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Professor Don Wallace (U.S.A)

Professor Don Wallace is Chairman, International Law Institute, Washington D.C. He is Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center. He has been the head of the International Law Institute since 1970.

Professor Wallace was the Regional Legal Advisor for the Middle East and Deputy Assistant General Counsel to AID in the Department of State from 1962-66, a founding board member of the International Development Law Organization in Rome. He chaired the Advisory Committee on World Trade and Technology to the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress from 1976-79, and is currently a member of the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law, a U.S. Delegate to UNCITRAL, and a correspondent of UNIDROIT and the vice president of the UNIDROIT Foundation in Rome. He has also been chair of the Section of International Law and Practice of the American Bar Association and a member of the ABA House of Delegates. Recent and current activities also include assisting Rwanda with the preparation of its constitution and commercial law, teaching in China, directing a research and exchange project with Russia, serving on boards involving academic activities in Egypt, in Indonesia, in Serbia and in Bulgaria, the advisory board of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ROLI), and serving as national chair of Law Professors for Bush and Quayle in 1988 and 1992, co-chair of Law Professors for Dole and Kemp in 1996, and during the 2000 campaign member; board of governers, Republican National Lawyers Association. He has been on the roster of World Trade Organization (WTO) panelists.

Professor Wallace specializes in the fields of international law and foreign affairs, and currently teaches Constitutional Aspects of Foreign Affairs with Ken Lazarus, former Deputy Counsel to President Ford and Dean McGrath, former deputy chief of staff to Vice President Cheney; and Investor-State Dispute Settlement with Mark Bravin, a partner of Winston & Strawn  and Borzu Sabahi, Counsel at Curtis Mallet and co-director of the International Investment Law Center of the International Law Institute.

Don Wallace, Jr.
International Law Institute
202 247 6006