William W. Park


Yale, B.A., 1969 (Paris, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, 1967-68)
Columbia, J.D., 1972 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
Cambridge, M.A. 1975

Professional Experience

Law Practice, Paris: 1972-79 (Coudert Freres; Hughes Hubbard & Reed)
Professor of Law, Boston University: 1979-present
Director, Boston University Center for Banking and Financial Law: 1990-93
Arbitrator, Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland: 1998-2002
Appeals Tribunal, International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims: 2001-06
Counsel, Rope & Gray, Boston: 1990-2005
Arbitration conducted in English and French. Proceedings related to foreign investment, financial transactions, insurance, IP licenses, gas supply contracts, taxation and construction

Visiting Academic Appointments

Fellow, Selwyn College, Cambridge University
Visiting Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Visiting Professor, University of Dijon
Visiting Professor, Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etude Internationales
Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong
Visiting Professor, University of Auckland
Visiting Professor, University of Geneva
Sir John Lubbock Lecturer, University of London
Freshfields Lecturer, University of London
Clayton Utz Lecturer, University of Sydney
Fellow, New York University, Center for Transnational Litigation

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1972
District of Columbia, 1980


Fluent in French
Reading Knowledge of German and Spanish

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