Dedman School of Law 2019
Peter Winship, James Cleo Thompson, Sr., Trustee Professor in Dedman School of Law, joined the SMU Law faculty as a full-time professor in 1974. After attaining A.B. and LL.B. degrees at Harvard, he attended the University of London (London School of Economics) and attained an LL.M. His scholarship and teaching at SMU focused on domestic and international commercial law. He also taught corporate law and seminars on American legal history, comparative commercial law, admiralty law, and law and ethics. He is the author of seven books and numerous chapters and articles. He served as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Ethiopian Law from 1971-1972 and Editor in Chief of The International Lawyer from 1996-1999. Since 1991, he has served as a member of the Board of Editors for the American Journal of Comparative Law and as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Tulane Law Review since 1993. In 2007, he received the Leonard J. Theberge Award of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law for service to private international law. He retires as Professor Emeritus of Law.