April 8, 2009
April 8: Speaker, John Trenor
John Trenor, WilmerHale, partner based in London office.
Lunch will be served
John A. Trenor has a diverse international practice focusing on international arbitration and international litigation. He has represented companies, states, state-owned entities, international organizations, and individuals in a wide variety of disputes in the IT, telecommunications, oil and gas, financial services, pharmaceuticals, aviation, defense, and other industries. He has advised clients regarding commercial, investor-state and state-to-state arbitrations under virtually all of the major institutional as well as ad hoc rules, including ICC, LCIA, AAA, SCC, VIAC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, and others, and regarding international litigation in national courts in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has extensive experience in matters regarding public and private international law, including such areas as conflict of laws, extraterritoriality and jurisdiction, investment protection, state responsibility, reparations, territorial sovereignty, sovereign immunity, the law of treaties, and the law of the sea, as well as extensive experience in US constitutional questions regarding foreign affairs and foreign commerce. He also advises clients on cross-border regulatory matters and is the Rapporteur of the ICC Task Force on Extraterritoriality.
Mr. Trenor received a J.D. degree with honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 1995, an MPA degree Princeton University in 1995, and a B.A. degree from Cornell University in 1991. He is a member of the New York and D.C. bars. He is fluent in French.