If you are thinking about pursuing a job in the field of international arbitration but are not clear about what type of work it involves; or if you will be joining a firm’s dispute resolution group and want to learn what to expect at your new job; or if you have already practiced arbitration abroad but want to learn how proceedings are handled from a U.S. perspective, then join us in this immersive case study through which COVINGTON & BURLING LLP, one of New York's top law firms in the practice of arbitration, will introduce CLS students to the lawyering behind every step of a headline dispute.
Nicole Duclos, a partner in Covington & Burling LLP’s New York office, will lead our discussion on the work related to preparing and conducting an international commercial arbitration. As a member of the firm's Litigation and Investigations Group, Ms. Duclos has acted as counsel and advisor in international commercial arbitrations under the ICC, UNCITRAL, ICDR and AAA rules, as well as in investment treaty disputes under the ICSID and UNCITRAL rules. Her experience spans construction, energy, mining, agroindustry, and finance, among other industries.
Commentator: Prof. Alejandro M. Garro, Adjunct Professor of Law, Senior Research Scholar, Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law