Robert Lutz to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Lutz to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

ALI member Robert E. Lutz of Southwestern Law School has been selected as the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the ABA Section of International Law.

The award, which will be presented during the ABA’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco on August 5, is presented to individuals in recognition of their contributions to international law and years of dedicated service to the Section.

Professor Lutz, who is a liaison on ALI's U.S. Foreign Relations project, chaired the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association, as well as the international law sections of the Association of American Law Schools and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He also co-founded the California State Bar Section of International Law.

He currently serves on the U.S. State Department’s Legal Adviser’s Advisory Committee on International Law and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Dispute Resolution. He has been a member of arbitration panels under NAFTA and the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement, was founding Board of Directors chair of the Center for International Commercial Arbitration, and a member of the World Trade Organization panel on goods and services disputes.

Read Southwestern Law School’s News Release.

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