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Sergio Puig
Lecturer in Law and SPILS Teaching Fellow

Biography 

Dr. Sergio Puig is a Lecturer in Law and a Teaching Fellow in the Stanford Program in International Legal Studies (SPILS), as well as a Research Fellow at the Center on the Legal Profession and the Center for Legal Informatics. Sergio’s main academic interests include topics related to international economic law, international arbitration, law and society, and the legal profession. In addition to Research Methods for Empirical Legal Studies and the SPILS Thesis Seminar, this year Sergio will also be teaching International Trade Law.

Prior to joining Stanford, Sergio taught International Investment Law and International Trade Law at Duke Law School. Sergio also worked for over three years in the young professionals program for lawyers and scholars at the World Bank Group and ICSID, and has practiced in leading firms in Mexico City and Washington D.C.

Sergio graduated summa cum laude and received his law degree from ITAM, Mexico’s leading academic institution. He earned a masters in International and Socio-Legal Studies (JSM) and a doctoral degree (JSD) in International Economic Law, at Stanford Law School. His main publications are available here.

Sergio also co-founded (with Joost Pauwelyn) tradelab.org an on-line community-based platform to facilitate legal assistance and services related to international trade and investment matters.