William W. Park
Professor of Law
Professor Park, a full-time member of the faculty, is recognized worldwide for his work in international dispute resolution. He is the author of several books on the legal aspects of cross-border business, including a treatise on income tax treaty arbitration co-authored with David Tillinghast.
Early in his career, Professor Park practiced law in Paris and taught at Cambridge University in England. He has also taught at Université de Dijon, the University of Hong Kong, University of Auckland and Université of Geneva.
Park is General Editor of the journal Arbitration International and President of the London Court of International Arbitration. He has served on the NAFTA Financial Services Roster and the Appeals Tribunal for the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims, and was one of the four American arbitrators on the Claims Tribunal in Zürich established to arbitration claims to the so-called “Holocaust Accounts” in Swiss banks. In 2008 the President of the United States appointed him to a six year term on the Panel of Arbitrators for the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute.
Course: Taxation of International Trade, Investment, and Finance (International Tax I)