International Law Alumni

Frederick K. Cox International Law Center

Our international law program makes global experiences possible for every student. Our students work on real international law issues for real clients, ranging from assisting asylum seekers to suppressing global corruption, from combatting maritime piracy to prosecuting war crimes.


Hundreds of Case Western Reserve University School of Law alumni list international or comparative law as their field of practice. Making their homes in more than 50 countries around the globe, many work at foreign law firms, overseas branches of U.S. law firms, and multinational corporations. Several work in the U.S. Department of State, the Agency for International Development, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, the Judge Advocate General Corps, the Customs Service, the International Trade Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Others work for the U.N., International Criminal Tribunals, the World Bank, and other international organizations. School of Law alumni also include international law professors at the U.S. Air Force Academy, the University of Idaho, University of Utah, and Pepperdine University law schools.

Our prominent international law alumni include:
Chelan Bliss, Vice Consul, U.S. Deparment of State
Mohamed Ibn Chambas, United Nations Special Representative to Darfur
Heather Doherty, Attorney, U.S. Deparmtent of Commerce's Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcment and Compliance
Janet R. Donovan, the first woman to be appointed Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Navy Reserve at the rank of Rear Admiral
Austin Fragomen, founder of the nation's largest immigration firm
Capricia Penavic Marshall, former Chief of Protocol for President Obama
Swithin Munyantwali, Founder, International Law Institute in Uganda
David O'Brien, Senate Legal Counsel of Palau
Kathleen O'Malley, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nathan Quick, Legal Officer, International Criminal Court
Christopher Rassi, Senior Legal Officer at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva
John F. Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO of EY (formerly Ernst & Young)

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