Andrew Jaynes

Executive Director, Center for Law and Global Affairs

Andrew Jaynes is the executive director of the Center for Law and Global Affairs (LGA), which is the hub for everything international at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. He works with faculty, students, and local and international community members to advance international legal scholarship and build global programs and partnerships. 

Jaynes has worked and studied in more than 15 countries and received a Fulbright scholarship for a research project in Manila, Philippines. He has published articles on international intellectual property rights protection and tax law, and presented on economic sustainability and competitiveness issues in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prior to joining ASU Law, Jaynes was the executive director and general counsel of the International Intellectual Property Institute, a think tank and international development organization based in Washington, D.C. While there, he developed and managed multimillion-dollar programs ranging from a series of workshops for indigenous artisans in Asia and Latin America to in-depth technology capture and commercialization assistance for universities in the Philippines.

Jaynes graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was a managing editor on the Wisconsin Law Review and member of the Moot Court Board. He received his English degree with high distinction from the University of Michigan and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.


Curriculum Vitae

B.A., University of Michigan, 2003

J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2007