Following law school, Professor Webb worked for approximately ten years with law firms in Seattle and Atlanta, where he specialized in environmental, toxic tort, and construction litigation. He also worked for one year as Assistant Regional Counsel with the United States Environmental Protection Agency in Atlanta, where he was a federal enforcement attorney on hazardous waste and Clean Water Act matters.
In 2007, Professor Webb moved to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where he began teaching law and business courses with RMIT University Vietnam. Professor Webb taught a number of undergraduate and graduate courses, including commercial law, alternative dispute resolution, and corporate governance and regulation. From 2009 to 2011, he was also the course leader for all of RMIT University Vietnam’s law courses, and was responsible for managing those courses across the university’s Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi campuses.
From 2011 to 2014, Professor Webb taught legal research and writing and oral advocacy courses with the Qatar University College of Law in Doha, Qatar. Professor Webb was one of the original members of the Qatar University College of Law’s Legal Writing and Advocacy Skills Programme (“LWASP”), which was the first English-language, common law legal research and writing and advocacy skills program in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Immediately prior to joining Palm Beach Atlantic University in the fall of 2021, Professor Webb was a tenured, full professor of business law with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (“IUP”), near Pittsburgh. At IUP, Professor Webb was the international academic advisor for all business students participating in education abroad programs, and he was also the executive coordinator for IUP’s Vietnam University Partners Program, through which IUP partnered with a number of Vietnamese universities to promote international study abroad and internship programs, faculty exchanges, and research collaborations.
Professor Webb has taught as a visiting professor in Vietnam and Hungary, and is the recipient of a Fulbright Specialist grant to teach at a law school in Bhutan during the Fall 2022 semester. He also leads an annual summer study abroad and internship program in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, Vietnam.
Professor Webb’s research interests include the intersection of law, technology, and the environment, as well as international legal pedagogy. He lives in the West Palm Beach area with his wife, Thao, and son, Cousteau.