Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Neue Mainzer Str. 52
Partner, Litigation and Arbitration – Shearman & Sterling
LLP, Frankfurt; Honorary Professor, Westfälische Wilhelms University,
Shearman & Sterling LLP (2001–2013), Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Frankfurt (1992–2001); White & Case, Paris and New York (1986–1992).
Member of the Editorial Board or Advisory Board of various legal publications and institutions, including Arbitration International, International Arbitration Law Review, International Journal of Dispute Resolution, Arab Law Quarterly, International Commercial Litigation, International Legal Materials, World Arbitration and Mediation Report, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Journal, Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales, SchiedsVZ, International Journal of Arab Arbitration, Center for Public Resources, Institute for Transnational Arbitration; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law.
Numerous leading international and regional institutions and centers.
Mr. Kreindler has handled over 275 commercial, construction, infrastructure and investment arbitrations before and under the rules of the leading U.S., European and other institutional and ad hoc arbitration regimes. He has also represented private and sovereign entities in some 45 commercial, construction and natural resource damage claims under public international law before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal and the United Nations Compensation Commission. He has advised on cross-border enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and vacatur/set aside proceedings respecting domestic and international arbitral awards, particularly in relation to Germany, Switzerland, France, U.S., Austria, United Kingdom, India and the Netherlands. He regularly acts as party appointed arbitrator, chairman or sole arbitrator in international arbitrations under various rules and regimes.
Commercial Arbitration in Germany, 2016, with R. Wolff and M. Rieder (OUP), Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit – Kompendium für die Praxis [Arbitration – Practitioners’ Compendium], Schriftenreihe BB-Handbuch/Bücher des Betriebs-Beraters, 2006, with J. Schäfer and Dr. R. Wolff (Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft; Evaluation of Damages in International Arbitration, Dossiers IV, ICC Institute of World Business Law, 2006, Co-Editor with Y. Derains (ICC Publishing); Strafrechtsrelevante und andere anstößige Verträge als Gegenstand von Schiedsverfahren [Illegal and Other Objectionable Contracts as the Subject of Arbitration], Schriftenreihe Abhandlungen zum Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft, Vol. 71, 2005 (Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft); Transnational Litigation: A Practitioner’s Guide, 1997, 1999, General Editor (Oxford/Oceana); Transnational Litigation: A Basic Primer, 1998 (Oxford/Oceana); over 440 other publications and lectures on international arbitration and litigation issues; Adjunct Professor, Universities of Heidelberg and Münster, Germany.