Careers in International Arbitration: The Role of International Courts, Institutions, and Tribunals

Washington DC, United States, • English

ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference in Washington, DC on 11 October 2017. American University Washington College of Law (AU WCL) International Trade and Investment Law Society (ITILS) is generously sponsoring this event. This panel discussion will introduce young practitioners to opportunities in the international arbitration field outside of traditional law firms.


This panel discussion of current and former law clerks/counsel will introduce opportunities at international courts, institutions, and tribunals and explain how they can provide relevant, unique, and valuable international arbitration experience. In this event, panellists. The panel discussion will be preceded by a presentation on ICC Court developments and be followed by a networking reception.

Who should attend?

This event is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years and under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel or academics. The ICC YAF Conference will be an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration, and to enrich their network in the region.


4:00-4:10 pmOpening remarks
4:10-4:25 pmPresentation on ICC Court developments
4:25-5:10 pmPanel discussion
5:10-6:00 pmCocktail Reception


Pedro ArcoverdeDeputy Counsel, International Court of Arbitration ®, New York
 Sadie BlanchardResearch Scholar in Law and Private Law Fellow, Yale Law School, New Haven
Catherine GibsonAssociate, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC
Charles Rosenberg
Associate, White & Case LLP, Washington, DC
Gretta WaltersAssociate, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York

Logistical notes


American University Washington College of Law

International Trade and Investment Law Society

4300 Nebraska Ave NW

Washington, DC  20016

Contact us

  • J. Mehr Kaur
  • 646-699-5702
  • Promotion Officer, International Court of Arbitration ®
  • Monifa Hall
  • (305) 527-5035
  • President, International Trade & Investment Law Society
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