Go On! ASIL Panel ‘How to Get a Job in International Law’ Feb. 9 in D.C.


Join the Women’s Bar Association of DC’s International Law forum and its co-sponsors for a panel discussion on how to get international law jobs at various types of employers, including private practice, academia, public interest, and more. The discussion will address not just career paths, but how to approach each type of employer for international law positions, as well as tips for enhancing your experience in this field. Co-sponsoring organizations include: ABA Section of International Law; DC Bar International Law Section; American Society of International Law (Women in International Law Interest Group and New Professionals Interest Group); Washington Foreign Law Society; Women in International Trade; and International Lawyers Network.


Janie Chuang, professor of law, American University Washington College of Law

Christie Edwards, director of international humanitarian law, American Red Cross

Kathryn O’Neal, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Marcia Wiss, of counsel, Hogan Lovells LLP

Moderated by Marilyn Tucker, director of alumni career services & international internships, Georgetown Law Career Services.

Date and Location

Monday, February 9, 2015 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
1625 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

1625 I Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

Registration Fees:

Advance Registration

Members: $15

Non-members: $25

Student Members: $10

After 2/6/2015

Members: $20

Non-members: $30

Student Members: $15

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Go On! ASIL to host ‘Careers in Customs & International Trade’ panel Tues, 10/21

NextTuesday, October 21, 2014, starting at 5pm at the ASIL Headquarters in Washington, DC (2223 Massachusetts Ave NW), ASIL will host a panel discussion on “Careers in Customs & International Trade”:

As part of its “Getting Started” series, ASIL’s New Professionals Interest Group is pleased to host a special event on how to pursue an international law career in the areas of customs, domestic trade remedies, and international trade more broadly. These fields continue to grow both in the public and private sectors. Finding the appropriate avenue to enter this field of practice, however, can be difficult. Panelists at this event will share their perspectives as experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds. The moderator will pose questions to highlight professional development advice.

An informal reception will follow the panel discussion. Registration is free but required.


  • Emily Fuller, associate, international trade practice, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Scott McBride, senior attorney, Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance
  • Justin Miller, senior trial counsel, international trade field office, Commercial Litigation Branch, Department of Justice
  • Robert Shervette, attorney-advisor, customs and border protection, Department of Homeland Security

For more information and to register, please go here: http://asil.org/event/careers-customs-and-international-trade