R. Doak Bishop is a Partner in the Houston office of King & Spalding LLP. Mr. Bishop has over 27 years experience focusing on international arbitration and litigation of oil and gas, energy, construction, and environmental disputes. He has developed a global reputation for his experience in international arbitration, serving both as an arbitrator and counsel in large business disputes.
Mr. Bishop presently serves as Chairman of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration and as a member of the U.S. delegation to the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes. He has previously served as Chairman of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas (1998) and Co-Chair of the American Bar Association International Litigation Committee (1998-1999). His experience in litigation and arbitration includes international litigation and arbitration, oil & gas and energy disputes, construction disputes, environmental disputes, and high technology disputes.
Mr. Bishop received his B.A. degree with high honors and departmental distinction from Southern Methodist University in 1973, and his J.D. degree with honors from The University of Texas in 1976 where he served as Research Editor of the Texas Law Review.
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