Juan Del Valle is a Latin American attorney with practice of more than 10 years. As an attorney, he worked with the government of Colombia, created a law firm for foreign investors, a law firm for low-income domestic clients, and conducted negotiations and private mediations for parties from more than 15 countries. Juan worked at law firms including Baker & Mckenzie and has occupied important roles in multinational companies, including acting as Experienced Senior Counsel, head of immigration and US Contracts at Deloitte and Touche and as Ericsson’s Legal head for Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia.
As a professor, Juan has taught at universities in Brazil, Colombia, and the United States, and in programs for Australian and Asian students. At Washington University in St Louis School of Law, Juan has taught during several years courses including Negotiation, International Dispute Resolution, Contract Management and Negotiation, Law & Psychology, Latin American Legal and Judicial Systems, Mediation & Arbitration Law, and Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution, having been awarded the 2019 Adjunct Professor of the Year Award.
Professor Del Valle earned a Law Degree at Universidad del Rosario (Colombia), an LLM in US Law at Washington University in St. Louis, is Certified in Negotiation Skills by Harvard University and the University of Windsor, and is currently candidate for a Doctorate Degree in Education (EdD) in Leadership and Organizational Psychology.
He is currently the Director of International Programs and Lecturer in Law at WashULaw. He is also the lead professor of the Contract Management Certificate Program offered by the Professional Institute of Washington University School of Law.