Ronald A. Cass

Hon. Ronald A. Cass

President, Cass & Associates, PC

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Corporations, Securities & Antitrust • Telecommunications & Electronic Media • Federalism & Separation of Powers • Professional Responsibility & Legal Education • Intellectual Property

Ronald A. Cass is Dean Emeritus of Boston University School of Law, where he was Dean from 1990-2004, former Vice-Chairman and Commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission, Chairman of the Center for the Rule of Law (an independent, non-profit center), and President of Cass & Associates, PC (a legal consultancy). Dean Cass also sits as an arbitrator or mediator for commercial, international, and intellectual property rights disputes, and is a former United States member of the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. He is a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States and has received six presidential appointments, spanning Presidents Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama.

As a law professor, lecturer, and scholar, Dean Cass has been teaching and writing about a wide array of legal issues on topics such as antitrust law, intellectual propertylaw, administrative law and regulation, international trade, constitutional law, separation of powers, and legal process. He has published more than 140 scholarly books, chapters, articles, and papers, including a leading casebook on administrative law. Dean Cass has taught judges, law students, economics students, business students, and others.

In addition to his academic work, Dean Cass has participated in numerous important legal cases as an amicus, consultant, or expert, and has advised businesses, law firms, investment funds, and government agencies (including the U.S. Department of Justice, United States Trade Representative's office, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission, International Trade Commission, Administrative Conference of the United States, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) on a range of trade, antitrust, intellectual property, and regulatory issues. He has a broad range of affiliations with professional groups, and has received numerous honors, fellowships and awards.

Dean Cass is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Chicago Law School.

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