Practicing Law Institute ("PLI"), International Arbitration 2021 (June 22, 2021)

American University Washington College of Law, Summer Conference (June 7, 2021).  Sole Presenter:  "Arbitrator Independence and Impartiality in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration"

AELEX Arbitration Month, "Construction and Engineering Arbitration:  Efficiently Resolving International Construction Disputes", virtual event (March 11, 2021).  Registration  

University of Lausanne, Social License and Dispute Resolution in the Extractive Industries (February 19, 2021)

9th Annual Arbitration and Investment Summit - Caribbean, Latin America and Other Emerging Markets 2021 - A Clear Vision for Your Future, "How sanitized are arbitral awards?  Privacy vs. Confidentiality - What is the New Normal?", virtual event, panelist (January 28, 2021)

International, Comparative, Foreign and Domestic:  A Virtual Gathering of Friends, University of Toledo College of Law. Panel:  Which Side Are You On?  Presenter:  The Diversity Dividend (January 22, 2021)

Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration ("CRCICA"), "Online Arbitration:  Best Practices and Avoiding Pitfalls - Full Course", virtual course, guest speaker (November 2020)

Caribbean ADR Initiative ("CADRIn") Connect Webinar "Document Management in Arbitration" (November 25, 2020)

Equal Representation in Arbitration, Push for Parity:  Practical Tools for Emerging Arbitrators (November 17, 2020)

American Society of International Law ("ASIL"), Africa Interest Group and the Institute for Dispute Resolution of New Jersey City University, "Diversity in the Legal Profession", virtual event, panelist. (November 13, 2020)

XII ABA Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes, "E-Advocacy:  Practical Issues and Tips on Using Remote Technology for Hearings", virtual event

USCIB / ICC USA Sole Practitioners' Group, "Uses and Misuses of Tribunal Secretaries", virtual event (September 8, 2020)

United States Council for International Business, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
U.S. Panel member, Expedited Arbitration Proceedings

University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan U.S. 
U.S. and U.K. Practices in International Arbitration (with Paul Rose)

University of Michigan, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S. 
Presentation: Researching While Outside of “Academia”

University of Michigan Law School, “U.S. (International) Arbitration”, Ann Arbor, Michigan U.S.
Guest-lectured in Prof. Allyn Kantor’s alternative dispute resolution course

XI American Bar Association / Russian Arbitration Association Conference, Moscow, Russia
Moderated panel on Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration

Financing, Structuring & Investing in Litigation Finance, NYC, New York U.S.
Panel member, “Regulation, Compliance and Ethical Considerations”

Skills and Cultures: The Road Ahead for International Arbitration, Atlanta International Arbitration Society Conference, Atlanta, Georgia U.S.
Panel member, “Americas Tertulia”, Cultural and Ethical Considerations

University of Michigan Law School, “International Human Rights Law”, Ann Arbor, Michigan U.S.
Lectured with Judge Bruno Simma on human rights in investor-state disputes


Financial Inclusion & Consumer Empowerment – US and EU Legislation & International Soft Law (Frankfurt School Verlag, 2015)

Book Chapters

"Conclusion" in Social License and Dispute Resolution in the Extractive Industries (with Stephane Brebant, forthcoming 2021)

"The Commission's Priority: 'A Balanced and Progressive Trade Policy to Harness Globalization'" in Politicizing EU Policies - the Juncker Commission 2014 - 2019 edited by Robert Stuewe and Thomas Panayotopoulos. Nomos. (2020)

"International Arbitration in the U.S." in Handbook on U.S. Law edited by Kirk W. Junker. Hart Nomos Beck. (2020)

"U.S. Immigration Law" in Handbook on U.S. Law edited by Kirk W. Junker. Hart Nomos Beck. (2020)

"Besonderheiten des US-Einwanderungsrechts – Ein Blick von Innen." In US-Rechtspraxis, edited by Kirk W. Junker, 392-416. De Gruyter Praxishandbuch. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. (translated:  U.S. Immigration Law for Foreign Lawyers in Handbook for U.S. Law (de Gruyter, 2017)

"Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit in den USA – Recht und Praxis." In US-Rechtspraxis, edited by Kirk W. Junker, 145-73. De Gruyter Praxishandbuch. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. (translated:  International Commercial Arbitration – Intersections with U.S. Law in Handbook for U.S. Law (de Gruyter, 2017)


The Appalling Rule of Forced Pregnancy, JURIST - Academic Commentary, July 6, 2022, 

Arbitrator "Intelligence" and the Mysterious Brown M&M, 52 University of Toledo Law Review 27 (2021)

The Diversity Dividend, 52 University of Toledo Law Review 447 (2021)

Cleaning Up After A Self-Coup:  A Case for Reconciliation, JURIST - Academic Commentary, January 18, 2021, (with Dr. Anthony Marcum)

International Commercial Arbitration Diversity:  The Numbers Are Askew, JURIST - Professional Commentary, June 17, 2020, 

UNCITRAL arbitral tribunal, in unpublicized ruling, finds that Chinese BIT extends to Macao under “moving treaty frontiers” rule (IA Reporter July 21, 2014)

Arbitrators say China BIT allows them to determine if expropriation occurred, but MFN can't be used to broaden jurisdiction further (IA Reporter July 21, 2014) (with Luke Eric Peterson)

Annulment is not an appeal: ICSID ad hoc committee dismisses Paraguay's application to annul SGS v. Paraguay award (IA Reporter June 13, 2014)

Arbitrators see no deliberate "closing of eyes" by investors with respect to conduct by its local business partner (Minnotte & Lewis v. Poland) (IA Reporter June 6, 2014) (with Luke Eric Peterson)

Recourse to negotiating papers leads arbitrators to conclude that Indonesia intended to offer advance consent to arbitrate in its BIT with the UK (IA Reporter February 27, 2014)

Tribunal rules that Australia BIT does not express advance consent to arbitration; a dozen other Australian treaties are worded similarly (IA Reporter February 27, 2014) (with Luke Eric Peterson)

UNCITRAL tribunal makes "abuse of process" finding in face of belated move to take on foreign ownership in order to press claims against state (IA Reporter February 25, 2014) (with Luke Eric Peterson)

In now-available UNCITRAL award, tribunal chaired by Brigitte Stern says that MFN clause cannot be used to broaden jurisdiction of Germany-Bulgaria treaty (IA Reporter February 25, 2014) (with Luke Eric Peterson)

Bulgaria obtains enforcement of costs award; court dismisses investor's belated allegation of arbitrator bias due to issue-conflict (IA Reporter February 14, 2014) (with Luke Eric Peterson)

A Tale of Two Arbitration Courses – The Barbarians Live on the Other Side of the Rhine:  My Experience with Two Arbitration Courses (International Bar Association, Student Committee News Page Featured Article, 2011)

Book Review (International Bar Association, Student Committee News Page, 2011) (compiled by Katherine Simpson)

Massachusetts v. EPA:  Supreme Court Ruling Spurs Green Investment, 14 University of Baltimore Journal of Environmental Law 189 (Spring 2007)