Apr 02 Tue

LLM & SJD: Networking 101

03:00PM - 04:00PM Washington College of Law


Not sure how to begin networking? Don’t miss this informal conversation with your Advisors April 2nd at 3-4pm in the International Suite (Y360)! They will share their experiences and provide tips on landing a post-graduation job. You will also get to practice your elevator pitch so you can be on your way to build a professional network. Registration is required.

The conversation is brought to you by LLM Board.   

  • Presentation
  • Open To Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Apr 03 Wed

Law Firm Meet and Greet: Kirkland & Ellis Lunch Panel

12:00PM - 01:00PM Washington College of Law - NT03

This program is geared towards students who are interested in transactional law practice generally and/or health law practice (regulatory, transactional, litigation, compliance, etc.), however, others interested in learning more about law firm practice in general are also welcome.

To RSVP, please email tasif@wcl.american.edu by April 1st.

  • Seminar
  • Open To Students
Apr 03 Wed

26th Annual Grotius Lecture on International Law and Reception

05:00PM - 07:30PM

The American Society of International Law and the International Legal Studies Program at American University Washington College of Law are thrilled to announce that the 26th Annual Grotius Lecture will be delivered by Dame Meg Taylor, Papua New Guinea lawyer, and diplomat. Dame Meg also serves as Pacific Ocean Commissioner and a Member of the Pacific Elders Voice.

We are also excited to announce that the discussant for the lecture will be Julian Aguon, an Indigenous human rights lawyer and member of the Global Advisory Council of Progressive International.

The Grotius Lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, from 5:00PM - 6:00PM at the Washington Hilton. A reception will follow the lecture from 6:00 - 7:30. This event is part of the ASIL Annual Meeting; however, registration for the annual meeting is not required to attend this event.

  • Lecture
  • Open To Alumni AND Students
Apr 04 Thu

Careers in Government: International

12:00PM - 01:00PM Washington College of Law


Join Professor Wermiel, OCPD, and a panel of WCL alums from the State Department and Export-Import Bank to learn more about legal careers in the government focused on investigation and enforcement work. 


This will be the third in our Spring panel series on government careers, and is recommended for any JD student interested in potentially working in the government or a related practice area.


Many of the agencies we will feature have terrific externship, summer, and post-grad programs for our students, but deadlines can be as early as August for government jobs!  Join us for a pizza lunch in NT07. so you can hear what these alum have to share and start planning ahead for these deadlines over the summer! Registration is required.

  • Information Session
  • Open To Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff
Apr 04 Thu

Arbitrating Investment Disputes in Times of Transition: From NAFTA to USMCA

05:00PM - 07:00PM NT01

Opening Conference of the 11th LL.M. International Investment Arbitration Competition

Arbitrating Investment Disputes in Times of Transition:

Thursday, April 4, 2024  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ceremonial Classroom (NT-01)


Lindsay Gastrell: Independent Arbitrator, Member of Arbitration Chambers, New York
Gaela Gehring Flores: Partner, Allen & Overy, New York
John M. Townsend: Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Washington, DC


Horacio A. Grigera Naon: Independent international arbitrator; Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, Washington, DC

To Register, please email: arbitration@wcl.american.edu

  • Conference
  • Open To The Public, Alumni, Students AND Faculty/Staff