Visiting Associate Professor of Law
Melinda Roth has had an over twenty-year, storied career at the World Bank. She focused in the areas of private and financial sector development and risk management. Her work encompassed representing the World Bank on the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) as well as managing both employees as well as critical projects within the Bank. She has experience of working in both developing as well as developed countries around the globe. In addition to her work at the World Bank, Ms. Roth also has direct Wall Street experience, from two leading investment banks. She also spent time living and working in Eastern Europe after the fall of communism, advising on financial and economic issues. Her education includes earning her law degree from the Georgetown University Law School, while simultaneously working full time and raising her two children herself. Ms. Roth also earned her Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She has a BA degree in Plan II Honors from the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Roth has been an active member of her local communities, by volunteering through her sons’ schools as well as serving in leadership positions with the Ft. Dupont Ice Arena as well as the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington. She has been a NWDC Little League Coach, the voice of St. Albans baseball and an avid fan of DC sports.