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. For the Spring semester 2006, he was Fulbright Distinguished Senior Lecturer on Law, Tsinghua University Law School, Peking, People’s Republic of China. 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. He has twice served as Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs: 2001-2005 and 2013-2020. 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).

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Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

James V. Feinerman. Pioneering the Study of Chinese Law in the West: Comment on Law and China's "Open Policy": A Foreigner Present at the Creation by Jerome A. Cohen, 65 Am. J. Comp. L. 739-744 (2017).
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David J. Gerber, Helge Dedek, James V. Feinerman & Franz Werro, In Memoriam, H. Patrick Glenn (1940-2014), 63 Am. J. Comp. L. 1-2 (2015).
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Adam Bobrow, Seth Dilworth, James V. Feinerman, Samuel J. Frederick, Qian Hao, Paul Jones, Young Jin Jung, Richard Kuslan, Jin Ma, Norm Page, Nima R. Taylor, Wei Cui & Pamela Young, China, 42 Int'l Law. 945-974 (2008).
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James V. Feinerman, Remarks, The Changing International Economic Balance of Power, 102 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 298-301 (2008).
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James V. Feinerman, Robert L. Oakley: In Memoriam, 100 Law Libr. J. 223-225 (2008). [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [W] [L]