Lecturer in Law
B.A., Yale, 1990; J.D., Columbia (David Berger Memorial Prize; editor-in-chief, Columbia Human Rights Law Review
As a partner at Logos Consulting Group and a senior fellow of the Logos Institute, counsels senior executives on corporate responsibility, crisis management and communications strategy. His corporate responsibility practice has helped companies and trade associations to engage stakeholders, define corporate human rights standards, and implement compliance programs and partnerships. From 1995 to 2002, as a managing director of the business and public policy consulting firm Clark & Weinstock, counseled U.S. and foreign multinational corporations, trade associations and international organizations on corporate responsibility programs, public affairs strategies, strategic and crisis communications, and media and investor relations. Also advises nonprofit executives on strategic planning, board relations, and communications strategy. He has worked with the Executive Office of the UN Global Compact, the World Conference of Religions for Peace, the International League for Human Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and an international development organization in Central America.
Admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey.
Publications and Presentations
Corporate Responsibility, in John Doorley and Helio Fred Garcia, eds. Reputation Management (Routledge, 2006)
Business and Human Rights in Africa: The Cocoa Industry and Child Labor, 18 The Journal of Corporate Citizenship 99 (United Kingdom) (Summer 2005) (with Elliot Schrage).
Understanding the Global Compact Human Rights Principles, and Implementing the Global Compact Human Rights Principles, in United Nations Global Compact and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Embedding Human Rights into Business Practice (2004).
El sector empresarial y los derechos humanos: ┐puede el sector privado contribuir a promover los derechos humanos en el sector cafetalero? 39 Revista del Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos (Costa Rica) (2004) (with Elliot Schrage) (Business and Human Rights: Can the Private Sector Promote Human Rights in the Coffee Sector?).
Working Hours Standards: A Historical Overview, Intertek Corporate Social Responsibility Research Series (2004).
Summary of Proceedings, UN Global Compact Policy Dialogue: Latin American Workshop on Supply Chain Management, Nova Lima, Brazil (2004).
Addressing Child Labor in the Production of Soccer Balls, Maintaining Global Neighborhoods Conference, Center for International Business, University of Southern California (Oct. 16, 2003).
Engaging the Private Sector, Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy (vol. 14, no. 1, 1999) (with Elliot Schrage).
Enlisting the Private Sector as a Force for Human Rights, United Nations Development Program (1998) (with Elliot Schrage).
Establishing State Responsibility for Private Acts of Violence against Women under the American Convention on Human Rights, Columbia Human Rights Law Review (vol. 26, 1995).