Stratos Pahis

Stratos Pahis

Assistant Professor of Law

Stratos Pahis studies the rules and institutions that govern the global economy. His research focuses on both the public law that governs economic relations among nations – including the law of international trade, investment and sovereign finance – and the private law that governs cross-border business – including the law of contracts, property, and international arbitration. His work has been published in the American Journal of International Law, the Yale Law Journal, and the Yale Journal of International Law.

Professor Pahis joined Wake Forest Law in 2021 as an Assistant Professor of Law and teaches international trade and contracts. Prior to joining Wake Forest, he was an Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at New York University School of Law and a Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he taught courses on international commercial arbitration and international investment arbitration. He has also taught internationally as a Visiting Professor at the Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, where he taught law and economics, and was a visiting researcher at the European University Institute. Prior to entering academia, he was counsel in the New York office of WilmerHale, where he represented clients in international commercial and investor-state disputes.

Professor Pahis received his J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.A. in international development from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and an A.B., summa cum laude, in economics from Dartmouth College.
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  • JD, Yale Law School, 2009
  • MA in International Development, La Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2005
  • AB in Economics, summa cum laude, Dartmouth College, 2004


Stratos Pahis
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