Chris Jochnick

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Chris Jochnick "is the Director of Private Sector Engagement at Oxfam America. Mr. Jochnick is the co-founder and former director of two non-profit organizations devoted to economic and social rights. He has worked more than 15 years on issues of human rights and corporate accountability, including seven years in Latin America supporting grassroots campaigns around extractive industries, sovereign debt and trade agreements. Prior to joining Oxfam, Mr. Jochnick worked as a corporate attorney with the Wall Street law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrizon, where he advised companies on environmental and social responsibilities. Mr. Jochnick is a graduate of Harvard Law School, a former MacArthur Fellow and currently an adjunct associate professor of human rights and development at Columbia University." [1]

He is a co-founder of the Center for Economic and Social Rights and an adjunct Professor of Human Rights at Columbia University. [2]

External links

  • "Biography", America, Accessed December 2006.