J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2007
B.A., University of North Carolina, 2004
Josh Simmons teaches International Arbitration at the Law School. He is an attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. He works in the Office of International Claims and Investment Disputes, which represents the United States in international arbitrations and manages claims under international law by U.S. nationals against foreign governments. Prior to joining the State Department, Simmons practiced international arbitration and litigation at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C.
Simmons graduated with honors and highest distinction from the University of North Carolina, with degrees in economics and political science. He received his law degree from Virginia, where he was a Dillard Teaching Fellow and member of the Virginia Law Review.