Experience in international commercial arbitration (as counsel or appointed co-arbitrator, chairman, or sole arbitrator in over 20 matters under ICC, AAA and UNCITRAL model rules and ad hoc arbitrations, in English and in French) ; Listed as an approved arbitrator by numerous international dispute resolution institutions; Adjunct Professor, Hamline University Law School Dispute Resolution Center, Minneapolis; Member, advisory board, Madagascar Arbitration Center (CAMM); Frequent lecturer/panelist at ICC conferences on international commercial arbitration.
Partner, Bernard, Hertz & Béjot (1994 – present); Member, Bernard, Hertz & Béjot (1992 – 1994); Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (Paris office, 1989-1991); Shearman & Sterling (New York office, 1987-1989) ; Co-Chair, European Law Committee (1999-2003) and Vice-Chair International Litigation Committee (2006- ), American Bar Association, International Section; Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Transnational Arbitration (Southwest Legal Foundation); Member, Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage; Member, LCIA; Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ; Life Member, Council on Foreign Relations (New York).
Privacy on the Internet: “‘Safe Harbor’ or calm before the storm”, Practicing Law Institute (February 2001); “Personal Jurisdiction in the United States and the Internet”, paper prepared for a Law and Internet conference organized by the Union des Avocats Européens (April 1997); “Recent Developments under 28 U.S.C. §1782”, American Bar Association International Practitioners workshop series (1995); Co-author “Arbitration in France, a special report”, International Financial Law Review (May 1993); Co-author “What legal hurdles persist in SEC/COB cooperation?” International Financial Review (March 1993)
University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne
D.E.A. (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies)International Economic Law (Droit International Economique)
1990 - 1991
Georgetown University Law Center
Doctor of Law (J.D.)Law
1983 - 1986
Activities and Societies: Editor, American Criminal Law Review
New York University
Master of Arts (M.A.)French Studies (Institute of French Studies)
1982 - 1983
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Government and French (double major)
1978 - 1982
Apr 2020 - Present8 months
1991 - Dec 201625 years
Section International Law Council Member
American Bar Association
2011 - 20132 years
Former Counsel, Democrats Abroad France
Democratic National Committee
2011 - 20132 years
1997 - 201316 years
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