Executive Committee

Chair, Advisory Board

Abby Cohen Smutny
White & Case LLP
Washington, D.C.

Chair - Academic Council

Susan Franck
American University Washington College of Law
Washington, D.C.

Vice Chair - Finance

Joseph E. Neuhaus
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
New York, NY

Vice Chairs

José Astigarraga
Reed Smith LLP
Miami, FL

Prof. Charles H. Brower, II
Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, MI

  • Chair, Strategic Planning Committee

Alan R. Crain
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Houston, TX

Dietmar W. Prager
Debevoise & Plimpton
New York, NY

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, World Arbitration and Mediation Review

Eduardo Zuleta
Zuleta Abogados Asociados S.A.S
Bogotá, Colombia

Members-at-Large

Prof. Jack J. Coe, Jr.
Pepperdine University School of Law
Malibu, CA

Dominique Brown-Berset
Brown&Page
Geneva, Switzerland

Jennifer M. Smith
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Houston, TX

Past Chairs

R. Doak Bishop
King & Spalding LLP
Houston, Texas

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, World Arbitration and Mediation Review

The Hon. Charles N. Brower
Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, The Hague
20 Essex Street Chambers
London, UNITED KINGDOM

Prof. David D. Caron
Judge, Iran - United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague and 
Professor of Law, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College
London, United Kingdom

Donald Francis Donovan
Debevoise & Plimpton
New York, NY

Ewell E. Murphy, Jr.
Houston, TX

Lucy F. Reed
Professor and Director, Centre for International Law
National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore

Jeswald W. Salacuse
The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University
Medford, MA

Vice Chairs, Academic Council

Chiara Giorgetti
Aniversity of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, VA

Jarrod Wong
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Sacramento, CA

Editors

Editor, News & Notes

Wade Coriell
King & Spalding LLP
Singapore, Singapore

General Editor, ITA Board of Reporters/ITA Arbitration Report/KluwerArbitration.com 

Prof. Roger P. Alford
University of Notre Dame, The Law School
Notre Dame, IN

Co-Managing Editor, ITA Board of Reporters/ITA Arbitration Report/KluwerArbitration.com

Elina Mereminskaya
Wagemann & Cia.
Santiago, Chile

Co-Managing Editor, ITA Board of Reporters/ITA Arbitration Report/KluwerArbitration.com

Monique Sasson
JAMS, Inc.
New York, NY

Co-Editor-in-Chief, World Arbitration and Mediation Review

Prof. Andrea K. Bjorklund
L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law
McGill University Faculty of Law
Montreal, Canada

Managing Editor, World Arbitration and Mediation Review

Rafael T. Boza
Regional Legal Counsel
Sarens USA
Houston, TX

Practice Committee Chairs

Chair, Americas Initiative

Andrés Jana
Andrés Jana
Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana
Santiago, Chile

Chair, Young Arbitrators Initiative

Montserrat Manzano
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C.
Mexico City, Mexico

Strategic Committee Chairs

Chair, Communications Committee

Tomasz J. Sikora
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Houston, TX

Co-Chairs, Membership Committee

James L. Loftis
Vinson & Elkins RLLP
London, United Kingdom

Allan B. Moore
Covington & Burling LLP
Washington, D.C.

Laura M. Robertson
ConocoPhillips
Houston, TX

Co-Chairs, Programs Committee

Audley Sheppard
Clifford Chance LLP
London, United Kingdom

Laurence Shore
Herbert Smith Freehills New York LLP
New York, NY

Chair, UNCITRAL Task Force

Epaminontas E. Triantafilou
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP
London, United Kingdom

2017 Workshop Co-chairs

Caline Mouawad
King & Spalding LLP
New York, NY
Jeremy K. Sharpe
Shearman & Sterling LLP
London, United Kingdom
Jarrod Wong
Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Global Center
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Sacramento, CA

Ex-Officio

Michael J. Marchand
President
The Center for American and International Law
Plano, TX

David B. Winn
Director, Institute for Transnational Arbitration
Vice President
The Center for American and International Law
Plano, TX