Will Moon

University of Maryland

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Will Moon is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Maryland. His teaching and research interests include contracts, corporate law, and private international law. Professor Moon’s recent scholarship has appeared in Duke Law Journal, Iowa Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, and Vanderbilt Law Review. Prior to entering academia, Professor Moon worked as a litigation associate at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP in New York City, where he specialized in cross-border commercial disputes. From 2013-14, Moon served as a law clerk to Judge Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Professor Moon holds a J.D. from the Yale Law School, where he served as a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal and a Coker Fellow. He received a B.B.A. from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where he was the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Journal of Business.

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Transnational Corporate Accountability Through American Corporate Law

To those who view the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) as a beacon of American justice for foreign victims of corporate misconduct, the landscape looks bleak. In the latest ATS case decided in 2021, the Supreme Court held in Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe that plaintiffs, who were allegedly trafficked as children to engage in slave…

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Contracting for U.S. Courts in Transnational Commercial Litigation

Among the most important provisions that litigators search for once alerted of a potential dispute are forum selection clauses embedded in a large number of modern commercial contracts. Over the past several decades, state legislators and the U.S. Supreme Court have increasingly enabled parties to litigate in U.S. courts, even for lawsuits with significant “foreign”…

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