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

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©.
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.

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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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