Texas - Chapter 19 - Interim Measures in the United States in Aid of Arbitration

R. Doak Bishop
Sara K. McBrearty
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34 pages
July, 2022
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R. Doak Bishop specializes in international arbitration, with a focus on Latin America. A partner in King & Spalding’s International Arbitration practice, Mr. Bishop represents companies in arbitration and litigation of disputes in the oil and gas, energy, construction, environmental and foreign investment sectors.  He has served both as an arbitrator and counsel, and represents clients in disputes concerning oil and gas and energy, foreign investment, construction and environmental matters.  Mr. Bishop has served as Chairman of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration and as a Director of the American Arbitration Association (AAA). He is also a member of the U.S. delegation to the North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA) Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes.  He has participated in arbitrations under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), AAA, the Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission (IACAC) and the Center for Public Resources (CPR), as well as in ad hoc arbitrations.

Sara K. McBrearty is a senior associate in King & Spalding’s International Arbitration practice. She focuses on complex, international commercial and investment disputes arising from long-term and multinational projects.  With particular experience in the energy sector, she has acted as counsel in international and domestic arbitration proceedings held under the auspices of most of the major arbitral institutions and rules, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA/ICDR), the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), the Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), JAMS and ad hoc cases under the Permanent Court of Arbitration and UNCITRAL Rules. She has also represented clients in arbitration-related proceedings in U.S. federal courts and Texas state courts.