Mark Weidemaier is the Ralph M. Stockton, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His teaching and research interests involve the intersection between contracts and dispute resolution in domestic and international settings, as well as issues related to the structure and enforcement of sovereign debt. He blogs about these subjects on Credit Slips. At UNC, Weidemaier teaches Contracts, Commercial Arbitration, Government Borrowing and Restructuring, and Litigation Risk Management.
After graduating 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.
Piercing the (Sovereign) Veil: The Role of Limited Liability in State-Owned Enterprises, 46 B.Y.U. L. REV. 795 (2021).
Unlawfully-Issued Sovereign Debt (with M. Gulati), VA. J. INT’L L. (forthcoming).
When Governments Promise to Prioritize Public Debt: Do Markets Care (with U. Panizza, M. Gulati, and G. Willingham)?, 6 J. FIN. REG. (Forthcoming 2020).
Lenders’ Roles and Responsibilities in Sovereign Debt Markets (with S. Block-Lieb), 2019 UNIV. ILL. L. REV. 1589 (2019).