4 Things To Ask When Picking An International Arbitrator

By Keith Goldberg (February 4, 2016, 6:21 PM EST) -- In the high-stakes world of international arbitration, picking a seasoned and impartial arbitrator might be one of the most important decisions attorneys have to make.

The list of well-regarded international arbitrators is a relatively short one, which makes it a challenge to select one who has the necessary time and expertise to consider a particular dispute and is free of any potential conflicts that could call their impartiality into question.

"It's really an area where no one size fits all," McDermott Will & Emery LLP international arbitration partner Lisa Richman said. "Where you have a three-party arbitration panel, it's about making...

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