Assistant Professor of Law,
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude
B.A., Smith College, summa cum laude
General Course, London School of Economics and Political Science
Prior to joining the faculty of Thomas Jefferson, Professor Wright was a partner at the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie, where she practiced international trade and World Trade Organization (WTO) law. While Professor Wright was a partner at Baker & McKenzie, the firm represented Thailand in an antidumping case and South Korea in a safeguards case before the WTO. She also represented a large number of clients before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the U.S. Customs Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Congress. Professor Wright also was a partner at the consulting firm of Ernst & Young LLP. At Ernst & Young LLP, Professor Wright directed the firm’s WTO Center, where she advised a large number of countries and companies regarding WTO issues.
Professor Wright has taught WTO law at Stanford Law School and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In addition, she is a member of a committee of the American Law Institute which publishes reviews of the cases decided by the WTO.
Professor Wright was a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C Circuit, where she worked primarily for then-Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She has worked on a variety of human rights matters for Amnesty International, and she has spoken and published widely on issues involving international trade, the WTO, U.S.-Mexico relations, U.S.-China relations, and human rights.
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