Professor Mark Feldman
Professor of Law, Peking University School of Transnational Law
Dr Mark Feldman previously served as 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 US 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 US bilateral investment treaties and investment chapters of free trade agreements (including TPP and US-China BIT negotiations). His government experience also includes service as a law clerk to Judge Eric L Clay on the US 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.
He received his BA from the University of Wisconsin (elected to Phi Beta Kappa) and JD from Columbia Law School, where he was the James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and recipient of the Parker School Certificate in International and Comparative Law.