Fasil Amdetsion is an Ethiopian-American lawyer with expertise in international law and international affairs. He previously worked as an attorney at the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; and, as Senior Policy and International Legal Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia. He has spoken or authored pieces on international affairs, international law and the Nile, education and development in Africa, and modern African history. He is currently a member of the Board of Advisors of Seeds of Africa and a member of the Board of Directors of Jazzreach. He is a also a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was previously a member of the Board of Directors of the African Services Committee. He is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School.