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Faculty Profile

David A. Gantz

Samuel M. Fegtly Professor of Law; Director, International Trade Law Program


E-mail:  David A. Gantz
Office Number: 215
Office Phone: (520) 621-1801

Courses Taught:
Dissertation - Law 920
Thesis - Law 910
International Intellectual Property - Law 697E
Substantial Paper Seminar (Co-meets with Law 666, NAFTA) - Law 696N
International Trade Law - Law 696L
International Environmental Law - Law 696i
International Law Journal (must be selected for this journal) - Law 693
International Law Journal (must be selected for International Law Journal) - Law 686
Public International Law - Law 670
NAFTA & Regional Trade Agreement - Law 666
Advanced International Trade Law: International Trade Liberalization after Doha (*Spc.Dates: August - September) - Law 643B
Contemporary Latin American Economy: Trade and Economic Integration - Law 595E

Curriculum Vitae
SSRN Published Papers


Stanford Law School, J.S.M (1970) Thesis topic: "Industrial Encouragement Legislation in Central America: The Costa Rica Experience"
Stanford Law School, J.D. (1967) Ford Foundation International Legal Studies Fellowship; President, International Law Society; Editorial Board and co-founder, Stanford Journal of International Studies
Harvard College, A.B. (1964) Graduated cum laude in Government

Admitted to Practice

Ohio (1967)
District of Columbia (1971)
U.S. Supreme Court (1973)
U.S. Court of International Trade (1983)
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Professional Work Experience

Professor of Law and Director, International Trade Law Program, University of Arizona College of Law, 1993 - present
Visiting Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law, Fall 2009
Visiting Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School, Fall 2003 - Spring 2004
Summer Teaching, Georgetown University, Florence, Summer 2000; Loyola University Cuernavaca, Mexico, Summer 1999; University of San Diego School of Law, Summer 1997; Georgetown University Heidelberg Program, Summer 1996; Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala City, Summer 1995; University of Arizona, Summer 1994,
Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 1981 - 1993
Lecturer in Law, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of Costa Rica, 1967 - 1969
Partner, Various Washington, D.C. law firms, 1977 - 1993
Attorney-Adviser and Assistant Legal Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, 1970 - 1977
Law Clerk, Judge Charles M. Merrill, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1969 - 1970

Representative Publications

Liberalizing International Trade after Doha: Multilateral, Plurilateral, Regional and Unilateral Initiatives (Cambridge UP 2013). http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/law/international-trade-law/liberalizing-international-trade-after-doha-multilateral-plurilateral-regional-and-unilateral-initiatives
GATT/WTO Rules Governing the Use of Safeguard Measures, in International Trade Law and the WTO 269 (Indira Carr, Shawkat Alam & Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan eds., 2013).
Resolution of Investor-State Controversies in Developing Countries, 5 Law & Dev. Rev. 83 (2012).
WTO Case Reviews, Arizona J. Int'l & Comp. L. (annual reviews, 2000 - 2013) (co-author, with Raj Bhala).
Trade Remedies in North America: Laws, Economic Analyses and Practice (2010) (co-author, with Gregory Bowman, Nick Covelli, & Ihn Ho Uhm).
Regional Trade Agreements: Law, Policy & Practice (2009).
An Appellate Mechanism for Review of Arbitral Decisions in Investor-State Disputes: Prospects and Challenges, 39 Vand. J. Transnat'l L. 39 (2006).
NAFTA and Free Trade in the Americas: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook (2d ed. 2005) (co-author, with Ralph H. Folsom & Michael W. Gordon).
Complete List of Publications


American Arbitration Association
American Society of International Law 1966 - present

Public Service

NAFTA Chapter 11 Arbitrator (Feldman v. United Mexican States) 2001 - present
Consultant to the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade on Customs and Trade Law Issues 1999 - present
Member, University of Kansas School of Law SJD Review Committee 2006
Consultant to Vietnamese Ministry of Justice on Trade Law Issues 2000 - 2001
Arbitrator, NAFTA Chapter 20 (Cross-Border Trucking Services) 2000 - 2001
Arbitrator, AAA International Rules 1999 - 2000
Arbitrator under 1996 U.S. - Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement 1999
Panelist in Three NAFTA Chapter 19 Cases: Bailer Twine (U.S. v. Cananda); Flat Coated Steel Plate (U.S. v. Mexico); and Cement (Mexico v. U.S., chairperson) 1994 - 1999
U.S. Judge, Administrative Tribunal of the Organization of American States 1987 - 1995

Institutional Service

Dean Search Committee 2012 - 2013; 2008 - 2009
Faculty Adviser to the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law 1994 - present
College of Law Appointments Committee 2011 - 2012; 2006 - 2007; 2002 - 2003; 1999 - 2000; Chair, 2005 - 2006
Member, Business School Dean Review Committee 2001 - 2002
Chair, College of Law Executive Committee 2001 - 2002
Chairperson, College of Law Faculty Workshops Committee 1998 - 1999, 1996 - 1997
Member, University of Arizona Committee on Transfer of Technology 1995 - 1999
Faculty Adviser to the Jessup International Moot Court Competition 1994 - 1998
Faculty Adviser to the International Law Society 1993 - 1998
Faculty Adviser to La Raza Law Students Association 1993 - 1994


Arthur Andrews Distinguished Teaching/Mentoring Award  2006
Certificate of Appreciation, for various legal services relating to the peace-keeping mission of the Multinational Force and Observer  1987
U.S. Department of State Superior Honor Award  1974
Ford Foundation (International Legal Center) Latin American Legal Studies Fellowship  1967 - 1969