USCIB’s Arbitration Committee

USCIB’s Arbitration Committee consists of all corporate, law firm and organizational members of USCIB who are interested in learning about and becoming more involved in ICC’s dispute resolution services in the U.S.

The group meets in different parts of the U.S. and abroad at luncheons, roundtable discussions, ICC arbitration conferences and via telephone conferences.

Working with ICC Conferences, SICANA or ICC North America, USCIB’s Arbitration Committee leaders help organize conferences, seminars and corporate roundtables to educate the public about the different ICC dispute resolution services.

Below is a list of the USCIB Arbitration Committee Leaders as of January 2018:

USCIB Arbitration Committee

Promotes ICC arbitration as an expeditious and economical means of settling commercial disputes.


Grant Hanessian
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Chair Emeritus:

Mark Beckett
Cooley LLP

Subcommittees and their chairs:



Luis M. O’Naghten
Baker & McKenzie LLP



Lawrence S. Schaner
Independent Arbitrator


Philip D. O’Neill



Steven L. Smith
Jones Day


Rocky Mountain

David Wilson
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.



Randy Hafer
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP



C. Mark Baker
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP



Fred Bennett
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Jeffrey Dasteel
University of California (Los Angeles)


Washington D.C. Area

Jonathan Greenblatt
Shearman & Sterling


Transactional Lawyers

Frederick R. Fucci
Independent Arbitrator


Corporate Counsel

Laura Doerre
JELD-Wen, Inc.



Anne Marie Whitesell

Georgetown University Law Center


Expatriate Subcommittee

Charles Kaplan
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP – Paris

Aren Goldsmith
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP– Paris


Sole Practitioners

Josefa Sicard-Mirabal
Fordham University