At a lunchtime event sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law, John Simpkins '99, General Counsel of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), talked about his role as the lead attorney overseeing the multi-billion dollar budget of the government agency responsible for civilian foreign aid. Prior to his current position at USAID, Simpkins served as Deputy General Counsel at the Office of Management and Budget in the Obama Administration. He also spoke about his career path, day-to-day work, and offered advice to students interested in a career involving international trade and development work.
Distinguished Chair awards
» Baxter, Blocher, Brewster, Garrett, Jones, Newman, and Wettach honored with distinguished professorships.
“It does something to your soul ... when everyone at risk of losing their homes looks like you.”
POLITICO highlights Duke Law’s Jesse McCoy and the Civil Justice Clinic.
Kerry Abrams selected as next dean of Duke Law School
Abrams, vice provost for faculty affairs and professor of law at the University of Virginia, is a leading scholar of immigration and family law.
D.C. Institute offers introduction to law school
Dean Levi to teach alongside U.S. Senator and former White House advisor
A convocation celebration
Family, friends, and faculty join graduates to celebrate the Class of 2018.