Honorable Ronald A. Cass

  • President, Cass & Associates, PC, 2004 -  .
  • Chairman, Center for the Rule of Law, 2006-  .
  • Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law, 2004-   ; (Dean from 1990-2004)
    Former Vice-Chairman of the US International Trade Commission (Appointed by President
    Ronald Reagan as Commissioner (1988-90); Appointed Vice-Chairman by President George
    H.W. Bush (1989-1990))
  • United States Representative, Panel of Conciliators, World Bank, International Centre for
    International (Appointed by President George W. Bush January 6, 2009 for a 6-year term
  • Senior Fellow, International Centre for Economic Research, Torino, Italy
  • Adviser, American Law Institute, Principles of the Law of World Trade (2008- )
  • Chairman, Federalist Society Practice Group on Administrative Law; Immediate Past
    Chairman of Practice Group on International and National Security Law
  • Policy and Government Affairs Officer, American Bar Association International Law Section;
    Council Member, International Law Section (2008- ); Co-Chair, International Law Section,
    Intellectual Property Committee (2005-2008); American Bar Association Standing Committee
    on Judicial Independence, Liaison Member (2007- ); Liaison to World Trade Organization
    (2008- )
  • Past Chair, American Bar Association Administrative Law Section; Past Delegate, American
    Bar Association House of Delegates
  • London Court of International Arbitration, North America Group (2007-  )
  • Arbitrator in NAFTA Chapter 11, ICSID, UNCITRAL and AAA cases
  • Past Rapporteur, EU-US Task Force on Intellectual Property and Piracy, Trans Atlantic Policy
    Network, Brussels, Belgium (2005-2007)
  • Distinguished Lecturer and Professeur invité, Université Aix-Marseille III (Paul Cézanne) École
    d’Economie Appliqué, Aix-en-Provence, France (2006- )
  • Author of more than 100 books and articles, including The Rule of Law in America (Johns
    Hopkins University Press, 2001), and Administrative Law (with Colin S. Diver and Jack M.
    Beermann, 5th Edition, 2006)
  • Professor of Comparative Law, Université Lyon III, Lyon, France (2004- 2005)
  • President, American Law Deans Association (1995-1997)
  • Law School Professor, University of Virginia School of Law, 1976-1981; Boston University of
    Law, 1981-2004
  • Member, American Law Institute (1983 -); Life Member (2009 - ).
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Member, Mont Pèlerin Society
  • Board of Directors, Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Collins J. Seitz, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third
    Circuit, 1973-1974
  • J.D. (with honors), University of Chicago Law School, 1973 ;B.A. (high distinction);University
    of Virginia, 1970

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