, taxation and development, and U.S. tax policy. He previously served in the Office of International Tax Counsel at the Department of the Treasury where he represented the United States on tax matters in multilateral settings, negotiated tax treaties with foreign sovereigns, had responsibility for a wide-ranging group of cross-border tax regulations, and was involved in international tax legislative developments. In 2005, Professor Grinberg served as Counsel to the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform, where he advised a bipartisan presidential commission that made sweeping proposals to restructure the U.S. tax code.
Lillian Faulhaber is Associate Professor of Law. From 2013-2015, she served as an Advisor at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, where she worked on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project. She has published articles on international taxation, tax avoidance, charitable giving, and European Union law.
Richard Diamond is Professor of Law and an expert in trade regulation and international trade. He practiced for ten years in the area of international trade litigation. His scholarly publications include Economic Foundations of Countervailing Duty Law in the Virginia Journal of International Law, and A Search for Economic and Financial Principles in the Administration of U.S. Countervailing Duty Law in Law and Policy in International Business.
Robert Thompson is Peter P. Weidenbruch, Jr. Professor of Business Law and he teaches courses in the corporate and securities area, including mergers and limited liability. He has authored or co-authored casebooks on corporations and on mergers, treatises on Close Corporations and Oppression of Minority Shareholders and LLC Members, and more than 50 articles. His recent scholarship includes the casebook Corporations and Other Business Associations, and the articles Financial Regulation's Architecture Within International Economic Law and The Slow Death of Section 5. Professor Thompson has served since 1991 as editor of the Corporate Practice Commentator, served as an adviser for the American Law Institute's Restatement (Third) of Agency.