Anne Marie Whitesell was Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from 2001 to 2007. She is a Professor and Faculty Director of the Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. As a multilingual Member Arbitrator, she serves as President, Co-arbitrator and Sole Arbitrator in international arbitration matters.
Anne Marie Whitesell is a Professor and Faculty Director of the Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Whitesell serves as President, Co-arbitrator and Sole Arbitrator in international arbitration matters. Additionally, she acts as an arbitration consultant for parties and counsel in international cases as well as a legal expert in court proceedings regarding arbitration. She is a member of various boards and committees related to dispute resolution and the Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Center of the International Law Institute.
Ms. Whitesell was Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from 2001 to 2007. She practised with law firms in both the United States and in France, where she was counsel and arbitrator in numerous international arbitration cases. She previously taught at the Université de Paris I, the Institut de Droit Comparé and Georgetown.
Ms. Whitesell received her A.B. from Smith College, her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and her Doctorate in Law from the Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. She was a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in France. She is admitted to the New York State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar and the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Selected Memberships and Positions
ICC Commission on Arbitration and ICC Arbitration Rules Revision Task Force
International Council for Commercial Arbitration
London Court of International Arbitration
Korean Commercial Arbitration Board Panel of International Arbitrators
International Center for Dispute Resolution (AAA) Panel of International Arbitrators
Center for Arbitration and Conciliation of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, List of International Arbitrators
Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Institute Rules Revision Committee
Advisory Board, Georgetown Law Center International Arbitration Society
Advisory Board, Heidelberg Center for International Dispute Resolution, Germany
Advisory Board, American University Washington College of Law Center on International Commercial Arbitration
IASC Academic Council – Madrid
Advisory Board, Brill Research Perspective Series, International Law and Arbitration
General Editor, ILI Series on International Law, Arbitration and Practice, Juris Publishing, Inc.
Editorial Board, Journal of Korea Trade
Board of Directors, SICANA – ICC International Court of Arbitration
Advisory Board, Arbitration Place, Toronto
Washington Foreign Law Society
International Bar Association, Arbitration Committee
American Bar Association
Former Vice President of the International Federation of Commercial Arbitration Institution (IFCAI)
Former Honorary Lecturer, Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, Scotland
Former Member of the International Advisory Council, Cheung Kong Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Shantou University, China
Former Board Member, Ecole Doctorale – Université de Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne
Nationalities: U.S.A., France