Professor Feinerman joined the Law Center faculty as a visiting professor for the 1985-86 academic year. Immediately after law school he studied in the People’s Republic of China. Subsequently, he joined the New York firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell as a corporate associate. During 1982-83, Professor Feinerman was Fulbright Lecturer on Law at Peking University. In 1986, he was a Fulbright researcher in Japan. In 1989, he was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship to study China’s practice of international law. During the 1992-93 academic year, he was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. From 1993-95, on leave from the Law Center, Professor Feinerman was the Director of the Committee on Scholarly Communication with China. Professor Feinerman served as Editor-in-Chief of the ABA’s China Law Reporter from 1986-1998. Also, Professor Feinerman was the Co-editor of The Limits of the Rule of Law in China (2001), and Co-Author of China After the WTO:What You Need to Know Now(2001).
"How Dangerous Is China’s Hong Kong Crackdown?," coverage in The National Interest, July 22, 2020, featuring Professor James V. Feinerman.
"Donald Trump set to have final say on Hong Kong democracy act as Senate passes it," coverage by the South China Morning Post, November 20, 2019, quoting Professor James V. Feinerman.
"CPC leaders commit to modernisation," coverage by The Telegraph (UK), November 19, 2019, quoting Professor James V. Feinerman.
"Plenum 'lays groundwork' for progress," coverage by ECNS.cn, November 4, 2019, quoting Professor James Feinerman.