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NYIAC’s Directors and Advisors

NYIAC’s professional leadership works with New York’s international arbitration leaders who serve as members of NYIAC’s Board of Directors, its Officers and its Committee Chairs.  NYIAC’s Founding Chair is Judith S. Kaye.  NYIAC is also guided by a Global Advisory Board, comprising leading international arbitration practitioners, academics, and institutional leaders from around the globe.

NYIAC Officers & Executive Committee Members

Edna Sussman Chair / Director
Stephen P. Younger First Vice Chair / Director
Peter J.W. Sherwin Second Vice Chair / Director
Greig Taylor Treasurer / Director
Frances E. Bivens,
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Director
Hagit M. Elul,
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Director
Edward G. Kehoe,
King & Spalding LLP
Director
Louis B. Kimmelman,
Sidley Austin LLP
Director
Jennifer Permesly,
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Director
John V.H. Pierce,
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP
Director
Jeffrey A. Rosenthal,
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Director
Aníbal M. Sabater,
Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
Director
Daniel Schimmel
Foley Hoag LLP
Director
Rainbow Willard Secretary

 

Additional Members of the NYIAC Board of Directors

Catherine Amirfar Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Aldo A. Badini Winston & Strawn LLP
C. Mark Baker Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Douglas W. Baruch Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Timothy G. Cameron Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Martin Flumenbaum Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Paul D. Friedland White & Case LLP
Bryce L. Friedman Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Elliot Friedman Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
Kiera S. Gans DLA Piper LLP (US)
John L. Gardiner Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Martin F. Gusy K&L Gates LLP
Grant Hanessian Baker McKenzie
Sherman Kahn Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association
Eliot Lauer Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
Ayanna Lewis-Gruss Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Alan E. Mansfield Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Andrew Melsheimer Thompson & Knight LLP
Jonathan M. Moses Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Joseph E. Neuhaus Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Michael Nolan Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Diane E. O’Connell International Section of the New York State Bar Association
Michael S. Oberman Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
David Z. Pinsky Covington & Burling LLP
Matthew D. Richardson Alston & Bird LLP
Philip D. Robben Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Jonathan D. Schiller Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
Richard H. Silberberg Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Lilia B. Vazova Latham & Watkins LLP
George von Mehren Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Henry Weisburg Shearman & Sterling LLP
Mark C. Zauderer Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP

 

NYIAC Committee Chairs

Board Relations Hagit M. Elul / Edward G. Kehoe
Contracts Joseph E. Neuhaus
Finance & Audit Peter J.W. Sherwin
Global Advisory Board Relations Jennifer Permesly
Governance Jeffrey A. Rosenthal
Human Resources Peter J.W. Sherwin
Long-Term Planning Louis B. Kimmelman / Stephen P. Younger
Nominating Joseph E. Neuhaus
Program Frances E. Bivens / Daniel Schimmel
Technology Gregory A. Litt / Sherman Kahn

 

Global Advisory Board

Gerald Aksen, Co-Chair Chiann Bao
Gary Born George A. Bermann, Co-Chair
Robert Davidson Emmanuel Gaillard
Teresa Giovannini Jacqueline Nolan Haley
Neil Kaplan Meg Kinnear
Christopher Lau Seok Hui Lim
Salim Moollan Richard Naimark
William W. Park Jan Paulsson
Jose Emilio Nunes Pinto Catherine Rogers
Linda J. Silberman Tom Stipanowich
S.I. Strong Eduardo Zuleta