Markus Funk | Perkins Coie
Markus Funk is a former federal prosecutor in Chicago, and a former section chief with the U.S. State Department-Balkans. He earned a PhD (DPhil) in law from Oxford University, where he started his career as a Lecturer in Law. Institutions as diverse as the U.S. Senate, the Vatican, Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, the New York City Office of the Mayor, and the World Bank Group have invited Markus to speak on cutting-edge criminal law, compliance, litigation, and internal investigation issues.
In 2021, he authored Rethinking Self-Defence: The ‘Ancient Right’s’ Rationale Disentangled (Hart/Bloomsbury Publishing). He in 2021 also penned Understanding The Role Values Play (And Should Play) In Self-Defense Law (American Criminal Law Review – Georgetown Law Center), What U.S. Lawmakers Can Learn from Germany’s Value-Explicit Approach to Self-Defense (South Carolina Law Review, forthcoming), and Cracking Self-Defense’s Intractable Cases (Nebraska Law Review, 2021).