Alan R. Crain Jr.
3620 Del Monte Dr.
Houston, Texas 77019
Chief Legal Officer, Baker Hughes Incorporated (2000-16); General Counsel, Crown Cork & Seal Company; General Counsel, Union Texas Petroleum Holdings; Senior Counsel, Pennzoil Company; Principal Counsel, The El Paso Company; Associate, Glaser, Fletcher & Johnson [now Drinker Biddle] Washington, DC; Adjunct Professor of International Law, University of Houston Law Center (1989-99); Guest Lecturer, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University (2015-Present).
Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Vice Chairman, Member of the Advisory Board; American Arbitration Association, Advisory Board (former member of the Board of Directors); Chairman and President of the Houston Committee on Foreign Relations, Member of the Council on Foreign Relations; Founder & Chairman of the Director to Director Exchange; Houston International Arbitration Club (a founding member); National Association of Corporate Directors (Board of Directors, Texas Tri-Cities Region); Houston World Affairs Council (Board of Directors, former President and Chairman); University of Houston Law Center (former Adjunct Professor / former Member of the Board of Trustees); South Texas College of Law International Trade Law Journal (former member of the Advisory Board); State Bar of Texas, former Chairman of the International Law Section; Houston Bar Assoc., former Chairman of the International Law Section.
AAA; ICDR, ICC, various securities bodies.
Serving primarily as chairman or sole arbitrator in over 70 cases, including cases administered by the AAA, ICDR, ICC, various securities bodies, as well as non-administered (e.g. UNCITRAL Rules). Also serve as advisor / mock arbitrator for companies and counsel in connection with major arbitrations. Have taught Advanced Arbitration Training (emphasis on large and complex cases).
Author of numerous papers on Arbitration, International Sales Transactions, Sovereign Immunity, Trade Sanctions and corporate governance. Textbook: The Extraterritorial Application of United States Laws (editions 1-8, 1991-1998).