Retired Partner, Ropes & Gray, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Dartmouth; J.D., LL.M., University of Chicago
B.A., Hofstra University; J.D., Stet., University of Chicago. Professor Nussbaum has practiced in Washington D.C for more than 35 years, most recently as Partner in...Continue Reading
B.A., Hofstra University; J.D., Stet., University of Chicago. Professor Nussbaum has practiced in Washington D.C for more than 35 years, most recently as Partner in the Washington, D.C office of Ropes & Gray. He specializes in general civil litigation, arbitration, and Alternative Dispute Resolution, including complex commercial cases, multinational disputes, transnational insolvencies, legal and accounting professional liability, insurance coverage, and media and First Amendment issues. Professor Nussbaum has tried cases and argued appeals in federal and state courts throughout the country, and has also tried commercial arbitrations in the United States, Europe, and South America. He has broad experience as an Arbitrator and as counsel in American Arbitration Association, International Chamber of Commerce, and ad hoc arbitrations. He has also served as a Special Master and Early Neutral Evaluator for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Professor Nussbaum
often lectures to various groups regarding trial practice and Alternative Dispute Resolution, and has served as lecturer/member of the adjunct faculty of several institutions, including Harvard Law School, Georgetown Law School, Antioch Law School, Howard University, and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (local and national faculty). Professor Nussbaum is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (D.C. State Committee, 1996-2002).
After attending Dartmouth College and Hofstra University, Professor Nussbaum earned J.D and Master of Comparative law degrees (French law) from the University of Chicago Law School. He interned in the Legal Department of the European Economic Community (now the European Union) in Brussels, Belgium before entering private practice.
Professor Nussbaum is a member of the Bars of the District of Columbia and New York, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the Federal Courts of Appeal for the Second, Fourth, and Seventh Circuits, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.