Professor Mark Feldman
Professor of Law, Peking University School of Transnational Law
Mark Feldman is Professor of Law at Peking University School of Transnational Law. He also serves as vice chair of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) Academic Council and as a member of the ITA Executive Committee. He previously served as a member of the E15 Initiative Task Force on Investment Policy (World Economic Forum/ICTSD) and as Chief of NAFTA/CAFTA-DR Arbitration in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. As Chief, he represented the United States as a Respondent or non-disputing Party in more than a dozen investor-State disputes and provided legal counsel supporting the negotiation of U.S. bilateral investment treaties and investment chapters of free trade agreements (including TPP and U.S.-China BIT negotiations). His government experience also includes service as a law clerk to Judge Eric L. Clay on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Lesotho during South Africa’s transition to democracy. In the private sector, he practiced law for several years at Covington & Burling. Education and honors: BA, University of Wisconsin (elected to Phi Beta Kappa); JD, Columbia Law School (James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and recipient of the Parker School Certificate in International and Comparative Law).