Juscelino F. Colares

Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Business Law
School of Law
Professor
Department of Political Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Dean for Global Legal Studies
School of Law

Juscelino F. Colares is Associate Dean for Global Legal Studies and Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Business Law. He is also Co-director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center and Professor of Political Science, with a secondary appointment in Case Western Reserve University's College of Arts and Sciences. Colares teaches civil procedure, conflict of laws and variety of courses and seminars on international business law and regulatory law. His scholarship focuses on interjurisdictional conflicts between national regulatory law and local, supranational or international norms in areas ranging from commercial law to corruption and from trade to environmental law. Colares's research has appeared in leading peer-reviewed journals and law reviews, including the American Law and Economics Review, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Journal of International Economic Law, Journal of World Trade, Jurimetrics, Revista dos Tribunais (Brazil), Columbia Journal of European Law, Cornell International Law Journal and Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law.

A former clerk for the Hon. Jean-Louis Debré, former Chief Justice of the Conseil constitutionnel (the French Constitutional Court) (2008-09 term) and visiting professor at Ecole normale supérieure in Paris, Colares, was born in Brazil and is a naturalized citizen of the United States. Colares practiced law at Dewey Ballantine, LLP in Washington, D.C., where he litigated trade cases before federal agencies, federal courts and NAFTA panels.

The 2018 recipient of the School of Law's Distinguished Law Faculty Research Award, Colares was awarded an endowed chair in 2015. Colares served as Vice-Chair, Chair and Past-Chair of the CWRU Faculty Senate (2016-19) and was recently reappointed by the Office of the United Trade Representative to serve on the United States Roster of NAFTA Chapter 19 (Trade) Panelists (serving since 2013).

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Education

Juris Doctor
Cornell University
Doctor of Philosophy
Political Economy
University of Tennessee
Master of Arts
Political Economy
University of Tennessee
Bachelor of Laws
Universidade de Brasília/Universidade Federal do Ceará