Mark E. Herlihy
Deputy Director, Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown Law, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Boston College; J.D., University of Chicago; LL.M., IIEL Certificate in WTO Studies, Georgetown
BA (philosophy, Honors Program) Boston College; JD, University of Chicago; LLM and IIEL Certificate in WTO Studies, Georgetown Law. Professor Herlihy spent much of his...Continue Reading
BA (philosophy, Honors Program) Boston College; JD, University of Chicago; LLM and IIEL Certificate in WTO Studies, Georgetown Law. Professor Herlihy spent much of his career as a litigator with Skadden, Arps, specializing in complex civil cases, including corporate control contests, toxic tort litigation, and contract disputes in the oil and gas and pharmaceutical industries. While with Skadden Arps, he served as cooperating counsel with the ACLU in the trial of McLean v. Arkansas, the Arkansas "Creation Science" case, and was principal author of a brief to the Supreme Court on behalf of the National Academy of Sciences as amicus in Edwards v. Aguillard, the Louisiana "Creation Science" case. Subsequently, he has served as a litigation consultant, working on cases involving intellectual property, the Alien Tort Statute, banking regulation, and international money laundering. He is an active member of several learned societies, including the International Studies Association, the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, and the American Society of International Law, and was recently elected to the Executive Committee of ASIL's International Legal Theory Interest Group.