Drafting Arbitration Clauses Before and After a Dispute - Chapter 1 - Soft Law in International Arbitration - Second Edition

Damien Nyer
Allyson Reynolds
Page Count: 
5 pages
June, 2024
Author Detail: 

DAMIEN NYER is a disputes partner at White & Case based in New York.  He is the head of the firm's International Arbitration Section in the Americas; and he also leads its Canada Country Practice.  Mr. Nyer has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 50 commercial, construction and investment arbitrations across the world and under all major sets of rules (ICSID, ICC, AAA/ICDR, LCIA and SIAC), as well as in ad hoc proceedings (including UNCITRAL), subject to a variety of applicable substantive laws and involving well in excess of US$ 12 billion in dispute.  A past Co-Chair of Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration) and Secretary of the International Bar Association's Taskforce on International Arbitration Agreements, he is ranked as a leading international arbitration practitioner in the United States by Chambers & Partners (Chambers USA) and has been recognized as a rising star in the field by Who’s Who Legal and Global Arbitration Review (“Future Leader”), Benchmark Litigation (“under 40 Hot List”), and the Legal 500 ("Next Generation Partner"). 

ALLYSON REYNOLDS is a litigation associate at an international law firm in New York City.  Her practice focuses on commercial disputes, white collar compliance, and data privacy matters.  She maintains an active pro bono practice devoted to international human rights issues and has past experience working with various international organizations and NGOs, such as the International Criminal Court.  She currently serves on the New York City Bar Association’s International Human Rights Committee and Business & Human Rights Working Group.  Prior to joining the legal profession, she worked in the education reform space and taught mathematics in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Reynolds earned a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A. in International Studies from Emory University.