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

USCIB Urges Reversal of 1-800 Contacts FTC Ruling (6/18/2019) - USCIB filed an amicus brief with regards to a 1-800 Contacts, Inc. case to highlight the challenges American businesses would face under the recent Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decision's approach an antitrust liability for trademark settlements, and explain the potential negative impacts the decision would have on businesses, consumers and competition if left to stand.
USCIB Sponsors Seminar on Mitigating Business Risk With Arbitration (6/17/2019) - USCIB/ICC USA sponsored a seminar in Albuquerque, New Mexico on June 14 on international arbitration and how that state’s businesses can use arbitration to mitigate the risks of doing business overseas. 
Annual Proskauer Lecture Analyzes Challenges of Arbitration Community (5/20/2019) - As in previous years, USCIB was honored to co-sponsor the 7th annual Proskauer Lecture on International Arbitration along with Proskauer, Columbia University School of Law's Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration Law and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration. Taking place on May 14, the event featured a lecture by widely respected commercial and investment arbitrator Mark Kantor.

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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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