Nicholas J. Diamond, JD, LLM, MBe is an advisor and interdisciplinary legal academic. His expertise focuses on: (1) U.S. and global health law; and (2) public international law, especially regarding (a) human rights and (b) international investment law. In his role at Avalere, an advisory firm in Washington, DC, Professor Diamond provides strategic counsel to biopharmaceutical companies on public policy issues. In prior roles, he led global market strategy for the healthcare and life sciences sectors at a Silicon Valley technology company, as well as advised the U.S. government on public policy issues during implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Professor Diamond concurrently holds part-time faculty appointments at Georgetown Law and George Washington, and is an associate scholar in the Center for Global Health at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a PhD candidate in public international law at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden Law School, where he is writing on human rights considerations in international arbitration. Professor Diamond’s work has appeared in law reviews, peer-reviewed journals, and popular media outlets. He has lectured in various academic and industry fora, as well as appeared on U.S. news programs as an expert in public health law.

Professor Diamond trained as a lawyer in the U.S., and also holds graduate degrees in bioethics and global health law.