Online | January 15, 2021
International dispute resolution is complex and constantly evolving due to the fast pace of the global economy and technological innovation. The Third Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference will convene top lawyers, counsel for global corporations, internationally-recognized arbitrators and mediators, academics, leaders of indigenous groups, and leaders at arbitration institutions to engage in discussions on timely issues in international dispute resolution.
Catherine Amirfar is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Co-Chair of the firm’s Public International Law Group. Her practice focuses on public international law, international commercial and treaty arbitration, and international and complex commercial litigation. She is ranked among the top international law practitioners in the world.
Catherine spent two years as the Counselor on International Law to the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. She was also recently named President of the American Society of International Law. She has written extensively on international arbitration, the relationship between international law and U.S. domestic law, international human rights and humanitarian law, investor-state disputes, and the law of consular and diplomatic immunities.