Mark W Friedman, a partner in Debevoise & Plimpton’s international dispute resolution group and a litigation partner in the New York and London offices, has broad experience in civil and criminal matters, with a concentration on international arbitration and litigation. Mr Friedman has represented clients in disputes in a wide variety of industries, including energy, mining, construction and telecommunications, and has acted as counsel or arbitrator in disputes under the rules of the AAA, ICDR, CPR, LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL and ICSID.
Mr Friedman was named 2016 International Arbitration Attorney of the Year by Benchmark Litigation and has been ranked as a leading individual by Chambers Global, Chambers UK, Chambers USA, Who’s Who Legal: Commercial Arbitration, Who’s Who Legal: Commercial Litigation, PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook and Legal Experts, and as one of the inaugural ‘45 stars under 45’ by Global Arbitration Review. Among other positions, he is a vice president of the ICC Court of Arbitration, a member of the editorial board of Dispute Resolution International, and was previously co-chair of the International Bar Association’s Arbitration Committee, member of the Court of the London Court of International Arbitration, vice chair of the International Dispute Resolution Committee of the International Section of the American Bar Association, and co-rapporteur of the International Law Association’s Commercial Arbitration Committee. Mr Friedman regularly speaks and publishes on international arbitration and compliance topics.