Biographical note: Lee C. Buchheit

Lee C. BuchheitLee C. Buchheit retired (after 43 years) from the private practice of law in early 2019.  Mr. Buchheit's practice focused on international and corporate transactions, including Eurocurrency financial transactions, sovereign debt management, privatization and project finance.  Over the course of his career, Mr. Buchheit practiced in Washington, D.C., London, New York and Hong Kong.

Mr. Buchheit is the author of two books in the field of international law and more than 40 articles on professional matters.  He has served as an Adjunct Professor at the School for International and Public Affairs of Columbia University (1994-97), as a Visiting Professor at Chuo University in Japan (1997-98), as a Lecturer on Law at the Harvard Law School (2000), as a Visiting Lecturer in Law at the Yale Law School (2005), as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Duke University Law School (2006-07), and as an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University Law School (2008).  Mr. Buchheit is a Visiting Professorial Fellow in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at the University of London and an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh Law School.  He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1975 and a Diploma in International Law from Cambridge University in 1976.  Mr. Buchheit received an undergraduate degree from Middlebury College.