Peripatetic Reflections: Government, Academia and Boutique Law Practice
Tuesday, September 18, 2012, noon
Harvard Law School
Viet D. Dinh Founding Partner, Bancroft PLLC Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Viet D. Dinh is the founding partner of Bancroft PLLC. A tenured law professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, Mr. Dinh successfully argued Nevada v. Hibbs, before the Supreme Court on behalf of the U.S. government. Dinh served as U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy from 2001 to 2003. During his time at the Department of Justice, Dinh played a key role in developing legal policy initiatives to combat terrorism—namely, the USA Patriot Act. His work helped to improve criminal investigation technology, and reform civil and criminal justice procedures. Dinh also represented the Department of Justice in selecting and confirming federal judges, contributing to the appointment of 100 district judges and 23 appellate judges during his tenure.
As an academic, Dinh specializes in constitutional and corporation law. His representative publications include Codetermination and Corporate Governance in a Multinational Business Enterprise, 24 J. Corp. L. 975 (1999); and Financial Sector Reform and Economic Development in Vietnam, 28 L. & Pol. Int’l Bus. 857 (1997). Read more >