Nancy Thevenin

Nancy Thevenin

General Counsel
Tel: 212.703.5047

Nancy Thevenin supports the USCIB Arbitration Committee and coordinates the work of the U.S. Nominations Committee. She works closely with USCIB’s Business Development team in ensuring a more comprehensive policy, legal and arbitration membership outreach to both law firms and corporations.

Thevenin previously served as deputy director of the ICC Court of Arbitration’s North American marketing office. During her tenure, the group helped launch the ICC International Mediation Competition and developed USCIB Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF), with Thevenin drafting the proposal for the ICC to make YAF a global organization. Nancy then joined Baker & McKenzie as a special counsel in and global coordinator of their International Arbitration Practice Group. She left Baker in 2014 to start her own practice as arbitrator and mediator and continues to teach the spring semester international commercial arbitration course at St. John’s Law School.

Helpful links:
Arbitration Committee:
https://www.uscib.org/arbitration-ud-808/

Recent Articles by Nancy

Accepting USCIB Amicus Position, Appeals Court Rejects FTC Approach to Antitrust Liability for Trademark Settlements (6/16/2021) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has vacated the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision that 1-800 Contacts engaged in illegal agreements with rival online contact lens sellers on June 11, 2021.
ICC Launches Report on Climate Change Related Dispute Resolution (1/28/2020) - The ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR recently released a report on resolving business disputes related to climate change with arbitration. The report, titled Resolving Climate Change Related Disputes through Arbitration and ADR, was launched globally on January 21 at the New York offices of Norton Rose Fulbright US and was co-sponsored by USCIB and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration©. 
USCIB Holds Annual Arbitration Luncheon (1/28/2020) - USCIB co-hosted its annual USCIB Arbitration Committee Luncheon in New York on January 22, bringing together local arbitration professionals for an update on new initiatives and goals for 2020, as well as a look back on 2019 accomplishments by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration©.

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Nancy’s Committees

Arbitration - The Arbitration Committee serves as the North American contact point for the ICC International Court of Arbitration® and ICC’s dispute resolution services.

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