Kip Hale

International Atrocity Crimes Lawyer & Expert

Christopher “Kip” Hale currently serves a legal advisor to a non-governmental organization conducting atrocity crime investigations in conflict zones. Until recently, Kip was senior counsel of the American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights in Washington, D.C., and also director of the ABA’s International Criminal Court Project. Previous to this post, he was a prosecuting attorney in the Office of the Co-Prosecutors at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), and has done legal defense work and advised Judges at the UN-International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, The Netherlands. Kip serves as a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, on the Advisory Council of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative, and on the Council of Advisors for the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression. He is also an Associate Advisor on the ABA's ICC Project's Board of Advisors and Special Advisor to the International Criminal Justice Consortium. He has written on international criminal justice and atrocity crimes accountability issues widely.