Arbitrators and Issue Conflict: Treading a Tightrope of Legitimacy? - Panel Discussion - Chapter 4 - Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law - Volume 2

Addy Paola Velazquez
Martha L. Harrison
Alexandre de Gramont
Mark E. Feldman
C. Mark Baker
Jean E. Kalicki
James Lloyd Loftis
Page Count: 
28 pages
Media Description: 
1 PDF Download
July, 2009
Practice Areas: 
Author Detail: 

Addy Paola Velazquez is a fellow student of the International Legal Studies Program of the Washington College of Law. Recently, she worked for a Mexican NAFTA arbitration analyzing international disputes under NAFTA and other international investment treaties.

Martha Harrison is a Attorney with the International Trade and Competition Group of Heenan Blaikie LLP’s Toronto office. She has been involved in a number of ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitrations, particularly under the provisions of NAFTA Chapter 11.

Alexandre de Gramont is a Partner in the International Dispute Resolution practice of Crowell & Moring in its Washington, D.C. office where he specializes in both international arbitration and litigation. He has represented clients in a wide variety of international commercial arbitration and investor-state arbitration matters.

Mark E. Feldman is the Chief of NAFTA Arbitration at the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Legal Adviser, International Claims and Investment Disputes.

C. Mark Baker is a Partner at Fulbright & Jaworski’s Houston office and he is Co-Head of the firm’s International Department and of the firm’s Arbitration and ADR Practice Group. He is a member of the board of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and Vice-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Jean Kalicki is a Partner in Arnold & Porter LLP’s litigation practice group Washington D.C., she is responsible for a wide variety of international arbitration and litigation matters. She has particular expertise in investment treaty arbitration and has represented both sovereigns and investors in disputes before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

James Lloyd Loftis is a Partner and Chair of the Vinson & Elkins LLP International Dispute Resolution practice, and focuses on international commercial arbitration and investor-state disputes, particularly disputes involving state contracts and investment agreements.