Claudia Salomon is the President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration. She is the first woman to lead the world’s most preferred arbitral institution in its almost 100–year history.
Ms Salomon is also an independent arbitrator, specialising in international, investor–state and complex commercial disputes. She is widely recognised as one of the leading arbitration practitioners of her generation.
Ms Salomon has experience as arbitrator and counsel in some of the most complex, high value and significant disputes. Her cases span a broad range of industry sectors, including construction, energy and natural resources (oil and gas, hydroelectric, solar, wind farm), financial services, hospitality, life sciences, technology, and telecommunications. She is particularly adept at multi–party, multi–contract claims involving complex financial agreements, post–M&A disputes and intellectual property rights.
Additionally, Ms Salomon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She is a sought after speaker and writer on international arbitration and the co–editor of Choice of Venue in International Arbitration, published by Oxford University Press.
Ms. Salomon is a member of the New York Bar and a solicitor in England and Wales. She graduated from Harvard Law School, cum laude, and Brandeis University, summa cum laude with honours. She also studied at Somerville College, Oxford University.