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Jack J. Coe Jr., Ph.D.
Professor of Law

Office: School of Law (SOL)

  • Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science, 1999
  • LL.M., University Exeter, Exeter, England, 1982
  • J.D., Loyola Marymount School of Law, 1979
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1975, with distinction

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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).



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  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., ABA Section International Law, reappointed Liaison to the American Law Institute, 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., International Bar Association (IBA), appointed Ad Hoc Drafting Committee for Investor-State Mediation Rules, 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Center for American & International Law, appointed to the Executive Committee of the Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law, 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., ITA, Bogota, Columbia, 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Organized and participated in four-day joint ITA/ALI conference on the ICA Restatement and related matters held at Pepperdine, 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Panel on the Future of Arbitration at International Law Association (ILA) (Conference West), 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Panel on the Supreme Court and International Commercial Arbitration (Washington, DC), 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Panel on Transnational Practice, ICC-Pacific Conference, Hong Kong, 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Juris Conference on Investor-State Arbitration, 2011.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Organized half-day Investor-State Law and Arbitration Conference as part of FDI Moot Competition held at Pepperdine, 2010.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Moderated panel on Investor-State Mediation at the IBA Annual Meeting, Vancouver B.C., 2010.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Participated in a panel on Arbitrator Ethics organized by the Institute Transnational Arbitration, 2010.
  • Jack J. Coe, Jr., Speaker/panelist, "Negotiating and Mediating Employment Disputes," ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference, San Francisco, 2010.

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