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About W. Mark C. Weidemaier

Mark Weidemaier is Ralph M. Stockton, Jr. Associate Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on the intersection between contracts and dispute resolution in domestic and international settings. He has written extensively on international financial contracts as well as on dispute resolution methods for financially-distressed sovereigns and private creditors. His research also explores the use of arbitration to resolve disputes in consumer, employment, securities, and commercial settings. For example, past work has explored how arbitrators use and create precedent, and how institutional providers of arbitration services shape arbitration contracts. At UNC, Weidemaier teaches Contracts, Commercial Arbitration, Complex Civil Litigation, Advanced Litigation Practice, and Foundations of US Common Law.
After graduating first in his class from the University of Minnesota Law School, Weidemaier clerked for the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He then practiced law in the complex commercial litigation group at Dechert LLP in Philadelphia and worked at the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, MN.


Present Associate Professor and Ralph M. Stockton Jr. Distinguished Scholar, University of North Carolina School of Law

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Van Hecke-Wettach Hall
160 Ridge Road, CB 3380
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380


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