Bart M.J. Szewczyk
Associate in Law
Areas of Expertise
- B.S. in Economics (summa cum laude), University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, 2001;
- M.Phil. in International Relations, Gates Cambridge Scholar, Cambridge University, Trinity Hall, 2002;
- M.P.A. concentration in Economics & Public Policy, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School, 2006;
- J.D., Yale Law School, 2006;
- Ph.D. in International Relations, Cambridge University, Trinity Hall, 2011
- International Law
U.S. Foreign Relations Law
European Union Law
International Business Transactions
National Security Law
- Civil Procedure
- Federal Courts
Bart M.J. Szewczyk’s (SHEF-chick) scholarship focuses on international law, U.S. foreign relations law, and law of the European Union. He is a member of the Executive Council at the American Society of International Law, term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and international editor of the Polish Yearbook of International Law.
Before joining the Columbia Law School faculty, Szewczyk was a senior associate in international arbitration and appellate litigation at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP in Washington, DC (2006-2007, 2009-2012) and an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School (2011-2012), where he taught courses on international law and international organizations. He clerked for Vice-President Peter Tomka and Judge Christopher Greenwood at the International Court of Justice in The Hague (2008-2009) and for Judge Leonard I. Garth at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2007-2008). Szewczyk was also a visiting fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies and a consultant in the United Nations Office of Strategic Planning.
During law school, Szewczyk worked in the Office of European & NATO Policy and Office of Strategy at the Department of Defense, the Office of President Theodor Meron at the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, and the legal department at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Szewczyk is admitted to practice in the State of New York, District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and U.S. Supreme Court.
Selected Shorter Works
- The African Human Rights System, in The Rules, Practice, and Jurisprudence of International Courts and Tribunals (Chiara Giorgetti ed., 2012)
- Georgia v. Russian Federation, 105 Am. J. Int’l L. 748 (2011)
- Sempra Energy International v. Argentine Republic, 105 Am. J. Int’l L. 547 (2011)
- The EU in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Powers, Decisions, and Legitimacy, EUISS Occasional Paper No. 83 (2010)
- Lawfulness of Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence, 14(26) ASIL Insights (2010)
with Gary Horlick, Anti-Dumping Measures on Behalf of Third Countries, in Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law, Vol. 4: WTO – Trade Remedies (Rüdiger Wolfrum, Peter-Tobias Stoll, and Michael Köbele eds., 2006)