Diversity in International Arbitration: Perspectives on Today’s Changing Landscape and Careers in International Arbitration

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Debevoise & Plimpton, 919 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022

  Co-organized by CPR Y-ADRArbitralWomen and Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners (YAWP). Hosted by Debevoise & Plimpton

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At this seminar organized by CPR Y-ADR, ArbitralWomen and Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners (YAWP), panelists will discuss the changing landscape of diversity and inclusion in international arbitration and ways to develop a career as counsel or arbitrator in international dispute resolution. This will be an interactive dialogue among panelists and audience participants.


July 18, 2018

Registration: 5:30 – 6:00 pm
Program: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Reception: 7:30 pm

Debevoise & Plimpton
919 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10022


Welcome Remarks:  Natalie L. Reid – Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP & Chair of Y-ADR

Moderator: Dana C. MacGrath – Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP

  • Bridget Lankford – Senior Counsel, Dispute Resolution & Prevention, GSK Legal
  • Kabir Duggal – Senior Associate, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP & CPR Distinguished Neutral
  • Katie Sara Hyman – Special Legal Consultant, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Olivier P. André – Vice President, International & Dispute Resolution Services, CPR

Closing Remarks:

  • Lorraine M. Brennan – Independent Arbitrator and Mediator, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law School, former President of ArbitralWomen, Member of ArbitralWomen Advisory Board
  • Helena Tavares Erickson – Senior Vice President, Dispute Resolution Services & Corporate Secretary, CPR


To register click HERE or email Chris Silva at csilva@cpradr.org. 


About Y-ADR: CPR’s Young Attorneys in Dispute Resolution (Y-ADR) program promotes the full spectrum of dispute resolution mechanisms with the younger generation of lawyers and introduces them to corporate counsel and experts in the field. Through periodic seminars and other initiatives, participants gain an insider’s look at the role of ADR systems and practices in corporations and multinational organizations. This program is recommended for attorneys 45 years old and younger, or those with less than 8 years of professional experience in international ADR practice.