Biographical note: Cynthia Lichtenstein

Cynthia LichtensteinCynthia Crawford Lichtenstein is Professor Emeritus at Boston College Law School.  After receiving her law degree from Yale Law School magna cum laude, she spent a number of years practicing international banking with a major Wall Street law firm.  During that period, she took a leave to receive her Master's of Comparative Law from the University of Chicago Law School, with her second year spent in Brussels at the then EEC.  Since her retirement from Boston College Law School, she has taught (international financial law and European law) at George Washington University Law School and Brooklyn Law School.  She is a member of the American Law Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations and has served in a number of positions at the American Society of International Law.  She is an Honorary Editor of the American Journal of International Law.  She is a former President of the American Branch of the International Law Association, a long time member of the ILA International Monetary Law Committee and a former Rapporteur and former Chairman of the ILA International Securities Law Committee.  At the November 15, 2008 Meeting of the Executive Council of the ILA, she was elected a Vice-Chairman of the Association.