Associate Professor of Law
International Economic Law
Public International Law
Professor Arato’s research and teaching interests include international economic law, public international law, international organizations, contracts, and private law theory. He has written extensively on the law of treaties and treaty interpretation, the law of international organizations, and the law of foreign direct investment. He is currently working on a long-term project on the private law dimensions of international investment law.
At Brooklyn Law School, Professor Arato serves as Co-Director for the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law. He also serves as a Co-Chair of the Junior International Law Scholars Association (JILSA); as Vice Chair for the American Society of International Law (ASIL) International Economic Law Interest Group; and as a member of the International Law Association Study Group on the Content and Evolution of the Rules of Interpretation.
Before joining the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 2015, Professor Arato served as an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School. He previously worked as an associate in the international arbitration group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where his practice focused on international investment disputes and international commercial arbitration.