Drafting an Enforceable Arbitration Clause - Chapter I.2 - Practitioner's Handbook On International Arbitration And Mediation- 3rd Edition

Daniel M. Kolkey
Richard Chernick
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44 pages
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PDF from "Practitioner's Handbook On International Arbitration And Mediation- 3rd Edition"
April, 2012
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Richard Chernick is Managing Director of JAMS' National Arbitration Practice. Mr. Chernick has conducted hundreds of large and complex arbitrations and mediations employing various rules and before all major administering institutions, both nationally and internationally. He is Past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association (ABA); Founding President of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA); Founding Chair of the ADR Committee of the State Bar of California; Advisor to the ABA's drafting committee for the Revised Uniform Arbitration; Past President of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, and past Chairman of the Board of Dispute Resolution Services, Inc., the dispute resolution program of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Mr. Chernick was a Partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (1977-1994) where he specialized in commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration.

Daniel M. Kolkey is a Partner in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher a member of the Litigation Department, Co-Chair of the Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group and Vice-Chair of the Crisis Management Practice Group. Mr. Kolkey returned to the firm in November 2003 after five years as an Associate Justice on the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, in Sacramento. He served as an adjunct professor of law, teaching international arbitration, at McGeorge School of Law from 2001-2004, served as legal affairs secretary and counsel to California Governor Pete Wilson from 1995 through 1998, was an Arbitrator on the bi-national panel for the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement from 1990 to 1994; served as President of the Los Angeles Center for International Commercial Arbitration from 1990 through 1994; was appointed by the Governor in 1992 to the California Law Revision Commission, where he served as Chair in 1994; was an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London from 1986 to 1994; and served as chair of the International Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association from 1991 to 1992. Mr. Kolkey has represented parties in both ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations, including those under the auspices of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).