Stephen Yandle

Stephen Yandle

Stephen Yandle, Public Member, is Vice Dean Emeritus of the Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL), having served as the school’s Associate Dean 2009-2012, Acting Dean 2012-13, and Vice Dean 2013-15.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia.  He has served as Assistant Dean at the University of Virginia, as Associate Dean at the Northwestern University Law School, as Associate Dean of the Yale Law School, as Deputy Consultant on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the American Bar Association, and as Vice President for Global Law School Programs at LexisNexis.  He has also served as Chairperson of the Section on Administration of Law Schools of the Association of American Law Schools (“AALS”), President of the National Association for Law Placement, and member of the AALS Committee on Legal Education Exchange with China.  Currently, he sits on the Board of Trustees of the NALP Foundation for Research and Education, and serves as chairman of the LRAP Advisory Committee. In China he serves on the Advisory Committee on the Internationalization of Shenzhen and on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration. He teaches Discrimination and the Law, Constitutional Law and Professionalism and the Law at STL. At the Yale Law School he taught about diversity in higher education.