Gary Born, Chair of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP’s International Arbitration Group, has been appointed Honorary Professor at the University of St. Gallen. Professor Born has taught international commercial arbitration at St. Gallen for the past eight years and was recognized by the University for his sustained contributions to the field of international arbitration. Born commented: “It is a great honor and privilege to be recognized by an institution with the international reputation and unique quality of St. Gallen.” Professor Born will continue to teach courses on international arbitration and dispute resolution at St. Gallen, as well as contribute to the University’s moot teams and other academic activities.
Professor Born is the author of International Commercial Arbitration (2009), the standard work in its field. Born received the American Society of International Law’s Certificate of Merit in 2010, as well as other awards, for International Commercial Arbitration. Born is also the author of International Arbitration: Cases and Materials (Aspen 2011), International Civil Litigation in United States Courts (Aspen 5th ed. 2011) and International Arbitration: Introductory Principles and Practice (Kluwer forthcoming 2012).
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP offers one of the world's premier international dispute resolution practices. Our International Arbitration Group is one of the most successful, experienced and varied of its kind. Our practice covers virtually all forms of international arbitration and our lawyers have recently handled disputes governed by the laws of more than 70 different legal systems in arbitrations seated in Europe, Asia and the Americas. We have recently served as counsel in more than 550 international disputes, and we are handling disputes under all leading rules (including ICC, the Vienna Centre, DIS, LCIA, ICSID, AAA, UNCITRAL, HKIAC and SIAC) and in all leading arbitral seats. In a recent survey, Global Arbitration Review ranked our group amongst the top five of the world’s 100 most active arbitration practices.