Professor Pahis is an international economic law scholar with interests spanning international trade law, international investment law, sovereign debt, and international arbitration. His article, BITs and Bonds: The International Law and Economics of Sovereign Debt was awarded the 2022 Francis Deák Prize by the American Journal of International Law. His other work is cited extensively in Christoph Schreuer’s preeminent treatise on international investment law.
Professor Pahis’ current research explores the nexus between international economic law, climate change, and national security. His previous work has been published or is forthcoming in various peer-reviewed publications, including the American Journal of International Law, the Journal of International Economic Law, and the World Trade Review; and in traditional law journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the Yale Journal of International Law, and the Virginia Journal of International Law, among others.
Professor Pahis joined Brooklyn Law School in 2023 as an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Block Center on International Business Law. He previously held positions at the law schools of Wake Forest University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, and the Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. Before entering academia, he was counsel in the international arbitration group of WilmerHale in New York.
He speaks five languages, including English, Spanish, French, Greek, and (some) Italian.Publications