Owen E. Herrnstadt

Research Associate

Areas of Expertise

Labor and employment law • International employment and labor law • Corporate social responsibility • Trade, manufacturing policy


Professor Herrnstadt currently is the Chief of Staff to the International President and Director of Trade and Globalization, at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. As Chief of Staff, he assists in running one of the largest manufacturing and transportation unions in the world. As Director of Trade and Globalization, he develops policy for international trade, economic investment, international labor standards, and human rights matters. In addition to the Law Center, he teaches as an adjunct professor at the American University’s Washington College of Law.


B.S., M.S., J.D., University of Wisconsin