Pursuing a Career in International Law: Insights and Input from Practicing Lawyers

Join the GW Law International Law Society, the GW Law Student International Arbitration, and the American Society of International Law for a special lunch session on careers in international law. The speakers include practicing lawyers in a wide variety of international law fields who will share their insight on necessary skills and experience students can obtain while still in law school. 

Lunch will be provided by Chick-fil-a.


  • D. West Rist (moderator), Deputy Executive Director, American Society of International Law 
  • Dawn Yamane Hewettm, Counsel, Quinn Emmanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
  • Josh Champagne, Trial Attorney, Counterterrorism Section, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Heather Brandon, Advocacy Counsel, National Security (Joffe Fellow), Human Rights First
  • Captain Samuel White, Civil and Administrative Law, Judge Advocate Division, U.S. Marine Corps  Administrative