Agustin G. Sanz focuses on comparative public and international law from an interdisciplinary perspective. He holds a JD degree from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), an LL.M. from the University of Chicago ('12) and is currently a J.S.D. candidate and a Fellow-in-Residence at the Law School.
After obtaining his JD, he worked in Argentina at the Small Business Administration, the Ministry of Economy and the Federal Communications Commission, and later joined Argentine big firms where he became Senior Associate working with top tier public law and international investment arbitration teams. After completing his LL.M. at the University of Chicago, he joined the International Arbitration team at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York City. As a practitioner, he was ranked by Chambers & Partners UK for his work in administrative law matters, complex public law litigation and international arbitrations.
Mr. Sanz subsequently returned to graduate school to pursue his doctoral degree at the University of Chicago, focusing on the analysis of adaptive efficiency and economic performance of decentralized institutional designs in a context of increased foreign direct investment flows and international trade. Mr. Sanz's teaching and research interests include constitutional law, international investment law and administrative law.
He is a member of the International Society of Public Law, the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, the U.S. State Department Alumni Association and the Buenos Aires Bar Association.
Supervisors: Tom Ginsburg, Daniel Abebe