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The Advisory Board of the Boston International Arbitration Council is composed of distinguished members of the international arbitration community from around the city and the globe who offer their advice and wisdom to BIAC to help promote Boston as a center for international dispute resolution.  

Our current advisory board consists of:

  • Olivier André, Client Relationship Advisor, International Arbitration, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

  • Darren Braham, Senior Associate General Counsel, Simon-Kucher & Partners

  • Hugh Carlson, Chief Executive Officer, Three Crowns LLP

  • Tiago Duarte-Silva, Vice President of Charles River Associates

  • Kabir Duggal, Senior International Arbitration Advisor, Arnold & Porter

  • David Evans, Shareholder, Murphy & King PC

  • Ted Folkman, Partner at Rubin & Rudman LLP

  • Frank Garcia, Professor at Boston College Law School

  • Christopher Gibson, Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School

  • Sandra Jesse, former General Counsel of BC/BS of Massachusetts and Haemonetics Corp.

  • Sharon Jones, Executive Director & Associate General Counsel - Litigation & Government Contract Disputes, Raytheon Technologies

  • Lisa Laplante, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Center for International Law and Policy, New England Law

  • Luis Martinez, Vice President of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)

  • Laura Olive, Associate Director for NERA Economic Consulting

  • Lucy Reed, International Arbitrator; President, International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)

  • Sonia Rolland, Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law

  • Agustin Ros, Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting

  • Paul Saba, Independent International Arbitrator

  • Lester Schiefelbein, Chair of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center (SVAMC)

  • Roland Schroeder, Global Executive Litigation Counsel for General Electric 

  • William Taylor, Partner, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

  • Lisa Thompson, Partner at Robinson & Cole, AAA Arbitrator/Mediator

  • Chris Valente, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

  • Samuel Weglein, Managing Principal, Analysis Group

  • Matthew York, General Manager of JAMS

Our Advisory Board: About
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