Julian C. Simcock
Attorney Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, State Department, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Babson College; M.P.A., Harvard Kennedy School; J.D., Stanford
Professor Simcock serves as the lead lawyer to the Office of the Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan at the U.S. Department of State. He...Continue Reading
Professor Simcock serves as the lead lawyer to the Office of the Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan at the U.S. Department of State. He is also the Executive Director of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on International Law, which advises the Legal Adviser on a range of issues relating to international law and foreign policy. Before his current role, he served as a member of a U.S. delegation to Cuba in negotiations on judgments, claims, and the U.S. embargo. Previously, he also worked on Iran-related arbitration matters and managed the Department's interests in FSIA litigation against Cuba, Syria, and North Korea.
Professor Simcock clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He earned an M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was a Senior Editor of the Stanford Law Review. Before law school, he studied in South Africa as a Fulbright Scholar and worked at Goldman Sachs. His writing has appeared in the Stanford Law Review and The Atlantic.