Richmond Law welcomes new international law faculty

April 10, 2012

The University of Richmond School of Law is pleased to welcome Dr. Chiara Giorgetti and Andrew Spalding to the faculty beginning in the fall of 2012.

Dr. Giorgetti joins the faculty from White & Case, LLP, in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the International Arbitration Practice and has served as an expert consultant on issues related to international public law, state fragility, transitional justice, international criminal law, international environmental law, and anti-terrorist legislation investment law. Dr. Giorgetti clerked for the International Court of Justice in The Hague and served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center since 2007. She graduated from the University of Bologna School of Law, earned an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, LL.M. from Yale Law School, and J.S.D. from Yale Law School with her dissertation "A Principled Approach to State Failure."

Professor Spalding is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He was a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar in Mumbai and an Associate in the Securities Enforcement and Litigation section of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Washington, D.C. Spalding clerked for the Honorable Howard D. McKibben, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, and for the Honorable Jay S. Bybee, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, J.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, and B.A. from Whitman College.