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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
Ari D. MacKinnon
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Director
Jennifer Permesly,
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Director
John V.H. Pierce,
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP
Director
Daniel Schimmel
Foley Hoag LLP
Director
Henry Weisburg
Shearman & Sterling
Director
David Zaslowsky
Baker McKenzie
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
Sean Coffey Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel 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
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
David Z. Pinsky Covington & Burling LLP
Matthew D. Richardson Alston & Bird LLP
Philip D. Robben Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Aníbal M. Sabater Chaffetz Lindsey 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
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 Jonathan D. Schiller
Human Resources Peter J.W. Sherwin
Long-Term Planning Louis B. Kimmelman / Stephen P. Younger
Nominating Joseph E. Neuhaus
Program Aldo A. Badini / Daniel Schimmel
Technology Gregory A. Litt / Sherman Kahn

 

Global Advisory Board

George A. Bermann, Co-Chair Eric A. Schwartz, Co-Chair
Gerald Aksen, Co-Chair Emeritus Chiann Bao
Gary Born 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