This is the second of a series focusing on careers in international law. The speakers, with experience in private law firms, in-house legal departments of multinational businesses, national governments and academia, will share their insights into career pathways in a world undergoing massive changes. Georgetown J.D. and LL.M. students interested in careers that span borders are encouraged to attend.
Tim Wilkins is the Global Partner for Client Sustainability at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. In this role, Tim leads a global team, drawing on the firm’s regulatory, litigation and transactional expertise to boost support for clients related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. He also teaches the Georgetown Law School seminar “Sustainability in Big Law and Big Business”.
Katie Shay (she/her) is Associate General Counsel and Director of Human Rights at Cisco Systems, Inc. She leads Cisco’s efforts to integrate a human rights perspective into the way that Cisco conducts business, throughout the value chain. Prior to joining Cisco, Katie served as Business and Human Rights Counsel at Yahoo, where she managed human rights programs related to privacy and freedom of expression across the global business. Katie earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. in English Literature from Marquette University
Moderated by: Professor Don De Amicis; Co-Director of the Center on Transnational Business and the Law