About the Editors:
Grant Hanessian is a Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s New York office. He is the Co-chair of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group and Chair of the Litigation/Dispute Resolution Department in the New York office. Mr. Hanessian represents international and domestic companies, governmental entities and individuals in disputes concerning contract, financial services, construction, commodities, insurance, and intellectual property.
Lawrence W. Newman was the founder, with the late Professor Henry de Vries, of the New York litigation department, which has concentrated over the past two and half decades on international litigation and arbitration. Mr. Newman has extensive experience in international arbitration as an advocate and as an arbitrator. He has represented clients as lead counsel in numerous arbitrations of complex business disputes, including those involving international joint ventures, long-term contracts, natural resources (oil, coal, and uranium), banking, securities, shipping, intellectual property, investments, expropriation and insurance coverage.
He has lectured on international arbitration throughout the United States and in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He is the creator of the “Leading Arbitrators” series of seminars that have been presented around the world. From 2003 to 2007, he was Chairman of the International Commercial Disputes Committee of the New York City Bar Association, which was instrumental in introducing legislation permitting attachments and injunctions in aid of international arbitrations in New York and elsewhere. He is currently the Chairman of the Arbitration Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) and is an elected member of the American Law Institute. Mr. Newman has been recognized as an expert in international arbitration in numerous guides and lists, including Chambers (USA and International), the Best Lawyers in America, Superlawyers, Who’s Who in American Law, and others.
Nicole Dolenz-Extale Associate, Baker & McKenzie, New York
Andrew Aglionby Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong
Jonas Benedictsson Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Stockholm
Stefan Bessman Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Stockholm
George Bermann Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Law, Walter Gellhorn Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
J. Brian Casey Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Toronto
Robert B. Davidson Executive Director of JAMS Arbitration Practice
Leigh Duthie Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Melbourne
Richard Franklin Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Chicago
David Fraser Partner, Baker & McKenzie, London
Jean-Pierre Harb Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Paris.
Eugenio Hernández-Breton Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Caracas
Bruce H. Jackson Partner, Baker & McKenzie, San Francisco
Vladimir Khvalei Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Moscow
Jüergen Mark Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Dusseldorf
Alexis Martinez Attorney, Baker & McKenzie, London
Michael Morkin Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Chicago
Werner Mueller Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Frankfurt
Joaquim T. de Paiva Muniz Partner, Trench, Rossi e Watanabe Advogados, Rio de Janeiro
Haig Oghigian Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Tokyo
Juan Ygnacio Reyes-Retana Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Tijuana
Stefan Riegler Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Vienna
Arthur W. Rovine Arbitrator, New York
Chuan Thye Tan Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Singapore
Jeremy Winter Partner, Baker & McKenzie, London
David Zaslowsky Partner, Baker & McKenzie, New York