Professor Kathleen Claussen Leads Seminar on International Law & Discussion on Global Trade and Information Technology


Professor Kathleen Claussen recently led a seminar at the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. The program hosted 30 foreign government officials for training on international law and its applicability in cyberspace. She was also an invited discussion leader for a Technology Nationalism Workshop taking place in Palo Alto at the Hewlett Foundation under Chatham House rules and sponsored by the EastWest Institute. She led the discussion on global trade and information technology. At the end of September, Claussen was one of the co-chairs of the Joint North American Conference on International Economic Law at McGill University in Canada. Professor Claussen’s primary scholarly interests include trade and investment law, dispute settlement and procedure, international and cyber security issues, and transnational business law. Immediately prior to joining the Miami Law faculty, Claussen was Associate General Counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President. There, she represented the United States in international trade dispute proceedings and served as a legal advisor for the United States in international trade negotiations.