R. Michael Gadbaw
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Institute of International Economic Law, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Fordham; M.A., Tufts; J.D., University of Michigan
Michael Gadbaw’s career covers over three decades in Washington as an international lawyer, beginning as a White House intern in the summer of 1975. He...Continue Reading
Michael Gadbaw’s career covers over three decades in Washington as an international lawyer, beginning as a White House intern in the summer of 1975. He is currently dividing his time among: academic pursuits, researching and teaching about global regulation at Georgetown Law Center; working with nonprofits toward the advancement of rule of law in emerging markets (Co-Chair of the US-China Legal Cooperation Foundation and Partners for Democratic Change); and as a private consultant. His practice included five years as a government attorney in the US Treasury and the Office of the US Trade Representative (1975-1980), an associate and partner in private practice at Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard and McPherson (1980-1985) and Dewey Ballantine (1985-1990) and as a Vice President and Senior Counsel at General Electric (1990-2008) where he had responsibilities for global government relations, transactions support, compliance, regulations and policy. He has a J.D. from the University of Michigan, a B.A. from Fordham University and a Masters from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He serves on a number of nonprofit boards and is a Senior Advisor to the US-Asean Business Council and Oxford Analytica.