Member Profile - don wallace

Membership Level

Sustaining Member


Georgetown University


Business Phone

(202) 247-6006


The Foundry Building, 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States

Leadership ID

Vice President for Programming

Practice Area 1

Defense/National Security

Practice Area 2


Practice Area 3

Professor of Law



Married to the former Daphne Mary Wickham; children - Alexandra Jane Creed, Sarah Anne, Benjamin James. B.A. Yale, 1953 (high honors); LL.B. Harvard, 1957 (cum laude); Fulbright Fellow, Turkey, 1967; Fellow, St. Antony's College, Oxford, 1973-74; Eisenhower Exchange Fellow, 1976. Currently: Chairman, International Law Institute and Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Counsel, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Courses Taught: Public International Law; International Business and Economic Law; GATT/WTO; International Monetary, Finance and Investment Law; International and Comparative Procurement Law; Global Infrastructure Projects; Constitutional Aspects of Foreign Affairs; Conservatism in Law and Politics in America; Property Member, Legal Advisory Committee, National Legal Center for the Public Interest; chairman, Private International Law Coordinating Committee, Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association; member, Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Private International Law; chief United States delegate to UNCITRAL on industrial works contracts, procurement law and BOT/privately financed infrastructure; vice president, Shaybani Society of International Law; arbitrator; member panel of arbitrators of Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration; member, Board of Directors, Institute of Investment and Arbitration, Cairo; member, American Law Institute; member, Board of Governors, Republican National Lawyers Association; member, Citizens for the Constitution(drafting committee); member, Board of Directors, Bulgarian American Society; member, advisory board, Central and Eastern European Law Initiative (CEELI); member, steering committee for law, National Association of Scholars; member, Board of Directors, Azerbaijan-American Educational, Cultural and Economic Center; emeritus member, Board of Directors, International Development Law Institute, Rome; on roster of panelists of World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body; correspondent, UNIDROIT, and vice president, Board of Governors, UNIDROIT Foundation, Rome. Formerly: private practice in New York City; Deputy Assistant General Counsel, regional legal advisor Middle East, acting head Private Enterprise, Alliance for Progress, and consultant, AID; chairman, Section of International Law and Practice, and member of House of Delegates, American Bar Association; chairman, advisory committee on Technology and World Trade, Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress; member, United States Delegation, U.N. Conference on State Succession in Respect of Treaties; member, Research Council, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University; member, International Investment Committee, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; member, Board of Trustees, and Secretary, the Media Institute; alternate representative, Committee on Legal Aspects of NIEO, International Law Association; chairman, Ad Hoc Committee on the ALI Restatement of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States, American Bar Association; co-chairman, joint committee with Canadian Bar Association on trade and investment, American Bar Association; member-at-large, Board, Harvard Law School Association, Washington, D.C.; member, visiting committee Harvard law School (sub-committee on graduate and international programs); member, advisory board, Indonesia Economic Law and Improved Procurement Systems (ELIPS); member, Board of Trustees, Middle East University of Science and Technology, Cairo; Legal Advisor, State of Qatar; co-director, economic and business law project with Russian (and formerly USSR) Academy of Sciences; visiting professor of law, People's University, Beijing, PRC; national chairman, Law Professors for Bush and Quayle, 1988, 1992; national co-chairman, Law Professors for Dole and Kemp, 1996. Author, Dear Mr. President: The Needed Turnaround in America's International Economic Affairs; International Regulation of Multinational Corporations; co-author, International Economics and Business: Law and Policy; Regulating Public Procurement: National and International Perspectives; Transnational Corporations and Legal Issues; Commentaries on Restatement of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States; Introduction to Turkish Law; A Lawyer's Guide to International Business Transactions; member of editorial boards, author, editor, contributor articles, journals and books; Recipient, Harry Leroy Jones Award for outstanding achievement in foreign and international law, 1992. Member Cosmos and Metropolitan Clubs, Washington, D.C.; biography in WHO's WHO in America, and other biographical references.

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