Bart M.J. Szewczyk

Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law

Office: Jerome Greene Hall, Room 811/1
435 W 116th Street
New York, NY 10027
Tel: 212-854-4447

  • Ph.D. in International Relations, Cambridge University, 2011 
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2006 
  • M.P.A. in Economics & Public Policy, Princeton University, 2006 
  • M.Phil. in International Relations (Gates Cambridge Scholar), Cambridge University, 2002 
  • B.S. in Economics (summa cum laude), University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, 2001

Bart M.J. Szewczyk’s (SHEF-chick) current scholarship focuses on international economic law and intellectual property.  He is an Intellectual Property Fellow at the Kernochan Center and was previously an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School.  Before joining the faculty in 2012, Szewczyk was a senior associate in international arbitration and appellate litigation at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP in Washington, DC and an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School, where he taught courses on international law and international organizations. He clerked for then Vice-President Peter Tomka and Judge Christopher Greenwood at the International Court of Justice in The Hague and for Judge Leonard I. Garth at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Szewczyk has served as a member of the Executive Council at the American Society of International Law (2011-2014) and is a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.  In 2013, Szewczyk was selected as one of the Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders by the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and the Diplomatic Courier.

Areas of Expertise

  • International Business Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Contracts
  • Civil Procedure
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Business Associations
  • Property
  • Legislation
  • Federal Courts
  • European Union Law


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