William T. Loris

William T. Loris
  • Senior Lecturer and Program Director, LL.M. Program on Rule of Law for Development, Loyola University Chicago, Rome Campus, Italy

Degree in Law, Santa Clara University; Master's in International and Comparative Law, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels; Member, California bar. Formerly: practiced law in California; 11 years as Legal Adviser, US Agency for International Development in West and Central Africa and Egypt. With IDLO: Co-Founder; led development of programmes supporting multilateral trading system, development of investment climate in developing countries, pursuit of UN Millennium Development Goals, establishment and recovery of legal rights after major natural disasters; responsible for shaping strategies and policies and mobilization of resources from public, private and philanthropic sources.