Peter D. Trooboff

Peter D. Trooboff

While not a graduate of the Washington College of Law, Mr. Trooboff is a dedicated member of the Dean's Advisory Council. Prior to becoming a member of the Dean's Advisory Council, he served for many years as an advisor to WCL's LL.M. program.

Mr. Trooboff is senior counsel in the Washington office of Covington & Burling, specializing in public and private international legal matters. His practice concentrated particularly on US export and foreign trade controls, international trade law issues, investment disputes and international litigation and arbitral matters.

In 1968 he was awarded the diploma cum laude in private international law by the Hague Academy of International Law and served for many years on the US delegation to the Hague Conference on Private International Law in connection with successful completion in 2005 of the Conference's Convention on Choice of Court Agreements. Since 1991 he has been the United States member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy.

Mr. Trooboff a former president of the American Society of International Law. He is an honorary member of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law and currently serves as the Society's delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies. He has published a number of articles and has spoken frequently at conferences on US foreign trade controls and other international legal issues. He has been published from time to time a column on international legal developments in the National Law Journal. Mr. Trooboff is an orchid grower and a member of the National Capital Orchid Society.