Jack J. Coe Jr., Ph.D.
Professor of Law
Office: School of Law (SOL)
A specialist in private international law, Professor Coe's training includes advanced studies in Europe. He received his LL.M. at Exeter, where he was a Rotary International Graduate Fellow, and holds the Diploma of the Hague Academy of International Law, and a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He clerked for the Honorable Richard C. Allison at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, the Hague, and now consults with governments and multinational corporations in relation to commercial and direct investment disputes under the NAFTA and Bilateral Investment Treaties. Professor Coe, a regular speaker in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, has helped organize numerous conferences and programs related to international dispute resolution. He has taught in international programs for Notre Dame and University of San Diego Law Schools. He has authored numerous articles on arbitration, private international law, and related topics and authored the books Protecting Against the Expropriation Risk in Investing Abroad (co-authored with R.C. Allison) (1993), International Commercial Arbitration-American Principles and Practice in a Global Context (1997), and NAFTA Chapter 11 Reports (ed., with Brower and Dodge) (2006).
Professor Coe is an elected member of the American Law Institute, and an associate reporter for the Restatement (Third) on the Law of International Commercial Arbitration. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and is admitted to practice in California and Washington. He has been chair of the Disputes Division of the ABA International Law Section, and chairs the Academic Council of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. Professor Coe has argued international arbitral claims under NAFTA, and has for several years been admitted to the panel of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA).
Professor Coe teaches Commercial and International Dispute Resolution, Corporations, Commercial Law-Sales, International Business Transactions, International Commercial Arbitration, International Investment Disputes, International Litigation, and International Public Law.(Less)