Sally A. Harpole
236 West Portal Ave. #129
San Francisco, California 94127
Attorney resident in Beijing and in Hong Kong for 35 years total, specializing in investment, trade and dispute resolution matters (head of China matters for multinational law firm for 25 years and solo practice for 10 years). Part-time lecturer on international law and comparative dispute
resolution systems in Asia at numerous university law faculties in China Mainland and in Hong Kong, as well as Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in California. Independent arbitrator and mediator since 1990.
International Bar Association (IBA) – Chair, Arbitration Committee (2007 & 2008) and Council Member (2009 & 2010); Commission Member, CIETAC (2011-2013); Council Member, HKIAC (1990-2012); American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (elected President in 1985 & 1986), Executive Committee, Board of Directors, AAA/ICDR (1991-2011); Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Chartered
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC); Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC); Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC); Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration (KLRCA); Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB); Chinese Arbitration Association in Taiwan (CAA) and American Arbitration Association/ International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR);
Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA); Shanghai Arbitration Commission, Shenzhen Arbitration Commission.
Served as arbitrator (chair, sole and co-arbitrator) in over 100 international commercial arbitration cases, both ad hoc cases and cases referred to the following institutions: CIETAC, HKIAC, SIAC, KCAB, KLRCA, ICDR, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).