Investment Treaty Arbitration's Contribution to International Commercial Arbitration - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 60, No. 3

Barton Legum
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4 pages
August, 2005
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Barton Legum is Counsel in the Paris office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. He specializes in international arbitration and litigation. He has argued cases before numerous international arbitration tribunals, the International Court of Justice, and state and federal trial and appeals courts in the United States. Earlier in his career, he served as Chief of the NAFTA Arbitration Division in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Legum is a member of the Council of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, and chair of its Disputes Division. He is the editor of International Litigation Strategies and Practice, a forthcoming ABA book. Mr. Legum holds a D.E.A. in public international law from the Université de Droit, d’Economie et de Sciences Sociales de Paris. He is a member of the bars of New York and Georgia. He can be reached at