Steve Charnovitz

Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School at Federal Reserve Bank Of New York

Steve Charnovitz teaches at George Washington University Law School and writes on international trade, international law, U.S. foreign relations law, and environmental sustainability. Prior to joining the Faculty in 2004, he practiced law for six years at the firm now known as Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C. From 1995 to 1999, he was Director of the Global Environment & Trade Study (GETS) located at Yale University. From 1991 to 1995, he was Policy Director of the Competitiveness Policy Council. From 1987 to 1991, he was a Legislative Assistant to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (Wright and Foley). Professor Charnovitz serves or has served on the Editorial Boards of the World Trade Review, Cosmopolis. A Review of Cosmopolitics, the Journal of Environment & Development, the American Journal of International Law, and the Journal of International Economic Law. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Law Institute. He is a member of the bar of the US Court of International Trade, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the US Supreme Court. Originally from Savannah, Georgia, he received a B.A. from Yale College, a J.D. from the Yale Law School, and an M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.