Professor Julian Kossow


Julian Kossow taught as a Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he won a Best Professor Award. While on leave from the Law Center, Professor Kossow taught the Ethiopian law of obligations at the University School of Law in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and participated in the establishment of Ethiopia’s land reform policy, advising Emperor Haile Selassie prior to the communist revolution in 1974. He served as Director of the Loughran Institute of Land Use and Development in Washington, D.C.

As President of The Kossow Corporation and General Partner of numerous real estate limited partnerships, Professor Kossow’s experience as a real estate developer included development and construction of three office buildings and approximately 5,000 apartment and condominium units in the United States and overseas. He served as Chairman of the Practicing Law Institute, Section on Real Estate Development. Professor Kossow was Law Clerk to U.S. Appellate Court Judges Walter Bastian and David Bazelon.