Committees

Why Join a Committee?

Receive the most up-to-date legal information in a specific area of international law and to get to know some of the leading practitioners in that arena;

Network, exchange ideas, offer client referrals, and collaborate with other members with similar interests; and

Keep informed about upcoming committee activities such as meetings, brown-bag lunches, teleconferences, reports and recommendations, and much more.

Join now! You can get involved in committees as…

A speaker
A writer
An organizer
A leader
A participant

...to advance your international career and expand your global network.

Committee communication is mainly done through committee Listserv email lists. To subscribe to a Listserv list, please join the committee by clicking the link found on the corresponding committee webpage.

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Note: Committee membership is available only to members of the Section of International Law. To join the Section and/or the ABA, call the ABA Service Center at (800) 285-2221 or (312) 988-5522.

Committees by Division

The Section of International Law has 50+ regional and special interest committees, task forces and working groups focusing on a broad variety of international law topics. The Section's committees are the most important components of your gateway to international practice. Committees are active via teleconferences, in-person panel programs, Listserv lists, newsletters and webpages, all of which allow you to build valuable networks in a variety of practice areas.

Section committee membership is free to all section members. (Your ABA member ID number will be needed to enroll online.)

Americas

Canada Committee
Latin America & Caribbean Committee
Mexico Committee

Asia/Pacific

Central/East Asia & China Committee
Northeast Asia, Japan & Korea Committee
South Asia/Oceania & India Committee

Contracts, Transportation, Energy & Environment

Cross-Border Real Estate Committee
International Contracts Committee
International Energy & Natural Resources Committee
International Environmental Law Committee
International M&A Joint Venture Committee
International Transportation Committee

Corporate & Supply Chain Division

International Anti-Corruption Committee
International Anti-Money Laundering Committee
International Antitrust Law Committee
International Corporate Counsel Committee
International Procurement Committee
International Tax Committee

Cyber, Art, & Technology Division

Art & Cultural Heritage Law Committee
International Intellectual Property Rights Committee
International Life Sciences and Health Law Committee
Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Rights Committee

Dispute Resolution Division

International Arbitration Committee
International Courts & Judicial Affairs Committee
International Criminal Law Committee
International Litigation Committee
International Mediation Committee

Diversity & Inclusion Division

Seasoned Lawyers Interest Network (SIN)
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues Network (GIN)
Women's Interest Network (WIN) 
Young Lawyers Interest Network (YIN)

Europe/ Eurasia/Middle East/Africa Division

Africa Committee
Eurasia/Russia Committee
Europe Committee
Middle East Committee

Finance Division

International Finance & Securities Committee
International Investment & Development Committee
International Private Client Committee
International Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee

Human Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility Division

Immigration & Naturalization Committee
International Employment Law Committee
International Family Law Committee
International Human Rights Committee
International Refugee Law Committee

Legal Practice, Ethics, & Delivery of Legal Services Division

Cross-Border Practice Management Committee
Government & Public Interest Committee
International Ethics Committee
International Legal Education and Specialist Certification Committee
Lawyers Abroad Committee

Trade, International Organizations, & Regulatory Practice Division

Customs Law Committee
Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Committee
International Animal Law Committee
International Trade Committee
National Security Committee
U.N. & International Organizations Committee

Committees (Alphabetical)

Africa Committee
Art & Cultural Heritage Law Committee
Canada Committee
Central/East Asia & China Committee
Cross-Border Practice Management Committee
Cross-Border Real Estate Committee
Customs Law Committee
Eurasia/Russia Committee
Europe Committee
Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Committee
Government & Public Interest Committee
Immigration & Naturalization Committee
International Animal Law Committee
International Anti-Corruption Committee
International Anti-Money Laundering Committee
International Antitrust Law Committee
International Arbitration Committee
International Contracts Committee
International Corporate Counsel Committee
International Courts & Judicial Affairs Committee
International Criminal Law Committee
International Employment Law Committee
International Energy & Natural Resources Committee
International Environmental Law Committee
International Ethics Committee
International Family Law Committee
International Finance & Securities Committee
International Human Rights Committee
International Intellectual Property Committee
International Investment & Development Committee
International Legal Education and Specialist Certification Committee
International Life Sciences and Health Law Committee
International Litigation Committee
International M&A Joint Venture Committee
International Mediation Committee
International Private Client Committee
International Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee
International Procurement Committee
International Refugee Law Committee
International Tax Committee
International Trade Committee
International Transportation Committee
Latin America & Caribbean Committee
Lawyers Abroad Committee
Mexico Committee
Middle East Committee
National Security Committee
Northeast Asia, Japan & Korea Committee
Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Rights Committee
Seasoned Lawyers Interest Network (SIN)
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues Network (GIN)
South Asia/Oceania & India Committee
U.N. & International Organizations Committee
Women's Interest Network (WIN)
Young Lawyers Interest Network (YIN)