Peter Tzeng is an associate in the International Litigation & Arbitration Department of Foley Hoag LLP. He exclusively advises and represents countries (sovereign States) on matters of public international law and international investment law. A recipient of the Diploma of The Hague Academy of International Law and a former law clerk of the International Court of Justice, he speaks all six official languages of the United Nations (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at varying levels of proficiency.
Peter is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he remains the only person in the history of the school to have twice received the Jerome Sayles Hess Prize (awarded to the top student of international law). He also remains the only U.S. national to have ever received the Jacques-Yvan Morin Prize (awarded to the best oralist at the French-language Charles Rousseau International Law Moot Court Competition). In addition, he was the author of the 2018 Problem of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, which was the first non-compromis problem in the history of the competition.