Schiefelbein Global
Dispute Resolution

Online | January 14, 2022


Friday, January 14, 2022

All times are in Mountain Standard Time (Arizona)

8:30 – 9:00

Welcome and Introduction
Adam Chodorow, Dean | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
Art Hinshaw, Clinical Professor and Faculty Director of the Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
Victoria Sahani, Associate Dean and Professor of Law | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
Les Schiefelbein, International Arbitrator | Founder and CEO, Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution | CEO, Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (Palo Alto, CA)

9:00 – 10:00

The Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Lecture: Lawyering and Leading in Turbulent Times
James Comey, Former Director of the FBI / Senior Research Scholar & Leader-in-Residence | Columbia Law School (New York, NY)

10:00 – 10:15


10:15 – 11:30

Global Corporate Social Responsibility Disputes
Tiago Duarte-Silva – Moderator, Vice President | Charles River Associates (Boston, MA)
Olivier André, Client Relationship Advisor | Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (New York, NY)
William Crosby, Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel & Managing Attorney | Interpublic Group (New York, NY)
Lea Felluss, Manager External Affairs | Philip Morris International (New York, NY)
Laurie Achtouk-Spivak, Counsel | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (Paris, France)

11:30 – 11:45


11:45 – 1:00

Artificial Intelligence in Dispute Resolution
David Franklyn – Moderator, Professor and Executive Director, McCarthy Institute | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (Phoenix, AZ)
Crenguta Leaua, Managing Partner | Leaua Damcali Deaconu Paunescu (Bucharest, Romania)
Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab, Founding Partner & Head of International Arbitration, Construction, and Energy | Zulficar & Partners Law Firm (Cairo, Egypt)
Isabel Yishu Yang, Founder & CEO | ArbiLex (Cambridge, MA)
Lee J. Tiedrich, Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Ethical Technology, Duke Initiative on Science & Society | Duke University School of Law (Durham, NC)

1:00 – 2:30

Mix and Mingle

2:30 – 3:45

Tribunals Aiding Tribunals
Catherine Rogers – Moderator, Professor of Law | Università Bocconi & Queen Mary University of London (Milan, Italy)
Tai-Heng Cheng Partner & Global Co-Chair, International Arbitration and Trade Practice | Sidley Austin LLP (Singapore, Singapore)
Yoshimi Ohara Partner | Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (Tokyo, Japan)
Ina C. Popova Partner, International Dispute Resolution Group | Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (New York, NY)
Peter J.W. Sherwin Partner & Head of the International Arbitration Group | Proskauer Rose LLP (New York, NY)

3:45 – 4:00


4:00 – 5:15

Food Insecurity Disputes
Kathleen Merrigan – Moderator, Professor of Practice & Executive Director, Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems | Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
Amb. Ertharin Cousin, Visiting Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment | Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
Amy J. Cohen, Professor | University of New South Wales in Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
Max Finberg, President & CEO | Growing Hope Globally (Western Springs, IL)
Amb. Darci Vetter, Vice Chair, Agriculture, Food and Trade | Edelman North America (Washington, DC)


Closing Remarks