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Jennifer Haworth McCandless is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Sidley Austin LLP, where she focuses her practice in the area of international dispute resolution, including international arbitration and disputes before the World Trade Organization (WTO). In arbitration, she has advised and represented private and sovereign clients in proceedings before ICSID and its Additional Facility, as well as in ad hoc arbitration such as under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. She has also advised and represented private parties and governments in WTO disputes. In addition, she has counselled clients on the selection of arbitration clauses to be included in investment treaties and in international commercial agreements. Ms Haworth McCandless has also advised clients on domestic court litigation involving US trade practice. Ms Haworth McCandless has spoken on issues concerning international arbitration and investor-state dispute resolution including at seminars and workshops sponsored by American University’s Washington College of Law, the US Council for International Business’s Young Arbitrators Forum, and the international law section of the DC Bar. In addition, Ms Haworth McCandless has served for a number of years as the chair of the joint swearing-in ceremony for the US Court of International Trade and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sponsored by the international law section of the American Bar Association.
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