Asian Law Center


Faculty and Staff

Visiting Faculty

John O. Haley

William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law
Vanderbilt Law School

Prof. Haley is one of the nation's outstanding international and comparative law scholars and is widely credited with having popularized Japanese legal studies. Prof. Haley is in residence Autumn Quarter of the 2013-14 academic year, teaching Japanese Law and Transnational Litigation.
In 1969, Haley received a fellowship from the University of Washington and was in one of the first classes to graduate from the Asian Law Program. After working for several years in law firms in Japan, he joined the law faculty at the University of Washington, where he remained for nearly 26 years, as well as directed the Asian and comparative Law Program. Prof. Haley’s numerous scholarly works span issues ranging from international trade policy and comparative law to Japanese land-use law, Japanese and East Asian business transactions and Japanese law and contemporary society.

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Last updated 12/3/2013