Steven Schneebaum

Steven Schneebaum

Adjunct Lecturer in International Law
International Law and Organizations

Background and Education

Steven M. Schneebaum has over 30 years of experience in international and domestic dispute resolution and complex litigation. His civil litigation experience includes bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. In addition, he has argued before 10 of the 13 U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the highest courts of five States. He has represented foreign sovereigns as well as foreign and domestic corporations in courts throughout the United States. His international trade practice has included work with the European Union and the World Trade Organization, and he has negotiated dozens of contracts in the United States and across borders.  He has also litigated, taught, and lectured extensively about international human rights law, and is the author of more than 30 articles on international law topics, focusing on the incorporation of international law into the domestic law of the United States. He has taught at Catholic, American, George Washington, Oxford, and Cornell Universities, and has been a Professorial Lecturer at the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, since 1990.  Steven is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Law Students Association, the Legal Advisory Council of the Center for Justice and Accountability, and the Board of Directors of the Council for Court Excellence, and currently chairs the Steering Committee of the American Bar Association’s Death Penalty Representation Project. 
 
Steven was educated at Yale University (BA magna cum laude), Oberlin College (MA in philosophy), Oxford University (BA with first class honors and MA in jurisprudence) and George Washington University.  He practiced law with Patton Boggs from 1978 through 2004, and at Greenberg Traurig from 2004 through the beginning of 2012.  Since April 2, 2012, he has been an equity partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Fox Rothschild, LLP.


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Spring 2015 
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