Author and Law Professor: Dr. Chris Brummer (Career Overview)
Chris Brummer is a law professor and author. He has a J.D from Columbia Law School, where he graduated with honors. He also has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in Germanic Studies. He practiced law at Swaine, Cravath, and Moore LLP in the London and New York offices.
He Lectures on several fields including finance, governance, private and public international law, international trade, and market microstructure. He has taught in several universities as a visiting professor; the London School of Economics, Heidelberg, and Basel universities.
Chris Brummer serves as a faculty director and professor at the Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown University. Before joining the faculty, Chris served as an assistant professor at Vanderbilt Law School from 2006 to 2009. He is the author of several books, and his work is featured in many media houses and platforms like CNN, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Fast company, and MarketWatch, among others. He is currently researching China’s currency producing novel which is a threat to the financial system globally.
He is also the co-founder of the Fintech Beat podcast and CQ Roll Call newsletter, he served as a member of the Biden-Harris Transition Team between October 2020 and January 2021. From 2010 to 2016, he served as a member of the panels of Nasdaq delisting. President Obama nominated him twice to serve as a Commissioner at the Trading Commission in 2016 and 2017.
Currently, Chris is serving at the Atlantic Council as a nonresident fellow and a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Since February 2021, Dr. Brummer has been a Fannie Mae director and serves as the Strategic Initiatives and Technology Committee’s Vice-Chair. He launched the think tank’s Transatlantic Finance Initiative at the Atlantic Council and was awarded the C. Boyden Gray Fellowship for Global Finance and Growth. He has served in multiple corporate institutions as a board member, professor, and director.