Leadership

We are proud to have two senior and experienced arbitration experts in the team, namely Head of the International Arbitration Department, Professor William F. Fox, and Senior Counsel, Professor Thomas E. Carbonneau.

Professor William F. Fox began teaching in 1973 at Boston University Law School and continued his teaching career with a thirty-one year stint at the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America where he also served as dean of the law school from 2003 to 2005. He continuous to teach as a visiting professor in China and India. He was also a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Penn State Law and a Global Faculty at Dundee University (CEMPL). Professor Fox has worked as an attorney or served as law professor in more than 30 different countries including an appointment as senior lecturer, Fulbright Program, Bandung, Indonesia. He has been a senior associate member at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University and a visiting scholar at the London School of Economics. Professor Fox is the author of numerous articles and more than seven books, including Federal Regulation of Energy (McGraw Hill, 1983), Understanding Administrative Law (Lexis/Nexis, 6th edition, 2012) and International Agreements and Electronic Commerce (Kluwer Law International, 6th edition, 2018).

Professor Thomas E. Carbonneau is a scholar of international, comparative, and U.S. arbitration. He is the Samuel P. Orlando Distinguished Professor of Law at Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law and Director of the Institute of Arbitration Law and Practice. Professor Carbonneau is commonly regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on domestic and international arbitration. He was previously a faculty member at the Tulane University School of Law for more than twenty years, where he held the Moise S. Steeg, Jr. professorship. He has directed summer programs on arbitration at various universities, including McGill University in Quebec, Canada, and Queen Mary University in London. He has written more than fifteen books and eighty scholarly articles, including “The Law and Practice of Arbitration” (7th Edition forthcoming), “Cases and Materials on International Litigation and Arbitration”, and Toward a New Federal Law on Arbitration”. He is faculty director of Penn State’s Institute for Arbitration Law and Practice.