Mr. Tameru Wondm Agegnehu founded Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law office in 1992. Prior to establishing the law office, Mr. Tameru served in the Ethiopian Judiciary as a Judge of the High Court (1973-1976), as Vice-President of the High Court of Ethiopia (1977-1982), as President of the Special Court (1983-1988), and as Vice-President of the Supreme Court of Ethiopia (1988-1991). Mr. Tameru previously taught the law of business organizations in the LLM program at Addis Ababa University. During that time, he served as a Chairperson of the editorial board of the Journal of Ethiopian Laws, and as a member of other associations including the Ethiopian Bar Association, where he was the President for the 2008-2009 term. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Board of Habesha Cement S.C., a cement factory with a production capacity of 1.4 million tons of cement/annum. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board of Zemen Bank (2007-2014) and as a core member of the Coalition of Ethiopian Elders, a body that played a vital role for the release of members of the opposition party who were sentenced to serve life imprisonment following the 2005 Election Riots. Mr. Tameru has published numerous articles in English and in Amharic on such legal topics as labor law, arbitration, parole, product liability, and cassation. His publications include “The Regime of Extra-Territoriality Under the Anglo-Abyssinian Treaty of 1849”; “The Other Aspect of the Walwal Incident” (1983); “Patterns of Breach of Trust Under Ethiopian Law” (1984); “Resolution of Labor Disputes” (Amharic); “A Labor Law Monograph,” which he co-authored and has been published by KLUWAR Law International in the International Encyclopedia of Laws in 2004 in the Netherlands. A recent paper which he prepared, “On the Future of Law and Legal Institutions in Ethiopia,” was among ten articles selected for a book jointly published by UNDP and The Ethiopian Justice and Legal System Research Institute in 2013. He has also contributed to ‘Doing Business’ publications issued by the IFC and received numerous certificates and recognition from the IFC. Similarly, he has been awarded certificates from other institutions such as the World Justice Project, Ethiopian Bar Association, Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce, among others, for his contribution. He has been recognized by Chambers Global as a “leading lawyer in general business law” (2019) and Acquisition International as “Ethiopian Tax firm of the year” (2013).