David Hunter


David Hunter is a Professor of Law at American University’s Washington College of Law, where he researches and teaches international environmental and human rights law.

David was formerly Executive Director of the Center for International Environmental Law, an environmental consultant to the Czech and Slovak environmental ministries, Executive Director of WaterWatch of Oregon, and an associate at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

For more than twenty-five years he has advocated for effective environmental and social standards and associated accountability mechanisms at international financial institutions. He also currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide-US, and the Project on Government Oversight. He is co-author of International Environmental Law & Policy and Climate Change and the Law and many articles on international environmental law.